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Alben W. Barkley Papers, 1949-1984

 File — Box: OS0016, oversize-folder: 4258.01

Scope and Contents

This file contains a newspaper article from The Courier-Journal reporting the estate sale of former US vice president Alben W. Barkley in Louisville, Kentucky, and detailing the items that are about to be auctioned. The newspaper is dated June 19, 1984.

Dates

  • 1949-1984

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Access to portions of this collection has been restricted by Archives and Special Collections in order to preserve the original materials. Contact University Libraries Special Collections at archives@ua.edu or 205.348.0500 for information on access to the restricted portions of this collection.

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Biographical / Historical

Alben William Barkley (November 24, 1877 - April 30, 1956) was a lawyer and politician from Kentucky who served in both houses of Congress and as the 35th vice president of the United States from 1949 to 1953. (Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alben_W._Barkley.)

Extent

From the Collection: 0.4 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

General

Combined with Wade Hall Collection of American Political Materials; formerly MSS.3526.

Local Identifier

u0003_0003526

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500