MCCANDLESS, FRANCES AUGUSTA COLEMAN, 1819-1889.
Frances Augusta Coleman McCandless papers, 1845-1929 (bulk 1845-1885)

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zmr3


Descriptive Summary

Creator: McCandless, Frances Augusta Coleman, 1819-1889.
Title: Frances Augusta Coleman McCandless papers, 1845-1929 (bulk 1845-1885)
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 254
Extent: .25 linear ft. (1 box)
Abstract:Papers of Frances Augusta Coleman McCandless, teacher and writer, including notebooks containing literature and Latin assignments, poems, notes, and the partial draft of a play.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Gift, 1979.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Frances Augusta Coleman McCandless papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Frances Augusta Coleman McCandless (1819-1899) was born in West Haven, Rutland County, Vermont, and attended Patapsco Female Institute (Ellicott City, Md.), ca. 1845. She was a teacher for over forty years in South Carolina and Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of Frances Augusta Coleman McCandless from 1845-1929. The papers include three notebooks containing literature and Latin assignments, poems, notes and a partial draft of a play written by Frances Augusta Coleman at Patapsco Female Institute (Ellicott City, Md.) circa 1845. The collection also includes essays, accounts, and letters, most of them written by Coleman as a student; a book regarding the history of the Pynchon family (1885), and biographical information pertaining to Frances A.C. McCandless, including McCandless family genealogy; and a copy of the Emory Phoenix (1929).

Arrangement Note

Arranged and described at the fole level by Kathy Shoemaker, 2018.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Correspondence, [1849], 1874
1 2 Notebooks (2), 1845, 1865 and undated
1 3 Notebook, 1846-1853
1 4 Essays, undated
1 5 Patapsco Female Institute, fees, 1845
1 6 Record of the Pynchon Family in England and America compiled by Dr. J.C. Pynchon (1885) which includes newspaper clipping “Early Settlers of New England,” undated
1 7 Emory Phoenix (1929)
1 8 Biographical information pertaining to Frances A.C. McCandless, including McCandless family genealogy, [1979]
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