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Guide to the V.L.P. Diary MSS.2559

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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 2010-04-01T13:48-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

V.L.P. Diary

Unit ID:

MSS.2559

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 Diary)

Dates:

1893

Abstract:

V.L.P, a young man in Burbank, Ohio, discloses his thoughts primarily concerning high school, his personal creeds, and his ambitions for his future education or employment. He shows a studious and philosophical nature, but also writes news of daily events, friends and family members.

Scope and Contents note

Contains a young man's thoughtful diary entries written over the winter and spring of 1893, primarily concerning school, his personal creeds, his ambitions for his future education or employment, with some news of daily events, friends and family members. A good portion of the ledger used to write the diary is taken up with various scholarly notes from literature and philosophy, with a smattering of Latin and many aphorisms.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Amanda Haldy, 2009.

Preferred Citation:

V.L.P. Diary, 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

V.L.P. is a high school student living in Burbank, Ohio, where he is also employed at a tile company. He takes an exam for teacher certification, but has dreams of going on to college.

V.L.P. Diary Box SC0027 Folder 2559.01