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R. H. Cook Diary and Poems

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4114

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a diary written in 1869 by R. H. Cook of Rose Hill, Mississippi, which is about midway between Meridian, Mississippi, and what is now the Bienville National Forest. Cook begins each entry with a description of the weather and then goes on to the general events of his day. There are also approximately sixty pages of poetry as well, written from 1870 into the early 1880s.

Dates

  • 1869-1880

Creator

Biographical / Historical

R. H. Cook was born on January 30, 1848, and lived in Rose Hill, Mississippi, in 1869.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Diary for the year 1869 written by a young man in Rose Hill, Mississippi.

Provenance

purchased from Ben Katz, 2015

General

To provide faster access to our materials, this finding aid was published without formal and final review. Email us at archives@ua.edu if you find mistakes or have suggestions to make this finding aid more useful for your research.

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2015

Creator

Source

Title
Guide to the R. H. Cook Diary and Poems
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
June 2015
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