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Guide to the Herschel Tiffany Letter MSS.3290

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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

March 2011

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-03-03T15:14-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Herschel Tiffany Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.3290

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet

Dates:

1925 August 29

Abstract:

Letter written by Herschel Tiffany, of Kansas City, Missouri, on 29 August 1925, to his wife in Paducah, Kentucky.

Access Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2008

Preferred Citation:

Herschel Tiffany Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Processing Information:

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2011

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a letter written by Herschel Tiffany, of Kansas City, Missouri, on 29 August 1925, to his wife in Paducah, Kentucky. The letters is written on the back of a blank statement for Tiffany Garage, Don and Herschel Tiffany, owners. Tiffany tells her about the business and about various friends.

Biographical/Historical note

Herschel Tiffany was born in 1900 in Missouri, the second child of Orson and Mattie Tiffany. In 1925, he owned, with his younger brother, Donald, an automobile garage, specializing in storage, repairing, towing and accessories.

Letter Box SC0066 Folder 3290.01