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Guide to the Zeverah Sellers memory book MSS.1805

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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

December 2013

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-09T11:15-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Zeverah Sellers memory book

Unit ID:

MSS.1805

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (I bound album)

Dates:

1888-1891

Abstract:

A bound keepsake volume containing inscriptions from family and acquaintances to Zeverah Sellars, who lived in central Alabama

creator

Sellers, Zeverah

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a bound memory book which probably was intended by its manufacturer to serve the function of school yearbooks of later years. The cover is inscribed "Album" but Sellers used it to collect short inscriptions from acquaintances, including her mother, teachers, family members, and schoolmates. Many of the book's pages are blank.

Processing Information:

Processed by

John Beeler, 2006; updated by Rachel Rumstay, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Acquisition Information:

gift of Wade Hall, 2005

Biographical/Historical note

Zeverah Sellers was born in Alabama, on 21 February 1874, the daughter of William Joseph Sellers Sr. and Alabama Pool Sellers. She married Dr. Thomas Duncan. She died on 11 July 1941 in Montgomery, Alabama.

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Preferred Citation:

Zeverah Sellers memory book, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Source(s)

Hall, Wade H. (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Scrapbooks (aat)

Memory book Box 6608