Augusta Jane Evans Wilson letter

Augusta Jane Evans Wilson letter

Descriptive Summary

Title: Augusta Jane Evans Wilson letter
Creator: Evans, Augusta J. (Augusta Jane), 1835-1909
Inclusive Dates: 1866 October 23
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 letter)
Collection Number: ms1162
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Augusta Jane Evans Wilson (1835-1909) was a noted author who became closely associated with the Confederate cause and an advocate of the traditional Southern way of life.

For more information, see the article Augusta Jane Evans (Wilson) (1835-1909) in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a handwritten letter that was removed from a special edition of St. Elmo A novel, by Augusta J. Evans for preservation purposes. The letter is dated Mobile, October 23, 1866, "My dear kind friend," signed "A. J. Evans," and regards Evans' views toward the recently concluded Civil War and her own literary efforts.

St. Elmo A novel by Augusta J. Evans is located in Special Collections Hargrett Rare Books (RBV), call number PS3332.S137 1867b.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Augusta Jane Evans Wilson letter, ms 1162. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

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Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1866 October 23

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