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Guide to the Jennie Nuttall Autograph Album, 1884-1895 and undated

Summary

Collection comprises an autograph album maintained by Jennie Nuttall between about 1884 and 1895 (many entries are undated) in Fall River, Massachusetts. There are autographs from several family members as well as school friends, including an 1886 entry with autograph and verse by Lizzie Borden, who later became famous nationwide after being tried and acquitted for the 1892 murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11519
Title
Jennie Nuttall autograph album
Date
1884-1895 and undated
Extent
0.4 Linear Feet, 1 item
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Collection comprises an autograph album maintained by Jennie Nuttall between about 1884 and 1895 (many entries are undated) in Fall River, Massachusetts. There are autographs from several family members as well as school friends, including an 1886 entry with autograph and verse by Lizzie Borden, who later became famous nationwide after being tried and acquitted for the 1892 murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River. A few entries are directed to other members of Jennie's family rather than Jennie.

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How to Cite

Jennie Nuttall Autograph Album, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Autograph book
Box 1
 

Historical Note

Jennie Nuttall was a resident of Fall River, Massachusetts.


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Provenance

The Jennie Nuttall Autograph Album was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2015.

Processing Information

Processed by Alice Poffinberger, September 2017