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Object ID 000860

Object Name The Young Housekeeper

Object Desc Small hard covered book with a girl pictured on the cover and nothing on the back but a written signature.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000770

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General Category Printed Material

Category Books


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 20

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords The Young Housekeeper,books,children's books,Newberry, Fannie E.,Temperance Movement,Revolution Temperance Publ.,hardcover books,cautionary tales,fiction,

Title The Young Housekeeper

Sub-Title How Jessie Learned Her Lessons.



Description / Abstract A Temperance Tale for Young People.

Physical Description Small harcover book with black and white image of young girl reading on cover. Dark brown spine and plain paper back cover. Back cover has signature on back, ______ Henderson (cannot read first name). 99 pages. Front page says price in bound book form $1.00. 4 3/8 inches wide, 6.5 inches tall.

Author Mrs. Fannie E. Newberry

Author Details Fannie Ellsworth Stone Newberry was born in 1848 in Monroe, Michigan. She moved to Chicago when she was five and attended the Young Ladies Seminary of Monroe, Michigan. At age 17 she graduated from a school in Brookline, MA. In August, 1867, she married attorney Frank D. Newberry oh Rochester, MN. They had four children. She wrote at least 13 books. Fannie died in 1942 and is buried in Coldwater, Michigan.





Publisher Revolution Temperance Publishing House

Publisher Details David C. Cook, Manager, 348 Madison Street, Chicago

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Image Caption CMY770



Date JUL 12,2013

Summary Fair

Assessor Molly Hannan

Notes The paper used in making this book is brittle and yellowed. Cover has edge and corner damage. Pages are discolored and stained in some areas. Back cover has pencil and ink signatures.


Date JUN 12,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 18 from Cabinet 1 - automatic entry by admin

Date JUN 20,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Hallway Shelf 4 from Room 1, Shelf 18 - automatic entry by admin

Date JUN 21,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 20 from Hallway Shelf 4 - automatic entry by admin