Aaron Snavely Poem
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."
- Snavely, A. Aaron, 1825-1880 (Person)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
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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.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
The collection contains a poem by Aaron Snavely, titled "Remember Sarah Jane," lamenting the recent death and burial of Snavely's wife.
Source of Acquisition
The Aaron Snavely Poem was purchased by Special Collections.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Aaron Snavely Poem by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing and description of the Aaron Snavely Poem commenced and was completed in January 2009.
- Aaron Snavely Poem, [1863?]
- John M. Jackson, Archivist
- 2009 (CC0 1.0)
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