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Harris family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0640

Scope and Contents

The collection includes typewritten copies of letters written between James William and Robert Harris, both serving in the Confederate States Army, and their family in Marengo County, Alabama. Also includes a note about the Harris family on the Sons of Confederate Veterans stationery of Clyde H. Strickland, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Dates

  • 1861

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Biographical / Historical

Robert and James William Harris were Confederate soldiers from Marengo County, Alabama, where their father, Sydney J. Harris, was a physician.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (65 pieces; typescript transcripts)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Includes typewritten copies of letters written between James William and Robert Harris, both serving in the Confederate States Army, and their family in Marengo County, Alabama.

Provenance

unknown

General

To provide faster access to our materials, this finding aid was published without formal and final review. Email us at archives@ua.edu if you find mistakes or have suggestions to make this finding aid more useful for your research.

Processed by

Megan Quillivan and Donnelly Lancaster Walton, 2007; updated by Martha Bace, 2013
Title
Guide to the Harris Family papers
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
February 2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500