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Andrew Dawson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1626

Scope and Contents note

The Andrew L. Dawson papers consist of correspondence, a registration certificate, and an admission ticket and program. The letters in this collection were written to Dawson’s family and friends and describe his service experiences during World War I, as well as furnishing information about himself and his family.

Dates

  • 1918-1919

Biographical/Historical note

Andrew Lewis Dawson was born on January 17, 1895, the oldest son of Dr. Lemuel Orah (L.O.) Dawson and Mrs. Margaret Samuel Lewis Dawson. He served in the U. S. Army during World War I as a member of Base Hospital Unit No. 40, in the United States, England, and France.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Contains correspondence and other material relating to this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, native's service in Europe during World War I.

Provenance

Purchased from Charles Apfelbaum, 2003

Processed by

unknown
Title
Guide to the Andrew Dawson papers
Status
Completed
Date
June 2010
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