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Guide to the Poems from the Old Log House MSS.2579

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Finding aid prepared by Amanda Haldy

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

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

October, 2009

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-04-01T15:07-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Poems from the Old Log House

Unit ID:

MSS.2579

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 Booklet)

Dates:

1976 August

Language of Materials note

While most of the booklet consists of English language materials, two poems are written in German.

Abstract:

This is a compilation of KatieAnn (Detweiler) Troyer's poems about her life and the lives of her family members, written between 1958 and 1968, in Fredericksburg, Ohio.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Amanda Haldy, 2009.

Preferred Citation:

Poems from the Old Log House, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

Scope and Contents note

Contains poems by KatieAnn (Detweiler) Troyer about her life and the lives of her family members, written between 1958 and 1968. Several poems are dedicated to relatives and concern them. There are 31 rhyming verse poems, photocopied and compiled by Troyer's family. Some entries are typed, though others are handwritten, with little consistency. Two are written in German.

Biographical/Historical note

The author of the poetry, KatieAnn (Detweiler) Troyer, and the family members responsible for this compilation, lived in Fredericksburg, Ohio. The poems themselves were written while Troyer was living in a log home, between 1958 and 1968.

Poems from the Old Log House Box SC0028 Folder 2579.01