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Guide to the J.E. B_____, Jr. , Letter MSS.1946

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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

2007

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2009-12-17T14:23-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

J.E. B____, Jr., Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.1946

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 letter)

Dates:

1870 March 9

Abstract:

Letter written by J.E. B____, Jr., a student at Lake Forest Academy in Illinois, to an unidentified friend. He writes about preparing for a class that will assure his entrance into Kenyon College, explaining that he will be required to read Homer and Xenophon's Anabasis in Greek.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a letter written in 1870 by J.E. B____ to a friend. At the time the letter was written J.E.B____, Jr., was a student at Lake Forest Academy in Illinois, preparing for a class that would assure his entrance into Kenyon College, and explaining that he will be required to read Homer and Xenophon's Anabasis in Greek.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Faith White and Donnelly Lancaster Walton, 2007

Preferred Citation:

J.E. B____, Jr., Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

gift of Wade Hall, 2004

Biographical/Historical note

J.E.B____, Jr., was a student of Lake Forest Academy in Lake Forest, Illinois in 1870.

Letter Box SC0001 Folder 1946.1

Letter from J.E.B, Jr., Lake Forest, Illinois, to friend, March 9, 1870 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/22223