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Guide to the Beulah Bowden Letters MSS.2953

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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 2010-10-27T10:28-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Beulah Bowden Letters

Unit ID:

MSS.2953

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (Seven letters, two cards)

Dates:

1904-1947

Abstract:

Includes several letters written by Beulah of Brodhead, Wisconsin, to her mother, a letter with a job offer to Beulah, and a letter to her written in German. Also includes two Christmas cards received cards from friends during the 1947 Christmas season.

Language of Materials note

English and German.

Preferred Citation:

Beulah Bowden Letters, 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 and Christen Robichaud, 2010.

Related Archival Materials note

Jennie Sheldon Bowden Letters, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library

Biographical/Historical note

Beulah Bowden lived in Brodhead, Wisconsin. Beulah was the daughter of Jennie Sheldon Bowden.

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains several letters from Beulah to her mother Jennie Sheldon Bowden discussing daily life, her work as a teacher, and a trial involving the sell of liquor. One letter is from Fred C. Karlen offering her $40.00 for a teaching position. Also included is one letter written in German. There are two Christmas cards received by Beulah from friends wishing her well in the 1947 Christmas season.

Letters Box SC0049 Folder 2953.1