This collection contains letters, notes, and postcards written by Mary Day Lanier after the death of her husband, Sidney Lanier. The letters are written to close friends from various places in the North and South. In several of them there are references to Sidney Lanier and his work which she was editing. Lanier mentions Father Tabb, the priest poet. Some of the letters are addressed to "Dearest Lilla" who was Mrs. W.B. Burroughs of Brunswick, Georgia, nee Elizabeth (Lilla) Petingale Wilson Hazelhurst, who designed the monument for Sidney Lanier's grave. Other letters from Lanier are in the possession of the Burroughs family. Typed copies of the letters are filed with them. Included is a photograph of Mrs. Lanier and a postcard to Mrs. S.H. Reese, W. Philadelphia, Pa., signed "K.T.B.," with a clipping re Lanier's poems pasted on. The papers on in chronological order. Lacking covering envelopes, the only addresses that can be identified are for "Lilla", Mrs. C.F. Saunders and Mrs. Charles Reese.