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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the William Robert Bell letter MSS.0134

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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 2012-11-27T10:25-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

November 2012
Collection Title:

William Robert Bell letter

Unit ID:

MSS.0134

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 item, 2 pieces; photocopy and typescript)

Dates:

1864 May 29

Abstract:

A letter dated 29 May 1864 from a Confederate soldier to his mother and sister while stationed in Bayou La Batre, Alabama.

creator

Bell, William Robert, 1830-1877

Scope and Contents note

A letter dated 29 May 1864 from a Confederate soldier to his mother and sister while stationed in Bayou La Batre, Alabama.

Preferred Citation:

William Robert Bell letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of D. M. N. Ross, 1969 or Lois Bell Ross??

Biographical/Historical note

Confederate soldier, possibly from Pickens County, Alabama.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Unknown; updated by Andrew Harris, 2012

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Source(s)

Alabama (localbroad)

Alabama - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 (lcsh)

Daily Life and Family (localbroad)

Letters (correspondence) (aat)

Personal correspondence (aat)

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

War and Military (localbroad)

Letter Box 15