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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Autograph Albums and Diaries MSS.3686

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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

October 2012

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-10-17T14:25-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Autograph Albums and Diaries

Unit ID:

MSS.3686

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.4 Linear feet (21 autograph albums and diaries)

Dates:

1876-1987

Abstract:

Autograph albums and diaries from the 19th and 20th centuries.

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains 17 autograph albums, ranging from 1876 to 1987, two travel diaries, and two regular daily diaries. Some of the autograph albums are very decorative with embossed designs and silver or gold lettering; one is padded and has a velvet cover. Both the daily diaries have entries for every day of the year.

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

gift of Dr. Millie Jackson, 2012

Preferred Citation:

Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Autograph Albums and Diaries, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Processing Information:

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2012

Source(s)

Jackson, Mildred, Dr. , Associate Dean for Research and Instruction, UA

Diaries (aat)

War and Military (localbroad)

World War, 1939-1945 (lcsh)

Eunice Hoyle, 1928-1953 Box 3686.001 Folder 1

Florrie Wade, 1916 Box 3686.001 Folder 2

Helen Carter Leidy, 1909 Box 3686.001 Folder 3

Lucilla L. Mack, 1885 Box 3686.001 Folder 4

E.E. Halliday - Great Thoughts from Great Thinkers Box 3686.001 Folder 5

Dorothy Mae Conner, 1934 Box 3686.001 Folder 6

Estella Swoveland, 1928 Box 3686.001 Folder 7

Marion Moore, 1935-1937 Box 3686.001 Folder 8

Beatrice M. Pfout, 1929 Box 3686.001 Folder 9

Dorothy Keller, 1930 (includes 3 photographs) Box 3686.001 Folder 10

Maru Jean Reish, 1928 Box 3686.001 Folder 11

Maru Jean Reish, 1967-1987 (30th, 40th, and 50th high school reunions) Box 3686.001 Folder 12

Anna Degenhardt, 1903 (very brittle) Box 3686.001 Folder 13

Mary Evelyn Mertins, 1941 Box 3686.001 Folder 14

Bessie Shepard, 1981(?) Box 3686.001 Folder 15

Excelsior Diary for 1883 (no name) Box 3686.001 Folder 16

Zaidee, 1881-1882 (Golden Floral Album) Box 3686.001 Folder 17

Sallie A. "Sadie" Smith, 1878 Box 3686.001 Folder 18

Diary of R.E.H. for the year 1918 Box 3686.001 Folder 19

Miss Weaver, 1876-1877 Box 3686.001 Folder 20

Steve Steers(?), 1889 Box 3686.001 Folder 21