Cecelia Davies Sylvester Autograph Book

Public Deposited

This autograph album, created in San Francisco, CA and Victoria, BC, belonged to Cecilia Davies Sylvester. Sylvester (1848-1935) was born in Sydney, Australia, grew up in San Francisco, and then moved to Victoria, BC in 1863. In Victoria, she was a founding member of the local Jewish congregation. Sylvester was a life-long scrapbooker and album-maker, and this volume contains autographs and inscriptions from Sylvester’s friends and family. Some pages also include pasted-in chromolithography die-cuts.

In Collection:
Creator Subject Language Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 100 pages ; 20 x 17 cm
Alternative title
  • Parlour album
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 48.4359, -123.35155
  • 37.77493, -122.41942
Additional physical characteristics
  • Illustrations.
Physical repository Collection
  • Frank and Cecelia Sylvester Collection
Provider Genre Archival item identifier
  • Accession Number: 2001-006, Item: 1.17
Fonds title Fonds identifier Is referenced by Date digitized
  • September 15, 2020
  • This material is made available on this site for research and private study only.

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