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Guide to the Centreville, Alabama City Council minutes MSS.0293

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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 2012-12-10T10:16-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

December 2012
Collection Title:

Centreville, Alabama City Council minutes

Unit ID:

MSS.0293

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 item, 32 pieces)

Dates:

1890-1891

Abstract:

City Council minutes for 1890-1891 of this Bibb County, Alabama, city.

creator

City Council of Centreville, Alabama.

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains the 1890-1891 city council minutes of this Bibb County, Alabama, city.

Processing Information:

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unknown

Preferred Citation:

Centreville, Alabama city council minutes, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Garnet Stancil, Jr., 1994

Usage Restrictions:

None

Access Restrictions:

None

Biographical/Historical note

The Cahaba River falls near Centreville, which made the town a strategic location for transportation through the region. The first post office in Bibb County was established in Centreville in 1821. Sarah Willis Chotard obtained a patent for land in this area in 1823 and began moving squatters off the land and laid out a plot for the new town of Centreville. In 1829, Centreville became the permanent seat for Bibb County after several years of debate and different locations of the county courthouse and the town was incorporated in 1832. Centreville's historic district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Source(s)

Centreville (Ala.). (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Alabama (localbroad)

Alabama--Politics and government (lcsh)

Community and Place (localbroad)

Government, Law and Politics (localbroad)

Minutes (aat)

Minutes Box 4178