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Gregg and Beasley Families Papers - Correspondence, 1917 - 1926

 File — Box: 4257.020, Folder: 1

Scope and Contents

Letters to and from members of the Gregg and Beasley families of Union Springs and Opelika, Alabama, as well as newspaper clippings from the Avondale Sun circa World War II. Many of the letters are war-time letters for World War I and World War II, and talk about missing home and family. There is also a draft notice for a Cecil Taft Norton, dated May 3, 1945.

The Avondale Sun was the company newspaper of the Comer Cotton Mills in Alabama.


  • 1917 - 1926

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Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.


From the Collection: 15.2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Formerly MSS.2733 Gregg and Beasley Families Papers and MSS.3660 Wade Hall Miscellaneous Letters Collection


Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266