Nellie Wade Whitcomb collection
Collection Scope and Content
The collection consists of ten folders, seven of which include notebooks, and one scrapbook of clippings of her published material.
- Creation: 1884-1902
Collection is open for research.
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Florence Nellie (Wade) Whitcomb was born circa 1861. She was the daughter of Deacon Eben D. and Mary R. (Dyer) Wade. She was married to S. S. Whitcomb, Esq., of Lawrence, Kansas. She graduated from the Maine Central Institute in 1880, at age nineteen. Many of her poems appeared in the Morning Star, a Freewill Baptist newspaper. Nellie Wade Whitcomb also published under the name Hopestill Farnham.
1 linear foot (11 folders)
Language of Materials
This collection is organized as a single series.
- Guide to the Nellie Wade Whitcomb collection, 1884-1902
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description