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Book Strap and Supplies.

The Book Strap and Supplies (also known as Samantha's Book Strap and Supplies) were introduced to Samantha's Collection in 1986 and retired in 2008 with her collection's archival. They are associated with the book Samantha Learns a Lesson. Retail cost was $18 and later increased to $20.

Book Strap

Red leather and wooden book strap. Silver buckles and red leather handle.

Composition Book

Black and white composition book. Samantha's name on cover.

Report Book

Report book. Cream cover. Cover says "The Report Book regarding the reports of Samantha Parkington, Miss Crampton's Academy, For the year 1904-1905." Blank spaces internally to fill in grades; has some of Samantha's grades written in.

Reading Primer

Abridged version of the Baldwin Primer.


Green felt pen wipe.


Two red functional pencils.

Nib Pen

Blue handled nib pen with cork wrap.


Wooden pencil box. Sliding top.