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Guide to the Douthitt scrapbook materials MSS.0399

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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

December 2013

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-09T14:36-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Douthitt scrapbook materials

Unit ID:

MSS.0399

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (7 pages; all but two are photocopied)

Dates:

circa 1865-1877

Abstract:

Material, mostly photocopies, from a nineteenth-century scrapbook. The most significant item is a pencil sketch of the Rotunda on the campus of The University of Alabama.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of seven pages of material, mostly photocopied, from a nineteenth-century scrapbook. The most significant item is a pencil sketch of the Rotunda on the campus of The University of Alabama. The signature "Douthitt" is discernable in the bottom corner of the page. Several of the photocopied pages contain articles relating to the death of Major John L. M. Pelham of Calhoun County, Alabama, during the Civil War in March 1863.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2008; updated, Donnell Walton, 2013

Preferred Citation:

Douthitt scrapbook materials, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Access Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Louise Lawrence Foster, 1995

Source(s)

Civil War (localbroad)

Drawings (visual works) (aat)

Scrapbooks (aat)

University of Alabama (localbroad)

University of Alabama--Buildings--History (lcsh)

War and Military (localbroad)

Scrapbook Materials Box 2826 Folder 399.01

Pencil sketch of the Rotunda at the University of Alabama, circa 1880 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/97603