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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.