The Old Brick Churches Of Maryland

Date:
1894
Creator:
Helen West Stewart Ridgely
Publisher/Studio:
New York: Anson D. F. Randolph & Co.

The Old Brick Churches of Maryland demonstrates Helen Ridgely’s interests in history, architecture, historic preservation, and photography. The book was her first publication. It remains an important historical record and reference work to this day.

Description (physical):

Material: Paper, Cloth. L: 24.6cm, W: 18.4cm.

Location:
535 Hampton Lane Towson,Maryland 21286
Identifier:
HAMP4999
Institution:
Hampton National Historic Site

The First Primary Reader

Date:
1859
Creator:
Brewster & Tileston, Boston

Handwritten inside cover, “Presented to Charlie E. Thorne by Brig. General DeRussy at Arlington House which was left by the Rebel Genl. R.E. Lee, July 1864.”

Description (physical):

Paper. L 17, W 10.5 cm

Location:
Arlington National Cemetery Arlington,Virginia 22211
Identifier:
2010.0002.0017
Institution:
Arlington House-The Robert E. Lee Memorial

French Grammar Book Spine

The spine of a French grammar book was recovered, leading historians to believe that at least one Cairo Sailor was a student of French.

Description (physical):

Leather. L 18.1, W 6.8 cm; Spine: W 3.2, H 1.6 cm

Location:
3201 Clay Street Vicksburg,Mississippi 39183
Identifier:
2010.0001.0042
Institution:
Vicksburg National Military Park