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Walter H. Powers letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1779

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a single small notebook, into which Powers evidently copied some of his outgoing correspondence from March-October 1938. Among these are copies of letters to the American Agricultural Chemical Corp. of Montgomery, Alabama, and Kenneth Hodges of Woodville Alabama. The latter concerns a proposed baseball game between the "ball team of Hurricane" and their opposite number in Woodville.

Dates

  • 1938

Biographical/Historical note

Gurley, Alabama businessman, 1938. There are two Gurleys in Alabama, one in Blount County, the other in Madison. Powers probably lived in the latter, as Woodville, referred to in one of the letters, is a few miles southeast of that Gurley.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 letterbook)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

A single letterbook containing copies of Gurley, Alabama businessman Walter H. Powers's outgoing correspondence, March-October 1938

Provenance

Purchased from Cather & Brown Books, 1990

General

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Processed by

John Beeler

Source

Title
Guide to the Walter H. Powers letterbook
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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