Zechariah Worrell papers, 1801-1958 (bulk 1801-1813)

Emory University

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

Atlanta, GA 30322



Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/902jq

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Worrell, Zechariah, 1760-1834.
Title: Zechariah Worrell papers, 1801-1958 (bulk 1801-1813)
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 335
Extent: 0.25 linear ft. (1 box) ; 2 microfilm reels (2 MF)
Abstract:Papers of Irish poet and itinerate Methodist minister Zechariah Worrell, including a holograph volume of verses, of poetry, and correspondence.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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


Gift, 1956, with subsequent additions.


[after identification of item(s)], Zechariah Worrell papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


Unprocessed collection.

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Collection Description

Biographical Note

Zechariah Worrell (1760-1834), Irish poet and itinerate Methodist minister.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers Zechariah Worrell from 1801-1958. The bulk of the collection (1801-1813) consists of a holograph volume of verses (1805) completed by Worrell while serving as an itinerate Methodist minister in Ireland, a holograph volume of poetry (1813) including original verses and those Worrell copied from other sources; and Worrell's journal (1801) which depicts the day-to-day problems and pleasures of the Irish circuit rider's life. The collection also includes correspondence (1956-1958) regarding efforts of John C. Stephens to publish Worrell's poems and a copy of published poems. The collection also contains two microfilm reels containing newspaper sources.

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection.

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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 - Verses, 1805
1 - Poetry, 1813
1 - Journal, 1801
1 - John C. Stephens correspondence, 1956-1958
MF1 - Microfilm, newspapers
MF2 - Microfilm, newspapers