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Benjamin Franklin Meek lecture notebook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0974

Scope and Contents note

This notebook contains Meek's lecture notes for his English literature classes for 1872 and 1873, as well as poem by A. J. Ryan. Printed schedules for essays and orations of the senior class of 1872-1873 and printed copies of senior class examinations in English Literature, February 1873, and in English Philology, June 1873, are pasted inside the covers.

Dates

  • 1872-1873

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

none

Biographical/Historical note

Benjaminm Franklin Meek was born to Samuel Mills Meek (1786-1846) and Anna Arabella McDowell (1796-1853) in 1836 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Meek married Nettie Hemphill. He taught Latin and Greek, 1863-1865, and English literature, 1871-1899, at The University of Alabama. He died in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in 1899.

Source: www.ancestry.com

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

A volume of lectures, notes, and examinations by this University of Alabama professor of English literature.

Provenance

unknown

Related Materials

Samuel Mills Meek Jr. papers, W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Processed by

updated by Donnelly Walton, 2013
Title
Guide to the Benjamin Franklin Meek lecture notebook
Status
Completed
Date
December 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500