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Guide to the J.T. Rowland Letter MSS.2505

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Author:

Finding aid prepared by Amanda Haldy

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

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

August 2009.

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2009-12-17T16:13-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

J.T. Rowland Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.2505

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 letter, 1 envelope)

Dates:

1870 October 27

Abstract:

J. T. Rowland of Halsey, Oregon, writes to Mr. J. H. Settlemier of Woodburn, Oregon, concerning orders and pricing of books, trees, and possibly strawberries in Settlemier's catalogue. The letter contains some spelling errors and confusing handwriting.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Amanda Haldy, 2009.

Scope and Contents note

Contains a request to Mr. Settlemier for more information concerning catalogue orders and pricing about books, trees and possibly strawberries. The writing is sometimes illegible and contains a few spelling errors.

Biographical/Historical note

The author writes from Halsey, Oregon to the catalog owner, Mr. J. H. Settlemier of Marion County in Woodburn, Oregon.

J.H. Settlemier founded the his tree nursery company in Marion County in 1863, which he would later turn into the town of Woodbuurn, according to "Woodburn Centennial Program" (A Short History of Woodburn), published on the City of Woodburn, Oregon, website: http://www.woodburn-or.gov/communitydevelopment/history/documents.aspx (accessed September 24, 2009)

Preferred Citation:

J.T. Rowland Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama,

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

J.T. Rowland Letter Box SC0024 Folder 2505.01