||American poet Abbie Huston Evans was born in New England on December 20, 1881 but lived most of her adult life in the Philadelphia
area. The Abbie Huston Evans Letters to Odell Shepard include eighteen letters or cards addressed by poet Evans to Pulitzer
Prize winner Odell Shepard. Written between 1928 and 1966, the series of letters has several significant gaps, with the bulk
of the letters written in 1928-1929, 1939, and 1960-1966. Additionally the collection has three poems written by Evans and
a letter to Shepard from Jean Schiesser.