Caldwell: Alice Caldwell Papers, 1827-1853

Call Number:  MG-576

1 box     1 folder

Repository: (Lancaster, Pa.)

Shelving Location:  Archives South, Side 12

Description:  This collection contains a manuscript book of poetry compiled by Alice Caldwell of Lancaster and three of her drawings. Tucked inside the volume was a eulogy for Robert Scott, composed by Henry Carter.

Creator:  Caldwell, Alice.

Conditions for Access:  No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions:  Collection may not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.

Language:  English

Source of Acquisition:  Gift of Nancy L. Gingrich, 21 May 2010.


Folder 1  Manuscript book of poetry compiled by Alice Caldwell of Lancaster. Some poems, songs and hymns are copied from other sources, but some may be original. She has signed and dated each composition. 1837-1839, 1853.

Insert 1  Three drawings by Alice Caldwell

Two drawings of a vase with intertwined flowers. 28 September 1827.

Branch with two peaches and at the side a smaller bird with a flower in its beak. 28 October 1831.

Insert 2  Eulogy, “On the Death of Robert Scott,” composed by Henry Carter. Mr. Scott, a native of Little Britain, Lancaster County, died of Erysipelas Fever in California. No date.