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Guide to the Daughters of the American Revolution. Chief Tuskaloosa Chapter (Tuscaloosa, Alabama) minutes MSS.0397

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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 1997

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-02-26T19:50-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

February 2013
Collection Title:

Daughters of the American Revolution. Chief Tuskaloosa Chapter (Tuscaloosa, Alabama) Minutes

Unit ID:

MSS.0397

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

1.0 Linear feet (1 bound copy, 2 ledgers, 5 notebooks)

Dates:

1901-1988

Abstract:

One photocopied and bound ledger, two ledgers and five loose leaf notebooks containing the minutes of the membership and board of the Chief Tuskaloosa Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution from 1901 to 1988.

creator

Daughters of the American Revolution.. Chief Tuskaloosa Chapter (Tuscaloosa, Ala.). (1901-)

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of one photocopied and bound ledger reporting the minutes of the first years of the Tuscaloosa chapter (1901–1920). There are also two ledgers covering the minutes from 1921–1927 and 1927–1946. There are five loose leaf notebooks with handwritten and typed minutes. The dates covered by the notebooks are 1946–1954, 1954–1962, 1962 –1972, 1972–1979, and 1979–1988. There are also newspaper clippings taped in the ledgers and notebooks or in protective sleeves.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Ellen Garrison, 1997; updated by Martha Bace, 2008, 2013

Preferred Citation:

Daughters of the American Revolution. Chief Tuskaloosa Chapter (Tuscaloosa, Alabama) Minutes, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift from Carol Gatewood, Regent, Chief Tuskaloosa Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1997

Biographical/Historical note

The Alabama Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution was organized and founded in 1894. The first State Regent of Alabama was Claudia Burwell Marshall Morson (Mrs. James Bruce Morson), 1855–1917. The Chief Tuskaloosa chapter (originally the Tuskaloosa chapter) was organized on Friday, February 1, 1901 at the home of Mrs. Eugene Smith of Tuscaloosa.

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Source(s)

Alabama (localbroad)

Clippings (information artifacts) (aat)

Community organization--United States (lcsh)

Daughters of the American Revolution (lcsh)

Ledgers (account books) (aat)

Minutes (aat)

Organizations (localbroad)

Tuscaloosa (Ala.) (lcsh)

Women (localbroad)

Chief Tuskaloosa Chapter, (Tuscaloosa) Box 5022

Scrapbook, 1987-1988 Box 1.07