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Decorated penmanship manuscripts done by A. Marion Gamble, ca. 1861-1865. Gift of Mary Jo Case.

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2019.012

Scope and Contents

Three framed fraktur style pieces done by A. Marion Gamble in the years 1861-1865 at Forest Hill Academy near Gamble’s Store (Blount County?, Tenn.). Framed. One frame contains two pieces: colored artwork of birds and butterfly and banner with the word ‘penmanship and a bird. 21.25 x 13.75”. The other frame has a drawing of two birds in brown ink with a banner ‘penmanship,’ followed by a handwritten list of subscribers to A. Marion Gamble’s handwriting school, 1862.

Dates

  • ca. 1861-1865

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

1 box

Title
Decorated penmanship manuscripts done by A. Marion Gamble, ca. 1861-1865. Gift of Mary Jo Case.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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