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Guide to the Marion and Kenneth Feltes Letters MSS.2551

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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

October, 2009

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-04-01T12:47-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Marion and Kenneth Feltes Letters

Unit ID:

MSS.2551

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (39 Letters, 36 Envelopes)

Dates:

1943-1981

Abstract:

Friends and siblings write to Marion and Ken Feltes about trips and visits around America, health, and daily doings in middle America. Five letters are from Marion Feltes to her husband, Kenneth Feltes.

Scope and Contents note

Contains correspondence and greetings from friends and siblings to Marion and Kenneth Feltes about trips and visits, health, money, and daily doings in middle America. Some of the letters are typewritten; most are handwritten. Also, a letter from a community health center, a living will and testament from the grandmother of Marion Feltes (nee Held), a collector's list of Royal Doulton Character Jugs, and two pieces of solicitation mail from businesses are in the collection.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Amanda Haldy, 2009.

Preferred Citation:

Marion and Kenneth Feltes 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

Marion and Kenneth Feltes received these letters at various addresses around Wisconsin, and most of the correspondants seem to have met the Feltes in Wisconsin, having since moved to various locations, such as Colorado, Arizona and Hawaii.

Marion and Kenneth Feltes Letters Box SC0025 Folder 2551.02 Box SC0025 Folder 2551.01