acumen 3.0ɑ
W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Wade Hall Collection of Illustrated Envelopes MSS.2218

ASSET VIEWER
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 2014-03-20T15:51-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Wade Hall Collection of Illustrated Envelopes

Unit ID:

MSS.2218

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.2 Linear feet 58 envelopes

Dates:

1861-1968

Language

English

Abstract:

The collection contains illustrated envelopes donated by Dr. Wade Hall. The illustrations on the envelopes range from simple to highly ornate.

Access Restrictions:

None

Preferred Citation:

Wade Hall Collection of Illustrated Envelopes, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, The University of Alabama.

Processing Information:

Processed by

James Gilbreath, October, 2008; Erin Schmidt 2011

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006, 2008

Scope and Contents

The collection contains illustrated envelopes donated by Dr. Wade Hall. The illustrations on the envelopes range from simple to highly ornate. The bulk of the collection dates from and is related to the Civil War.

Source(s)

Hall, Wade H. (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Civil War (localbroad)

Political Cartoons (lcsh)

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 (lcsh)

Envelopes with Political Cartoons Box SC0007 Folder 1

Patriotic Envelopes Box SC0007 Folder 2

Commemorative Envelopes Box SC0007 Folder 3

Plain Envelopes Box SC0007 Folder 4