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Guide to the Coyner family letters MSS.1847

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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

November 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-11-10T14:52-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Coyner Family letters

Unit ID:

MSS.1847

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (12 letters)

Dates:

1910-1918

Abstract:

Letters from friends and relatives to members of the Coyner family of Colfax, Indiana. The letters deal with everyday life, and one of the writers mentions seeing the D.W. Griffith movie Birth of a Nation.

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains nine letters to members of the Coyner family of Colfax, Indiana. The letters are to Jake Coyner, Morton Coyner, Florence (Mrs. Morton Coyner), and someone greeted as "Friend Mike." All of the letters to Morton Coyner are from his sister Lollie, who evidently lived in California. Five of the six letters to Jake Coyner are from Violet Loutzenhiser of Butler, Indiana. The letters deal with everyday life. One of Violet Loutzenhiser's mentions seeing D. W. Griffith's movie Birth of a Nation.

Processing Information:

Processed by

John Beeler, 2007

Preferred Citation:

Coyner family letters, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Usage Restrictions:

none

Access Restrictions:

none

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2007

Biographical/Historical note

The Coyners were residents of Colfax, Clinton County, Indiana, which is between Indianapolis and Lafayette.

Coyner Family Box 6648

Box 6648 Folder ms1847

Postcard from Elgie, Frankfort, Indiana, to Aunt Florence Coyner, Colfax, Indiana, April 25, 1910 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32275

Letter from Sister Lollie Coyner, La Jolla, California, to Brother Morton Coyner, Colfax, Indiana, April 25, 1915 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32276

Letter from Lollie Coyner, San Diego, California, to Brother Morton Coyner, Colfax, Indiana, May 22, 1915 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32277

Letter from Sister Lollie Coyner to Brother Morton Coyner, circa 1915 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32278

Letter from Elizabeth Hudson, Clarks Hill, Indiana, to Friend Mike, March 9, 1916 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32279

Letter from Violet, Butler, Indiana, to Friend Jake Coyner, Colfax, Indiana, December 29, 1916 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32280

Letter from Violet, Butler, Indiana, to Friend, May 28, 1917 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32281

Letter from Sis, Anderson, Indiana, to Jake Coyner, Colfax, Indiana, July 15, 1917 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32282

Letter from Edith, Anderson, Indiana, to Jake Coyner, Colfax, Indiana, July 23, 1917 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32283

Letter from Pearl, Butler, Indiana, to Jake and All, August 9, 1917 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32284

Letter from Violet, Tallman, Michigan, to Jake Coyner, Colfax, Indiana, August 29, 1917 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32285

Letter from Violet, Butler, Indiana, to Jake Coyner, Colfax, Indiana, September 7, 1917 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32286

Letter from Violet, Butler, Indiana, to Friend, April 21, 1918 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32287