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Guide to the Bessie and Tara Pyle Letters MSS.2279

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Finding aid prepared by Christen Robichaud

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

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

October 2010

Creation:

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Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Bessie and Tara Pyle Letters

Unit ID:

MSS.2279

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (Three letters)

Dates:

1894-1914

Abstract:

Includes two letters to Bessie Pyle of Chandlersville, Ohio and one to Tara Pyle, also of Chandlersville. The letters discuss cold weather, Christmas, and plans to visit.

Processing Information:

Processing Information note

Processed by Christen Robichaud, 2010

Preferred Citation:

Bessie and Tara Pyle Letters, W. S. Hoole Special Collections, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Access Restrictions:

None

Biographical/Historical note

Bessie and Tara Pyle lived in Chandlersville, Ohio.

Scope and Contents note

Includes two letters to Bessie Pyle of Chandlersville, Ohio, and one to Tara Pyle, also of Chandlersville. Their sister Lou Pyle, who was a school teacher in Cambridge, Nebraska, wrote the first letters on January 16, 1894. She discusses Christmas presents and holiday activities. The second one to Bessie is from her friend or sweetheart John in Norwich, Ohio, on March 3, 1914. He discusses the cold weather and plans to visit her.

Acquisition Information:

Donated by Wade Hall, 2006

Usage Restrictions:

none

Bessie and Tara Pyle Letters Box SC0045 Folder 2279.01