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Prudence Person's Scrapbook

An Annotated Digital Edition

Ashley Reed, Jimmy Zhang, Meagan Keziah, Authors

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Sources for Further Reading

About the Person Family

Elmore, Joseph Elliot. The Person Place: Sketches of its Owners. Louisburg, NC: Person Place Preservation Society, 1981. Print.

Hill, Michael R. The Person Place of Louisburg, N.C. Raleigh: North Carolina Division of Archives and History, 1985. North Carolina Digital Collections. Web.

Hursh, David. Good Medicine and Good Music: A Biography of Mrs. Joe Person, Patent Remedy Entrepreneur and Musician, Including the Complete Text of Her 1903 Autobiography. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2009. Print.

Willard, George-Anne. Louisburg College Echoes: Voices from the Formative Years, 1787-1917 : with a Summary of the Expansion Years, 1917-1987. Louisburg, NC: Louisburg College, 1988. Print.

Guide to the Person Family Papers, 1754-1971 (Online Finding Aid), David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Postcards from the North Carolina Collection, UNC Libraries:

About North Carolina History and Culture


CensusFinder: North Carolina Census Records

North Carolina Maps Collection (incl. the Sanborn Maps Collection)

North Carolina State Archives Digital Collections

Documenting the American South

About Nineteenth-Century U.S. Literature and Print Culture

Baldasty, Gerald J. The Commercialization of News in the Nineteenth Century. Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 1992. Print.

Barrett, Faith. To Fight Aloud Is Very Brave : American Poetry and the Civil War. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2012. Print.

Bennett, Paula. Poets in the Public Sphere : The Emancipatory Project of American Women’s Poetry, 1800-1900. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2003. Print.

Blondheim, Menahem. News over the Wires: The Telegraph and the Flow of Public Information in America, 1844-1897. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1994.

Boyes, John. Poetry of the Civil War. New York: Gramercy Books, 2006. Print.

Fink, Steven, and Susan S. Williams, eds. Reciprocal Influences : Literary Production, Distribution, and Consumption in America. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1999. Print.

Garvey, Ellen Gruber. Writing with Scissors : American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. Print.

Hart, Henry. "For the Confederate and Union Dead: Reflections on Civil War Poetry." Sewanee Review 121:2 (2013), 205-224.

Loeffelholz, Mary. From School to Salon : Reading Nineteenth-century American Women’s Poetry. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2004. Print.

McGill, Meredith L. American Literature and the Culture of Reprinting, 1834-1853. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003. Print.

---. The Traffic in Poems: Nineteenth-century Poetry and Transatlantic Exchange. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 2008. Print.

Moore, Frank. Songs and Ballads of the Southern People, 1861-1865. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1886. Print.

Nord, David Paul. Communities of Journalism: A History of American Newspapers and Their Readers. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2001.

Petrino, Elizabeth A. Emily Dickinson and Her Contemporaries: Women’s Verse in America, 1820-1885. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1998. Print.

Schudson, Michael. Discovering the News: A Social History of American Newspapers. New York: Basic Books, 1978.

Seville, Catherine. The Internationalisation of Copyright Law : Books, Buccaneers and the Black Flag in the Nineteenth Century. Cambridge ; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Print.

Steinberg, Gillian D., "'Confessional' Poetry and the Material Culture of Death." In Maureen Goggin, Tobin Daly, and Beth Fowkes, eds., Women and the Material Culture of Death. Farnham, England: Ashgate, 2013. 103-120.

Tucker, Susan, Katherine Ott, and Patricia P. Buckler, eds. The Scrapbook in American Life. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2006. Print.

Weiss, Shira Wolosky. Poetry and Public Discourse in Nineteenth-century America. 1st ed. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. Print.
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