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Briarpatch Press Collection

Identifier: DC0288s

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a announcements and catalogs including a flyer soliciting charter subscriptions for the magazine "Briarpatch," a letter from Moreland Hogan to Chalmers Davidson following Mrs. Hogan's death, and copies of Briarpatch publications. The magazine issues contain excerpts from letters written by Mrs. Drury Lacy 1856-1859, poetry by Gill Holland and Tony Abbot, short tales by Moreland Hogan as well as pieces by other regional writers. For copies of Rough Beast, another Briarpatch Press publication, see DC0317s.


  • Creation: 1979 - 1992

Biographical / Historical

Briarpatch Press was owned and managed by Moreland and Priscilla Hogan. Based in Davidson, NC, the small press issued books of poetry by reigional writers, a bimonthly magazine, and published Mary Beaty's History of Davidson College.


13 folders_oversize (13 folders + oversize)



Immediate Source of Acquisition


Processing Information

Processed on 09/01/2006

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Part of the Manuscript Collections Repository