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A. S. Williams III Americana Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Philip Neely scrapbook of fugitive fiction W.0022

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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

September 2013

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-15T15:09-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Philip P. Neely scrapbook of fugitive fiction

Unit ID:

W.0022

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.15 Linear feet

Dates:

1851-1856

Location:

The A.S. Williams III Americana Collection, Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library, The University of Alabama

Abstract:

Scrapbook containing handwritten notes and newspaper clippings related to Philip P. Neely's writings

creator

Neely, Phil. P. (Philip Philips), 1819-1868

creator

Williams, A. S., III

Access Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

Gift of A.S. Williams III, 2010

Preferred Citation:

Philip Neely scrapbook of fugitive fiction, The A. S. Williams III Americana Collection, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Scope and Contents note

This scrapbook contains newspaper clippings and handwritten notes related to Philip P. Neely's writings. Highlights of the collection include copies of the short story series "Threads: From the Life-Woof of Hal Hankins, Esq.," selections from the autobiographical column "Leaves from my Life-Book," and selections from a social column entitled "Pen and Ink Gossip."

Biographical/Historical note

Philip Philips Neely was born on 8 September 1819 in Rutherford County, Tennessee. He was a Methodist minister and author of several serialized novellas as well as several books of sermons. Neely and his first wife, Henrietta, had one child, John Edwin Polk, before she died in 1847 (presumably in childbirth) with the couple's second child. With his second wife, J. Alice, they had at least one daughter, Julia E.

Philip Neely died on 9 November 1868, in Mobile, Alabama.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Haley Aaron and Martha Bace, 2013.

General note

Title on phase box spine: Scrap Book and Fugitive Fiction by Philip Neely of Mobile and Marion, 1854- 1856

Related Archival Materials note

Julia Neely Finch papers, W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

"Mammy stories," The A. S. Williams III Americana Collection, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Source(s)

Williams, A. S., III (local)

Feuilletons (lcsh)

Scrapbooks (aat)

Scrapbook of fugitive fiction Box W0022.01