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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the James M. Barry notebooks MSS.0120

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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 2012-11-09T16:01-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

November 2012
Collection Title:

James M. Barry notebooks

Unit ID:

MSS.0120

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (2 items)

Dates:

circa 1940

Abstract:

Two notebooks owned by James M. Barry, President of Alabama Power Company, 1949-52. One of the notebooks contains addresses, the other a miscellany of papers and notes.

creator

Barry, James M. , unknown

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of two of Barry’s notebooks, both of them leather bound and designed as address books. One of them is an address book, the other contains a miscellany of information: some addresses, business cards, newspaper clippings, and notes on a variety of subjects, among other things. Among the contents is what appears to be a brief history of Barry’s employment, 1910-1932.

Preferred Citation:

James M. Barry notebooks, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Purchased from Cather & Brown Books, 1989

Biographical/Historical note

President of Alabama Power Company, 1949-1952, and subsequently chairman of the Southern Company, Alabama Power’s parent firm.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Unknown; updated by Andrew Harris, 2012

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Source(s)

Address books (aat)

Alabama (localbroad)

Alabama Business and Industry (Local)

Business and Labor (localbroad)

Clippings (information artifacts) (aat)

Daily Life and Family (localbroad)

James M. Barry Box 3117 Box 3117