Posts tagged newspaper clipping

Newspaper clipping pasted in. 

From the front matter of The Life and Writings of Major Jack Downing of Downingville: Away Down East in the State of Maine by Seba Smith (1834). Original from Harvard University. Digitized November 28, 2007.

Newspaper clipping about a girl named Armistice Day Guiseppina Olympia Bredice. 

From the front matter of How to Name Baby Without Handicapping it for Life: A Practical Guide for Parents and All Others Interested In “Better Naming” by Alexander McQueen (1922). Original from Harvard University. Digitized March 6, 2009.

The author becomes a text: pasted-in portrait, clipped from a newspaper. 

From the front matter of The Purgatory of Suicides: A Prison-Rhyme by Thomas Cooper (1850). Original from the University of Michigan. Digitized March 6, 2006.

Newspaper clipping of the New York Times obituary for James Lane Allen (who collapsed of “Chronic Insomnia” in 1925), with verso flapper-stye advertisement. 

From the back matter of Flute and Violin: and Other Kentucky Tales and Romances by James Lane Allen (1905). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized August 6, 2008.

"The author and illustrator, John Gruelle, wrote My Very Own Fairy Stories prior to writing and illustrating Raggedy Ann. Inserted inside this book, which was published in 1917, is a newspaper clipping from 1938 that talks about his death.

The title page also includes another newspaper clipping from the New York Herald Tribune. This second clipping is titled “Radio to Educate Adults By Evening Broadcasts.”

Submitted by Lauren Khoury, of Dr. Terry Harpold’s University of Florida course Hypermedia: Futures of Reading.

From the front matter of My Very Own Fairy Tales by John Gruelle (1917). Original from the New York Public Library. Digitized July 3, 2007.

Newspaper clipping pasted into front endpaper, digitized; topics include “useful medical hints” and (remarkably!) a “cure for cancers”. Donation bookplate placed sideways to accommodate clippings.

From front matter of Homœopathic Domestic Practice by Egbert Guernsey (1857). [Here]