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Guide to the Edward Calvin Crow correspondence MSS.0378

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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

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English

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February 2013
Collection Title:

Edward Calvin Crow correspondence

Unit ID:

MSS.0378

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (3 items)

Dates:

1952

Abstract:

Correspondence between E. C. Crow and Dr. John M. Gallalee of the University of Alabama regarding a newspaper article on Gen. Josiah Gorgas, as well as a newspaper article on the oldest judge in Birmingham, Alabama.

creator

Crow, Edward Calvin, 1866-1956

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains a letter to Dr. John M. Gallalee of the University of Alabama regarding a newspaper article on Gen. Josiah Gorgas, one from Gallalee to Crow thanking him for the same, and a newspaper article on the oldest judge in Birmingham, Alabama.

Preferred Citation:

E. C. Crow correspondence, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

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Biographical/Historical note

Edward Calvin Crow, son of Calvin Austin and Elizabeth Thaxton Crow, was born on 18 June 1866, in Moulton, Lawrence County, Alabama. He studied law at the University of Alabama and graduated with his law degree in 1888 and took a post doctorate law course at the University of Virginia in 1889. He practiced law in Florence, Alabama, for fifteen years before moving to Birmingham in 1903. He was appointed (and later elected) judge of the 10th judicial circuit

In 1889, he married Evie McKee; the couple had three daughters, Elizabeth, Lucy, and Evelyn. Crow died on 2 February 1956.

Source(s)

Crow, Edward Calvin, 1866-1956 (local)

Gorgas, Josiah, 1818-1883 (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Alabama (localbroad)

Birmingham (Ala.) (lcsh)

Clippings (information artifacts) (aat)

Government, Law and Politics (localbroad)

Jefferson County (Ala.) (lcsh)

Letters (correspondence) (aat)

University of Alabama (localbroad)

War and Military (localbroad)

Letters Box 571