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Guide to the Mary E. Reese Papers, RG 117


Listed by: Dieter C. Ullrich
Date: September 2003

Date Span:
ca. 1900

Size:
0.10 cubic feet; 1 items.

Number of Boxes:
1 file folder.

Historical or Biographical Sketch:
Mary Eleanora Reese was born to a prominent Auburn, Alabama family . She was a teacher, church worker and . She was also a member of the Light Horse Harry Lee Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution and Auburn chapter historian of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.

Scope and Content:
Consists of Mary E. Reese's handwritten, bound copy of her "Early History of Auburn," one original circular for the Auburn Masonic Female College dated 1852, a photocopy of the legislative act that incorporated Auburn, and a note about the manuscript from Kate Lane, wife of Petrie.


Item list:
Box 1

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