Myrta Lockett Avary papers
Collection number: ahc.MSS20
Scope and Content
This collection contains correspondence, memorabilia, news clippings, poetry, and writings of author Myrta Avary Lockett.
- 1857-1946, undated
- Avary, Myrta Lockett (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
Myrta Avary Lockett was born in Halifax County, Virginia in 1857. She married Dr. James Corbin Avary of Atlanta, Georgia in 1884. She was a writer for the Atlanta Journal, Atlanta Constitution, and Atlanta Georgian, as well as other publications throughout the United States. She is the author of "A Virginia Girl in the Civil War," "Uncle Remus and the Wren's Nest," and "Dixie After the War." She aided in relief work in India, China, and Cuba. She was active in the Salvation Army, the Woman's War Relief Association, and the National Congress of Mothers, later known as the Parent-Teachers Association.
2.5 linear ft. (4 document cases, 1 half document case, 3 overesize boxes)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Myrta Lockett Avery papers
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- Finding aid is written in English.