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Father Abram Ryan’s original manuscript of the poem “The Conquered Banner.” Gift of Mrs. Samuel H. Keener.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.1976.010

Scope and Contents

Original manuscript of the Civil War poem “The Conquered Banner” by Father Abram Ryan + 1867 letter from Ryan to Mrs. Ricardi. ALS 2 pp. Also, photocopies 1960s letters from Edward A. Egan to Mrs. J.C. Burke re: biography of Father Ryan.

Dates

  • 1866-1867

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

1 folder

General

The Ryan letter and poem belonged to Mrs. Keener’s father, George W. Callahan, who received the documents from his godmother, Mary Jane Ricardi. An original CDV photograph of Father Ryan is cataloged as SPC 2015.005
Title
Father Abram Ryan’s original manuscript of the poem “The Conquered Banner.” Gift of Mrs. Samuel H. Keener.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

Contact:
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