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The Andersonville Prison

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 1380
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a handwritten poem. The item includes "chorus" sections probably meaning it was meant to be sung. The item relates to the conditions of the Andersonville prison during the American Civil War. The date of the item is unknown.
Dates: 1880

Miscellanies in prose and verse

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: MSS 8412
Scope and Contents Materials include Miscellanies in Prose and Verse, a manuscript written by Abraham Orchard in 1780 in Bath, England. In the preface Orchard reflects on his experiences with sin, repentence, religion, and God. The rest of the manuscript contains poetry, prose, songs, and prayers about marriage, daily life, children, nature, and religion. Only part of the book is filled up and there is a note written by someone else stating when Orchard died. There is no cover on the book, the binding is falling...
Dates: 1780

William Minshall Evans papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 803
Scope and Contents Handwritten poems and songs. Also included is a biography of Evans written by his granddaughter, Grace McLachlan Foxley, in 1940. The dating of the songs and poems is uncertain. At least one was written when Evans was on his mission in Liverpool, England.
Dates: 1870-1940