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Object ID 001326

Object Name McGuffery's Eclectic Spelling Book

Object Desc McGuffey's Eclectic Spelling Book, revised edition. Van Antwerp, Bragg & Co.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001127

Alternate ID

General Category Printed Material

Category Books


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 7, Shelf 20

Object Date 1879

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Van Antwerp, Bragg & Co.,spelling books,Watkins, W.B.,children's books,McGuffey Readers,books,Eclectic Educational Series,textbooks,hardcover books,primers,

Title McGuffey's Eclectic Spelling Book


Series Eclectic Educational Series

Edition revised edition

Description / Abstract This educational spelling book is a revised edition of the original eclectic spelling book The book's focus is to instruct the student on various spelling lessons and relate them to pictures and sounds to help with memorizing.

Physical Description 144 p. The book is hardcover with a pasted illustration on the cover and back cover. The illustration is in black ink; scrolling on the front with the title and publisher and scrolling and a ship on the back. It has various black and white illustrations, some of which have been colored by its owner. There are names written in pencil in the front cover, possibly of the books various owners; there are also 3 colored stamps of what appears to be a duck. In the back 4 pages and inside back cover there is a segment in Spanish written in pencil as well as various names with a number next to them. Measurements: 7.5" length/height and 5" width.

Author W. B. Watkins, D.D.

Author Details Planned and executed the revision.




Language english

Publisher Van Antwerp, Bragg & Co.

Publisher Details Cincinnati and New York

Spine / Label weak, unreadable


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Image Caption CMY001127

Description Eclectic Spelling Book


Date JAN 24,2014

Summary Poor

Assessor Cassie Coffey

Notes The binding of the book is very loose and many of the pages as well as the cover are ripped and damaged. There is tape inside some of the pages. Many of the pages are writtten on or colored. There are also smudges and stains.


Date JUN 21,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 20 from Room 1, Shelf 18 - automatic entry by admin