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Guide to the Geo Parsons Letters MSS.2556

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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 2010-04-01T13:34-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Geo Parsons Letters

Unit ID:

MSS.2556

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (4 Letters, 4 Envelopes)

Dates:

1923-1928

Abstract:

Geo Parsons writes to his brother, Alvin Parsons, about his whereabouts and attempts to succeed in one form of business or another in order to pay back debts owed in Louisville, Kentucky. One letter of Alvin's, returned to sender from attempted delivery to China, expresses Alvin's concern for Geo.

Scope and Contents note

Contains correspondence between two brothers, Geo Parsons, the author of three letters, and his brother, Alvin Parsons, the author of one returned letter that was kept with the collection of letters from Geo. The subject of the letters concerns Geo's whereabouts and attempts to succeed in one form of business or another in order to pay back debts in Louisville, Kentucky.

Biographical/Historical note

Geo Parsons, the primary author of the collection, writes from Wrangell, Alaska, and Seattle, Washington, to his brother, Alvin Parsons of Louisville, Kentucky.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

Preferred Citation:

Geo Parsons Letters, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Amanda Haldy, 2009.

Geo Parsons Letters Box SC0027 Folder 2556.01