Hill's Manual of Social and Business Forms
Hill's Manual of Social and Business Forms was given to me by my aunt Isabella.
She understood I loved books and history and this was both
Years later, while researching the life of Mattie Shipley Culver
I knew it was more than coincidence that I should have this old book.
I also acquired Mattie's autograph book,
a home source that led me to her life,
it showed an autograph that mirrored one of Hill's drawings.
I don't believe in coincidence.
Below is a page from Mattie Shipley Culver's autograph book.
This is a page from the Hill Manual.
I use the Hill Manual in presentations about Mattie Culver.
It was never in the best condition and over time the binding and pages were giving it up.
But I found Mark Andersson (Tucson) of Panther Peak Bindery.
He is an artist. He took this precious book and brought it back to life.
Here is the cover after restoration.