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Guide to the George G. Hardin poems and song MSS.0627

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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 2013-05-14T18:31-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

May 2013
Collection Title:

George G. Hardin poems and song

Unit ID:

MSS.0627

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (5 items)

Dates:

1981-1986

Abstract:

Religious poems and hymn written by Hardin when he was in his 80s and 90s

creator

Hardin, George G.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of George Griffin Hardin, August 1989

Preferred Citation:

George G. Hardin poems and song, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Usage Restrictions:

None

Access Restrictions:

None

Processing Information:

Processed by

Susan Braden, 2009; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains several poems and one hymn written by Hardin between 1981 and 1986.

Biographical/Historical note

George Griffin Hardin, son of Richard Thomas and Melindia Angaline O'Rear Hardin, was born on 15 January 1891 in Jasper, Alabama. He was a rural mail carrier, married, and according to his World War I draft registration card (found in Ancestry.com Library edition) had at least two children. He died in Brookwood, Alabama, on 14 August 1993 at the ripe old age of 102.

Source(s)

Literature and Authors (localbroad)

Poems (aat)

Religion and Spirituality (localbroad)

Poems and song Box SC0087 Folder 627.01