This collection is made up of 113 receipts for book and magazine purchases by the women's Interchange Book Club of West Newton, Massachusetts, between 1887-1898. Many of the receipts are lists of a dozen or more newly published works of literature, popular novels, travels and tales of foreign lands, a few children's titles, biographies, and more. Examples of magazine titles include Good Housekeeping, Scribner's Magazine, Popular Science, Lippincott's Monthly Magazine, St. Nicholas, and many others. They purchased most often from Little, Brown and Company. Some receipts are for purchases of book and magazine lists, and orders from printers for hundreds of member lists and labels.
- The Land Beyond the Forest (1888) by Emily Girard.
- The Owl's Nest (1888) by E. Marlett.
- Robert Elsmere (1888) by Mary Ward.
- A translation of Erlach Court (1889) by Ossip Schubin.
- The Master of the Magicians (1890) by Elizabeth Phelps.
- A Waif of the Plains (1890) by Bret Harte.
- An Utter Failure (1891) by Miriam Coles Harris.
- A Capillary Crime and Other Stories (1892) by Francis David Millet.
- A Girl in the Karpathians (1892) by Ménie Muriel Dowie.
- Condemned as a Nihilist (1892) by G. A. Henty.
- Don Orsino (1892) by F. Marian Crawford.
- Gossip in a Library (1892) by Edmund Gosse.
- Green Fairy Book (1892) by Andrew Lang.
- In Arctic Seas. The Voyage of the Kite with the Peary Expedition... (1892)
- Men Must Work (1892) by Mrs. Romney.
- Ten Centuries of Toilet (1892) by Albert Robida.
- Uncle Remus and His Friends (1892) by Joel Chandler Harris.
- Drolls from Shadowland (1893) by J. H. Pearce.
- The Watchmaker's Wife (1893) by Frank Stockton.
- Some Old Puritan Love Letters (1894)
- Water Ghost and Others (1894) by John Kendrick Bangs.
- The Amateur Emigrant (1895) by Robert Louis Stevenson.
- Chinese Characteristics (1895) by Arthur Smith.
- The Land of Tawny Beasts (1895) by Pierre Maël.
- A Sawdust Doll (1895) by Anna de Koven.
The receipts also include publications by or about prominent writers or individuals Jane Austin, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Thomas Hardy, Sir Walter Scott, Dante, Sonya Kovalevsky, Victor Hugo, St. Augustine, Honoré de Balzac, and many others.