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Elizabeth Smith McAshan Memoir

By Trent Shotwell

Collection Overview

Title: Elizabeth Smith McAshan Memoir

Extent: 1.0 Folders

Arrangement: The collection consists of an unbound handwritten memoir and its transcription.  The documents are arranged by order previously assigned to them.  The collection is located in the SHSU Special Collection’s Single Item Collections Archival Box.

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Elizabeth Smith McAshan Memoir (no date; one legal folder) is an unbound 71 page account of the life and times of Elizabeth Smith McAshan.  The memoir contains information and perspective on the South at the end of the civil war.  There is also a transcription of the memoir that includes brief biographical information on the McAshan family.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions:

The materials represented in this finding aid have been made available for research, teaching and private use. For these purposes, you may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) these items without prior permission on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies.

Please contact the Newton Gresham Library's Special Collections and University Archives department to request permissions to reproduce materials for any other purpose, or to obtain information regarding the copyright status of a particular digital image, text, audio or video recording.

Preferred Citation: Elizabeth Smith McAshan Memoir. Thomason Special Collections, Newton Gresham Library, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas.


Box and Folder Listing

Item 2014.s020: Memoir of Mrs. J.E. McAshan (Elizabeth), undatedAdd to your cart.
Unbound handwritten memoir on the Civil War that was found at Mary Laura Gibbs home in the attic.  Includes a typed transcription.  Includes additional transcriptins donated by Jane McAshan.