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Guide to the Hotel and Motel Keys Collection MSS.2588

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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 2011-01-28T12:31-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Hotel and Motel Keys Collection

Unit ID:

MSS.2588

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.4 Linear feet (16 Keys)

Dates:

After 1930

Abstract:

Various hotel and motel keys from Kentucky, Tennessee, Florida, New York, and Illinois.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Lydia Wommack, 2009.

Preferred Citation:

Hotel and Motel Keys Collection, 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

Hotel and motel keys collected from Kentucky, Tennessee, Florida, New York and Illinois. Mix of new and old keys - including one skeleton key.

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains various hotel and motel keys that were collected in Kentucky, Tennessee, Florida, New York and Illinois. There are no dates noted on either the keys or the hotel/motel key tags; most are probably from the mid-twentieth-century.

Access Restrictions:

None

Schambach's Gateway Motel Key Box SC0029A Folder 2588.1

Colony Hotel Court Key Box SC0029A Folder 2588.2

Miami Colonial Hotel Key Box SC0029A Folder 2588.3

Alamo Plaza Court Key Box SC0029A Folder 2588.4

Noel Hotel Key Box SC0029A Folder 2588.5

Hotel Claridge Key Box SC0029A Folder 2588.6

Standiford Motel Key Box SC0029A Folder 2588.7

La Citadelle Resort Motel Key Box SC0029A Folder 2588.8

Schilling's Motel Key Box SC0029A Folder 2588.9

Schilling's Motel Key Box SC0029A Folder 2588.10.

Hibiscus Motel Key Box SC0029A Folder 2588.11

Bozeman's Key Box SC0029A Folder 2588.12

El Rancho Hotel Key Box SC0029A Folder 2588.13

The Brown Hotel Key Box SC0029A Folder 2588.14

Brig Keys Box SC0029A Folder 2588.15

Unnamed Hotel Key Box SC0029A Folder 2588.16