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Guide to the Doris and Cliff Buechel Letters MSS.3285

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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 2011-05-19T14:05-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Doris and Cliff Buechel letters

Unit ID:

MSS.3285

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (nine letters, nine envelopes)

Dates:

1931-1940

Abstract:

Nine letters written to and from Doris and Cliff Buechel over the course of their courtship, marriage, and early parenthood. Most letters are written from Cliff to Doris while he was away on various trips throughout the 1930s.

Access Restrictions:

none

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006

Preferred Citation:

Doris and Cliff Buechel 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

Biographical/Historical note

Doris and Cliff Buechel lived in Louisville, Kentucky. They were married in the mid-1930s, and their son Cliff Jr. was born in 1938.

Scope and Contents note

Contains nine letters written to and from Doris (nee Lutz) and Cliff Buechel during the 1930s. Six letters were written from Cliff to Doris while he was away in Chicago, Illinois, and North Webster, Indiana, for academics and leisure. Two were from their friend Mrs. J. O. (Boots) Davis congratulating them on Doris's pregnancy and the birth of Cliff Jr. One was a thank-you card from the family of the recently deceased Henry Graves.

Doris and Cliff Buechel Correspondence Box SC0065 Folder 3285.01