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Object Name Book
Title In Memory of Lydia BeBee...A Husband's Tribute
Scope & Content Small book with brown leather cover and gold lettering that reads "Lydia". The title page reads: "In Memory of Lydia BeBee A devoted and faithful wife, God's best give to man. A Husband's Tribute." According to the 2nd page, this book was "written for Lydia during her prolonged illness before her marriage, by her dear friends George and Ruth Burleigh." A small photograph of a woman is tucked into the book.
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 2001.0500
Extent of Description book measures h .75" x w 7.25" x d 4.5"
leather, paper
Source Estate of Bessie Gray
Date 19th c.
People Lydia BeBee
Ruth Burleigh
George Burleigh
Received as Gift
Date Received 1947