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Guide to the Thomas Y. Knies Letters MSS.2575

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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@ua.edu

October 2009

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2009-10-29T10:02-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Thomas Y. Knies Letters

Unit ID:

MSS.2575

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.2 Linear feet

Dates:

1880-1889

Abstract:

Letters to Thomas Y. Knies of Chicago, Illinois, written between 1880 and 1889, from his "Cousin Jane," Wm. F. and Mary R. Cottle, Katie Bell Cooper ("Cousin Katie"), "friend Lizzie," and "Cousin C.S. Cooper." There are several undated letters to Thomas and a couple from Thomas to his Cousin Katie. There is also a letter from "Uncle Robt" telling of the death of Arthur along with Thomas' letter of condolence.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2009

Preferred Citation:

Thomas Y. Knies Letters, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains letters to Thomas Y. Knies of Chicago, Illinois, written between 1880 and 1889, from his "Cousin Jane," Wm. F. and Mary R. Cottle, Katie Bell Cooper ("Cousin Katie"), "friend Lizzie," and "Cousin C.S. Cooper." There are several undated letters to Thomas and a couple from Thomas to his Cousin Katie. There is also a letter from "Uncle Robt" telling of the death of Arthur along with Thomas' letter of condolence.

Correspondence - Incoming Box SC0026 Folder 2575.01

Correspondence - Outgoing and Undated Box SC0026 Folder 2575.02