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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Andy J. Wood Collection

Identifier: SM 80-38
Content Description The collection contains a handwritten copy of an apparent deathbed autobiography. The writer, Andy J. Wood, was a Jackson County pioneer who lived for 90 years, and apparently wrote down some of the major events of his life while he lay dying in 1906. Wood recalls his marriage, "setting up housekeeping," and raising a family in Jackson County.Also included is a transcript of the manuscript and a letter from the donor to Dr. Williams regarding the circumstances of his finding the...
Dates: 1906

Sue Ellen Bridgers Papers

Identifier: MSS 89-01
Content Description The Sue Ellen Bridgers collections contains manuscripts, correspondence, and other materials relating to the first five of Bridgers’s novels, several short stories, and an autobiography. The five novels are: Home Before Dark All Together Now Notes for Another Life Sara Will Permanent ConnectionsBridgers’s novels have won awards and recognition from organizations and periodicals, such as the American Library Association, Booklist, School Library Journal, Boston Globe-Horn...
Dates: 1975 - 1996

William E. Bird Collection

Identifier: MSS 80-34
Content Description This collection is grouped as follows: private correspondence, writings, genealogy, folk ballads, newspaper clippings, and a church ledger.Bird's private correspondence mostly contains letters to and from family and friends, although there are some personal business letters and a segment of correspondence from 1960-1964 regarding his book, The History of Western Carolina College.His writings include his unpublished autobiography, a manuscript of Level Paths: New...
Dates: 1891 - 1975