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Guide to the Charity Sophia Rutland Brett commonplace book MSS.0206

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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

February 2008

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-11-20T14:36-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Charity Sophia Rutland Brett commonplace book

Unit ID:

MSS.0206

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 item)

Dates:

1851-1856

Abstract:

Mid nineteenth century cookbook and extracts from scrapbook of Mrs. Alexander (Charity Sophia) Brett. Includes a "Cure for Cancer," a "New broth for the sick," a "remedy for cholera," etc.

creator

Brett, Charity Sophia Rutland, unknown

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a mid nineteenth century cookbook and extracts from scrapbook of Mrs. Alexander (Charity Sophia) Brett. Includes a "Cure for Cancer," a "New broth for the sick," a "remedy for cholera," etc.

Preferred Citation:

Charity Sophia Rutland Brett commonplace book, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Biographical/Historical note

Charity Sophia Rutland, daughter of Rutherford and Christian Stevenson Rutland, was born on 23 April 1825, in Wilson, Tennessee. She married Alexander Brett (1815-1881); they couple had five children: (1) Rutland (1858-1858); (2) Jeffella (1862-1936); (3) Sarah (1864-1880); (4) Jordon Rutherfold (1867-1936); and (5) Frances (1870-1880). She died on 2 September 1881.

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Processing Information:

Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2012

Source(s)

Account books (aat)

Books and Book History (localbroad)

Cooking, American--Southern style (lcsh)

Daily Life and Family (localbroad)

Disease (Local)

Health, Medicine and Welfare (localbroad)

Scrapbooks (aat)

Women of Alabama (Local)

Commonplace Book Box 18