Cape Fear Museum Object RecordObject #: 1981.045.0028
Title & Description: Book, Address; Rose O'Neal Greenhows; Dark blue leather cover w/gilt line framing both covers; "Where is it?" stamped in gold on front cover; Blue lined, gil edged pages w/alphabet tabs.
Material: Leather - Paper
Condition: Fair; both covers detached; spine Donor: UDC
Dim Met: HT: 14.2 cm WD: 9.0 cm DP: 1.0 cm
Dim Eng: HT: 5.59" WD: 3.55" DP: 0.39"
Artist/Maker: Unknown Manufacturer
Prov: Part of original UDC Museum Collection, this was Mrs. Greenhow's London address book listing such celebreties as Florence Nightingale.
Notes: Rose O'Neal Greenhow, of the Neal family of Port Tobacco, Md, was an active Washington hostess and Confederate spy in Washington, DC during the Civil War. She drowned trying to reach shore at Fort Fisher after a fund-raising trip to England. Accession file has more.
address book is on file at The Cape Fear Museum. The above photo of the
book was reproduced by the staff and is reproduced here with written
thanks to Mr. Timothy S. Bottoms , registrar at The Cape Fear Museum of
History and Science for allowing us permission to use these photos and
for showing us a wonderful time while visiting in Wilmington, North