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Guide to the Will Franke paper MSS.0540

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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 2013-04-05T16:20-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

April 2013
Collection Title:

Will Franke paper

Unit ID:

MSS.0540

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 item)

Dates:

1950

Abstract:

A paper titled "Jefferson County 1850," written by this Birmingham, Alabama, native at the request of the Birmingham Historical Society and includes a detailed listing of the county's merchants and political leaders circa 1850.

creator

Franke, Will F.

Preferred Citation:

Will Franke paper, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains a paper written at the request of the Birmingham Historical Society and includes a detailed listing of the county's merchants and political leaders circa 1850.

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Biographical/Historical note

The Birmingham Historical Society (established in 1942) is a non-profit group committed to the preservation of and education about Birmingham's history. The organization is headquartered at Sloss Quarters, part of the Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark. The group sponsors frequent publications on historical topics. It also publishes educational material for classroom use, leads tours of historic districts, and presents annual Preservation Awards.

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Processing Information:

Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Source(s)

Birminham Historical Society. (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Alabama--Politics and government (lcsh)

Birmingham (Ala.) (lcsh)

Business and Labor (localbroad)

Government, Law and Politics (localbroad)

Jefferson County (Ala.) (lcsh)

Merchants (lcsh)

Paper Box 2339