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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the World War II Scrapbook MSS.2561

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Author:

Finding aid prepared by Martha Bace

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@bama.ua.edu

October 2009

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2009-10-19T10:22-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

World War II Scrapbook

Unit ID:

MSS.2561

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

2561.001
Quantity:

1.5 Linear feet

Dates:

1940-1985

Abstract:

A scrapbook of newspaper and magazine clippings covering World War II. Newspapers include the Dothan Eagle, the Montgomery Advertiser, the Birmingham News, the Alabama Journal, and the New York Times; the magazines include Life, Newsweek, The Nation and My Weekly Reader.

Acquisition Information:

Unknown donor, 2009

Preferred Citation:

World War II Scrapbook, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains a scrapbook of newspaper and magazine clippings covering World War II. The newspapers clippings are from across the state of Alabama but most of the clippings are not identified as to date or newspaper. The identified newspapers include the Dothan Eagle, the Montgomery Advertiser, the Birmingham News, the Alabama Journal, and the New York Times. Most of the magazines that are identified are national magazines. They include Life, Newsweek, The Nation and My Weekly Reader.

Usage Restrictions:

Somewhat fragile but still useable as long as care is taken when handling; there are lots of loose pages and clippings

Source(s)

World War, 1939-1945 (lcsh)