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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Richard V. Evans correspondence MSS.0496

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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 2013-03-12T20:42-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

March 2013
Collection Title:

Richard V. Evans correspondence

Unit ID:

MSS.0496

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

2.0 Linear feet

Dates:

1925-1952

Abstract:

A collection of Judge Evans' incoming and outgoing correspondence.

creator

Evans, Richard V.

Preferred Citation:

Richard V. Evans correspondence, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Scope and Contents note

The collection includes the incoming and outgoing correspondence of this Alabama judge.

Acquisition Information:

Purchased from Cather & Brown Books, 1993

Processing Information:

Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Usage Restrictions:

None

Access Restrictions:

None

Biographical/Historical note

Richard V. Evans, son of George A. and Emily Phillips Evans, was born 16 August 1871 in Alabama. He married Rebecca Durr "Rebie" Berney on 6 September 1905; the couple had two sons, William Berney and Richard V., Jr. He practiced law in Birmingham until 1919 when he was appointed to serve as judge of the 10th Judicial CIrcuit. He died on 15 April 1966.

Source(s)

Correspondence (aat)

Daily Life and Family (localbroad)

Government, Law and Politics (localbroad)

Judges--Alabama (lcsh)

Correspondence (1 of 2) Box 3724

Correspondence (2 of 2) Box 3725