Mostly mercantile accounts and letters about personal affairs and the Civil War in Virginia, especially from Williamson Kelly's brother, Lt. Alfred Kelly of the 21st Regiment of Virginia Infantry Volunteers, relating to Jackson's Shenandoah Valley campaigns and campaigns in Virginia and Maryland, equipment and clothing shortages and health conditions; and the battle of the Wilderness, 1864. There is a receipt for the sale of a slave, January, 1865.
The collection includes correspondence from the antebellum period down to the 1890s and business papers of Nathan Campbell Munroe of Macon, Georgia, his wife Tabitha Easter (Napier) Munroe, their daughter Julia Blanche (Munroe) Kell, wife of John McIntosh Kell, and other members of the Munroe and related families--the Hendley Varners, McDonoughs of Henry County, the Spaldings, McIntoshes, and Napiers. Topics include Georgia and national politics; the Bank of the United States ; railroad construction in Georgia; Christ Church Episcopal Parish in Macon; Montpelier Institute, a female seminary in Monroe County; Salem Female Academy, Salem, North Carolina; temperance; schooling at Montauban, France; the Bibb County Academy (the Macon Free School after 1858); the Macon Female Academy (now Wesleyan College), and other institutions; the duel between Thomas Butler King, U.S. representative from Georgia, and Charles Spalding following Spalding's accusation that King had gained election to Congress by misrepresenting his stand on the policies of Henry Clay and the Bank of the United States; relations between students and townsfolk at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa in the 1850s; riverboat transportation in Alabama, and the fight between the Monitor and Virginia described by Robert D. Minor, Confederate naval officer. There are also letters from Confederate naval officers William E. Evans and Robert T. Chapman, and from soldiers in the 10th Georgia Infantry, one describing the invasion of Pennsylvania just before Gettysburg. Correspondence of Richard F. Armstrong, Anna (Semmes) Bryan, and Arthur Sinclair concerns the publication of Sinclair's book, Two Years on the Alabama (1895), and the accuracy of the information in that work. There are other letters from former Confederates relating to their life since the war and a proposal for restoration of ax-Confederate naval officers to the U.S. Navy retired list.
Papers of Robert Underwood Johnson, made up for the most part of letters to him from prominent authors, publishers, educators, and diplomats, and concerning his editorship of the Century Magazine, and his ambassadorship to Italy. Correspondents include Henry M. Alden, Edward Porter Alexander, Arlo Bates, Don Carlos Buell, Frederick Douglass, Henry Theophilus Frick, John Finley, Mary Hallock Foote, Horace Howard Furness, John Work Garrett, Joseph B. Gilder, Roy Rolfe Gilson, Louise Stedman Gould, Arthur Twining Hadley, Charles Haldane, Myron Timothy Herrick, David Jayne Hill, John Jay (1817-1894), Peter Augustus Jay, Joseph Jefferson, H. G. Leach, Ivy Ledbetter Lee, Charles Battell Loomis, Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury, George Brinton McClellan, Harriet Monroe, Merrill Moore, Meredith Nicholson, Henry Fairfield Osborn, William Lyon Phelps, Henry Codman Potter, George Haven Putnam, Henry P. Rogers, Thomas Lathrop Stedman, William James Stillman, John Ward Stimson, Ruth McEnery Stuart, Edith Matilda Thomas, Lewis Frank Tooker, Ridgely Torrence, Edward Waterman Townsend, Charles Dudley Warner, Henry White.
Thompson, on the Interviews with Authors of Modern Arthurian Literature website'When Naomi Met Doris', Greg Michaelson, Textualities, 2005Modernism'Continuing the Renaissance: Little Magazines and a Late Phase of Scottish Modernism in the 1940s', Margery Palmer McCulloch, Études Écossaises 15, 2012'Ideology in Action: Modernism and Marxism in A Scots Quair', Margery Palmer McCulloch, James Leslie Mitchell (Lewis Grassic Gibbon) Centenary Conference, 9 June 2001MONTAG, LINDA: 'Subversion and Recuperation of Gender Roles in George MacDonald's "The Day Boy and the Night Girl"', The Looking-Glass, 7/1, 2003Montgomerie, Alexander'Alexander Montgomerie and the Netherlands, 1586-89', Roderick J Lyall, The Glasgow Review, issue 1Moon, Lorna'The Far Side of Lorna Moon', Glenda Norquay, ScotLit 27, 2002Morgan, Edwin'Computer Error: Voices and Translations in Edwin Morgan's Science Fiction Poetry', Russell Jones, Forum 9, Autumn 2009'Doing Something Uncustomary: Edwin Morgan and Attila József', Tom Hubbard, International Journal of Scottish Literature 1, Autumn 2006'The Driving Spirit of Morgan', Tom Pow, New Statesman, May 15, 2000'Edwin Morgan, 1920-2010: a eulogy', George Reid, ScotLit 40, Winter 2010'Edwin Morgan and the Two Cultures', Stephen Fox, Studies in Scottish Literature 33/1, 2004'Edwin Morgan in Conversation', Gerry Cambridge, The Dark Horse 5, Summer 1997 [PDF file – requires Adobe Acrobat Reader]'Edwin Morgan Poems, National 5', James McGonigal, 2015, published on the ASLS website.
His father, like many Glaswegians of the time, worked in shipping.
Campbell, Studies in Scottish Literature 40/1, 2014MATHISON, HAMISH: 'Robert Burns and Tradition', November 2007, hosted on the ASLS websiteMATURANA, MARIA DEL CORAL CALVO: 'Jackie Kay's Representation of "The Broons": Scotland's Happy Family', e-Sharp 2009 [PDF file – requires Adobe Acrobat Reader]MAXWELL, ANNE: 'Building Friendships: "Civility" and "Savagery" in R.
I don't think I was terribly aware of what was happening in Scotland.
(38) Juan del Valle y Caviedes (1652-1692). Colección de sus poesias, siglo XVII. (Apparently a seventeenth-century copy but more comprehensive than any published work of the Peruvian poet. According to a typed memorandum of Pérez de Velasco dated Lima, March 26, 1908, this collection is more nearly complete than those published by Ricardo Palma, and Felix Cipriano Coronel Cegarra.)
Walton) died - Painter, who became one of the 'Glasgow Boys'
Letters of the children of James H. DeVotie, Baptist minister of Alabama and Georgia. Included are references to DeVotie's churches at Marion, Alabama; Gainesville, Alabama; La Grange, Georgia; Columbus, Georgia; and Griffin, Georgia. Most of the collection consists of letters from Jefferson Howard DeVotie (who also wrote his name Howard Jefferson DeVotie), describing his education at Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina; Mercer University, Penfield, Georgia; Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia; and the Medical Department of the University of Louisiana. DeVotie describes his service as surgeon with the 17th Georgia Infantry Regiment and the 7th South Carolina Artillery Battalion during the Civil War; he discusses the capture of New Orleans by Union troops, the hospital work of James Lawrence Cabell, the condition of the Confederate wounded, the condition of the 2nd Georgia Infantry after the battle of Sharpsburg; and the defense of Charleston, South Carolina, 1863. There are a few letters of Jefferson Howard DeVotie's brother, Jewett Gindrat DeVotie; letters of his sister, Elizabeth Annie DeVotie describing student life at Judson Female Institute, Marion, Alabama; and letters of two presidents of Judson, Milo Parker Jewett and Archibald J. Battle. The collection includes a scrapbook of business and social cards, railroad tickets, and social invitations and programs, largely from Columbus, Georgia, and other places during the 1850s and 1860s; an account book; records of James H. DeVotie's expenses and collections while traveling as financial secretary of the Southern Baptist Convention, 1856; and some correspondence and personal accounts of one of his sons, 1862-1863.