Collection ASM0462 - William C. Wimberley papers

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William C. Wimberley papers


  • c.1830 (Creation)


1 Box

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William Clark Wimberley is known for his published 1832 drama The Death Summons; Or, The Rock of Martos.

William C. Wimberley papers contains an unpublished manuscript of a play titled Atala. Wimberley took as his theme the story of Atala, the half-Seminole Christian daughter of a Seminole chieftain, created by François-René de Chateaubriand in his 1801 novel that bears the same name. Wimberley's play is divided into four scenes, with seven characters.

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This collection is open for research.

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William C. Wimberley Papers Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to

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