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Guide to the Frank Burrell Opening Address Poem MSS.3305

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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 2011-03-08T16:14-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Frank Burrell Opening Address Poem

Unit ID:

MSS.3305

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet

Dates:

after 1890

Abstract:

Poem written by Frank Burrell on 24 December (probably in the early 1890s), inviting old and young to some sort of show on Christmas Eve.

Access Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2008

Preferred Citation:

Frank Burrell Opening Address Poem, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Processing Information:

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2011

Biographical/Historical note

In the 1890s, Frank Burrell probably lived in Eden, Ohio, the youngest child of John and Martha Burrell.

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a poem written by Frank Burrell on 24 December (probably in the early 1890s), inviting old and young to some sort of show on Christmas Eve, promising, "you will get your money's worth - yes every bit." The collection also has an envelope addressed to Crissie Burrell in Rocky Fork, Ohio, and postmarked 7 March 1891.

Poem Box SC0066 Folder 3305.01