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Albert Frederick Wilson to his mother, Mary A. Wilson, 2 folders , 1903-1904

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1-2
Scope and Contents Albert Frederick Wilson's first letter describes his trip down to Virginia by train from New Jersey, with a stopover in Washington. He describes his first impressions of the University of Virginia, as well as including some disparaging remarks about the African American citizens of Charlottesville and the Southern drawl of Virginia's speakers (September 13, 1903). Wilson describes his boarding experience with a doctor's family, who he was surprised to discover were Baptists and "very...
Dates: 1903-1904

Albert Frederick Wilson to his mother, Mary A. Wilson, 1905, 4 folders , 1905

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3-6
Scope and Contents Wilson became a member of the Editorial Review Board (January 1-2, 1905). There are a lot of references in 1905 to a songbook A. Frederick had been trying to write and sell to groups or at events around grounds and he received the support of Dr. Kent for publishing the songbook (January 27, February 26, and November 3, 5, and 8, 1905). Wilson mentions correcting the proof of his essay for publication and reading one of his poems before Dr. Kent, who liked the poem (April 7,...
Dates: 1905