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Title The Indian girl, or, The dawn of Christianity by Palmer [manuscript]: [not after 1867]
Author Street, Alfred Billings (c.1811-1881)
Date
Document Type Manuscript
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Draft of a poem written by Street sometime before its publication in an 1867 anthology of his work (The poems of Alfred B. Street New York: Hurd and Houghton, 1867, v. 2, p. 166-171). The poem was probably written after the 1845 publication of an earlier anthology which did not include it.
Places New York, United States
Keywords religion, Christianity, cultural assimilation, Great Spirit, poetry
Theme Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters
Culture Area Northeast
Additional Information Lawyer, poet, historian, and librarian of the New York State Library, Street was the author of numerous works, including The Indian Pass, which was published in 1869 by Hurd and Houghton.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 867
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue