Murfree, Mary Noailles (1850-1922)


Murfree, Mary Noailles

24 January 1850 – 31 July 1922

Image Information:

Date: about 1855
Source: The Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University

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Pertinent Archives:

Emory University, Robert W. Woodruff Library, Special Collections Department (correspondence, literary manuscripts, photos, and clippings) (

The Huntington Library (correspondence and/or manuscripts) (

Reprint of In the “Stranger People’s” Country by University of Nebraska Press (,672993.aspx)

Legacy References:

Pryse, Marjorie. “Exploring Contact: Regionalism and the ‘Outsider’ Standpoint in Mary Noialles Murfree’s Appalachia.” Legacy 17.2 (2000): 199-212. [MUSE] [GW] [LION]

Pryse, Marjorie. “Review of Elizabeth S. D. Engelhardt’s The Tangled Roots of Feminism, Environmentalism, and Appalachian Literature.” Legacy 22.1 (2005): 83. [LION]

Schultz, Jane E. “Review of Sarah E. Gardner’s Blood and Irony: Southern White Women’s Narratives of the Civil War, 1861-1937 and Lisa A. Long’s Rehabilitating Bodies: Health, History, and the American Civil War.” Legacy 24.1 (2007): 141-43. [LION]