Ohio Memory has published a new post, “Books of Interest and Consolation to Spinsters”
In 1904, Miss L.E. Stearns compiled a small pamphlet, “Books of Interest and Consolation to Spinsters.” In it, she listed dozens of titles of… well, interest and consolation to spinsters, apparently, dedicating it to Miss Myrtle Stearns, “Spinster Pro Tem.” Later, this pamphlet was presented to Alice Boardman, a long-time employee of the State Library of Ohio who, according to the inscription, held the title “Spinster Exemplaire.” […]
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Books of Interest and Consolation to Spinsters
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