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Item ID# A2011.039.S02.F01.010
Title The poetical birthday book : choicest selections from the realms of poesy
Object Name Book
Dates of Creation [19--]
Description This "Poetical Birthday Book" contains a verse for each day of the year and lines for the entry of names of people with birthdays on that date on the opposite pages of the verses.

On the flyleaf is inscribed and printed in various inks "Elizabeth Hillmer, Southampton (1905-2000) From Robert & Jean (cousins)"

Names are written throughout the book across from particular days, in different handwriting. Years are written next to names, also sometimes in different ink or handwriting. Names include:
Jean Hillmer, 1912
Kathleen Weber, 1905
Jack Bell, 1905
Charles Dey
Marguerite McLeod, 1901
Al Kilmer, 1905
Loreen Baker, 1904
A.C. Douglas, 1890
Mary A. Tranter, 1903
Norton McMillan, 1905
Jean Geddes, 1905
Frank Raymand, 1903
James Rolinson, 1904
Ivy Moseley, 1899
Mrs. Elizabeth Hillmer
Beatrice Trafelet, 1902
Marietta Gorham, 1901
Gladys Eby, 1905
Robert Hillmer, 1914
Beatrice MacMillan
Laird MacAulay, 1905
Harold Conway, 1905
Jack Montgomery, 1903
Dorothy Grasser, 1903
Patti Scott, 1901
Lulie Knowles
Russell Kidd
Mae Hillmer
John Scriven Hillmer, 1920
Charles O'Bright
Irene McLaren, 1904
Marion Dey, 1902
Maude Knowles
Lorene McIntosh
Nelson Brown
Pearl Wilson, 1901
Margaret Heilig
Rhoda Knechtel, 1903
Louise Schroeder
John McCrae
Constance Gillies, 1902
Catherine McLeod, 1905
Lellan Montgomery, 1905
Norman McKee, 1902
Beatrice Vary
Ruth Burns, 1900
Harry MacNeill, 1904
Blanche McKee, 1900
Isabel Obright, 1906
George Hillmer, 1906
Kitty Cole, 1903
M.W. Meyer, 1903
Robert J. Gatis, 1878
Collection Hillmer, Robert Benjamin family fonds
Physical Description 11.5 x 8.5 x 1 cm
Restrictions on Use Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any permissible use rests exclusively with the user.
Subjects Poetry
Vital statistics
People Baker, Loreen
Bell, Jack
Burns, Ruth
Dey, Marion
Eby, Gladys
Gatis, Robert
Geddes, Jean
Gillies, Constance
Heilig, Elizabeth Hillmer
Hillmer, Elizabeth
Hillmer, Jean
Hillmer, John
Kilmer, Al
Knechtel, Rhoda
Knowles, Maude
MacTavish, Peg
McKee, Blanche
McKee, Norman
Obright, Charles
Obright, Isabel
Trafelet, Beatrice
Tranter, Mary Agnes
Weber, Kathleen
Place Southampton
Level of Description Item
Parent Object RB Hillmer S2, F1