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Postcard from J.A. Smith to Truman Smith, 1908

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 2008.024.000179
Identifier: 2008.024.000179

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: This collection consist of two hundred and sixty nine photographs depicting buildings around The University of Alabama campus; Tombigbee and other river's in Alabama; trains; Eugene Allen Smith house on campus and his family; Alabama State Capitol; steamboats; University of Alabama baseball team; scene's from University of Mississippi; and scene's from Wetumka Penitentiary.


  • 1908

Container Summary

1 Gelatin Developing-out Paper

Conditions Governing Access

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: 0.5 Linear Feet (This collection consist of 269 photographs.)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Container Summary

1 Gelatin Developing-out Paper


image size: 5 1/4" x 3 3/8"


Postcard reads, "I am sorry I haven't a darker print to sent, but it may be weeks before I have time to print again so I'll not wait. I wish you and Pearl could be with us while Laudon is here. Anthony's wife starts work tomorrow. We are having lovely weather - even Papa's baseball rains have not come. With love, J.A.S." and is addressed to "Mr. Truman Smith, c/o Mr. Gesmer McCovey 53 St. Michael St. Mobile, Ala."


Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266