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Guide to the Elizabeth R. Shaw Notebook MSS.2719

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Author:

Finding aid prepared by Lydia Wommack

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

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

September 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-09-30T10:12-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Elizabeth R. Shaw Notebook

Unit ID:

MSS.2719

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

1849 December 20

Abstract:

This notebook consists of several poems and songs written by Elizabeth R. Shaw of Chillicothe, Ohio, and others she copied from other poets. Home and death are common themes of the poems.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Lydia Wommack, 2010.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

Preferred Citation:

Elizabeth R. Shaw Notebook, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Scope and Contents note

The collection consists of several poems and songs copied by Elizabeth R. Shaw. "Auld Lang Syne" is also written. Home and death are common themes in the poems and one is even written on the death of President William Henry Harrison. Authors include Miss C. Allen, J.H. Bailey, G.P. Morris, the Pope, B.B. Lyon, S.J. Bull and Elizabeth Shaw. A typed copy of the poem "All for the Best" was made in 1960 by George Stober.

Biographical/Historical note

Elizabeth R. Shaw of Chillicothe, Ohio writes poetry.

Elizabeth R. Shaw Notebook Box SC0029 Folder 2719.1