Marel Brown letters to Harriet Kelley

Marel Brown letters to Harriet Kelley

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Brown, Marel, 1899-
Title: Marel Brown letters to Harriet Kelley
Dates: 1962-1989
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms3746

Biographical/Historical Note

Marel Brown was born in Carroll County, Georgia in December of 1899. She was a writer of inspirational poetry, short stories, three juvenile stories and several magazine articles. Among the books she wrote are Lily May and Dan, 1946; The Greshams of Greenway, 1950 and a book of three juvenile stories called The Cherry Children published in 1957.

In addition to those writings, she published a fiction story titled Three Wise Women of the East as well as four books containing poetry and essays. Of the four poetry and essay books, most noted are Fence Corners, 1952 and The Shape of a Song, 1968 which contains writings from other writers as well.

Marel Brown has received numerous awards for her writings including The Dixie Council's Poet of the Year Award, The Atlanta Writers' Club Writer of the Year Award and many more. She has also had mention in many Who's Who publications about authors and women.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of Marel Brown's correspondences with Harriet Kelley, newspaper articles written by and about Brown, greeting cards, and church bulletins.


Index Terms

Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Kelley, Harriet Stovall
Poetry.
Poets, American--Georgia--Correspondence.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Marel Brown letters to Harriet Kelley, ms 3746, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Harriet Kelley, September 17, 2012.


Related Material

Related collection in this repository: Marel Brown papers, ms 2346; Marel Brown papers, ms 2542; and Marel Brown papers, ms 272.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Letters and clippings, 1962-1989 ( 1.0 folder )