Shaker Hymnal and Recipe Book, ca. 1853

Collection number: MS 186
Size: (1 item) (0.10 cu.ft.)

Viola Codman

Viola C. Codman (1832-1931) may have been a Shaker for some period of her life, though she later married and had children. She may or may not be the original author of the music portion of the book.

About the Shaker Hymnal and Recipe Book

Has the name Viola C. Codman of Brattleboro, Vermont written inside. About half the book is holograph copies of hymns with shape notes, the other half contains newspaper clippings of recipes.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Shaker Hymnal and Recipe Book, circa 1853, MS 186, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Purchased: Scott DeWolfe and Frank Wood, Alfred, ME, Nov. 21, 2000 (Accession number: 2000.30)



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