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Guide to the Viscountess Astor letter MSS.0092

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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

December 2013

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-16T11:47-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Viscountess Astor letter

Unit ID:

MSS.0092

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet 1 item, 1 piece

Dates:

1952 November 5

Abstract:

A letter dated 5 November 1952, from Astor to Dr. John M. Gallalee, president of the University of Alabama, declining a speaking invitation.

creator

Astor, Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, Viscountess, 1879-1964

Scope and Contents note

A letter dated 5 November 1952, from Astor to Dr. John M.Gallalee, president of the University of Alabama, declining a speaking invitation.

Processing Information:

Processing Information note

updated by Donnelly Walton, 2013

Preferred Citation:

Viscountess Astor letter, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Dean James H. Newman, 1952.

Biographical/Historical note

Nancy Langhorne, Viscountess Astor (1879-1964), an American by birth, married British aristocrat and politician William Astor, and in 1919, she became the first woman to sit in the House of Commons.

Access Restrictions:

none

Source(s)

Astor, Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, Viscountess, 1879-1964 (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Gallalee, John M., 1883-1961 (local)

Alabama (localbroad)

Correspondence (aat)

Education (localbroad)

Nobility (lcsh)

University of Alabama (localbroad)

University of Alabama--Presidents (lcsh)

Women (localbroad)

Viscountess Astor letter Box 15 Folder 1