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Guide to the James M. Faircloth papers MSS.0500

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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 2013-03-14T09:41-0500

Language Usage:

dEnglish

March 2013
Collection Title:

James M. Faircloth papers

Unit ID:

MSS.0500

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.8 Linear feet

Dates:

1961-1969

Abstract:

Includes student papers and personal papers of J. M. Faircloth, a professor of civil engineering at The University of Alabama during the years 1961 through 1969.

creator

Faircloth, James M., unknown

Preferred Citation:

James M. Faircloth papers, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of class projects, papers, land surveys, field notes and maps. There are a few papers by Faircloth himself, but they are mainly from his students. There are a couple of papers written about General John Coffee.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Updated by John Mcilwain, 2007; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Biographical/Historical note

J. M. Faircloth, was a professor of civil engineering at The University of Alabama during the years of 1961 through 1969. His interests included surveying projects in Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Daniel S. Turner

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Source(s)

Coffee, John, 1772-1833 (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Alabama (localbroad)

Alabama--History--1951- (lcsh)

Architecture and Landscape (localbroad)

Cartography and Maps (localbroad)

Education (localbroad)

Land surveys (aat)

Maps (aat)

Papers (document genre) (aat)

Research notes (aat)

Students (localbroad)

Surveying--Public lands (lcsh)

Teacher (localbroad)

University of Alabama--Faculty/Staff (Local)

CE 31 Project by C. J. McGuire, D. M. O’Rear and Gohier Box 2938 Folder 1

Lab project, “Origin and re-surveys North of the Tennessee River” Box 2938 Folder 2

Land records in northeast Alabama compiled by G. P. Chambers and P. B. Triplett Box 2938 Folder 3

Land surveying Alabama History Box 2938 Folder 4

Land surveying in Alabama (manual material) Box 2938 Folder 5

Land record, Williams Parcel no. 1 T.165, R. 8E, sec. 9 Box 2938 Folder 6

J. W. Riley’s homework from CE 115 Box 2938 Folder 7

Records on Available field notes Box 2938 Folder 8

General John Coffee Box 2938 Folder 9

Land surveying – misc. notes Box 2938 Folder 10

Misc. papers Box 2938 Folder 11

Land surveying – subdivision of sections Box 2939 Folder 1

Land surveying – map forms Box 2939 Folder 2

Alabama misc. Box 2939 Folder 3

Unlisted Box 2939 Folder 4

General John Coffee Box 2939 Folder 5

Misc. papers Box 2939 Folder 6

List of surveying Generals for lands south of Tennessee Box 2939 Folder 7

“Ellicott” Box 2939 Folder 8

Field notes and references to Huntsville Meridian Box 2939 Folder 9

Land surveying Box 2939 Folder 9

Present U.S. system of rectangular surveying Box 2939 Folder 9

Brief history of Alabama land Box 2939 Folder 12

Surveying methods Box 2939 Folder 13

Land surveying generals Box 2939 Folder 14

Land surveying in Alabama Box 2939 Folder 15

Map showing location and source of U.S. public domain Box 2939 Folder 16

Field notes – “The Alabama Mississippi State Line, Southern Part” Box 2939 Folder 17

Field notes Box 2939 Folder 17