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Maud Morrow Brown Civil War manuscript and letter from Margaret Mitchell

 Collection
Identifier: ahc.MSS172f

Scope and Content

This collection contains a typed copy of the diary of William Decatur Howell, a Confederate soldier of Oxford, Mississippi who served in Atlanta during the Atlanta Campaign. The diary also contains a short biography of Howell. The manuscript was compiled by Howell's aunt, Maud Morrow Brown in 1931. The collection also contains a letter from author Margaret Mitchell to Ms. Brown regarding the manuscript.

Dates

  • 1931, 1941

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Extent

1 folder(s)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1958
Title
Maud Morrow Brown Civil War manuscript and letter from Margaret Mitchell
Author
Paul Crater
Date
February 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

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