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Guide to the Charles H. Collins Essay Book Excerpts MSS.2581

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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 2010-04-01T15:17-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Charles H. Collins Essay Book Excerpts

Unit ID:

MSS.2581

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (9 Photocopied pages)

Dates:

1858 August

Abstract:

Among these photocopied selections from various manuscripts and diaries penned in Clermont County by Charles H. Collins are a eulogy on an elder brother and three short poems.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Amanda Haldy, 2009.

Preferred Citation:

Charles H. Collins Essay Book Excerpts, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

Scope and Contents note

Contains selections from various manuscripts and diaries penned in Clermont County from 1850-1858 by Charles H. Collins, which he compiled in a book in August of 1858. These excerpts include a eulogy on an elder brother and three short poems. The pages are photocopies of the original manuscript.

Biographical/Historical note

Charles H. Collins did these writings in Clermont County--likely the Ohio county, as he also mentions Cincinnati.

Charles H. Collins Essay Book Excerpts Box SC0028 Folder 2581.01