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Guide to the James Grisamore Correspondence MSS.3338

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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 2011-05-13T16:35-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

James Grisamore Correspondence

Unit ID:

MSS.3338

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (14 letters, 13 envelopes)

Dates:

Bulk, 1895-1897

Dates:

1895-1929

Abstract:

Fourteen letters to and from James W. Grisamore of Valparaiso, Indiana. Most letters were sent from his brothers and sisters, telling of the news from Toledo, Indiana, and various family updates.

Access Restrictions:

none

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006

Preferred Citation:

James Grisamore 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

Biographical/Historical note

James Grisamore lived in Valparaiso, Indiana, and was a schoolteacher. He married Carrie Seaman on June 8, 1892.

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains fourteen letters of mostly incoming correspondence addressed to James W. Grisamore, mainly from his brothers and his sister Nola. Letters brought news from the town of Toledo, Indiana, where most of the family lived, and updates on various friends and neighbors. The last letter from William Grisamore told of Nola's death after an illness.

Correspondence from Grisamore's friend and sister-in-law, Hattie Seaman, can be found in the Hattie Seaman Correspondence, W. S. Special Collections Library.

Related Archival Materials note

Hattie Seaman Correspondence, W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library

James Grisamore Correspondence Box SC0065 Folder 3338.01