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John O. Fowell poems

John O. Fowell poems

Descriptive Summary

Title: John O. Fowell poems
Creator: Fowell, John O.
Inclusive Dates: 1856-1884
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 volume)
Collection Number: ms1442
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

John O. Fowell was a Savannah, Georgia native who contributed poetry to various newspapers during the Civil War period and afterward. Among the papers represented are the Savannah "Morning News", Macon "Southern Confederacy", Savannah "Daily Times", and Augusta "Constitutionalist".

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one bound volume containing manuscript poems, some with corrections and in various versions, and newspaper clippings of his poetry. Several relate to Valentine's Day and most are love poems of varying degrees of sincerity.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John O. Fowell poems, ms 1442. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2014.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

American poetry -- Georgia -- Savannah.
Love poetry -- 19th century.
Manuscripts (documents)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Poems, 1856-1884