Frances Ingram. Public Deposited

Ornate design featuring floral elements and a key-shaped element with a scroll wrapped around it. The scroll at the top contains the phrase "Ex Libris." A panel contains a quotation and attribution: "Unto my good books so good to turn for ends of tired days" and "Emily Dickinson." The wrapped scrolls contain the name "Frances Ingram." Frances McGregor Ingram (1875?-1954) was a social worker in Louisville, Kentucky. She is best known for her work with Neighborhood House, of which she became president in the late 1920s. Ingram was also involved with the Louisville Tenement House commission and the Kentucky Child Welfare Commission. She graduated from University of Louisville. Brown ink. Signed Ainslie Hewett with four-digit year.

Item number
  • ULAL Ingram, Frances
Creator role
  • bookplate designer
People represented
Date original
  • 1919
  • lat
  • eng
Object type
  • 14.3 x 7.2 cm. bookplate, Folder: Bookplates - Ingram, Frances, #60, in Ainslie Hewett (1880-1963) Collection, University of Louisville Margaret M. Bridwell Art Library.
Collection information
  • University of Louisville Margaret M. Bridwell Art Library
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