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Sophronia Mann Lofton papers

Sophronia Mann Lofton papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Sophronia Mann Lofton papers
Creator: Lofton, Sophronia Mann, 1849-1930
Inclusive Dates: 1886-1930
Language: English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 half box
Collection Number: ms3166
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Sophronia Mann Lofton lived in the community of Worthville (near Jackson) in Butts County, Georgia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of Sophronia Mann Lofton's writings, which include essays, articles, stories, and poetry. Also included are four letters (photocopies) and an article written by her mother-in-law, Ann E. Lofton. The letters are addressed to Ann Lofton's nieces and nephews.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sophronia Mann Lofton papers, ms3166, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 October 16.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Articles.
Correspondence.
Essays.
Lofton, Ann E. -- Correspondence
Photocopies.
Poetry.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Personal narratives.
Short stories.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.
Women authors, American -- Georgia -- Butts County.
Women poets, American -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Writings by Sophronia Mann Lofton



1.1 Essays and Articles

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11"Before the Civil War"
12"In Times of the Civil War"
13"After the Civil War"
14Letter to the editor - clipping
15"Our Little Boy That Died"
16"A True Dog Story"
17"Where Was Your Girl Last Night" - clipping



1.2 Fiction

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18"A Christmas Story" - clipping
19"His Sad Mistake"
110"John Randal's Mistake"
111"Letters to Hugh"
112"Two Village Maidens"



1.3 Poetry

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113"The Blind Tiger"
114"A Boy's Wants"
115"The Breaking Heart"
116"Brother"
117"Children's Sayings"
118"A Child's Complaint"
119"Do You Need This Savior" see also Fldr. 1:43
120"The Forsaken Wife"
121"I Love My Papa Best"
122["I Would Not Die"]
123"In Memoriam" - In memory of Richard P. Mann
124"Jack", "See", ["Grandma Always Does"], "The Lazy Boy" - story
125"The Jackson Buggy"
126"Knees"
127"A Mother's Prayer"
128"My Dream"
129"My Father"
130"My Mother"
131"My Wants"
132"Nothing on the Tree for Me" - photocopy
133"The Orphan Girl"
134"Our Only Child"
135"Protect the Birds" - clipping
136"Recitation for Four Little Girls A Larger Girl for Last Verse"
137"See"
138"The Skeeter"
139"To Mrs. (?) Stodghill Our Mother in Heaven"
140"To My Friend in Heaven" - clipping
141"To My Mother in Heaven"
142"To My Sister in Heaven"
143Will and "Do You Need This Savior?"
 

2. Writings by Ann E. Lofton

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144Correspondence (photocopies), 1886-1889
145"A Sketch of My Experience - clipping