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"The Portfolio" by the Waverly Literary Society

 Collection — Box: 67
Identifier: MS-SC1201

Scope and Contents

First and second issue of Vol. 5 compiled in February and April of 1849 consisted of essays and poetry by the members who had as their most frequent themes love, nature, death and moral character.


  • Created: 1849


Biographical / Historical

Literary society in Waverly, Illinois with the contributors to the 1st and 2nd issue of Vol. 5 being mostly women. The editors were Helen Thayer and Margaret Miller.


2 folders ( 2 folders : 1 linear inch (.084 linear feet)) : 18 items

Language of Materials