Julia Keffer Blythe autograph book, [ca. 1844-1848]

Blythe, Julia Keffer, d. 1852
Active in Pa.,

Collection size: 1 v. (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: An autograph book kept by Julia Ann Keffer (with initials "J.A.K.", later Julia Keffer Blythe), containing poems, writings, notes, and sketches, some signed "Boots," David Gilmour Blythe's pen name.

Biographical/Historical Note: Wife of 19th century painter, David Gilmour Blythe; Pennsylvania.

Lent 1980 by Mary Eleanor Bonner, Blythe's grand niece once removed.

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