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Guide to the Thomas Henry Garner papers MSS.0560

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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 2013-04-15T14:34-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

April 2013
Collection Title:

Thomas Henry Garner papers

Unit ID:

MSS.0560

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

6.0 Linear feet (178 items)

Dates:

1887-?1913

Abstract:

Correspondence, postcards, invitations, and other items, including letters (1887-1892) from Alston Fitts while he was in Europe.

creator

Garner, Thomas Henry, 1869-1944

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains correspondence, postcards, invitations, and other items, including letters (1887-1892) from Alston Fitts while he was in Europe.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Morris L. Friedman, 1962

Biographical/Historical note

Thomas Henry Garner was born around 1870 and eventually became the editor of the Tuscaloosa Gazette and alumni secretary of the University of Alabama. He was affectionately known as "Uncle Tom" according to an article in the Jun. 14, 1981 edition of The Tuscaloosa News. He died on 13 December 1944.

Usage Restrictions:

None

Access Restrictions:

None

Preferred Citation:

Thomas Henry Garner papers, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Processing Information:

Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Source(s)

Fitts, Alston (local)

Daily Life and Family (localbroad)

Invitations (aat)

Letters (correspondence) (aat)

Picture postcards (aat)

Travel and Tourism (localbroad)

University of Alabama (localbroad)

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