Fern Leaves manuscript

Fern Leaves manuscript

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Coulter, Mary L.
Creator: Moser, Augusta
Creator: Moser, James Henry, 1854-1913
Creator: Trevitt, Butler
Creator: White, Alice
Title: Fern Leaves manuscript
Dates: 1875-1876
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (1 large portfolio)
Coll. Number: ms3281

Biographical/Historical Note

James Henry Moser was a multi-award-winning American artist known for his landscapes, portraits and also his celebrated illustrations in Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings (1881). A prolific and versatile artist, he produced works in pen and ink, oil, pastel, and watercolor. Moser even produced exquisite miniature paintings, sometimes as small as one by three inches. Augusta "Gussie" Moser was the sister of James Henry Moser.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one handwritten manuscript notebook "published" by the Fern Literary Society. The first set of writings are from v. 3, no. 11, December 1875. The literature contained was written by several authors including Mary L. Coulter, Gussie Moser, Butler Trevitt, James H. Moser, and edited by Alice White. The last entry is v. 4, no. 6, July 1876.

Index Terms

American literature--19th century.
Fern Literary Society.
Manuscripts (document genre)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Fern Leaves manuscript. MS 3281. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Manuscript, 1875-1876