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dc.contributor.authorDePelchin, Kezia P. (Payne), 1828-1893
dc.coverage.spatialSewanee (inhabited place)
Tennessee (state) 2011-03-18T07:35:28Z 2011-03-18T07:35:28Z 1878
dc.description 11 handwritten pages, leaving Senatobia, traveled with Mrs. Dickey to Colliersville, she stayed and DePelchin went on, traveled through Alabama to Sewanee, seeing old friends
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Rice University
dc.relation.IsPartOfIs part of a bound volume of 35 letters, 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 letters and other text are handwritten copies of the originals. The title on the volume of letters is "The Epidemic of 1878." For the full bound volume version please see
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dc.relation.IsReferencedByResearch module available: Timeline: Kezia Payne DePelchin
dc.rights This work is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution 2.5 license
dc.subject.lcshYellow fever--Mississippi River Valley--History--19th century
Yellow fever--History--United States
Disease outbreaks--History--United States
Sewanee (Tenn.)
dc.title Letter from Kezia Payne DePelchin at Sewanee to her sister, Sallie Payne, November 23, 1878
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. Textual materials are marked up in TEI/XML standard (P5 version).
dc.contributor.funder Funding for the creation of this digitized text is provided by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. 2008-03-16
dc.format.xmlschema tei-americas-p5 November 23, 1878
dc.source.collection Kezia Payne DePelchin letters, MS 201, Box 1, letter 19, p. 151-162, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
dc.identifier.original wrc20101010019 aa00184_19
dc.source.provenance This collection was given as a permanent loan from Charles McBrayer of the DePelchin Faith Home in 1973.
dc.type.genre correspondence
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