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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Calhoun School Papers MSS.0260

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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

March 2011

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-12-04T20:11-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

December 2012
Collection Title:

Calhoun School Papers

Unit ID:

MSS.0260

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 inch; photocopies)

Dates:

1891-1923

Abstract:

Photocopy of the songbook "Calhoun Plantation Songs," 3rd ed. (1923) edited by Emily Hollowell, first published in 1901 to raise money for this Lowndes County, Alabama, school for African-Americans, and six postcard views of the school and students, etc.

creator

Calhoun School (Lowndes County, Ala.).

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains a photocopy of the songbook "Calhoun Plantation Songs", 3rd ed. (1923) edited by Emily Hollowell, first published in 1901, to raise money for this school for African-Americans, and six postcard views of the school and students, etc.

Biographical/Historical note

The Calhoun School in Lowndes County, Alabama, was founded in 1891 by Charlotte R. Thomas and Mabel W. Dillingham. It was a secondary school for African-Americans with a curriculum of academic, agricultural and industrial training.

Preferred Citation:

Calhoun School Papers, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Processing Information:

Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2012

Source(s)

African Americans (localbroad)

African Americans--Alabama (lcsh)

Alabama (localbroad)

Education (localbroad)

Lowndes County (Ala.) (lcsh)

Picture postcards (aat)

Songs (document genre) (aat)

Students (localbroad)

Calhoun School Postcard Photocopies Box SC0061 Folder 260.001

Calhoun Plantation Song Photocopies Box SC0061 Folder 260.002