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Guide to the Frank Jones Letter MSS.2363

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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 2014-01-31T16:08-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Frank Jones letter

Unit ID:

MSS.2363

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (One letter)

Dates:

1874

Abstract:

A letter from Frank Jones of Lima, Ohio, to his brother John Jones in Nevada, Iowa, updating John with news of his family.

Biographical/Historical note

In 1874, Frank Jones and his mother lived in Lima, Ohio, while Frank's brother John, was in Nevada, Iowa.

Usage Restrictions:

None

Access Restrictions:

None

Scope and Contents note

A letter from Frank Jones to his brother John, written from October to December of 1874, discussing harvesting apples and pumpkins, burying cabbages, and the snowy weather. John's mother lightly scolds John for the number of letters she has sent him without any reply. She also updates him on the weather as well as the local goings on.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Christen Robichaud, 2010; updated by Martha Bace, 2014

Acquisition Information:

Donated by Wade Hall, 2006

Preferred Citation:

Frank Jones letter, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Source(s)

Hall, Wade H. (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Family (lcsh)

Farming and Agriculture (localbroad)

Letter Box SC0012 Folder 2363.01