Dates: 1944

Collection Number: MS 633

Physical Location: Archive Room File Cabinet

Extent: 1 folder.

Creators/Collectors: Wickline, Amherst B.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

User Restrictions: No restrictions.

Preferred Citation: Amherst B. Wickline Poem: Memory of a little log church, MS 633, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Va.

Acquisition Information: Unknown.

Biographical/Historical Information: Amherst Benonia Wickline (1866-1945) was born in Sweet Springs, West Virginia to John E. Wickline and Margaret Miller. Amherst married Ida May Walker (1872-1960) in 1899. They moved to Fluvanna County in the early 1900s, then to Albemarle County by 1920. Amherst lived the last 15 years of his life in Charlottesville on Belmont Avenue. He died in 1945 and was buried in Riverview Cemetery in Charlottesville.

Scope and Content: This is a 2 page poem written by Amherst B. Wickline, about his childhood church in Sweet Springs, West Virginia.

Persons: Wickline, Amherst B.

Family Names: Wickline family.

Subjects: American poetry

Geographical Names: Sweet Springs (W.Va.)

Record Types: Personal narrative.