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Wilma Walker Autobiography, 1904-1917

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Location of this collection:
1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
904-507-4122
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. For additional information and to make an appointment to view the collection, contact 904-620-1533 or email lib-special@unf.edu

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Summary

Abstract:
Autobiography by Wilma Walker, "I remember Providence." Recounts the author's childhood at her home, Providence, in the community of Sandhills, near the St. Marys River, in Nassau County, Fla. Covers the period up to World War I with some information on the author's family history prior to her birth. Describes the social life of a rural, farming area with emphasis on activities seen from a child's perspective. Includes some material on nearby places such as Hilliard and Jacksonville. Accompanied by a summary, "Memories of childhood in my ancestral community."
Extent:
1.00 folders
Language:
English

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Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research. For additional information and to make an appointment to view the collection, contact 904-620-1533 or email lib-special@unf.edu

Background

Scope and Content:

Autobiography by Wilma Walker, "I remember Providence." Recounts the author's childhood at her home, Providence, in the community of Sandhills, near the St. Marys River, in Nassau County, Fla. Covers the period up to World War I with some information on the author's family history prior to her birth. Describes the social life of a rural, farming area with emphasis on activities seen from a child's perspective. Includes some material on nearby places such as Hilliard and Jacksonville. Accompanied by a summary, "Memories of childhood in my ancestral community."

Biographical / Historical:

Wilma Walker was born and spent her childhood in the community of Sandhills, near the St. Marys River, in Nassau County, Fla.

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Acquisition information:

The manuscript was donated to the Library by the author in 1994

The materials were acquired by UNF Library Special Collections and University Archives on 00/00/1994.

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