Amanda Beaman friendship books, 1855-1862. One is a dark green journal with gold vase on cover. Two of the edges are worn. Lined, mostly blank pages. Measures: 7.5"x 6.5." The other is a brown journal with gold filigree and bird bath print on the front cover. The spine is cracked in some places. Contains blank pages as well as pages with reprinted images of engravings made by A. L. Dick. Measures: 7.5"x 6.25".
Similar to the other friendship book, the entries are made in pencil and in ink. Entries are quips, poems, or notes written by Amanda or others. Many of the entries come from (male) students at the Andover Theological Seminary at the time.