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M-547 Holloway, Mary Friendship Album

ABSTRACT: Friendship album for Mary Holloway, circa 1854-1861.

SCOPE: This friendship album belonged to Mary E. Holloway, a student at Fort Wayne College and a resident of Poolsville, Indiana. The pages include notes and autographs from her classmates, many of whom are listed as boarders at the College Hall boarding house. The album is bound in black leather covers with gilt decoration.

EXTENT: Approximately 104 pages.

ACCESS: This collection can be viewed on-site in the Rare Book and Manuscripts Reading Room.  Some of the material may be photocopied, digitally scanned or photographed, subject to condition and other access restrictions. Information on conducting research with the archival collections of the Library, including current building hours and reading room policies, can be found on our Research page. The St. Louis Mercantile Library is located on levels one and two of the Thomas Jefferson Library building on the University of Missouri-St. Louis’ north campus.

Preferred Citation note: The preferred citation for this collection is “From the Special Collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri – St. Louis."