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Guide to the Cyrus Durley Letter MSS.3078

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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

October 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-28T09:11-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Cyrus Durley Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.3078

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

1912 July 18

Abstract:

A letter from Cyrus Durley of Kennebunkport, Maine to R. A. Murdock of Roxbury, Massachusetts about the season's crops.

Preferred Citation:

Cyrus Durley Letter, 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

This collection contains a letter from Cyrus Durley of Kennebunkport, Maine to R. A. Murdock of Roxbury, Massachusetts. Durley writes about the season's crops. He also tells Murdock that he almost received a letter bordered in black ribbon rather than purple as lightning struck one of the chicken houses while he was working in it. Also included is a sample of "1912 Latch String."

Biographical/Historical note

In 1912, Cyrus Durley lived in Kennebunkport, Maine.

Letter Box SC0049 Folder 3078.1