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A Guide to the Mattie Pillot Essay Book

Finding aid created by Stephen Jackson

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
December 2007

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Pillot, Mattie
Title: Mattie Pillot Essay Book
Dates: 1886-1889
Abstract: Essay book created by student Mattie Pillot from 1886-1889.
Extent: 0.03 Linear feet. 1 volume.
Identification: PKY 88.002
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

Mattie Pillot was a daughter of Edward Pillot, who according to the 1870 census was a farmer from New York living in Madison County, Florida. At the time the essay book began, Mattie was 11 years of age.

Scope and Content

Essays written by Mattie Pillot for school, including essays on flowers and trees. This could be of value to a researcher studying education in Gilded Age Florida.

Access or Use Restrictions


The collection is open for research.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Mattie Pillot Essay Book, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

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