Maurice Thompson papers
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Series 7
General correspondence and family papers
Box 7 (folders 1-17) and BV 1-2

Box Folder Content
7 1 Correspondence and papers (includes some letters of Alice Lee Thompson), 20 items (September 18, 1867-November 7, 1900). Most of these items are letters to Thompson from various persons, including Robert Underwood Johnson, Theodore Roosevelt, and John Adams, an editor of Harper's Magazine. There are 12 letters from Thompson. His will dated November 7, 1900, is also included.
7 2 Correspondence and papers [7 items removed from 2 of Thompson's books acquired by Emory with the Thompson papers]
7 3 Correspondence, 1872 - 1887
7 4 Correspondence, 1888 - 1889
7 5 Correspondence, 1890 - 1895
7 6 Correspondence, 1896 -1899
7 7 Correspondence, 1900-1917; Undated
7 8 Correspondence, 1873-1900 - mainly typed copies of Thompson letters made by George Schumacher, Thompson's biographer. See SPEC. COL/ PS3038/S3.
7 9 Alice Lee Thompson's personal papers. Includes a note listing some of Thompson's lectures, a list of titles of stories; a letter and receipt for payment for monument for Thompson's grave to Mr. Claude Thompson; a list-of Thompson's articles, 1886-1901; ANS, Susan E. Wallace to Mrs. Maurice Thompson, Sept. 15, 1895, Crawfordsville, Ind.; proof of poem, "Surrender" by Maurice Thompson; clipping of poem, "Maurice Thompson" by James Whitcomb Riley.
7 10 Alice Lee Thompson's essays: Unnamed paper on "Literature of the New South," 18 p. (read before the Crawfordsville Athenian Club)
7 11 Alice Lee Thompson's essays: "The Character of Napoleon as Seen by Friend and Foe," 28 p. (read before the Crawfordsville Athenian Club)
7 12 Alice Lee Thompson's essays: "A Woman's Walks in Southern Woods," 8 p. (read before the Crawfordsville Athenian Club)
7 13 Alice Lee Thompson's essays: "Koran," 14 p. (read before the Crawfordsville Athenian Club)
7 14 Alice Lee Thompson's essays: "Mothers of Famous Men," 25 p. (read or written for the D.A.R.)
7 15 Alice Lee Thompson's essays: "The New Republic and its People," 24 p. (read or written for the D.A.R.) [For other literary manuscripts possibly by Alice Lee Thompson see Box 8.]
7 16 Will Thompson: 2 letters and ms poem.
7 17 Will Thompson: broadside of his poem "High Tide at Gettysburg" and clippings re the poem.
Family Bibles
BV1 Bible. English. Old Testament, Philadelphia, M. Carey, 1814. Family records of the Jagger, Churchman, Bennet, and Thompson families. Record of the Ballard family on sheet laid in.
BV2 Bible. English. Old and New Testaments. New York, American Bible Society, 1848. "Family record" of the Grigg M. Thompson family [4 p.,] at end of the Old Testament.