Keckley, Elizabeth (1818 – 1907)

Keckley, Elizabeth

February 1818 – May 1907

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Pertinent Archives:

Burwell School Historic Site, Hillsborough, NC (miscellaneous materials) (

Kent State University Museum (quilt) (

Maryland State Archives (manuscripts and miscellaneous materials) (

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, University Library (miscellaneous materials) (



Legacy References:


Elbert, Monika. “Review of Naomi Z. Sofer’s Making the “America of Art”: Cultural Nationalism and NineteenthCentury Women Writers and Susan S. Williams’s Reclaiming Authorship: Literary Women in America, 1850-1900.” Legacy 24.1 (2007): 135-37.[LION]

Petrino, Elizabeth. “Review of Elizabeth Young’s Disarming the Nation: Women’s Writing and the American Civil War.” Legacy 18.1 (2001): 112-13. [GW] [LION]

Samuels, Shirley. “Review of Mary Louise Kete’s Sentimental Collaborations: Mourning and Middle-Class Identity in Nineteenth-Century America and Lori Merish’s Sentimental Materialism.” Legacy 18.2 (2001): 250. [GW] [LION]