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Guide to the Mrs. T.R. Jack Letter MSS.2616

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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 2010-09-17T15:36-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Mrs. T.R. Jack Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.2616

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

1913 August 19

Abstract:

Mrs. T.R. Jack writes home to her husband in Memphis, Tennessee, while visiting Sewanee, Tennessee with their daughter, Marinan. The letter details Marinan's illness, treatment with calomel, and recovery.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Lydia Wommack, 2009.

Preferred Citation:

Mrs. T.R. Jack 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

Mrs. T.R. Jack writes to her husband in Memphis, Tennessee while on vacation with their daughter, Marinan. The letter contains a detailed description of Marinan's illness and recovery. It also touches on Mrs. Jack's skills at nursing and prescribing the treatment of calomel. Expenses are discussed at the end of the letter.

Biographical/Historical note

Mrs. T.R. Jack of Memphis, Tennessee, writes home to her husband while visiting Sewanee, Tennessee.

Mrs. T.R. Jack Letter Box SC0029 Folder 2616.1