Henry M. Carney Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0072

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a photocopy of one handwritten letter with typescript, and one poem. The letter describes the long trek from the Southeast to California, by way of New York. The writer relates his experiences as he traveled by land, rail, and sea. He describes life in the country of California, cost of land, employment for teachers and school standards. The poem relates to World War II experiences in Europe.

Dates

  • 1868; undated

Extent

.02 Linear Feet (2 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This collection contains a photocopy of one handwritten letter with typescript, and one poem. The letter describes the long trek from the Southeast to California, by way of New York in 1868. The poem relates to World War II experiences in Europe.

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives
Title
Finding Aid for the Henry M. Carney Collection
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jean and Alexander Heard Library
419 21st Avenue South
Nashville TN 37203 United States


 

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