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Guide to the R. L. Hanvey collection MSS.0624

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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

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-05-14T11:14-0500

Language Usage:

English

Collection Title:

R. L. Hanvey collection

Unit ID:

MSS.0624

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (3 items, 3 pieces)

Dates:

circa 1920

Abstract:

A collection of Ku Klux Klan material, including a copy of the handbook "Kloran," 5th ed., a leather wallet with the Klan seal, and a group photo of unidentified Ku Klux Klan women.

creator

Hanvey, R. L.

Biographical/Historical note

R. L. Hanvey lived in Birmingham, Alabama, and was a member of the Ku Klux Klan.

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a copy of the 5th edition of the "Kloran," the Ku Klux Klan handbook, and a leather wallet with the Klan seal both belonging to R. L. Hanvey. The collection also has a group photograph of unidentified Ku Klux Klan women. The photograph has been flattened and foldered and is filed in the photoroom, labeled "KKK Women."

Preferred Citation:

R. L. Hanvey collection, 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

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Source(s)

Ku Klux Klan 1915-. (local)

Artifacts (aat)

Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) (lcsh)

Ku Klux Klan (19th cent.)--History (lcsh)

Organizations (localbroad)

Photographs (aat)

Women (localbroad)

Ku Klux Klan "Kloran" Box 2413

Wallet stamped with Ku Klux Klan insignia Box 2413

Photograph of three women in Ku Klux Klan garb separated from collection, flattened, foldered (labeled "KKK Women") and filed in the photoroom