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Eliza Cleaney Manuscript

Identifier: MSS 0063

Scope and Contents

A personal selection of verses written in the hand of Eliza Cleaney. The front cover displays a nice example of penmanship and includes the title, "Miss Eliza Cleaney's Book of written Poetry Selected by herself at New Richmond Female School, Sarah Anne Mollyneaux, Instructress, March 4th, 1828". Includes 17 poems selected by Eliza Cleaney, some attributed to various writers, and probably written as examples of penmanship.


  • 1828


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Collection is open for research.

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0.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)

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An 1828 book of handwritten verses by a school girl, most likely done as an example of penmanship.

Method of Acquisition

Gift of Stuart Wright, August 1981.

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Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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