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Guide to the Letter to Bill and Marion Topping MSS.2928

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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 2010-09-27T14:47-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Letter to Bill and Marion Topping

Unit ID:

MSS.2928

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

1992 May 5

Abstract:

A letter to Bill and Marion Topping of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, from Madrid where his parents are vacationing.

Preferred Citation:

Letter to Bill and Marion Topping, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Lydia Wommack, 2010.

Scope and Contents note

The collection consists of a letter to Bill and Marion Topping of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, from Madrid where his parents are vacationing. His mother describes the various places they have been and compares the coast of Portugal to that of southern California "at its best, beautiful beaches, flowers everywhere, and trees and green hills". She closes the letter saying that they go on to Nice, France in a day or so and sends "our best love to you both and to our three little darlings."

Biographical/Historical note

In 1992, Bill and Marion Topping lived in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.