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Guide to the Mary M. Hallowell letters MSS.0612

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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 2013

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-04-26T16:07-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

April 2013
Collection Title:

Mary M. Hallowell letters

Unit ID:

MSS.0612

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (21 pieces)

Dates:

1864-1865

Abstract:

Letters written to Mary Hallowell from various government officials in Washington, DC, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island, regarding her request for help for "refugees" from Tennessee during and immediately after the Civil War. These refugees were Tennessee residents who had remained loyal to the Union during and had moved farther north during the War.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of letters written to Mary Hallowell of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from various government officials in Washington, DC, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island, regarding her request for help for "refugees" from Tennessee during and immediately after the Civil War. These refugees were Tennessee residents who had remained loyal to the Union during and who had moved farther north during the War.

Biographical/Historical note

Mary M. Hallowell lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1864 and 1865.

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Preferred Citation:

Mary M. Hallowell letters, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Processing Information:

Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Source(s)

Hallowell, Mary M. (local)

Civil War (localbroad)

Community and Place (localbroad)

Government, Law and Politics (localbroad)

Letters (correspondence) (aat)

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Social aspects (lcsh)

Letters Box 631