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Guide to the Captain Simon Peter Gray papers MSS.0586

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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

January 2009

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-04-22T15:44-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

April 2013
Collection Title:

Captain Simon Peter Gray papers

Unit ID:

MSS.0586

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.4 Linear feet (photocopies)

Dates:

1934-1963

Abstract:

Photocopies of newspaper and magazine articles and photographs about steamboats collected by this Mobile, Alabama, researcher.

creator

Gray, Simon Peter

Biographical/Historical note

Simon Peter Gray of Mobile, Alabama, was a researcher of river and steamboat history in the middle part of the twentieth century.

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains photocopies of newspaper and magazine articles and photographs collected by Simon Peter Gray, as well as photocopies of his correspondence.

Preferred Citation:

Captain Simon Peter Gray papers, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Processing Information:

Processed by

S. Braden, 2009; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Source(s)

Collectors and Collecting (lcsh)

Southern Life and Culture (localbroad)

Steamboats (lcsh)

Incoming correspondence Box 2975 Folder 1

Title Pages of Books about Steamships Box 2975 Folder 2

Newspapers and Journal Articles on Steamships, Notes Box 2975 Folder 3

Newspaper Articles on Floating Palaces Box 2975 Folder 4

Re-typed clippings - Steamboats Box 2975 Folder 5

Maps Box 2975 Folder 6

Miscellaneous Steamboat Photographs Box 2975 Folder 7

Miscellaneous Steamboat Photographs Box 2975 Folder 8

Miscellaneous Steamboat Photographs Box 2975 Folder 9

Miscellaneous Alabama Photographs Box 2975 Folder 10

Miscellaneous Photographs - People Box 2975 Folder 11

MIscellaneous Invitations, Brochures, Articles, Letters, etc. Box 2975 Folder 12