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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Smith Letter MSS.2606

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Author:

Finding aid prepared by Lydia Wommack

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

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

November 2009

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-09-14T16:54-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Smith Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.2606

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet 1 letter

Dates:

1899 January 17

Abstract:

Smith, a photographer, writes from Port Tampa, Florida to "all at home" about his travels in Florida and plans to visit Cuba.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Lydia Wommack, 2009.

Preferred Citation:

Smith Letter, 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

Smith, a photographer, writes to "all at home" about his travels through Florida and planned visit to Cuba. He speaks of winter vegetation and taking photographs in an orange grove. A man he asked for assistance thought the camera might be dangerous.

The letter is written on stationery from The Inn, Port Tampa, Florida. S.M. Hannah is the manager. The heading also includes a printed dragon holding the words, "The Plant System."

Smith Letter Box SC0029 Folder 2606.1