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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Westervelt Lodge Prints MSS.3431

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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

June 2011

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-06-29T14:16-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Westervelt Lodge Prints

Unit ID:

MSS.3431

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

1.0 Linear feet (2 encapsulated prints)

Dates:

between 1950 and 1959

Abstract:

Two prints of men at the Westervelt Lodge in Aliceville, Alabama.

Access Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

Unknown (probably Jefferson J. Coleman)

Preferred Citation:

Westervelt Lodge Prints, 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 two prints of men at the Westervelt Lodge, one of the last large hunting plantations from the old south, with 10,000 acres of land sprawling along the scenic Tombigbee River in west Alabama.

Biographical/Historical note

Westervelt Lodge, one of the last large hunting plantations from the old south, with 10,000 acres of land sprawling along the scenic Tombigbee River in west Alabama, was established in 1951 as one of the first private timber companies in the Southeast with a full time wildlife biologist and a hunting lease program.

Prints Box SC0078 Oversize Folder 3431.01