Guide to the Shaker Hymnal and Recipe Book, circa 1853
Collection number: MS 186
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.
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[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.
Purchased: Scott DeWolfe and Frank Wood, Alfred, ME, Nov. 21, 2000 (Accession number: 2000.30)