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Guide to the Charles and Edith Pearson Letters MSS.3268

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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

May 2011

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-05-31T14:41-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Charles and Edith Pearson Letters

Unit ID:

MSS.3268

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (four letters, four envelopes)

Dates:

1939-1947

Abstract:

The collection contains four letters addressed to Dr. Charles Pearson and his wife Edith of Staten Island, New York. One is an RSVP to their daughter's wedding, and the other three are from Edith's friend Eleanor, who discussed gifts and grandchildren.

Biographical/Historical note

Charles and Edith Pearson lived in the St. George neighborhood of Staten Island, New York. Charles was a doctor. Their daughter Eleanor married Norman Lawson in 1939.

Access Restrictions:

none

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006

Preferred Citation:

Charles and Edith Pearson Letters, 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

The collection contains four letters sent to Charles and Edith Pearson. One is an RSVP from Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Lawson in response to an invitation to the wedding of the Pearsons' daughter Eleanor to Norman Lawson.

Three other letters are from Edith's friend, also named Eleanor, thanking Edith and Charlie for gifts of money and linen sheets and congratulating them on their new role as grandparents.

Charles and Edith Pearson Letters Box SC0065 Folder 3268.01