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Guide to the Letter from Mary to Her Cousin MSS.2517

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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

September, 2009

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2009-12-18T12:44-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Letter from Mary to Her Cousin

Unit ID:

MSS.2517

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 Letter, 1 Envelope)

Dates:

1879 May 21

Abstract:

Mary writes from Meredith, New York, to to her cousin in Nunda Station, Livingston County, New York. She describes the advanced illness of someone referred to as "Dr." A baby is also discussed.

Scope and Contents note

Contains news from Mary to her cousin concerning Dr., who is very ill and expected to pass away. A baby is also discussed.

The name of the addressee has been removed from the envelope, but the letter is written to a cousin. The letter contains abbreviated grammar and a pair of minor spelling errors.

Biographical/Historical note

Mary writes from Meredith, New York, to Nunda Station in Livingston County, New York. The name of the addressee has been removed from the envelope, but the letter is written to a cousin.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

Preferred Citation:

Letter from Mary to Her Cousin, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Amanda Haldy, 2009.

Letter from Mary to Her Cousin Box SC0024 Folder 2517.01