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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Walter H. Dearth Papers MSS.2336

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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

February 2009

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-20T14:01-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

October 2010
Collection Title:

Walter H. Dearth Papers

Unit ID:

MSS.2336

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (two letters, six cards, five photographs, and two other documents)

Dates:

1919-1981

Abstract:

Various papers of Walter Harner Dearth, including letters, cards, photographs, funeral card and a certified copy of his birth record.

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains various papers of Walter Harner Dearth, including letters, cards, photographs, funeral card and a certified copy of his birth record.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2010

Acquisition Information:

donated by Wade Hall, 2006

Biographical/Historical note

Walter Harner Dearth was born in Middletown, Butler County, Ohio on June 21, 1890 to Charles A. and Ruth Dearth. He was a veteran of World War One, having served in the Co. E 309 Supply Train Quartermaster Corps of the American Expeditionary Forces from September 1918 to June 1919. He worked for several railroad companies and retired from the Penn Central Railroad. He died on January 6, 1981.

Preferred Citation:

Walter H. Dearth Papers, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Papers Box SC0010 Folder 2336.01