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John Gill Shorter papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1267

Scope and Contents

This collection contains copies of official papers, including correspondence, speeches, and miscellaneous materials. Included are approximately thirty items concerning the University of Alabama and the Alabama Corps of Cadets during the Civil War.

Dates

  • 1861-1872

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Biographical / Historical

John Gill Shorter was the seventeenth governor of of Alabama, from 1861 to 1863, during the Civil War. An attorney, he was born on 23 April 1818 in Monticello, Georgia, and died on 29 May 1872 in Eufaula, Alabama.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (109 items)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Copies of official papers, including correspondence, speeches, and miscellaneous materials, including approximately thirty items concerning the University of Alabama and the Alabama Corps of Cadets during the Civil War.

Provenance

Gift of Anne Kendrick Walker, 1958

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

unknown; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Creator

Title
Guide to the John Gill Shorter papers
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
November 2013
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