Copybooks (instructional materials)
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Five writing books and manuscript commonplace books written by Elizabeth Howell in Boston, between 1806 and 1833. Books are manuscript, in ink.
Three copybooks belonging to Isaac Shaeffer. Includes a manuscript notebook, bound in newspaper covers, containing Shaeffer's arithmetic exercises, dated 4 March 1853-30 April 1857; a manuscript, also bound in newspaper covers, containing records of agriculture purchases from 2 February 1854 and 23 February 1854, as well as Shaeffer's handwriting practice exercises; and a copybook with the inscription "Isaac U. Shaeffer's copy book, Myerstown Academy, Lebanon Co. Pa. November 30, 1854."
School writing books, handwriting exercises and notes by John Haynes, a student; one entry is a long poem entitled "Tribute to the memory of Mrs. R.P. Stevens wife of Rodolphus Stevens and daughter of John Clement of Townsend ..." and dated at Townsend, Mass. 1849; some other exercises are dated Dec. 5, 1849 at Townsend; one loose sheet dated Sept. 8, 1855.