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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission papers MSS.0074

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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

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Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

American Revolution Bicentennial Commission papers

Unit ID:

MSS.0074

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

3.0 Linear feet

Dates:

1974-1976

Abstract:

Materials related to Bicentennial celebrations throughout America and pamphlets concerning the American Revolution.

creator

American Revolution Bicentennial Commission .

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains materials related to Bicentennial celebrations throughout America, and pamphlets concerning the American Revolution.

Preferred Citation:

American Revolution Bicentennial Commission papers, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Biographical/Historical note

The United States Bicentennial was a series of celebrations and observances during the mid-1970s that paid tribute to the historical events leading up to the creation of the United States as an independent republic. The Bicentennial culminated on Sunday, 4 July 1976, with the 200th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence.

Processing Information:

Processed by

S. Braden, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2012

Source(s)

Community and Place (localbroad)

Government, Law and Politics (localbroad)

United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 (lcsh)

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