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Guide to the Otero and Cora Brown Letters MSS.3366

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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 2011-05-25T10:45-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Otero and Cora Brown Letters

Unit ID:

MSS.3366

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (six letters, five envelopes)

Dates:

1913-1950

Abstract:

This collection contains six letters written to Cora and Otero Brown of Illinois by various family members. Letters mostly contain farming and harvest news, and one letter from a nephew discussed the effects of New Deal policies.

Access Restrictions:

none

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006

Preferred Citation:

Otero and Cora Brown Letters, 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

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains six letters written by various family members to Cora Brown and her husband Otero, who lived in the Illinois cities of Caledonia, Cherry Valley, Belvidere, Union, and Poplar Grove. Letters mostly contain farming and harvest news, and one letter from nephew Russell discussed the effects of Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal policies.

Otero and Cora Brown Letters Box SC0074 Folder 3366.01