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Title: Lizette Woodworth Reese manuscript
Call Number: Coll155
Creator: Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935
Dates: 1935
Size: 1 box (.25 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: Collection consists of a single page, handwritten manuscript of the poem "Tears" by Lizette Woodworth Reese. The manuscript is dated October 3, 1935.
Citation: Lizette Woodworth Reese manuscript, Collection 155, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

Lizette Woodworth Reese (1856-1935) was a poet from Huntingdon (Waverly), Maryland. She spent her life in Baltimore, and was named Maryland's poet laureate in 1931. Reese co-founded the Women's Literary Club of Baltimore, was a member of the Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore, and also received an honorary doctorate from Goucher College.

Scope & Content


Single item.

Provenance Information

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Accession information is unknown.

Processing Note

Upon arrival this manuscript was housed in an acid free folder in a box with 4 other manuscripts. Previously assigned Ms. Coll #5.

Descriptive Rules Used

Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)

Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including PastPerfect.

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Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

Reproductions allowed for research purposes. Copyright maintained by the creator.

Subject Headings


Reese, Lizette Woodworth, 1856-1935


American poetry--Women authors--20th century

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