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Abby Maria Hemenway Collection

 Fonds
Identifier: ZDM

Scope and Content

Handwritten transcriptions and newspaper clippings of Civil War poems and song lyrics, with a few items pertaining to the Revolutionary War or to events shortly after the Civil War.

Dates

  • 1860s

Creator

Language of Materials

English.

Background

Abby Maria Hemenway was a Vermont local historian and a Catholic poet who also published anthologies of Vermont poets and songs of the Civil War. A correspondent of Orestes A. Brownson, Daniel E. Hudson, CSC, and James F. Edwards, Notre Dame history teacher, librarian, and archivist, she clipped and copied these poems and donated them to Edwards' historical collections at Notre Dame.

Extent

.5 linear inch

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Abby M. Hemenway, Burlington, Vermont.
Title
Abby Maria Hemenway Collection
Subtitle
Guide
Author
University of Notre Dame Archives
Date
2005
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Notre Dame Archives Repository

Contact:
607 Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame Indiana 46556 United States
(574) 631-6448