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Samuel Henry Sprott, Jr. Papers

Identifier: MSS-1829

Scope and Contents

The papers include Sprott’s University examinations and report sheets during his freshman, sophomore, and junior years in Latin, French, German, and English grammar. Also provided are University of Alabama commencement programs for the years 1895 to 1897 and various programs for campus events for the same period.

Some examinations and programs had been collected into a scrapbook.


  • 1893 - 1897

Language of Materials note

English, Latin, French and German

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers are responsible for using the materials in conformance with United States copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any copyright claimants in collection materials. Copyright for official University records is held by The University of Alabama. The library claims only physical ownership of many manuscript collections. Anyone wishing to broadcast or publish this material must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of literary property rights or copyrights. Please contact Special Collections ( with questions regarding specific manuscript collections. For more information about copyright policy, please visit: Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals without the consent of those individuals may have legal implications, for which the University of Alabama assumes no responsibility.

Biographical / Historical

Samuel Henry Sprott, Jr. attended the University of Alabama from 1893 to 1898. He was actively involved in many campus and inter-institutional organizations. He was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity, the YMCA, and the Philomatic Society. He also served as the treasurer and secretary of the Gulf States Intercollegiate Oratorical Association, as the First Vice-President of the freshman and sophomore classes, Senior Captain, Class Speaker during his sophomore, junior, and senior years, and as editor-in-chief of the Crimson-White in 1898.


1.6 Linear Feet


Includes examination books and scrapbook of Samuel Henry Sprott, Jr. The materials pertain to Mr. Sprott's years at the University of Alabama.

Processing Information

Updated by John McIlwain, 2007
Guide to Samuel Henry Sprott, Jr. Papers
Finding aid created by John McIlwain, 2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266