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Guide to the Eliza Williams Chotard Gould memoirs MSS.0582

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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:

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Language Usage:

English

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Describing Archives: A Content Standard

April 2013
Collection Title:

Eliza Williams Chotard Gould memoirs

Unit ID:

MSS.0582

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (8 items)

Dates:

1868

Abstract:

Two typescript copies of an 1868 memoirs written by early Tuscaloosa resident of French ancestry, whose family were Natchez, Mississippi pioneers.

creator

Gould, Eliza Williams

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains two typescript copies of memoirs originally written in 1868. The memoirs discusses Natchez, Mississippi, the Battle of New Orleans, Andrew Jackson's home The Hermitage, Huntsville, Alabama, and early Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Mrs. Thompson and Mrs. Rowland, 1962

Biographical/Historical note

Eliza Williams Chotard Gould was the descendant of 18th century French settlers. Members of her family had been early residents of Natchez, Mississippi. She married William Proctor Gould, who was postmaster of Tuscaloosa, Alabama in the 1820s.

Preferred Citation:

Eliza Williams Chotard Gould memoirs, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

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unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Access Restrictions:

None

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Source(s)

Alabama (localbroad)

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

Biography (lcsh)

Daily Life and Family (localbroad)

Hermitage (Hermitage, Tenn.) (lcsh)

Huntsville (Ala.) (lcsh)

Natchez (Miss.) (lcsh)

New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815 (lcsh)

Southern Life and Culture (localbroad)

Tuscaloosa (Ala.) (lcsh)

Women (localbroad)

Women--Alabama (lcsh)

Memoirs Box 190