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Mary Day Lanier letter to Mary Dorothy Lyndon

Mary Day Lanier letter to Mary Dorothy Lyndon

Descriptive Summary

Title: Mary Day Lanier letter to Mary Dorothy Lyndon
Creator: Lanier, Mary Day
Inclusive Dates: 1899 January 6
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3159
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Mary Day Lanier (d. 1931) was a poet and the wife of poet Sidney Lanier (1841-1881). They were both born in Macon, Georgia and married in 1867.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one letter dated January 6, 1899, addressed to Mary Dorothy Lyndon in Athens, Georgia, from Mary Day Lanier in Greenwich, Connecticut. Lanier wrote that she received many requests for writings, photographs or autographs of her husband (Sidney Lanier), and had gotten behind in her correspondence because of illness. Lanier also mentions Mary's mother, Aunt Fanny and Cosby.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mary Day Lanier letter to Mary Dorothy Lyndon, ms3159, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2015.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881
Lyndon, Mary Dorothy, 1877-1924 -- Correspondence

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1899 January 6