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Garrett W. McQuiddy Poem

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3116

This collection consists of a love poem entitled "Pride" written by Garrett W. McQuiddy on July 24, 1897. It appears to be a telegram sent from Anderson, Tennessee to Dardanelle, Arkansas printed on a Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railway Train Order form.

Dates

  • 1897 July 24

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection houses a love poem entitled "Pride" written by Garrett W. McQuiddy on July 24, 1897. It appears to be a telegram sent from Anderson, Tennessee to Dardanelle, Arkansas printed on a Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railway Train Order form.

Biographical/Historical Note

Garrett Webb McQuiddy was born in July of 1872 in Tennessee. At about the time this poem was written, he was working as a preacher in Grundy County, Tennessee. He later moved to Oklahoma, where he served as the pastor of the Guthrie First Christian Church, married Clara Carroll (1886-1959), and had least two children. He died in 1941.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Collection was purchased by Special Collections on March 25, 2007.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480