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Guide to the Sam Sims Letter MSS.3256

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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 2011-04-22T16:25-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Sam Sims Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.3256

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (one letter, one envelope)

Dates:

1909 May 26

Abstract:

One typewritten letter from Sam Sims of Pontiac, Illinois, to his wife Clara, who is away on a visit in Elgin, Illinois. He wrote with updates of various friends and family members.

Biographical/Historical note

Sam Sims lived in Pontiac, Illinois, with his wife, Clara. He worked in insurance, loans, and real estate.

Access Restrictions:

none

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006

Preferred Citation:

Sam Sims Letter, 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, 2011

Scope and Contents note

Contains one typewritten letter from Sam Sims to his wife Clara, who was away from home on a visit. He told her the latest news regarding an aunt's illness and various happenings at work and in town.

Sam Sims Letter Box SC0056 Folder 3256.01

Letter from Sam Sims, Pontiac, Illinois, to Clara P. Sims, Elgin, Illinois, May 26, 1909 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/44509