|Creator:||Brown, Marel, 1899-|
|Title:||Marel Brown letters to Harriet Kelley|
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.
The collection consists of Marel Brown's correspondences with Harriet Kelley, newspaper articles written by and about Brown, greeting cards, and church bulletins.
Marel Brown letters to Harriet Kelley, ms 3746, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.
Gift of Harriet Kelley, September 17, 2012.
Related collection in this repository: Marel Brown papers, ms 2346; Marel Brown papers, ms 2542; and Marel Brown papers, ms 272.