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Elizabeth Smith McAshan Memoir

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s020

Scope and Contents

The Elizabeth Smith McAshan Memoir (no date; one legal folder) is an unbound 71 page account of the life and times of Elizabeth Smith McAshan. The memoir contains information and perspective on the South at the end of the civil war. There is also a transcription of the memoir that includes brief biographical information on the McAshan family.


  • Majority of material found within 1860 - 1870

Conditions Governing Use

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1 file (This collection is located within the single item collections boxes. )

Language of Materials



The collection consists of an unbound handwritten memoir and its transcription. The documents are arranged by order previously assigned to them. The collection is located in the SHSU Special Collection’s Single Item Collections Archival Box.

Elizabeth Smith McAshan Memoir
Trent Shotwell
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Repository Details

Part of the Thomason Special Collections & SHSU University Archives Repository

1830 Bobby K. Marks Drive
Huntsville TX 77341 US