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Guide to the Ethel Creighton Poem and Watercolor MSS.0365

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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

June 2008

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-02-15T16:27-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

February 2013
Collection Title:

Ethel Creighton Poem and Watercolor

Unit ID:

MSS.0365

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 poem and 1 watercolor)

Dates:

between 1880-1953

Abstract:

A poem and a watercolor by Ethel Creighton featuring the Old Spanish Tower in Mobile, Alabama.

creator

Creighton, Ethel S.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a poem and a watercolor by Ethel Creighton featuring the Old Spanish Tower in Mobile, Alabama.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2008; updated 2013

Preferred Citation:

Ethel Creighton Poem and Watercolor, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Usage Restrictions:

None

Access Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Biographical/Historical note

Mary Ethel Steel [Creighton], oldest child of Samuel A. and Mary B. Steel, was born on 11 February 1876 in Virginia. In 1899 she married John H. Creighton; the couple had one son, William S. John Creighton died in January 1933. Ethel died on 11 August 1953.

Source(s)

Alabama (localbroad)

Artists--Alabama (lcsh)

Historic buildings--Alabama--Mobile. (lcsh)

Literature and Authors (localbroad)

Mobile County (Ala.) (lcsh)

Poems (aat)

The South in the Arts (Local)

Watercolors (paintings) (aat)

Women (localbroad)

Women--Alabama (lcsh)

Poem and Watercolor Box 1756