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dc.contributor.authorDe Pelchin, Kezia P. (Payne) 1828-1893
dc.date.accessioned 2009-05-12T21:47:52Z
dc.date.available 2009-05-12T21:47:52Z
dc.date.issued 1878
dc.identifier.citation De Pelchin, Kezia P. (Payne) 1828-1893. "Kezia Payne DePelchin Yellow Fever epidemic letters, 1878-1879 (MS 201)." (1878) Rice University: https://hdl.handle.net/1911/21947.
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1911/21947
dc.description.abstract This bound volume of 34 letters and 1 travel journal, the majority of which were written by Mrs. Kezia Payne DePelchin (1828-1893) to her sister, describing her experiences as a nurse during the yellow fever epidemic of 1878 in Tennessee, Mississippi and Alabama. The volume also includes letters from E. Kate Heckle, a friend and fellow nurse, to DePelchin, describing some of her own experiences during the same epidemic.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Rice University
dc.relation.HasVersionThe individual letters found in this full bound volume can be found with full transcriptions on line in the Our Americas Archive Project, http://oaap.rice.edu/results.php?all=depelchin&anim=1.
dc.rights This material is in the public domain and may be freely used.
dc.subject.lcshHoward Association (Memphis, Tenn.)
Travelers' writings
Disease outbreaks--History--United States
Yellow fever--Tennessee--Memphis
Memphis (Tenn.)--History--19th century
De Pelchin, Kezia P. (Payne) 1828-1893--Travel
Yellow fever--History--United States
Yellow fever--Mississippi River Valley--History--19th century
Anderson Relief Association
Houston (Tex.)--History--19th century
Southern States--Description and travel--19th century
Yellow fever--Mississippi--Senatobia
dc.title Kezia Payne DePelchin Yellow Fever epidemic letters, 1878-1879 (MS 201)
dc.digitization.specifications Images were captured using the TTI Better Light Super 8K2 digital scan-back system. Master Tiff images were scanned at 24-bit color, adobeRGB1998 color profile, at 600 dpi for graphically intense images and 400 dpi for text.
dc.digitization.specifications The master image files for this bound volume of letters reside with the letters as presented individually and with full transcriptions in the Our Americas Archive project (oaap.rice.edu).
dc.date.digital 2008
dc.date.original 1878-1879
dc.source.collection Kezia Payne DePelchin papers, 1878-1879, MS 201 Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
dc.identifier.original MS 201
dc.type.genre correspondence
dc.type.dcmi Text
dcterms.accessRights public domain


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