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Guide to the Letter from Josh to Mother and Father MSS.2523

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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

September, 2009.

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2009-12-22T15:45-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Letter from Josh to Mother and Father

Unit ID:

MSS.2523

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 Letter)

Dates:

1929 November 11

Abstract:

Contains news from a boat worker to his mother and father about a pending departure, helpful suggestions for money and the use of a car battery, and when he will be ashore again.

Scope and Contents note

Contains news from a boat worker to his mother and father about a pending departure, helpful suggestions for money and the use of a car battery, and when he will be ashore again.

Biographical/Historical note

The author, whose largely illegible name appears to be Josh, writes to his mother and father from where he awaits to depart on the boat he works on. The letter contains no geographic references and is orphaned from its envelope.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

Preferred Citation:

Letter from Josh to Mother and Father, 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 Josh to Mother and Father Box SC0024 Folder 2523.01