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Guide to the J. Wetz Postcard MSS.3343

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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

April 2011

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-04-19T10:52-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

J. Wetz Postcard

Unit ID:

MSS.3343

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (1 postcard)

Dates:

1874 March 8

Abstract:

The collection contains one postcard written from J. Wetz to Arch H. Stuart, in Dubuque, Iowa. Wetz is most likely providing news of mutual acquaintances, including at least one reference to a soldier who fought in the American Civil War.

Preferred Citation:

J. Wetz Postcard, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Processing Information:

Processing Information note

Processed by Erin Schmidt 2011

Access Restrictions:

None

Provenance

Gift of Wade Hall 2008

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains one postcard written from J. Wetz to Arch H. Stuart, Esq., in Dubuque, Iowa. Wetz is most likely providing news of mutual acquaintances, including at least one reference to a soldier who fought in the American Civil War.

Biographical/Historical note

According to National Park Service, "U.S. Civil War Soldiers", 1861-1865 (http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss, accessed March 2011), Arch (Archibald) H. Stuart served in the Union Army during the American Civil War in the 2nd Regiment, Iowa Infantry, Company G. J. (Jacob) Wetz served in the Union Army during the American Civil War in the 5th Regiment, Iowa Infantry, Company G.

J. Wetz Postcard Box SC0069 Folder 3343.01