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Guide to the Mary Alves Long Papers, 1944-1953 (bulk 1950)

Abstract

Mary Alves Long was born in Randolph County, North Carolina in 1864. She graduated from Peace Institute [College] in Raleigh, NC and eventually earned a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. Her autobiography High Time to Tell It was published by the Duke University Press in 1950.

The bulk of the material is from 1950, after Mary Alves Long's book was published. Correspondence makes up the majority of the papers. There is one postcard dated 1944 and a letter dated 1953. The rest is dated 1950. Also included in the collection is a book jacket from her book High Time to Tell Itas well as clippings and a few photographs.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
University Archives, Duke University
Creator
Long, Mary Alves, b. 1864.
Title
Mary Alves Long papers, 1944-1953 (bulk 1950)
Language of Material
English
Extent
0.2 Linear Feet, approximately 100 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

The bulk of the material is from 1950, after Mary Alves Long's book was published. Correspondence makes up the majority of the papers. There is one postcard dated 1944 and a letter dated 1953. The rest is dated 1950 and consists mainly of fan letters regarding her book. Also included in the collection is a book jacket from her book High Time to Tell It as well as clippings and a few photographs.

Administrative Information

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Contents of the Collection

Correspondence, 1944-1953
Box 1
Clippings
Box 1
Photographs
Box 1
Book Jacket, High Time to Tell It
Box 1

Historical Note

Mary Alves Long was born in Randolph County, North Carolina in 1864. She graduated from Peace Institute [College] in Raleigh, NC and eventually earned a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. Her autobiography High Time to Tell It was published by the Duke University Press in 1950.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Mary Alves Long Papers, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The provenance of the Mary Alves Long Papers is unknown. They were found in the records of the Duke University Press.

Processing Information

Processed by Kimberly Sims, July 2007

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, July 2007

Accession is described in this finding aid.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and our local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.