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Guide to the Eborn and Peteet Families papers MSS.0469

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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

January 2009

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-03-07T14:43-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

March 2013
Collection Title:

Eborn and Peteet Families Papers

Unit ID:

MSS.0469

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

3154
Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (30 items)

Dates:

1879-1955

Abstract:

Letters, written by Benjamin F. Eborn between 1884 and 1885 to his sweetheart (later his wife), Corinne Peteet Eborn. There are also other letters to Corinne from various family members, including her father, W.Y. Peteet, mother-in-law, Bettie Eborn, and her sister, Mary P. Jones.

creator

Bryce Hospital (Tuscaloosa, Ala.) .

creator

Eborn and Peteet families

creator

Eborn Family

creator

Eborn, Benjamin F., fl. 1884-1885

creator

Eborn, Corinne (Corine) Peteet, fl. 1884-1885

creator

Livingston Female Academy.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of ten letters, written by Benjamin F. Eborn between 1884 and 1885 to his sweetheart (later his wife), Corinne Peteet Eborn. There are also letters to Corinne from various family members, including her father, W.Y. Peteet, mother-in-law, Bettie Eborn, and her sister, Mary P. Jones as well as a wedding invitation for Mary Peteet’s marriage to Rufus Munroe Jones. There is a letter to Edith from a friend and two miscellaneous letters addressed to “Bro & Sister” and “Mama & Sister.” There are also six “report cards” for Corinne from Livingston Female Academy from 1879 through 1884. There are also five coupon books, issued to Estelle Eborn in 1955 for use in the Bryce Hospital commissary.

Processing Information:

Processed by

S. Braden, 2009; updated by Martha Bace, 2009, 2013

Preferred Citation:

The Eborn and Peteet families papers, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, University of Alabama

Acquisition Information:

Purchased from Cather and Brown Books, 1990

Biographical/Historical note

Corinne (Corine) Peteet was born in Livingston, Sumter County, Alabama in November 1866. She attended the Livingston Female Academy from 1879 through 1884 . She married Benjamin F. Eborn on 21 March 1885 from her parents’ home in Livingston, Alabama. The couple lived in the Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama area and had four daughters: Edith C. (1887–); Mary L. (1890–); Estelle (1893–); and Lela M. (1894–). Benjamin, born in 1859, died on 20 December 1945.

Access Restrictions:

None

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Source(s)

Eborn, Corinne (Corine) Peteet, fl. 1884-1885 (local)

Business and Labor (localbroad)

Daily Life and Family (localbroad)

Education (localbroad)

Education--Alabama (lcsh)

Letters (correspondence) (aat)

Love and Friendship (localbroad)

School records (aat)

Wedding announcements (aat)

Women (localbroad)

Papers Box 3154