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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

Box 14

 Container

Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:

Scrapbook on Dr. Thomas Holley Chivers kept by John Dewitt Miller and John Wilson Townsend, bound in marbled boards with black morocco backstrip and corners with marbled endpapers; materials loose in the volume are in an accompanying folder, 1 volume, 1907-1929

 File — Box: 14, Ledger: 1
Scope and Contents Items include articles about Chivers and Poe; correspondence of John Wilson Townsend about Chivers, including one from Dewitt Miller, November [8], 1909, where he expresses the belief that Chivers published ten works (page 36); notes kept on Chivers works (pages 37-47); clippings about Chivers life and work (pages 49-59); letters from E.P. Chivers, grandson of Dr. Chivers, and from Emma Chivers Potter, the daughter of Dr. Thomas Holley Chivers, about biographical information (pages 61-73);...
Dates: 1907-1929

Scrapbook on Dr. Thomas Holley Chivers kept by John Dewitt Miller – loose materials removed for safekeeping and placed in a folder, 1896-1929

 File — Box: 14, Folder: 1a
Scope and Contents Items include correspondence of John Wilson Townsend with institutions concerning whether they own any Chivers materials; one letter, February 21, 1908, from Emma Chivers Potter, the daughter of Dr. Thomas Holley Chivers, about biographical information; two articles about Chivers, 1896-1897, and bibliographical notes about two books by Chivers.
Dates: 1896-1929

Scrapbooks, “Poe Miscellany, from Magazines, Newspapers, and Other Sources,” compiled by John S. Patton, Volumes I-3 with an index in the front, bound in marbled boards with red morocco backstrip and corners with floral patterned endpapers (3 volumes), 1910

 File — Box: 14, Ledger: 2-4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The copies and transcriptions of Poe related material in the first series, usually correspondence or manuscripts, includes the names of correspondents, location of the originals if known, the accession number of any material acquired by the University of Virginia and accessioned as a collection before being interfiled in this collection, which was formerly known as the “Poe transcripts.” Also included on each folder is the reference to the page citing each item in "The Collected Letters of the...
Dates: 1910