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Guide to the University of Alabama/Tuscaloosa Scrapbook MSS.3685

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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

September 2012

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-09-17T14:18-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

University of Alabama/Tuscaloosa Scrapbook

Unit ID:

MSS.3685

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

5870 2
Quantity:

1.5 Linear feet 1 scrapbook

Dates:

1906-1917

Abstract:

The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings of stories about the University of Alabama or her alumni.

Scope and Contents note

The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings of stories about the University of Alabama or her alumni. The compiler saved articles on the activities of University graduates, such as marriage announcements, obituaries, records of promotion, enlistment in the armed services, and class reunions. Articles on graduation ceremonies, fraternity pledging, and general news about the University, its faculty, and board of directors have been collected. The book contains many articles on the centennial celebration at the University in 1916.

The Crimson White (Tuscaloosa), Birmingham Age-Herald, Birmingham Ledger, Birmingham News, Mobile Register, Montgomery Advertiser, and Washington Star are among the newspapers represented.

Biographical/Historical note

The scrapbook has articles about University graduates, including military service, engagement and wedding announcements, promotions, and class reunions. There is nothing to identify the compiler of the scrapbook.

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Preferred Citation:

University of Alabama/Tuscaloosa Scrapbook, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Source(s)

University of Alabama. (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

University of Alabama (local)