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Guide to the Norene Speckman letter MSS.2368

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Author:

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

March 2014

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-21T09:07-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Norene Speckman letter

Unit ID:

MSS.2368

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet

Dates:

1949

Abstract:

A draft and a copy of a letter from Norene Speckman of Cincinnati, Ohio, to Mr. D.W. Jordan of the Missouri Pacific Railway Company. Speckman describes her experience riding on the overcrowded Colorado Eagle train.

Biographical/Historical note

In 1949 Norene Speckman lived in Cincinnati, Ohio, while D. W. Jordan worked for the Missouri Pacific Railway Company in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Access Restrictions:

None

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains the typed draft and copy of a letter written by Norene Speckman of Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1949, to Mr. D.W. Jordan of the Missouri Pacific Railway Company. Speckman describes and criticizes the overcrowded conditions of the Colorado Eagle train, which she and a friend recently rode on.

Processing Information:

Processing Information note

Processed by Christen Robichaud, 2011

Acquisition Information:

Donated by Wade Hall, 2006

Preferred Citation:

Norene Speckman letter, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Source(s)

Hall, Wade H. (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Missouri Pacific Railway Company. (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Business (lcsh)

Railroads (lcsh)

Travel and Tourism (localbroad)

Letters Box SC0012 Folder 2368.01