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Mary Tarver Carroll papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0283

Scope and Contents

The collection contains two undated letters written from Carroll to Peter Brannon, most likely the director of the Alabama Department of Archives and History; two hand-written verses, possibly written by Carroll; and three printed cards with Christmas illustrations and poems written by Carroll.

Dates

  • circa 1930s

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical / Historical

Mary Tarver Austin Carroll was born 16 February 1885 in Bullock County, Alabama. She married M. O. Carroll in 1902.

An author of novels, short stories, and poetry, Carroll was a charter member of the Pen Women of Alabama and of the Ozark Study Club. She published The Man Who Could Not Wait: The Story of Aaron Burr (1941), The Man Who Dared to Care: The Story of James Edward Oglethorpe, 1696-1785 (1942), and Keep My Flags Flying (1945)

Extent

0.03 Linear Feet (7 items)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Contains two undated letters written from this Alabama resident to Peter Brannon, most likely the director of the Alabama Department of Archives and History; two hand-written verses; and three printed cards with Christmas illustrations and poems written by Carroll.

Provenance

Cather?

General

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Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2012
Title
Guide to the Mary Tarver Carroll papers
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
February 2008
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