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Guide to the Lula Applegate Correspondence MSS.3279

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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 2011-05-13T11:52-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Lula Applegate Correspondence

Unit ID:

MSS.3279

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (two letters, two envelopes)

Dates:

1927, 1938

Abstract:

Two letters to and from Lula Applegate of Guthrie Center, Iowa. One was from the alumni association of Simpson College informing her of an upcoming fraternity and sorority reunion, and the other from Lula to her sister Mary "Liz" Applegate, at prep school in Albuquerque, New Mexico, mostly discusses real estate and their future living situation.

Access Restrictions:

none

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006

Preferred Citation:

Lula Applegate Correspondence, 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

This collection contains two letters from and to Lula Applegate. The first, sent by the alumni association of her alma mater, Simpson College, informed Lula of an upcoming "katabasis" reunion for the college's fraternities and sororities. The other letter was written by Lula to her sister Mary at prep school and mostly discusses the settling of various real estate deals and where the sisters would be living next.

Biographical/Historical note

Lula Applegate lived in Guthrie Center, Iowa, and was a graduate of Simpson College.

Lula Applegate Correspondence Box SC0065 Folder 3279.01