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Lucy Phillips Poetry Book

A description of the item at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Phillips, Lucy, fl. 1828.
Title: Lucy Phillips Poetry Book
Inclusive Dates: 1828
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: Handwritten book of (original?) poems.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Nothing is known of Lucy Phillips, the apparent creator of this small volume of handwritten poems.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Lucy Phillips Poetry Book consists of a small handmade booklet containing handwritten poems. One poem is followed by the name "David Phillips" and the name "Lucy Phillips" is written inside the back cover. The cover is made of scraps of newsprint.

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Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Phillips, Lucy, fl. 1828.


American poetry -- 19th century.

Genres and Forms


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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Lucy Phillips Poetry Book,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Roop, Jr., 2001.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 20 Jul 2010
Revision history:

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SC 536 Poetry book 1828

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