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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Adams family papers MSS.0006

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

May 2009

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-06-07T09:58-0500

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Adams family papers

Unit ID:

MSS.0006

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (33 items (photocopies))

Dates:

Bulk, 1860-1865

Dates:

1849-1926

Language of Materials note

English

Abstract:

This collection consists principally of correspondence among members of the Adams family, the majority of which concerns the Confederate service of a son, who wrote many letters detailing army life and conditions. It also contains papers related to Homer and John Adams, prisoners of war who died before returning home, and an Adams family history by Irving Adams, dated December 18, 1948.

creator

Adams Family

creator

Adams, Charles Edward

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists principally of correspondence among members of the Adams family, the majority of which concerns the Confederate service of a son, who wrote many letters detailing army life and conditions. It also contains papers related to Homer and John Adams, prisoners of war who died before returning home, and an Adams family history by Irving Adams, dated December 18, 1948.

Preferred Citation:

Adams family papers, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, University of Alabama

Provenance

Gift of Dr. M. S. Brasfield, 1993

Access Restrictions:

None

Biographical/Historical note

[None]

Source(s)

Civil War (Local)

Genealogy (Local)

Adams Family Box 2647