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Guide to the Mary Tarver Carroll papers MSS.0283

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

February 2008

Creation:

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Language Usage:

English

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Describing Archives: A Content Standard

December 2012
Collection Title:

Mary Tarver Carroll papers

Unit ID:

MSS.0283

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (7 items)

Dates:

circa 1930s

Abstract:

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.

creator

Carroll, Mary Tarver, 1885-

Scope and Contents note

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.

Acquisition Information:

Cather?

Biographical/Historical note

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)

Preferred Citation:

Mary Tarver Carroll, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

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None

Usage Restrictions:

None

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unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2012

Source(s)

Alabama - Authors (Local)

Alabama - Poetry - 20th Century (Local)

Drawings (visual works) (aat)

Greeting cards (lcsh)

Letters (correspondence) (aat)

Literature and Authors (localbroad)

Poems (aat)

Women (localbroad)

Women--Alabama (lcsh)

Papers Box 3582