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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the John De Wolf Letter MSS.1947

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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 2009-12-17T13:51-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

December 2009
Collection Title:

John De Wolf Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.1947

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 letter, 1 page)

Dates:

1862 March 29

Abstract:

Letter sent from John De Wolf to his wife, L.DM. De Wolf. He writes of life in the camp, explaining that it is difficult to know what is going on in the larger world because they do not have access to news.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of one letter written by John De Wolf to his wife, L.D.M. DeWolf on March 28, 1862. He writes of life in the camp, explaining that it is difficult to know what is going on in the larger world because they do not have access to news. When they are able to obtain newspapers, the papers are out-of-date and often sell out.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Faith White and Donnelly Lancaster Walton, 2007

Preferred Citation:

John De Wolf Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

gift of Wade Hall, 2005

Biographical/Historical note

John De Wolf was a Union soldier during the Civil War.

John De Wolf Box SC0001 Folder 1947.1

Letter from John A. DeWolf, to his wife, L. D. M. DeWolf, March 28, 1862 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/20600