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dc.contributor.authorHeckle, E.K.
dc.coverage.spatialMemphis (inhabited place)
Tennessee (state)
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-18T06:10:05Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-18T06:10:05Z
dc.date.issued 1878
dc.identifier.citation Heckle, E.K.. Letter from Mrs. E. K. Heckle at Memphis to Kezia Payne DePelchin, October 25, 1878. 1878. From Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Kezia Payne DePelchin letters, MS 201. https://hdl.handle.net/1911/27259.
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1911/27259
dc.description 3 handwritten pages, describes Heckle's difficulties with nursing, left in DePelchin's cloak pocket
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 http://scholarship.rice.edu/handle/1911/21946
dc.relation.IsPartOfFinding Aid available at http://archives.library.rice.edu/repositories/2/resources/167
dc.rights This material is in the public domain and may be freely used.
dc.subject.lcshYellow fever--History--United States
Disease outbreaks--History--United States
Nursing--History--19th century
dc.title Letter from Mrs. E. K. Heckle at Memphis to Kezia Payne DePelchin, October 25, 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.
dc.date.digital 2008-03-16
dc.format.xmlschema tei-americas-p5
dc.date.original October 25, 1878
dc.subject.localLabor
Migration
dc.source.collection Kezia Payne DePelchin letters, MS 201, Box 1, letter 26, p. 196-198, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
dc.identifier.original wrc20101010026
dc.identifier.digital aa00184_26
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
dc.type.dcmi Text
dcterms.accessRights public domain


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