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Guide to the Letter from Allie to Eugenie Starbuck MSS.2624

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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

September 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-09-23T14:43-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Letter from Allie to Eugenie Starbuck

Unit ID:

MSS.2624

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

1892 November 9

Abstract:

Allie of Brunswick, Ohio, writes to friend Eugenie Starbuck of Ada, Ohio, about a bridge collapse on the Cumberland River near the Cumberland Gap. The letter details the accident and memorial arrangements for Allie's father, who died in the accident.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Lydia Wommack, 2009; updated by Donnelly Lancaster Walton, 2010

Preferred Citation:

Letter from Allie to Eugenie Starbuck, 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

Allie lives in Brunswick, Ohio.

Scope and Contents note

Allie writes to friend Eugenie Starbuck about a bridge collapse on the Cumberland River near the Cumberland Gap. Five men fell, but only Allie's father was killed. The letter details the accident and memorial arrangements.

Letter from Allie to Eugenie Starbuck Box SC0029 Folder 2624.1