A Guide to the Aaron Snavely Poem, [1863?] Snavely, Aaron Poem Ms2009-001

A Guide to the Aaron Snavely Poem, [1863?]

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Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2009-001


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Processed by: John M. Jackson, Special Collections Staff

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2009-001
Title
Aaron Snavely Poem [1863?]
Physical Characteristics
1 container; 0.1 cu. ft.
Creator
Snavley, Aaron
Language
English
Abstract
Poem by Aaron Snavely, titled "Remember Sarah Jane," lamenting the recent death and burial of Snavely's wife.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Aaron Snavely Poem must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Aaron Snavely Poem, Ms2009-001 - Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Acquisition Information

The Aaron Snavely Poem was purchased by Special Collections.

Processing Information

The processing and description of the Aaron Snavely Poem commenced and was completed in January 2009.

Biographical Information

A. Aaron Snavely, the son of Joseph (1791-1861) and Sophia Weaver Snavely (1802-1862), was born in Wythe County, Virginia on September 23, 1825. Snavely practiced medicine in the Black Lick - Rural Retreat area of Wythe County. He married Sarah Jane Pickle (1833-1863), the daughter of Phillip and Ann Pickle, and the couple had four children. Following Sarah Jane's death, Snavely married her sister, Barbara Emeline, with whom he had another two children. A. Aaron Snavely died on February 27, 1880.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of a poem by Aaron Snavely, titled "Remember Sarah Jane" and published on a single sheet of paper. In 33 lines, the poem laments the loss of the poet's parents and the recent death and burial of his "young partner."

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Civil War
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Contents List

Folder 1
Poem [1863?]