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Guide to the letter from Ken to his mother, Mrs. W.C. Caufield MSS.2184

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Finding aid prepared by Jennifer Culley and Donnelly Walton

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

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

September 2009

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2009-09-04T11:47-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Letter from Ken to his mother, Mrs. W.C. Caufield

Unit ID:

MSS.2184

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet 1 letter, 1 envelope

Dates:

1918 October 31

Abstract:

Letter to Mrs. Caufield from her son Ken, a factory worker in New Jersey. He appologizes for a lost letter and thanks her for gifts she has sent to him.

Scope and Contents note

Letter from son to mother appologizing for a lost letter. He thanks her again for the socks and cookies she sent, as well as a sweater. He also tells her how life is going and how work at the factory gets more interesting all the time. Letter was in a YMCA envelope.

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Processed by

Jennifer Culley, 2008. Updated by Donnelly Walton, 2009

Preferred Citation:

Letter from Ken to his mother, Mrs. W.C. Caufield, 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

Factory worker from Elizabeth, New Jersey. He is writing to his mother Mrs. W.C. Caufield.

Source(s)

Elizabeth, New Jersey (Local)

Letter from Ken Box SC00013 Folder 2184.1