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Ann Hollis letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1789

Scope and Contents note

A collection of 124 personal letters, cards, and telegrams to Miss Ann Hollis of Headland, Henry County, Alabama. These contain communications from her numerous wartime pen pals, which included soldiers in various training schools and war zones, and schoolmates from Montreat College (Montreat, North Carolina). Most are love letters or discuss school life and social activities. The letters are arranged alphabetically by the author’s last name and then chronologically. Authors identified by first name only are alphabetized separately at the end of the main sequence by first name.

Dates

  • 1943-1946

Biographical/Historical note

Resident of Headland, Henry County, Alabama, and student at Montreat College, Montreat, North Carolina

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Letters, postcards, and telegrams from World War II pen pals to this former Montreat College student and resident of Headland, Henry County, Alabama.

Provenance

Purchased from Charles Apfelbaum

General

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Processed by

Suzanne Rocky, 1999; and Donnelly Lancaster, 2006
Title
Guide to the Ann Hollis letters
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