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Emmet family papers, 1792-1989, bulk 1851-1989

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Series 3: Writings and Notes , 1870s-1981
11 Folders
Box 7

Writings and notes include two illustrated notebooks, one belonging to Jane Erin Emmet de Glehn, with contains accounting information and sketches. Notes include an address by Elsie Burr Sherwood on Rosina Emmet Sherwood, given at the Woman's Club of El Paso in 1926, and notes relating to Rosina Emmet's 1887 visit to Buckingham Palace, where she met Queen Victoria. Also found is a manuscript handwritten by Rosamond Sherwood entitled "Jane Emmet," with the notation "a short history sent to Barbara Tebitt in 1981 by request."
Manuscripts include a mock newspaper, "The Mallow Weekly," containing accounts of family activities, as well as an account of a stage coach trip to Mexico by R. T Emmet, possibly fictional, and an account of a nest of robins written by Rosina Emmet Sherwood. The series also includes a book, Out of Town, written and illustrated by Rosina Emmet Sherwood.
Poems include "Invitation to the Canary Bird," accompanied by a small watercolor, to Jeanette Emmet, and poems by other members of the Emmet family including William Jenkins Emmet, Julia Colt Pierson Emmet, Arthur M. Sherwood, and possibly Rosina Emmet Sherwood; and handwritten poems by others including "To Marie Kobbe," and "Autumn Daybreak" by Edna St. Vincent Millay written in Millay's handwriting, with the notation "given to Rosamond Sherwood one evening at Owen Johnson's house in Stockbridge."
Series is scanned in entirety with the exception of Out of Town, of which only the cover and title page have been scanned.
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"Jane Erin Emmet" by Rosamond Sherwood , 1981
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40
Manuscript by R. T. Emmet, circa 1880s
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41
Manuscript by Rosina Emmet Sherwood, undated
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42
Manuscript "The Mallow Weekly" , undated
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43
Notebook, Unidentified , circa 1880s
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44
Notebook of Jane Emmet De Glehn, circa 1880s
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45
Notes, circa 1870s-circa 1927
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46
Out of Town, Book by Rosina Emmet Sherwood, 1896
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47
Poems by/to Emmet Family Members, circa 1877-circa 1936
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48
Poems by Others, undated
7
49
Typescripts Relating to Wilfrid De Glehn, 1951
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50

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