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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Clarence Curtain Correspondence MSS.3300

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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 2011-03-07T15:35-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Clarence Curtain Correspondence

Unit ID:

MSS.3300

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet

Dates:

1891-1893

Abstract:

Letters to Clarence Curtain, an attorney in Circleville, Ohio, from a client and a general merchandise dealer.

Access Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2008

Preferred Citation:

Clarence Curtain Correspondence, 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 letters to Clarence Curtain, an attorney in Circleville, Ohio. One letter is from a client asking questions about how to petition the court for child support, and the other is a letter from a general merchandise dealer, seeking information about where to send the interest payment for one of Curtain's clients.

Biographical/Historical note

Clarence Curtain was born in 1853 or 1854, the fourth child of William and Mary Curtain of Deer Creek, Ohio. He is listed in the 1880 U.S. Census as a lawyer in Circleville, Ohio. He and his wife, Mary, had two sons, Ralph and Charles E.

Letters Box SC0066 Folder 3300.01