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Marel Brown letters to Harriet Kelley

Marel Brown letters to Harriet Kelley

Descriptive Summary

Title: Marel Brown letters to Harriet Kelley
Creator: Brown, Marel, 1899-
Inclusive Dates: 1962-1989
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3746
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Marel Brown was born in Carroll County, Georgia in December of 1899. She was a writer of inspirational poetry, short stories, three juvenile stories and several magazine articles. Among the books she wrote are Lily May and Dan, 1946; The Greshams of Greenway, 1950 and a book of three juvenile stories called The Cherry Children published in 1957.

In addition to those writings, she published a fiction story titled Three Wise Women of the East as well as four books containing poetry and essays. Of the four poetry and essay books, most noted are Fence Corners, 1952 and The Shape of a Song, 1968 which contains writings from other writers as well.

Marel Brown has received numerous awards for her writings including The Dixie Council's Poet of the Year Award, The Atlanta Writers' Club Writer of the Year Award and many more. She has also had mention in many Who's Who publications about authors and women.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of Marel Brown's correspondences with Harriet Kelley, newspaper articles written by and about Brown, greeting cards, and church bulletins.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Marel Brown letters to Harriet Kelley, ms3746, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Harriet Kelley, September 17, 2012.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2013.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Kelley, Harriet Stovall
Poets, American -- Georgia.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related collection in this repository: Marel Brown papers, ms2346; Marel Brown papers, ms2542; and Marel Brown papers, ms272.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters and clippings, 1962-1989 ( 1 folder(s) )