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Guide to the Charles Mitchell Burford letter MSS.0231

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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 2012-11-27T20:27-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

November 2012
Collection Title:

Charles Mitchell Burford letter

Unit ID:

MSS.0231

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (1 item, 1 piece)

Dates:

1847 October 20

Abstract:

Letter written by Burford, dated 20 October 1847, from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to his brother in Summerfield [Alabama?

creator

Burford, Charles Mitchell, 1827-1864

Preferred Citation:

Charles Mitchell Burford letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a letter written by Burford, dated 20 October 1847, from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to his brother in Summerfield [Alabama?], giving advice for success in school and discussing the new school year at the University.

Biographical/Historical note

Charles Mitchell Burford was born on either 15 or 16 December 1827, in Camden, Alabama. He was a graduate of the University of Alabama in 1852, and practiced law in Camden. He was killed in battle in Resaca, Georgia, on 14 May 1864.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Miss Vista Murray

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Processing Information:

Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2012

Source(s)

Daily Life and Family (localbroad)

Education (localbroad)

Family (lcsh)

Personal correspondence (aat)

Students (localbroad)

University of Alabama (localbroad)

Letter Box 433