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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Kate H. Durr Scrapbook MSS.3433

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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

July 2011

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-07-21T15:15-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Kate H. Durr Scrapbook

Unit ID:

MSS.3433

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

1.0 Linear feet (1 scrapbook)

Dates:

1892 December 25

Abstract:

Scrapbook of Kate H. Durr, given to her on Christmas Day, 1892, by her Aunt Kate. The scrapbook is filled with newspaper articles of varying subjects.

Access Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

Unknown

Preferred Citation:

Kate H. Durr Scrapbook, 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 a scrapbook of Kate H. Durr, probably of Montgomery, Alabama, given to her for Christmas, 1892, by her Aunt Kate. The scrapbook is filled with newspaper articles of varying subjects, including the wedding announcement of William L. Durr (probably Kate's youngest brother) and Wilhelmina Lanier, followed by the obituaries of William a few years later.

Biographical/Historical note

Kate H. Durr was probably the oldest child of John W. and Rebecca Durr of Montgomery, Alabama. She was born in 1858 or 1859 and apparently lived in Montgomery her whole life.

Scrapbook Box 3433.001