Chapter

Introduction

Ellen Gruber Garvey

in Writing with Scissors

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780195390346
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199979240 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390346.003.0001
Introduction

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This chapter provides an introduction to nineteenth-century scrapbooks. It describes how newspaper clipping scrapbooks served as a record of how people read and grappled with what they read; the people who made scrapbooks; the development of nineteenth-century newspaper clipping scrapbooks into today's photo-filled, family-centered scrapbooks; and nineteenth-century information management. An overview of the subsequent chapters is also presented.

Keywords: nineteenth century; scrapbooks; newspaper clippings; information management; scrapbooking

Chapter.  6809 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century)

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