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Guide to the Bettie Lawson Scrapbook MSS.3192

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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

April 2011

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-04-19T09:51-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Bettie Lawson Scrapbook

Unit ID:

MSS.3192

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.2 Linear feet

Dates:

Bulk, 1860-1874

Dates:

1837-1877

Abstract:

Contains a scrapbook begun in 1867 (with material from before that date) by Bettie A. Lawson of Wytheville, Virginia. Scrapbook contains newspaper clippings of speeches, poems, stories, devotions, and marriage and death announcements, as well as some handwritten material and pressed flowers..

creator

Lawson, Betty A.

Scope and Contents note

Contains one scrapbook kept by Bettie A. Lawson of Wytheville, Virginia. The scrapbook consists mostly of newspaper clippings, including speeches, news related to the Confederacy, poems, stories, devotions, and marriage announcements. There are also some handwritten material and pressed flowers.

Preferred Citation:

Bettie Lawson Scrapbook, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall

Access Restrictions:

none

Biographical/Historical note

Bettie Lawson lived in Wytheville, Virginia.

Processing Information:

Processing Information note

Processed by Kendal Spires, 2010

Bettie Lawson Scrapbook Box MSS.3192