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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Thomas Dauser Papers MSS.0398

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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 2013-02-26T20:01-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

February 2013
Collection Title:

Thomas Dauser papers

Unit ID:

MSS.0398

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (20 items)

Dates:

1882-1921

Abstract:

Letters, postcards, photos, newsclipping, and passport of this German shoemaker who emigrated to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in the 1880s. All material is in German.

creator

Thomas Dauser, 1859-1925

Scope and Contents note

The collection includes letters, postcards, photos, newsclipping, and Dauser's German passport. All material is in German.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Robert Britton, 2007; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Preferred Citation:

Thomas Dauser papers, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Madeline Schuler, 1994

Biographical/Historical note

A shoemaker, born 11 December 1859, Dauser immigrated from Germany to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in 188?, where he established himself as a shoemaker. Married Sarah F____ (1863-1950). They had several children, two of whom reached adulthood: Thomas George Dauser, 1892-1911, and Anthony Dauser, 1894-1918.

Usage Restrictions:

None

Access Restrictions:

None

Source(s)

Alabama (localbroad)

Business and Labor (localbroad)

Clippings (information artifacts) (aat)

Daily Life and Family (localbroad)

Immigration and American Expansion (localbroad)

Letters (correspondence) (aat)

Passports (aat)

Photographs (aat)

Picture postcards (aat)

Papers Box 4054