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Collection Number: 00733-z

Collection Title: Margaret Anne Ulmer Papers, 1857-1858.

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This collection was rehoused under the sponsorship of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Preservation, Washington, D.C., 1990-1992.

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Size 2 items
Abstract The collection includes a diary, 24 February-1 June, 1858, of Ulmer of Grove Hill, Ala., while attending Tuskegee (Ala.) Female Academy, and a detailed letter, Jonesville, Garrison County, Tex., 1857, from "T. B. A.", describing a horseback journey in northeast Texas and Indian Territory. In her diary, Ulmer described daily events at the school and her activities and those of her friends.
Creator Ulmer, Margaret Anne, fl. 1857-1858.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Margaret Anne Ulmer Papers #733-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alternate Form of Material
Typed transcription and microfilm copy of typed transcription of diary available.
Additional microfilm: All or part of this collection is also available on microfilm from University Publications of America as part of Southern women and their families in the 19th century, Series A.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Mrs. Hatton B. Rogers of Washington, D.C.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Diary, 102 pp., 24 February-5 June 1858, of Margaret Anne Ulmer of Grove Hill, Ala., kept while she was attending Tuskegee Female Academy, and a typed transcription of a detailed letter, 1857, written from Jonesville, and Lamar and Harrison counties, Tex., from "T.B.A." to his sister. In her diary, Ulmer described daily events at school, her lessons, the health of her friends and teachers, and a revival at the Baptist Church. A typed transcription of the diary is also included. The letter describes a horseback journey in northeast Texas and the adjacent Indian Territory.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Rebecca Hollingsworth, October 1991

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

This collection was rehoused under the sponsorhship of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Preservation, Washington, D.C., 1990-1992.

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