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Papers

Label
Papers, 1834-1865
Title
Papers
Inclusive dates
1834-1865
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Correspondence, diaries (1834, 1836, 1851-1855), scrapbook, literary manuscript, and other papers, of Meek and of his brother, Samuel Mills Meek, lawyer, of Columbus, Miss. A. B. Meek's papers include diaries describing social life, his law studies and reading, a debating society, a moot court, the Florida expedition against the Seminole Indians (1836), and other matters; and manuscript of "To Egeria" and "The Nuptual Fête," published in "Songs and Poems of the South" and "The Red Eagle." The papers of S. M. Meek include a diary (1851-1855) concerning travels, weddings and social events in Mississippi, political rallies, organizations, current reading, and other matters, and a scrapbook concerning national politics at the close of the Civil War. Correspondents and persons and firms mentioned include Duncan L. Clinch, Henry Stuart Foote, James S. Hamm, Julia A. Mildred Harris, John M. Robinson, Winfield Scott, and Pfister's Book Store, Tuscaloosa, Ala
Additional physical form
A. B. Meek's journal of his Florida expedition has been microfilmed.
Biographical or historical data
Author and journalist, of Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Cataloging source
NDD
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1814-1865
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Meek, A. B.
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1835-1901
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Meek, S. M.
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  • Meek, A. B.
  • Meek, A. B.
  • Authors, American
  • Indians of North America
  • Law
  • Poets, American
  • Seminole War, 2nd, 1835-1842
  • Alabama
  • Alabama
  • Alabama
  • Florida
  • Mississippi
  • United States
Label
Papers
Link
https://archive.org/details/papers18341865ma00meek
Instantiates
Publication
Note
For a more complete description see Davis and Miller, "Guide to the Cataloged Collections in the Manuscript Department of the William R. Perkins Library, Duke University" (1980)
Extent
1 online resource (47
Immediate source of acquisition
.
Specific material designation
remote
Type of unit
items.)
Label
Papers
Link
https://archive.org/details/papers18341865ma00meek
Publication
Note
For a more complete description see Davis and Miller, "Guide to the Cataloged Collections in the Manuscript Department of the William R. Perkins Library, Duke University" (1980)
Extent
1 online resource (47
Immediate source of acquisition
.
Specific material designation
remote
Type of unit
items.)

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