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Collection Number: 01188-z

Collection Title: Mary Susannah Winans album, 1836-1854.

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Size 1 volume (90 pages)
Abstract Mary Susannah Winans was born in Centerville, Miss., and lived in Clinton, La. She married Isaac Wall. The collection is an autograph album containing poems and messages to Mary Susannah Winans as well as newspaper clippings. The entries in the album may have been made at the time of her graduation from an unidentified school. The volume itself is not dated, but a clipping in the volume is dated 1836 and a program for anniversary exercises at Centenary College, Jackson, La., 1854, is tipped in.
Creator Winans, Mary Susannah, 1812-1892.
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 Mary Susannah Winans album #1188-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alternate Form of Material
All or part of this collection is 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. Fred McLean (Mary Susannah Winans's granddaughter) of New Orleans in November 1946.
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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Mary Susannah Winans was born in Centerville, Miss., and lived in Clinton, La. She married Isaac Wall.

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The collection is an autograph album containing poems and messages to Mary Susannah Winans as well as newspaper clippings. The entries in the album may have been made at the time of her graduation from an unidentified school. The volume itself is not dated, but a clipping in the volume is dated 1836 and a program for anniversary exercises at Centenary College, Jackson, La., 1854, is tipped in.

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