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Guide to the Letter to Henry Holman Mize MSS.3013

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Finding aid prepared by James N. Gilbreath

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

10/1/2010

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English

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Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Letter to Henry Holman Mize

Unit ID:

MSS.3013

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

1932 December 12

Abstract:

A letter to Henry Holman Mize discussing Judge James J. Mayfield of Tuscaloosa.

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James N. Gilbreath, October, 2010

Preferred Citation:

Letter to Henry Holman Mize, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The Univerisity of Alabama

Acquisition Information:

Cather & Brown, 2005

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Biographical/Historical note

Henry Holman Mize was born in 1911 in Tuscaloosa, attended local schools, and received undergraduate, graduate, and law degrees at the University of Alabama. Mize served in the armed forces for 33 years. He served in the Alabama State Senate from 1946-1950, was elected circuit judge in 1966, and was elected by his peers to serve as presiding judge of the Sixth Circuit Court. Mize died in 1971.

James Jefferson Mayfield was born in 1861. He served on the Alabama state supreme court and acted as code commissioner in 1907.

Scope and Contents note

A letter to Henry Holman Mize discussing Judge James J. Mayfield of Tuscaloosa.

Letter Box SC0048 Folder 3013.1