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Guide to the Neoma Lide paper MSS.0127

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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 2012-11-26T14:24-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

November 2012
Collection Title:

Neoma Lide paper

Unit ID:

MSS.0127

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 item, 16 pieces)

Dates:

not dated

Abstract:

This collection consists of a typescript copy of a paper titled "Franklin K. Beck," by Neoma Lide, a descendant of Beck’s, recounting her ancestor’s life and accomplishments. It is based largely on secondary sources.

creator

Lide, Neoma

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a typescript copy of a paper titled "Franklin K. Beck," by Neoma Lide, a descendant of Beck’s, recounting her ancestor’s life and accomplishments. It is based largely on secondary sources.

Preferred Citation:

Neoma Lide paper, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Biographical/Historical note

Franklin Beck, the subject of this paper, was born in North Carolina but grew up in Wilcox County, Alabama. He attended, but did not graduate from, the University of Alabama, later attending Georgetown University and Yale Law School. He was licensed to practice law in 1841, was elected circuit court judge in 1843, to the Alabama Legislature in 1853, and to the Alabama Secession Convention in 1861, after which he was elected Colonel of the 23rd Alabama Infantry Regiment, serving throughout the Civil War until he was killed in Tennessee.

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Acquisition Information:

None

Usage Restrictions:

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Access Restrictions:

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Source(s)

Beck, Franklin K. , unknown (local)

Alabama (localbroad)

Confederate States of America--History (lcsh)

Daily Life and Family (localbroad)

Essays (Local)

Memoir and Biography (Local)

Southern Life and Culture (localbroad)

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 (lcsh)

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate (lcsh)

War and Military (localbroad)

Women (localbroad)

Paper Box 3881