|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Mason, Elizabeth Welch Backus, 1842-1913.|
|Title:||Elizabeth Welch Backus Mason scrapbook|
|Dates:||circa 1863-circa 1898|
|Extent:||0.15 cubic feet (1 folder)|
Elizabeth Welch Backus Mason (1842-1913) was born in Binghampton, New York. Her husband was Col. W. Roy Mason of Richmond. The great part of her life was spent in Columbus, Georgia.
This collection consists of a scrapbook of personal and sentimental clippings, including printed poems of Latienne (the pen name of Mrs. Mason), manuscript poems, drawings, water-colors, church programs, postal cards, and other items. The scrapbook's cover reads "A Confederate Scrap-Book, Begun (remainder missing);" The cover's binding gives 1863 as the book's beginning date. The latest date in the volume is 1898.
[item identification], Elizabeth Welch Backus Mason scrapbook, MS 546, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Mrs. F.M. Stetson, 1951.
Collection is open for research.
Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
|Item 1: Scrapbook|