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Sarah A. C. Brown manuscript

 Collection — Box: BW 6, Folder: 1 [X031589275]
Identifier: MSS 16133
Scope and Contents Sarah A. C. Brown manuscript (1851-1855; 0.03 cubic feet) includes copies of poetry, and cheerful passages belonging to Sarah Brown.
Dates: 1851-1855

Hugh McCulloch poem

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-16468

Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets extracts

 Item — Ledger: 1
Identifier: MSS 16401
Scope and Contents Note The handwritten copy of extracts (1796; 0.15 cubic feet) from the "Lives of the most eminent English poets: with critical observations on their works" by Samuel Johnson, originally published in 1783. Copy was transcribed in 1796 and includes a table of contents and index.
Dates: 1796

Mary Butler ledger

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-16463
Content Description This collection consists of one ledger book belonging to Mary Butler, a Catholic woman living in Virginia and North Carolina. The book begins as a school account with a "list of scholars" but quickly transitions to lists of recipes for alloys, solders, and cement and transitions again to mostly original poems. Also recorded is Butler's marriage to Thomas A. Cullen at St. Peter's Cathedral in Richmond, as is their move to Wilmington, North Carolina, and the birth of their child Mary. Additional...
Dates: 1869 - 1873

Norfolk Poet's Club records

 File
Identifier: MSS 14245
Scope and Contents Note Norfolk Poet's Club Records (1912-1983; 2 cubic feet) include manuscripts of Josephine Johnson and Margaret Haley Carpenter; and correspondence of Mary Sinton Leitch, Josephine Johnson, Julia Johnson Davis, and William Stanley Braithwaite. There are also press releases, newspaper clippings, printed items, and scrapbooks about these poets and editors and their colleagues as well as their poetry and the creative writing process.
Dates: 1896; 1912-1983

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