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Sarah Dimmock scrapbook

 Item
Identifier: LH-0124

Scope and Contents

Scrapbook containing 23 leaves. Seventeen leaves were used for pasted down color lithographic advertisement cards and news clippings, and 6 leaves were left blank. The scrapbook has brown cloth covered boards with green, silver, black, and tan embossed decorations and silver title on the front cover. The front hinge is cracked. Cloth and pages are in good to very good condition. The contents include a speech by N. P. Willis, Bible and religious verse, an obituary, a marriage announcement, an article regarding dedication of a "New Presbyterian Church by Rev. J. H. Martin of Atlanta," several loose clippings laid inside, seven color lithographs and advertisement cards ranging in size from 8" x 5" and smaller, and one hand written recipe for the whooping cough. Inscription in pencil written on the front paste down reads "Miss Sarah Dimmock from Mollie Dec 30th 1880 Carrolton, Ga."

Dates

  • 1880

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Biographical / Historical

Sarah Dimmock was born in 1861 in Carroll County, Georgia, and died in Darien, Georgia in 1938 at the age of 76.

Extent

0.03 Linear feet

Language

English

Overview

Scrapbook that belonged to Sarah Dimmock of Carroll County, Georgia.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased by Special Collections in 2019.

Processing Information

Processed by Michael Camp, January 2020.
Title
Sarah Dimmock Scrapbook
Status
Completed
Author
Michael Camp
Date
2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of West Georgia Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Special Collections, Ingram Library
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton GA 30118-2000 United States