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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Ann Jordan Farm papers MSS.0080

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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 2013-08-21T14:00-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Ann Jordan Farm papers

Unit ID:

MSS.0080

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.25 Linear feet

Dates:

1874-1950

Abstract:

Photocopies of Sidney Z. Mitchell's correspondence, articles relating to his career, and other biographical information. It also includes Jordan family deeds, photographs taken at Ann Jordan Farm, legal documents and correspondence relating to the Jordan Family Cemetery, articles about Ann Jordan Farm and Jordan Dam, and furniture catalogs and floor plans.

creator

Mitchell, S. Z. (Sidney Zollicoffer), 1862-1944

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains photocopies of Sidney Z. Mitchell's correspondence, articles relating to his career, and other biographical information. It also includes Jordan family deeds, photographs taken at Ann Jordan Farm, legal documents and correspondence relating to the Jordan Family Cemetery, articles about Ann Jordan Farm and Jordan Dam, and furniture catalogs and floor plans.

Preferred Citation:

Ann Jordan Farm papers, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Processing Information:

Processed by

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

Usage Restrictions:

None

Access Restrictions:

None

Biographical/Historical note

Ann Jordan Farm, an estate of nearly 5,000 acres in Coosa County, Alabama, was a gift to the University of Alabama by Sidney A. Mitchell, son of Sidney Z. Mitchell. It is named for Sidney Z. Mitchell's grandmother and includes the Jordan family home. Sidney Z. Mitchell himself was born in Dadeville, Alabama, and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1866. In 1885 he was appointed organizer of electric light plants for the Edison Company in the northwest and he subsequently served as president of Electric Bond & Share Company from 1905 to 1933.

Source(s)

Jordan, Ann (local)

Alabama (localbroad)

Alabama, Central (lcsh)

Alabama--Industries (lcsh)

Community and Place (localbroad)

Coosa County (Ala.) (lcsh)

Deeds (aat)

Sports, Recreation and Leisure (localbroad)

University of Alabama (localbroad)

Ann Jordan Farm Box 2413