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Guide to the Letter from Emma to Rhoda MSS.2763

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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

August 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-09-22T16:33-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Letter from Emma to Rhoda

Unit ID:

MSS.2763

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

1901 August 5

Abstract:

A letter from Emma to her sister, Rhoda, about the harvest and illness at home.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

Preferred Citation:

Letter from Emma to Rhoda, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Lydia Wommack, 2010.

Biographical/Historical note

In 1901, Emma was a resident of Madison, South Dakota.

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains a letter from Emma of Madison, South Dakota, to her sister, Rhoda, about Fred's hard work in the fields and lumber yard and that it is a busy time because the harvest is just over. She also tells Rhoda that everyone has been sick, but all are better now and they are able to entertain again.

Letter Box SC0035 Folder 2763.1