Townsend and Stanton families papers

Overview

Scope and Contents

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Mary Ashley Townsend correspondence

Correspondence

Poetry manuscripts

Poetry and play manuscripts

Prose by Mary Ashley Townsend

Prose by Mary Ashley Townsend

Mary Ashley Townsend manuscripts

Mary Ashley Townsend manuscripts

Mary Ashley Townsend manuscripts

Poetry by Adele Townsend Stanton

Mary Ashley Townsend

Newspaper articles

Newspaper clippings- prose (Mary Ashley Townsend)

Pamphlets

Report: Major-General William E. Mickle, United Confederate Veterans. New Orleans: Palfrey-Rodd-Pursell Co.

Survivors: Seventy-third Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry. Springfield, Illinois: Journal print

John M. Curran, Prices of Clothing. Washington: Government Printing Office

Doctrines, Principles, and Methods.  Washington: War Department

Elements of the Automatic Telephone System. Washington: Government Printing Office

Prize questions written by Adele Townsend Stanton

Floral albums with autographs

Kempis, Thomas A. Of the Imitation of Christ. Philadelphia: Porter and Coates

Davidson, B. Palmer. A Secret of the Vieux Carre

Townsend, Mary Ashley. Easter Sunrise, New Orleans: W.E. Seebold

Bradford, Mary Fluker. Audubon. New Olreans: L. Graham and Son

Scrapbook of poems by Adele Townsend Stanton dedicated to Mary Ashley Townsend

"Here and There in Mexico" Mary Ashley Townsend

William Preston Johnston. In Acadia (bound in Acadian Homespun). New Orleans: Graham Press

Scrapbook: newspaper clippings and poetry

Scrapbook: newspaper clippings of the prose and poetry of Mary Ashley Townsend (Xariffa and Mary Ashley)

Scrapbook

Scrapbook: Adele C. Townsend

Poems of Adele Townsend Stanton to Lewis H. Stanton, Christmas

Marcus Ward. The Royal Illuminated Book of Legends. Edinburgh: William P. Nummo, second series

Scrapbook

Oversize folder 1



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Townsend and Stanton families papers, 1845-1946 | Louisiana Research Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Townsend and Stanton families papers, 1845-1946Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1852-1907

ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 19

Primary Creator: Townsend family.

Other Creators: Stanton family.

Extent: 14.0 Boxes. More info below.

Arrangement:

The collection is arranged by topic, as follows: (Boxes 1-2) correspondence, arranged chronologically by writer; (Box 3) poetry manuscripts, arranged chronologically; (Box 4) poetry and play manuscripts, arranged chronologically; (Box 5-6) prose by Mary Ashley Townsend, arranged chonologically; (Box 7-9) Mary Ashley Townsend manuscripts, arranged chronologically; (Box 10) Poetry by Adele Townsend Stanton, arranged chronologically; (Box 11) Mary Ashley Townsend printed poems and stories and other papers, arranged chronologically; (Box 12-13) newspaper articles; (Box 14) pamphlets, and volumes.

The collection is 14 boxes, 21 volumes, and one oversize folder. The collection is 12 linear feet.

Date Acquired: 05/27/1949

Subjects: American literature -- 19th century., Stanton, Adele Townsend., Townsend, Cora Alice., Townsend, Mary Ashley, 1832-1901., Women authors, American -- 19th century.

Forms of Material: Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence., Journals (periodicals), Manuscripts for publication., Pamphlets., Poems., Scrapbooks.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Townsend-Stanton collection consists primarily of the correspondence and manuscripts of Mary Ashley Townsend, Adele Townsend Stanton, and Cora Alice Townsend. The manuscript material is primarily that of Mary Ashley Townsend (some under the pen name Xariffa) and Adele Townsend Stanton and includes includes poems, prose, and plays. Also included are pamphlets, scrapbooks, bound volumes, and autograph books.

Subject/Index Terms

American literature -- 19th century.
Stanton, Adele Townsend.
Townsend, Cora Alice.
Townsend, Mary Ashley, 1832-1901.
Women authors, American -- 19th century.

Administrative Information

Repository: Louisiana Research Collection

Alternate Extent Statement: 12 linear feet

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Preferred Citation: Townsend and Stanton families papers, Manuscripts Collection 19, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011.

Other Note: OCLC Number: 705010201


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Mary Ashley Townsend correspondence],
[Box 2: Correspondence, 1886-1928],
[Box 3: Poetry manuscripts, 1845-1901, undated],
[Box 4: Poetry and play manuscripts, undated],
[Box 5: Prose by Mary Ashley Townsend, 1875-1887],
[Box 6: Prose by Mary Ashley Townsend, undated],
[Box 7: Mary Ashley Townsend manuscripts, 1874-1896, undated],
[Box 8: Mary Ashley Townsend manuscripts],
[Box 9: Mary Ashley Townsend manuscripts, undated],
[Box 10: Poetry by Adele Townsend Stanton],
[Box 11: Mary Ashley Townsend, 1874-1926],
[Box 12: Newspaper articles],
[Box 13: Newspaper clippings- prose (Mary Ashley Townsend)],
[Box 14: Pamphlets],
[Volume 1: Report: Major-General William E. Mickle, United Confederate Veterans. New Orleans: Palfrey-Rodd-Pursell Co., 1906],
[Volume 2: Survivors: Seventy-third Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry. Springfield, Illinois: Journal print, 1907],
[Volume 3: John M. Curran, Prices of Clothing. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1919],
[Volume 4: Doctrines, Principles, and Methods.  Washington: War Department, 1921],
[Volume 5: Elements of the Automatic Telephone System. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1922],
[Volume 6: Prize questions written by Adele Townsend Stanton],
[Volume 7: Floral albums with autographs, 1870],
[Volume 8: Kempis, Thomas A. Of the Imitation of Christ. Philadelphia: Porter and Coates, undated],
[Volume 9: Davidson, B. Palmer. A Secret of the Vieux Carre, undated],
[Volume 10: Townsend, Mary Ashley. Easter Sunrise, New Orleans: W.E. Seebold, 1889],
[Volume 11: Bradford, Mary Fluker. Audubon. New Olreans: L. Graham and Son, 1897],
[Volume 12: Scrapbook of poems by Adele Townsend Stanton dedicated to Mary Ashley Townsend, undated],
[Volume 13: "Here and There in Mexico" Mary Ashley Townsend, undated],
[Volume 14: William Preston Johnston. In Acadia (bound in Acadian Homespun). New Orleans: Graham Press, 1893],
[Volume 15: Scrapbook: newspaper clippings and poetry, 1874-1904],
[Volume 16: Scrapbook: newspaper clippings of the prose and poetry of Mary Ashley Townsend (Xariffa and Mary Ashley), 1850-1866],
[Volume 17: Scrapbook, 1884-1887],
[Volume 18: Scrapbook: Adele C. Townsend, 1880-1907],
[Volume 19: Poems of Adele Townsend Stanton to Lewis H. Stanton, Christmas, 1898-1900],
[Volume 20: Marcus Ward. The Royal Illuminated Book of Legends. Edinburgh: William P. Nummo, second series, 1872],
[Volume 21: Scrapbook, 1889-1896],
[Oversize folder 1],
[All]

Box 11: Mary Ashley Townsend, 1874-1926Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Printed poems and stories and other papers, 1884, 1890Add to your cart.

1884 December 16 The World's Cotton Centennial Exposition poem

1890 April Gulf Messenger Houston, Texas

Folder 2: Printed poems and stories and other papers, 1874-1889Add to your cart.

1874 Dedication of Confederate Memorial at Greenwood Cemetery

1874 New Orleans Monthly Review

1881Tomb of Army of Northern Virginia

1888 Proceedings of the Great Reunion of the Veterans of the Confederate States Cavalry

1889 Sailor's Magazine

Folder 3: Printed poems and stories and other papers, 1874-1881Add to your cart.

1874 The Captain's Story

1875 "A View from a Tacubaya Balcony," Mexico: Imprenta del "Federalista." Spanish and English

1881 "A Palm" by Mary Ashley Townsend. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott and Company

Folder 4: Printed poems and stories and other papers, 1894Add to your cart.
1894 "Ceremonies at the laying of the Corner Stone of the Arts and Science College Building of Tulane University." New Orleans. L. Graham and Sons.
Folder 5: Printed poems and stories and other papers, 1870-1885Add to your cart.

1870 Carriers addresses to the patrons of the Daily Picayune

1880 The carriers of  the Daily Democrat to their patrons

1881 Annual address of the carriers of the New Orleans Democrat to their patrons

1884 Carriers address of  the Times-Democrat

1885 Address of the carriers of the Times-Democrat to their patrons

Folder 6: Printed poems and stories and other papers, 1891-1895Add to your cart.

1891 "Don Basilio," The Gulf Messenger; San Antonio

1892 "Mary Ashley Townsend," Housekeeper's Weekly

1895 Confederate Veteran, Nashville, Tennessee

Folder 7: Printed poems and stories and other papers, 1898-1926Add to your cart.

1898  "The Authors of the Hudson," The Fishkill Standard page proof

1926 "Eminent Men and Women of New Orleans," Mary Ashley Townsend  New Orleans Life

Folder 8: Newspaper clippingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Travel reportsAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Watering place correspondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Michael O'Quillo QuillotypesAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: "The King of Carnival"Add to your cart.

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Mary Ashley Townsend correspondence],
[Box 2: Correspondence, 1886-1928],
[Box 3: Poetry manuscripts, 1845-1901, undated],
[Box 4: Poetry and play manuscripts, undated],
[Box 5: Prose by Mary Ashley Townsend, 1875-1887],
[Box 6: Prose by Mary Ashley Townsend, undated],
[Box 7: Mary Ashley Townsend manuscripts, 1874-1896, undated],
[Box 8: Mary Ashley Townsend manuscripts],
[Box 9: Mary Ashley Townsend manuscripts, undated],
[Box 10: Poetry by Adele Townsend Stanton],
[Box 11: Mary Ashley Townsend, 1874-1926],
[Box 12: Newspaper articles],
[Box 13: Newspaper clippings- prose (Mary Ashley Townsend)],
[Box 14: Pamphlets],
[Volume 1: Report: Major-General William E. Mickle, United Confederate Veterans. New Orleans: Palfrey-Rodd-Pursell Co., 1906],
[Volume 2: Survivors: Seventy-third Regiment Illinois Volunteer Infantry. Springfield, Illinois: Journal print, 1907],
[Volume 3: John M. Curran, Prices of Clothing. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1919],
[Volume 4: Doctrines, Principles, and Methods.  Washington: War Department, 1921],
[Volume 5: Elements of the Automatic Telephone System. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1922],
[Volume 6: Prize questions written by Adele Townsend Stanton],
[Volume 7: Floral albums with autographs, 1870],
[Volume 8: Kempis, Thomas A. Of the Imitation of Christ. Philadelphia: Porter and Coates, undated],
[Volume 9: Davidson, B. Palmer. A Secret of the Vieux Carre, undated],
[Volume 10: Townsend, Mary Ashley. Easter Sunrise, New Orleans: W.E. Seebold, 1889],
[Volume 11: Bradford, Mary Fluker. Audubon. New Olreans: L. Graham and Son, 1897],
[Volume 12: Scrapbook of poems by Adele Townsend Stanton dedicated to Mary Ashley Townsend, undated],
[Volume 13: "Here and There in Mexico" Mary Ashley Townsend, undated],
[Volume 14: William Preston Johnston. In Acadia (bound in Acadian Homespun). New Orleans: Graham Press, 1893],
[Volume 15: Scrapbook: newspaper clippings and poetry, 1874-1904],
[Volume 16: Scrapbook: newspaper clippings of the prose and poetry of Mary Ashley Townsend (Xariffa and Mary Ashley), 1850-1866],
[Volume 17: Scrapbook, 1884-1887],
[Volume 18: Scrapbook: Adele C. Townsend, 1880-1907],
[Volume 19: Poems of Adele Townsend Stanton to Lewis H. Stanton, Christmas, 1898-1900],
[Volume 20: Marcus Ward. The Royal Illuminated Book of Legends. Edinburgh: William P. Nummo, second series, 1872],
[Volume 21: Scrapbook, 1889-1896],
[Oversize folder 1],
[All]


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