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Guide to the Lizzie _____ Letter MSS.2771

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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 2010-08-23T14:41-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Lizzie _____ Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.2771

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

21 November 1875

Abstract:

Lizzie receives a letter from her cousin about the family, the Whiskey Ring Scandal, and schooling debates.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

Preferred Citation:

Lizzie _____ Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Lydia Wommack, 2010.

Scope and Contents note

Lizzie _____ receives a letter from her cousin in Cheltenham about the family. The Whiskey Ring trial began, and many wealthy and affluent members of the community have been implicated. (The Whiskey Ring Scandal trials began in Jefferson City, Missouri in October 1875.) Also, there is a feud between Catholic and Protestant priests over the control of the public school system in St. Louis.

Lizzie _____ Letter Box SC0035 Folder 2771.1

Letter from Cousin, Cheltenham, Pennsylvania, to Cousin Lizzie, November 21, 1875 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/54954