Kate Thompson scrapbook
Scope and Contents
This scrapbook was created by Kate Thompson, a woman from Tennessee, over the course of four years- 1877-1881. The main features of the volume are the photographs, pictures, and newspaper clippings from both her time at the Fairmount Collegiate Institute for Young Ladies and her travels to major European capitals. There are pressed plants, caricatures, a peacock feather, greeting and calling cards, and pencil drawings in addition to the photographs and pictures. Some of these items have hand-written descriptions and dates.
- 1877 - 1881
The collection is open for research use
Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17)
Biographical / Historical
Kate Thompson was from Memphis, Tennessee. She attended Fairmount Collegiate Institute for Young Ladies and graduated in the class of 1880.
.1 Linear Feet (1 volume)
The scrapbook of Kate Thompson, spanning 1877-1881, has a great variety of ephemera. The photographs, newspaper clippings, flowers, and cards, are from her time at the Fairmount Collegiate Academy and during her visits to Europe.
This scrapbook was purchased by Quaker & Special Collections in 2019.
Processed by Lillian Sweeney, completed February 2020
- Kate Thompson scrapbook
- Lillian Sweeney
- February, 2020
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