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Ellen Buchanan Screven My biography

Ellen Buchanan Screven My biography

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ellen Buchanan Screven My biography
Creator: Screven, Ellen Buchanan, 1841-
Inclusive Dates: 1915
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (3 items)
Collection Number: ms369
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of My biography by Ellen Buchanan Screven, written in 1915. The manuscript contains information on growing up in Annapolis, Maryland, the outbreak of the Civil War, social life in Mobile, Alabama, during the war, the 1876 yellow fever epidemic in Georgia, the death of her husband, raising her children alone, and the relationship between her family and the black slaves or servants. The collection contains one bound manuscript, and two typescripts.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ellen Buchanan Screven My biography, ms369, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Annapolis (Md.) -- Social life and customs.
Mobile (Ala.)
Southern States -- Race relations.

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