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Guide to the Wylheme H. Ragland funeral bulletins collection mss.3763

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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

March 2014

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-21T10:50-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Wylheme H. Ragland funeral and wedding bulletins collection

Unit ID:

mss.3763

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

2.0 Linear feet (church bulletins)

Dates:

1957-2013

Abstract:

Funeral, memorial, and wedding worship bulletins primarily from the Decatur, Alabama, area, between 1957 and 2013.

creator

Ragland, Weylheme H.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2014

Preferred Citation:

Wylheme H. Ragland funeral and wedding bulletins collection, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Acquisition Information:

gift of Dr. Wylheme H. Ragland, 2014

Usage Restrictions:

None

Access Restrictions:

None

Biographical/Historical note

Wylheme Harold Ragland, son of Howard Ragland and Viola Pearson, was born on December 19, 1946, in Anniston, Alabama. He was graduated from: Jacksonville State University, 1972 (BA); Emory University, 1975 (MDiv); and Vanderbilt University, 1978 (DMin). He has pastored congregations at Central Grove United Methodist Church in Huntsville, Alabama, and King's Memorial United Methodist Church in Decatur, Alabama.

Scope and Contents note

This is a large collection of funeral, memorial, and worship bulletins primarily from the Decatur, Alabama, area. Covering over fifty years and several hundred services, the collection is not processed in any way at this time. There are also four wedding worship bulletins and announcements.

Source(s)

Ragland, Weylheme H. (local)

African Americans (lcsh)

Church bulletins (lcsh)

Funeral service (lcsh)

Memorial service (lcsh)

Weddings (lcsh)

Worship programs (lcsh)

Bulletins (box 282) Box 282

Bulletins (box 283) Box 283