Eby, Cecil D.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1412
Overview Manuscript and galley proofs of THE OLD SOUTH ILLUSTRATED, by Porte Crayon, edited with an introduction by Cecil D. Eby, Jr. (1959); a manuscript draft of Eby's PORTE CRAYON; manuscript of a VIRGINIA YANKEE IN THE CIVIL WAR: THE DIARIES OF DAVID HUNTER STROTHER (1961); THE LIFE OF DAVID HUNTER STROTHER (1960); and photocopies of Strother's VIRGINIA ILLUSTRATED and his articles in HARPER'S MAGAZINE. Also contains Eby's curriculum vitae (1995) and a copy of his obituary (2015).
Collection Number: A&M.2894
Overview Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, memorabilia, photographs, journals, drawings, and sketchbooks of David Hunter Strother (1816-1888), a nineteenth century illustrator and writer for HARPERS MAGAZINE whose pseudonym, "Porte Crayon", was a household word. Other highlights of his career, all of which are reflected in this collection, are authorship of VIRGINIA ILLUSTRATED (1857) and CHARLESTON AND ITS RESOURCES (1878), his work as illustrator for BLACKWATER CHRONICLE (1853), service during...
Dates: 1744-1996; Majority of material found within 1833-1887