Anna Foster autograph book
04.AF

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Title
Anna Foster autograph book
ID
04.AF
Date [inclusive]
1861-1863
Extent
0.1 Linear feet 1 flat box
Language
English
Abstract
The Anna Foster autograph book titled Memory's Leaves, contains lithographs and many hand-written notes from Anna Foster's friends and colleagues during her time as a student at the Michigan State Normal School. The autograph book was published by Moss & Brother in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Enrollment records show that Foster was a student enrolled at Michigan State Normal School in 1861; however, the notes and signatures in the book are dated between 1861 and 1863. Many of the individuals indicated their hometown after their name and date of inscription.

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Please cite materials from the University Archives in the following manner: Item. Collection Title. Eastern Michigan University Archives.

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Biographical Note

Anna Foster was a student enrolled at Michigan State Normal School in 1861. Her autograph book Memory's Leaves contains several lithographs, and spaces for friends to write her notes. There are several notes written to Foster throughout, some of whom may have been students at the Normal School as well. The notes are signed and dated between 1861 and 1863. Foster signed the book herself in the front cover, "Anna Foster, Clarkston, MI."

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2013 March 14

Halle Library, Room 310
Ypsilanti, Michigan, 48197
734-487-0020

Conditions Governing Access note

Researchers are asked to request materials 24 hours prior to visiting the the University Archives.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Michigan State Normal School
  • Students

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Collection Inventory

Box Object

Memory's Leaves Autograph Book 1861-1863 

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