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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the City of Faunsdale, Marengo County, Alabama correspondence MSS.0509

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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

Feburary 2008

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-03-14T15:39-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

March 2013
Collection Title:

City of Faunsdale, Marengo County, Alabama correspondence

Unit ID:

MSS.0509

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.2 Linear feet

Dates:

1927-1933

Abstract:

Letters created and received by the city of Faunsdale, Marengo County, Alabama, mainly relating to routine matters in this small town, including city maintenance concerns.

creator

Faunsdale (Ala.).

Preferred Citation:

City of Faunsdale, Marengo County, Alabama correspondence, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains letters created and received by the city of Faunsdale, Marengo County, Alabama. Most letters relate to routine matters in this small town, including city maintenance concerns.

Biographical/Historical note

Faunsdale is a town in Marengo County, Alabama, named for nearby Faunsdale Plantation. Faunsdale is home to a medium-sized community of Amish Mennonites and the only Amish Mennonite community in this area of Alabama outside of Greensboro, Alabama. The town is also home to the only Amish Mennonite Church in the area, Cedarcrest Mennonite Church.

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Processing Information:

Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Source(s)

Alabama (localbroad)

Alabama--History--1819-1950 (lcsh)

Community and Place (localbroad)

Correspondence (aat)

Daily Life and Family (localbroad)

Government, Law and Politics (localbroad)

Marengo County (Ala.) (lcsh)

Southern Life and Culture (localbroad)

Correspondence Box 1746