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Guide to the James R. Garber correspondence MSS.0557

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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

December 2008

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-04-12T16:46-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

April 2013
Collection Title:

James R. Garber correspondence

Unit ID:

MSS.0557

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.2 Linear feet

Dates:

1950-1955

Abstract:

Personal and professional letters to and from Dr. James R. Garber

creator

Garber, James R.

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains letters to and from Dr. James R. Garber concerning topics both personal and touching on his profession as a doctor. There are also letters of recommendation (and letters requesting favorable letters of recommendation) for entrance to medical school and internships to various hospitals.

Processing Information:

Processed by

J. Gilbreath, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Acquisition Information:

Purchased from Cather & Brown Books, 1989

Preferred Citation:

James R. Garber correspondence, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Biographical/Historical note

James M. Garber was a doctor in Birmingham, Alabama, in the first half of the twentieth century. He was also at one time the Chairman of the Board - Medical Director fo the Physicians' National Life Insurance Co. He and his wife, Bessie, had two daughters, Katherine and Mary. Dr. Garber died in 1978.

Source(s)

Correspondence (aat)

Daily Life and Family (localbroad)

Health, Medicine and Welfare (localbroad)

Letters (1 of 3) Box 3116 Folder 1

Letters (2 of 3) Box 3116 Folder 2

Letters (3 of 3) Box 3116 Folder 3

Letters of Recommendation for Medical School, etc. Box 3116 Folder 4

Miscellaneous Material Box 3116 Folder 5