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Carrie Watkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1531

Overview

Letters, recipes, and love poems, as well as her diary, written between 1857 and 1864 in Huntsville, Alabama, with her daily thoughts, favorite excerpts from literature and history, math problems, drawings of architecture, and problem solving.

Dates

  • 1857-1864

Creator

Physical Description

One part of the diary is water damaged and hard to read. The other part of the diary in another folder is in better condition with few water spots.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (41 items, 109 pieces)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Cather & Brown Books, 1993

Physical Description

One part of the diary is water damaged and hard to read. The other part of the diary in another folder is in better condition with few water spots.

General

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Processing Information

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Creator

Source

Title
Guide to the Carrie Watkins 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:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500