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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Thomas C. Matson Letter MSS.2123

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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

March 2014

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-20T12:34-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Thomas C. Matson Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.2123

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 linear foot (1 letter)

Dates:

1873 April 28

Abstract:

Letter, written in 1873, from Thomas C. Matson to his nephew (no location is given). The letter discusses the death of a loved one and crop prices. Many words are spelled phonetically.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2005

Preferred Citation:

Thomas C. Matson Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, The University of Alabama.

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains one handwritten letter, written in 1873, from Thomas C. Matson to his nephew, John. No location is given. The letter discusses the issue of death and crop prices. Many words are spelled phonetically, not properly.

Processing Information:

Processing Information note

Processed by Brittany Ray, 2007; Jamie Burke, 2008; revised by Martha Bace, 2009

Source(s)

Hall, Wade H. (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Thomas C. Matson Letter Box SC0008 Folder 2123.1