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Guide to the James P. Creath Letter MSS.0370

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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:

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Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

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February 2013
Collection Title:

James P. Creath letter

Unit ID:

MSS.0370

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (1 item)

Dates:

1893 April 29

Abstract:

Letter written by a Uniontown, Alabama, businessman dated 29 April 1893, to his fiancée.

creator

Creath, James P., 1858-

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a lengthy letter dated 29 April 1893, and written in Uniontown, Alabama, to his unnamed fiancée.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of James Pat Cather, 1990

Biographical/Historical note

James P. Creath, son of Servetus and Carolyn S. Creath, was born on 19 February 1858, in Virginia. He was in Greenville, Butler County, Alabama, by 1880, and in Uniontown, Perry County, Alabama, by 1900. He married Willie Walker and the couple had one daughter, Willie. Creath died on 5 March 1930.

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Preferred Citation:

James P. Creath letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Processing Information:

Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Source(s)

Daily Life and Family (localbroad)

Letters (correspondence) (aat)

Love and Friendship (localbroad)

Letter Box 3151