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Guide to the Libbie Bodle letter MSS.2168

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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

January 2014

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-27T15:57-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Libbie Bodle letter

Unit ID:

MSS.2168

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (One letter and one fabric swatch)

Dates:

1865 May 1

Abstract:

Letter from a woman in Cuddllebackville, New York, dated May 1865, discussing the departure of the preacher, Mr. Winter, a Copperhead. There is also a fabric swatch (brown with blue striping) pinned to a two-inch disc.

Scope and Contents note

A letter from Libbie Bodle of Cuddebackville, New York, to Emma Green in May 1865, discussing friends and the departure of the preacher, Mr. Winter. Bodle tells Green that Mr. Winter is preparing his farewell sermon after Mr. Rose found fault in a funeral sermon he preached for the President. Bodle says that Mr. Winter has "left us to our destruction, he did preach rather a mean sermon but you could expect nothing else of a Copperhead." There is also a fabric swatch (brown with blue striping) pinned to a two-inch disc.

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Christen Robichaud, 2011; updated by Martha Bace, 2014

Usage Restrictions:

None

Access Restrictions:

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Biographical/Historical note

Libbie Bodle lived in Cuddebackville, New York, in 1865.

Acquisition Information:

Donated by Wade Hall, 2008

Preferred Citation:

Libbie Bodle letter, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Source(s)

Hall, Wade H. (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Copperhead movement (lcsh)

Correspondence (aat)

Daily Life and Family (localbroad)

Letter Box SC0014 Folder 2168.01