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American poetry -- Alabama -- 19th Century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Askew family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0091
Overview Biographical sketch, ledger, diaries, church histories, newspaper clippings, copies of poetry and pieces written about Confederate history in Alabama, address and appointment books from this Dayton, Alabama, family.
Dates: 1844-1993

Helen N. Butler scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0244
Overview A scrapbook by Helen N., "Nellie," Butler of Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, consisting of clippings of newspaper articles, obituaries, poetry, marriage announcements, invitations, visiting cards, letters, prints and engravings.
Dates: 1857–1888

Cowin family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0364
Overview Photocopies of the diary and essays written by John H. Cowin of Green County, Alabama covering events from 22 April through 13 November 1861 as well as a smaller diary for the month of January 1863. There is also a presidential pardon and oaths of allegiance certificates for Samuel Cowin, as well as photocopies of miscellaneous documents including Alabama tax statements from 1875 and 1877 and newspaper clippings, and a Civil War era Smith and Wesson Model 2 Army revolver. Also in the...
Dates: 1861–1921

Julia Neely Finch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0515
Overview Correspondence by and to Julia Neely Finch, as well as her poetry and short stories, written between 1890 and 1926, as well as a small handwritten and typescript collection of Julia’s poems and short stories and a Common Place Book, which served as a scrapbook of her published pieces.
Dates: 1890 - 1926

Richard Furman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0549
Overview Photocopied documents, including letters, poetry, news clippings, class work, essays, and journal entries of Alabama school administrator and preacher.
Dates: 1826-1865

Belle R. Harrison letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0645
Overview Letters to Harrison, a member of the Tuscaloosa women's literary society, the Kettledrum, relating to her book of poetry. Correspondents include Martha Young and Augusta Evans Wilson.
Dates: 1895-1903

Perry County, Alabama, papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0139
Abstract Letters and other documents donated by a source in Perry County, Alabama. The collection consists of eight letters to Elias Benson. There is also one summons order included in the Elias Benson series. Another series contains the will of Philip Smith of South Carolina. The Thomas and Mary Jones series contains three statements of debt made to John E. Cook, along with an indenture statement and draft. The final series includes miscellaneous documents including deed certification, court records,...
Dates: 1796 - 1898

Howard Weeden papers

 Collection
Identifier: W-0008
Overview Three composition books filled with collections of quotations and illustrations and one book of devotions.
Dates: between 1735 and 1905

Martha Young papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1597
Abstract The collection contains many of the works, both published and unpublished, many in the dialect of Southern African Americans, written by Martha Young of Greensboro, Alabama, in the late 19th century and early 20th century, as well as correspondence, photographs and pictures, genealogical information on the Tutwiler and Young families, and other miscellaneous items. Martha Young was the granddaughter of Henry Tutwiler and niece of Julia Tutwiler.
Dates: 1867-1977