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Guide to the Freely Family Letters MSS.2043

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Author:

Finding aid prepared by April Burnette

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@bama.ua.edu

2008

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2009-08-28T16:26-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Freely Family Letters

Unit ID:

MSS.2043

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

SC0005 2043.1
Quantity:

0.2 Linear feet 15 letters, 14 envelopes

Dates:

1955-1957

Abstract:

This collection consists of thirteen letters and one postcard to Jennie Freely of Birmingham, Alabama and Goshen, Kentucky, from friends and family, and one letter to Isom Freely, Goshen, Kentucky, from his brother, Henry Freely, Birmingham, Alabama, April 10, 1957. The letters are dated from September 5, 1954 to September 19, 1957. The letters are about friends’ and families’ sicknesses and deaths, marriages, and other issues of daily life.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of thirteen letters and one postcard to Jennie Freely of Birmingham, Alabama and Goshen, Kentucky, from friends and family, and one letter to Isom Freely, Goshen, Kentucky, from his brother, Henry Freely, Birmingham, Alabama, April 10, 1957. The letters are dated from September 5, 1954 to September 19, 1957. The letters are about friends’ and families’ sicknesses and deaths, marriages, and other issues of daily life.

Processing Information:

Processed by

April Burnett, 2008

Preferred Citation:

The Freely Family Letters, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2007

Biographical/Historical note

Jennie Freely, formerly Jennie Richie, was born circa 1906. Her brother, Arthur Richie was born circa 1909. Isom Freely was born circa 1897.