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Guide to the William Reynolds Journal MSS.3181

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

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

January 2011

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-01-14T15:29-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

William Reynolds Journal

Unit ID:

MSS.3181

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet

Dates:

1855-1858

Abstract:

William Reynolds of Indianapolis, Indiana, began this journal in 1855 while at Northwestern Christian University. It contains poems and songs, original essays, family news, and a chronicle of his 1858 journey from Indianapolis to New Orleans and back again.

creator

Reynolds, William

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2005

Preferred Citation:

William Reynolds Journal, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Processing Information:

Processing Information note

Processed by Kendal Spires, 2010

Access Restrictions:

none

Biographical/Historical note

William Reynolds (2/10/1838 - ? ) was the son of Hannah and Samuel Reynolds and had eight siblings. He lived in Indianapolis, Indiana, and was a student at Northwestern Christian University (later Butler University).

Scope and Contents note

Contains a journal written by William Reynolds from 1855 to 1858. He began the journal while at Northwestern Christian University. Reynolds recorded original essays, family updates, and famous quotes, poems, and songs. A significant portion of the journal details a boat trip he took with his friend Ben to New Orleans from March 15 to April 29, 1858.

William Reynolds Journal Box SC0056 Folder 3181.01

Journal of William Reynolds, 1855-1858 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44494