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Guide to the Letter from James to Miriam A. Berry MSS.2538

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Finding aid prepared by Amanda Haldy, 2009.

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:

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Language Usage:

English

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Collection Title:

Letter from James to Miriam A. Berry

Unit ID:

MSS.2538

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 Letter, 1 Envelope)

Dates:

1861 April 18

Abstract:

James, a young man in college at St. Mary's, writes anecdotes to Miriam A. Berry of Big Spring, Kentucky.

Scope and Contents note

Contains anecdotes from a young man in college at St. Mary's, to Miriam A. Berry, with consolation about the undesirable marriage of one Bob Greenwell, mention of a manuscript James is writing titled, "The Life of Father Friggs," and mention of the developing Civil War.

Biographical/Historical note

James, a young man in college at St. Mary's, writes to Miriam A. Berry of Big Spring, Kentucky, with some passing discussion of the Civil War.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

Preferred Citation:

Letter from James to Miriam A. Berry, 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 James to Miriam A. Berry Box SC0024 Folder 2538.01