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Guide to the Jeptha Harrison letters MSS.0646

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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 2013-06-05T10:17-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

June 2013
Collection Title:

Jephta Harrison letters

Unit ID:

MSS.0646

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (4 items)

Dates:

1822-1847

Abstract:

Letters to Harrison's father and brother.

creator

Harrison, Jephta

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains three letters from Harrison to his father brother.

Usage Restrictions:

None

Access Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

Unknown

Processing Information:

Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Preferred Citation:

Jeptha Harrison letters, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Biographical/Historical note

Jeptha Harrison, son of Abijah and Catherine Harrison, was born in 1821. He and his wife, Ann, had at least four children: (1) Mary V.; (2) John H.; (3) James L.; and (4) Robert Mc. He was an O.S.P. minister (probably Old School Presbyterian) serving churches in Memphis, Tennessee, and Florence, Alabama.

Harrison died on 5 Novemeber 1894 in West Orange, Essex County, New Jersey.

Source(s)

Daily Life and Family (localbroad)

Letters (correspondence) (aat)

Letters Box 631 Folder 646.01