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Guide to the Askew family papers MSS.0091

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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

November 2009

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-03T09:56-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Askew family papers

Unit ID:

MSS.0091

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.4 Linear feet

Dates:

1844-1993

Abstract:

Biographical sketch, ledger, diaries, church histories, newspaper clippings, copies of poetry and pieces written about Confederate history in Alabama, address and appointment books from this Dayton, Alabama, family.

creator

Askew Family

Scope and Contents note

This collection includes Dayton, Alabama, area church histories, newspaper clippings, copies of poetry and pieces written about Confederate history in Alabama, address and appointment books belonging to Mrs. W. R. Askew, and genealogical information on the Askew family.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Mrs. W. R. Askew, via Kitty Grey Long, 1993; additional gift, 2002

Biographical/Historical note

The Askew family resided in Dayton, Marengo County, Alabama.

Processing Information:

Processed by

R. Rumstay, 2008: updated by Martha Bace, 2014

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Preferred Citation:

Askew family papers, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Source(s)

Askew, James Madison (local)

Address books (lcsh)

Alabama (localbroad)

American poetry--Alabama--19th Century (lcsh)

Church records and registers--Alabama (lcsh)

Clippings (information artifacts) (aat)

Confederate States of America--History (lcsh)

Daily Life and Family (localbroad)

Diaries (aat)

Family papers (aat)

Genealogies (aat)

Marengo County (Ala.) (lcsh)

Records and correspondence (lcsh)

Southern Life and Culture (localbroad)

War and Military (localbroad)

Papers Box 4177

Box 4177 Folder 1

Letter from H. L. Jordan and William S. Paulin, Glennville, to Captain John McNab, November 19, 1866 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32071

Box 4177 Folder 2

Biography of James Madison Crews by Clara Crews, Dayton, Alabama http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44868

Box 4177 Folder 6

History of the Methodist Church at Dayton, Alabama http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44869

Box 4177 Folder 11

Letter from Thomas L. Bransford, Jr., Mobile, Alabama, to William E. Snoddy, Henry W. Johnson, and George W. Parker, New York, New York, January 12, 1866 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44870

Oath of allegiance of L. B. McClannahan, January 21, 1864 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44873

Letter from D. O. Day, Trenton, Kentucky, to L. B. McClannahan, March 27, 1866 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44874

Letter from Ms. S. Kinnan, Charlotte, Tennessee, to L. B. McClannahan, February 11, 1864 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44875

Protection order for L. B. McClannahan, April 22, 1864 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44876

Note written on a pass from the Provost Marshal's Office, Nashville, Tennessee, May 19, 1864 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44877

Box 4177 Folder 12

State of Alabama survey by Thomas Batte, Sr., January 17, 1844 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44871

Warranty deed Frances B. and Bettie J. Askew, grantors; Lee T. Askew and Ora E. Crews, grantees, December 8, 1908 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44872

Assessment list of taxes, given in by Jim Walton, Marengo County, Alabama, April 27, 1868 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44878

Attorney's certificate, Marengo County, Alabama, November 9, 1915 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44879

List of unpaid debts signed by a justice of the peace, Marengo County, Alabama, September 10, 1848 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44880

Miscellaneous oversize documents Box OS0003 Folder 91.01

Scope and Contents note

Folder includes a U.S. Land Grant to Colin Black of Marengo County, Alabama, on 25 September 1834, as well as three newspapers: The North Carolina Standard, 3 July 1839, vol. V, no. 244 (Raleigh, NC); The Daily Sun, 16 November 1863, vol. IX, no. 84 (Columbus, GA); and the Mobile Daily Advertiser and Register, vol. V, no. 1700 (Mobile, AL),