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A. S. Williams III Americana Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Lola Higginbotham memory book, McAdory High School, McCalla, Alabama W.0033

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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 2013

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-15T15:50-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Lola Higginbotham memory book, McAdory High School, McCalla, Alabama

Unit ID:

W.0033

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.2 Linear feet

Dates:

1924

Location:

The A. S. Williams III Americana Collection, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Abstract:

Memory book documenting the senior year of Lola Higginbotham, a 1924 graduate of McAdory High School.

creator

Higginbotham, Lola

creator

Williams, A. S., III

Access Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

Gift of A. S. Williams III, 2010

Preferred Citation:

Lola Higginbotham memory book, McAdory High School, McCalla, Alabama, The A. S. Williams III Americana Collection, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

General note

Title on phase box spine: McAdory High School - 1924

Processing Information:

Processed by

Haley Aaron and Martha Bace, 2013

Biographical/Historical note

Lola Higginbotham, daughter of Robert W. and Elizabeth Ann McDill Higginbotham, was born in Jefferson County, Alabama, on 27 September 1906. She graduated from McAdory High School in McCalla, Alabama, in May 1924, and married Orlando H. Turner on 24 December that same year. She died on 15 May 1994 in Boone, North Carolina.

Scope and Contents note

This high school memory book, arranged by George N, Madison, decorated by Louise Perrett, and published by The Reilly and Lee Co., documents the senior year of Lola Higginbotham, a 1924 graduate of McAdory High School in McCalla, Alabama. In addition to handwritten notes from teachers and fellow students, the journal also includes photographs, letters, pressed flowers, and other ephemera. The journal mainly details events occurring in Alabama, although it includes tickets to a Radcliffe Chautauqua session held in Washington, D.C.

Related Archival Materials note

There are other high school memory books in the A. S. Williams III Americana Collection and in the W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library. See staff for assistance.

Source(s)

McAdory High School (McCalla, Ala.). (local)

Williams, A. S., III (local)

Education (localbroad)

Education--Alabama (lcsh)

High school students (lcsh)

McCalla (Ala.) (Local)

Yearbooks (aat)

Memory book Box W0033.01