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Emile Bailey letters

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030055580]
Identifier: MS-0238
Collection consists of two letters written (August 23, 1861 and October 28, 1861) to Johnny Wilde in Selma, Alabama from Emile Bailey in Wilmington, North Carolina at the outbreak of the American Civil War.

Dates

  • 1861

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (3 items)

Biographical / Historical

No biographical or historical information is available at this time.

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of two letters and one envelope. The letters were written (August 23, 1861 and October 28, 1861) to Johnny Wilde in Selma, Alabama from Emile Bailey in Wilmington, North Carolina. The stationery is decorated with symbols of the Confederate States of America. Miss Bailey wrote fromthe Palmetto Hotel in Wilmington, North Carolina where she and her family were delayed by the outbreak of war. Apparently, Miss Bailey was a part of a theatrical family. The letters give some description of her life in Wilmington and her fondness for friends in Selma.

Provenance

The letters were given to Johns Hopkins University by Miss Eugenia Wilde in 1948.

Processing Information

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Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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