Guide to the Edith Matilda Thomas Papers 1873-1917
Cage 476

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
Edith Matilda Thomas Papers
ID
Cage 476
Date [inclusive]
1873-1917
Extent
1.0 box
General Physical Description note
.25 linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
This collection consists of: letters from Edith Thomas to Elmira (Myra) Wheeler Shidler, 1874-1917; also poems, drawings, and an account of travel in Europe in 1895; and letters, 1876-1878, from Sara F. Goodrich to Myra Wheeler.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] Edith Matilda Thomas, Papers, 1873-1917

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Washington State University Libraries Pullman, WA

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Biographical/Historical note

Edith Matilda Thomas (1854-1925) was an American author and poet. Her writings include "A New Year's Masque and Other Poems," "The Inverted Torch," "The Dancers," and "The Children of Christmas."

[source: "Edith Thomas," Ohio History Central]

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of: letters from Edith Thomas to Elmira (Myra) Wheeler Shidler, 1874-1917; also poems, drawings, and an account of travel in Europe in 1895; and letters, 1876-1878, from Sara F. Goodrich to Myra Wheeler.

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Arrangement note

This collection is arranged in a single series.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries 2013

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

Edith Matilda Thomas, Papers, 1886-1911 (Cage 4202)

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Europe -- Description and travel.

Personal Name(s)

  • Shidler, Elmira Wheeler.

Subject(s)

  • Expeditions and Adventure
  • Literature
  • Poets, American -- 19th century -- Correspondence.
  • Women

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Edith Thomas to Myra Wheeler Shidler 1874-1877 

1 1

Edith Thomas to Myra Wheeler Shidler 1879-1917 

1 2

Edith Thomas poems 1873-1881 

1 3

Sara F. Goodrich to Myra Wheeler Shidler 1876-1885 

1 4

[Extracts of] letters from Rotterdam, Carlsbad, Lucerne, and Florence. Written by Edith M. Thomas 1895 

1 5

Typescript transcriptions undated 

1 6