Nell Wise Wechter Papers

Manuscript Collection #177

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Nell Wise Wechter Papers
    Creator: Wechter, Nell Wise
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Biographical sketch and literary manuscripts for Taffy of Torpedo Junction, Betsy Dowdy's Ride, and Swamp Girl. (undated)
    Extent: 1.45 Cubic feet,
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    August 12, 1971 5 items, 3 pgs, 0.260 cubic feet. Biographical sketch and literary manuscripts for Taffy of Torpedo Junction, Betsy Dowdy's Ride, and Swamp Girl. Gift of Mrs. Nell W. Wechter

    December 6, 1971, (unprocessed addition 1), 3 volumes, 0.260 cubic feet. Copies of novels Taffy of Torpedo Junction, Betsy Dowdy's Ride, and Swamp Girl, Gift of Mrs. John F. Blair

    June 30, 1972, (unprocessed addition 2), 2 items, 2 pgs, 0.260 cubic feet. Galley proofs and page proofs for Betsy Dowdy's Ride. Gift of Mrs. Nell W. Wechter

    January 20, 1975, (unprocessed addition 3), 9 items, 9 pgs, 0.260 cubic feet. Manuscripts, Galley, and notes for novels Teach's Light and The Mighty Midgets of Chicamacomico. Gift of Mrs. Nell W. Wechter

    January 17, 1984, (unprocessed addition 4), 4 items, 4 pgs, 0.260 cubic feet. Manuscripts for Teach's Light, Betsy Dowdy's Ride, Swamp Girl, and Taffy of Torpedo Junction. Gift of Mrs. Nell W. Wechter

    July 29, 2003, (unprocessed addition 5), 78 items; The Mighty Midgetts of Chicamacomico, by Nell Wise Wechter. Photographs of J. Foster Scott. Illustrations of Richard P. Sisson (Manteo, NC: Times Printing Co., Inc., copyright 1974) pertaining to the Midgett family, 1874 - 1972, and their service as Coast Guard life savers on North Carolina' s Outer Banks. Soft Cover. Donor: Mrs. Nell W. Wechter.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Mrs. Nell W. Wechter
    Gift of Mrs. John F. Blair

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Nell Wise Wechter Papers(#177), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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