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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Frank Finnerty papers MSS.0516

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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 2013-03-21T20:11-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

March 2013
Collection Title:

Frank Finnerty papers

Unit ID:

MSS.0516

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet

Dates:

1940-1970

Abstract:

Papers and radio scripts written by this University of Alabama graduate.

creator

Finnerty, Frank

Preferred Citation:

Frank Finnerty papers, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains several copies of a scroll titled, "The Highest Honor Ever Bestowed on a Man" and several radio scripts, including "King of the Seas, Frank Finnerty: The Champion Swimmer of the World," and "Childersburg Echoes for Frank Finnerty" produced by WKCR Columbia University in the 1960s.

Biographical/Historical note

Frank Finnerty was a graduate of the University of Alabama (1940 physics; 1941 engineering).

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Processing Information:

Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Acquisition Information:

gift of Frank Finnerty, 1963; additional materials gift of Frank Finnerty, 1970

Source(s)

Biography (lcsh)

Daily Life and Family (localbroad)

Literature and Authors (localbroad)

Papers (document genre) (aat)

University of Alabama--Alumni and alumnae. (lcsh)

Papers Box 2339