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Guide to the Walter R. Way Letter MSS.1977

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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 2009-12-11T13:29-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

December 2009
Collection Title:

Walter R. Way Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.1977

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 letter, 8 pages)

Dates:

1916 February 1

Abstract:

Letter from Walter R. Way, written on February 1, 1916, to unnamed loved ones. The entire letter is a passionate argument against the isolationists and pacifists in the United States before the first world war.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of one letter written by Walter R. Way on February 1, 1916. The entire letter is a passionate argument against the isolationist movement that preceded the United States' entry into World War One. He also rails against spies; "Our country is at this moment and has been for months and months riddled with European spies who know more about us that we do ourselves."

Processing Information:

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2007

Preferred Citation:

Walter R. Way 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

Walter R. Way lived in Framingham, Massachusetts in 1916.

Letter Box SC0001 Folder 1977

Letter from Walter R. Way, February 1, 1916 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32199