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Julian Lee Rayford papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1181

Scope and Contents note

Newspaper clippings of his articles in the Bayou La Batre Trawler and Mobile County News. Also contains galley proofs of A History of Mobile's Mardi Gras by Rayford. Rayford's writings reflect his interest in the Mobile, Alabama, area culture and history. Also articles by his wife in the Chickasaw News.

Dates

  • 1953-1973

Biographical/Historical note

Author, sculptor, muralist, folklorist, and Mobile, Alabama, journalist. Rayford was known for his work to increase awareness of Mobilian Joe Cain who revived Mardi Gras after the Civil War

Extent

1.2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Articles and other writings of this Mobile, Alabama, artist, journalist, folklorist, and muralist who was known for his work to increase awareness of Mobilian Joe Cain who revived Mardi Gras after the Civil War.

Provenance

Purchased from Cather & Brown Books, 1989

General

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Processed by

Robert Britton, 2007

Source

Title
Guide to the Julian Lee Rayford papers
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
2015
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:
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205.348.0500