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Guide to the Winnie and Oscar Larson Letters MSS.2549

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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

October, 2009.

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-03-22T14:23-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Winnie and Oscar Larson Letters

Unit ID:

MSS.2549

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (3 Letters, 3 Envelopes)

Dates:

1954-1961

Abstract:

Three different parties, two friends and an aunt, each write letters to Winnie and Oscar Larson of Souix Falls, and later of Bridgewater, South Dakota, about church groups and the health of acquaintances, with a pair of references to a cabin-leasing business.

Preferred Citation:

Winnie and Oscar Larson Letters, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

Biographical/Historical note

Winnie and Oscar Larson lived in Sioux Falls, and later in Bridgewater, South Dakota, and received letters from friends and relatives in Bridgewater and Selby, South Dakota, and according to one letterhead, from St. Louis, Illinois. The letters suggest that the Larsons operated a cabin-leasing business for tourists.

Scope and Contents note

Contains daily social news from friends and family members about church groups and the health of acquaintances, with a pair of references to a cabin-leasing business. One of the letters is typewritten.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Amanda Haldy, 2009.

Winnie and Oscar Larson Letters Box SC0025 Folder 2549.01