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Guide to the Harris Family papers MSS.0640

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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:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-06-03T14:52-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

June 2013
Collection Title:

Harris family papers

Unit ID:

MSS.0640

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

205
Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (65 pieces; typescript transcripts)

Dates:

1861

Abstract:

Includes typewritten copies of letters written between James William and Robert Harris, both serving in the Confederate States Army, and their family in Marengo County, Alabama.

creator

Harris, James William

creator

Harris, Robert T.

Scope and Contents note

The collection includes typewritten copies of letters written between James William and Robert Harris, both serving in the Confederate States Army, and their family in Marengo County, Alabama. Also includes a note about the Harris family on the Sons of Confederate Veterans stationery of Clyde H. Strickland, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Megan Quillivan and Donnelly Lancaster Walton, 2007; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Biographical/Historical note

Robert and James William Harris were Confederate soldiers from Marengo County, Alabama, where their father, Sydney J. Harris, was a physician.

Usage Restrictions:

None

Access Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Preferred Citation:

Harris Family papers, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Source(s)

Alabama (localbroad)

Civil War (localbroad)

Daily Life and Family (localbroad)

Letters (correspondence) (aat)

Marengo County (Ala.) (lcsh)

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate (lcsh)

War and Military (localbroad)

Papers Box 205