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Guide to the Alabama Scenes MSS.2583

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Author:

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 2010-04-01T15:31-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Alabama Scenes

Unit ID:

MSS.2583

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (47 Pages)

Dates:

circa 1900

Abstract:

These black-and-white photo-lithographs show residences, public buildings and scenic views from around Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

Scope and Contents note

Contains photo-lithographs of residences, public buildings and scenic views from around Alabama, principally from the Mobile, Montgomery and Birmingham areas. The images bear identifying captions and the pages on which they are printed were once bound in a book. One or two pictures appear on each page.

Biographical/Historical note

The scenes are from Alabama, with an emphasis on well-to-do homes, though other scenes show work-yards and poorer neighborhoods, as well as "typical" streets. Many of the photo-lithographs feature unidentified people in their daily lives.

Preferred Citation:

Alabama Scenes, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Amanda Haldy, 2009.

Alabama Scenes Box SC0028 Folder 2583.01