James P. Wickersham letter and biographical sketch
Scope and Content
This collection contains a letter from James P. Wickersham on July 17, 1881 to his wife Emerine written during a train ride to Atlanta from Pennsylvania. He wrote that the trip took 34 hours, including a 5 or 6 hour delay because of engine failure. He speaks of Atlanta as "beautiful and thrifty" compared to the city as he saw it in 1866 as it lay in ruins.
- 1881, undated
- Wickersham, James P. (Person)
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This collection is open for research.
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James P. Wickersham was a superintendent of public schools in Pennsylvania and established the normal school system there.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- James P. Wickersham letter and biographical sketch
- Paul Crater
- March 2015
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.