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Catalog Number HRHS-63
Collection Emma Lyon Bryan Collection
Object Name Collection
Scope & Content BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
Emma Lyon Bryan was staying in Oxford, N.C. during the Civil War and wrote to her husband, Pendleton Bryan, who was most likely fighting for the north. She was concerned that he would be searched and if a letter was found from the south his life would be endangered.

SCOPE AND CONTENT:
Letter, 2 pages, from Emma Lyon Bryan on September 21, 1861 to her husband, Pendleton Bryan. Transferred from museum collection formerly Museum Acc. # 79.03.26 a & b.

Also added were a cookbook owned by Mrs. Bryan, unknown donor, transferred from museum collection.


COLLECTION INVENTORY:

Recipe book, binder stitched with string
4 copies of recipes
Letter dated September 21, 1861 from Emma Bryan to her husband Pendleton Bryan.

ARRANGEMENT:
1 Folder of 1


Title Emma Lyon Bryan Collection