Margery Eldredge Howell Papers, 1899-1946
[Back to Formatted Version]
Brief Description: Poems by Mary Eldredge Howell from approximately 1907 to 1946. The collection contains both handwritten and typescript copies of her poems, with typescript materials frequently cross-referenced to the four handwritten composition books. Also, one September 1936 - May 1941 minute book from the Writers' Club of Norfolk and one 1899-1907 photograph album. The album contains photographs of Margery Eldredge Howell, family and friends, and various scenes in Norfolk, Virginia; Virginia Beach, Virginia; Hampton, Virginia; Battery Park, New York; Coney Island, New York; Madison, New Jersey; Pittsburg, Pennsylvania; Derby, Connecticut; Sugar Hill, New Hampshire; and Williamstown, Massachusetts.
Held at:
Sargeant Memorial Collection
Slover Library
235 East Plume Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 7574317429
Email: localhistory [at]
Record Series Number: 001/01/MSS 0000-219
Created by: Howell, Margery Eldredge (1893-1946)
Volume: 3.0 Boxes
Acquired: 00/00/0000.
Arrangement: Arranged in original order. Poems found loose were alphabetized by poem title.
Biographical Note for Howell, Margery Eldredge (1893-1946) : Margery Eldredge Howell was born on May 18, 1893 in Brooklyn, New York. She married Asher Atkinson Howell on October 7, 1918 in Norfolk, Virginia. Howell was a member of the Writers' Club of Norfolk, Poetry Society of Virginia, and Norfolk Society of Arts. She died on April 18, 1946 in Norfolk, Virginia and was buried at West End Cemetery in Wytheville, Virginia. Her book of poems From Dark to Dawn was published posthumously in 1947.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.
Subject Index
Cape Henry (Virginia Beach, Va.)
Hampton (Va.)
Hampton Roads (Va. : Region)
Norfolk (Va.)
Old Point Comfort (Hampton, Va.)
Photography of children
Poets, American
Teenage girls
Teenagers--United States--Social life and customs
Travel--United States--History
Virginia Beach (Va.)
Women--History--United States
Women--Societies and clubs
Genres/Forms of Material
Indexes (reference sources)
Minute books
Minutes (administrative records)
Photograph albums
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (TItle 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.
Acquisition Notes: Unknown
PreferredCitation: Mary Eldredge Howell Papers, MSS 0000-219, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.