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J. Robert Kennedy Autograph Journal

Identifier: MSS-1835

Scope and Contents

Contains one journal containing autographs and notes from a number of the classmates of J. Robert Kennedy. The author continued to annotate the status of several of the people who originally signed the book until 1885. Some of these annotations list the function and/or fate of some of those who fought in the Civil War. There is one hand-written autobiography from 1885 near the end of the journal.


  • 1859 - 1885

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Biographical / Historical

J. Robert Kennedy was born in Florence, Stuart County, Georgia in 1842. Two years later his family moved to Alabama and he later attended the University of Alabama. Later in life, Kennedy lived in Texas.


0.1 Linear Feet (1 item)

Language of Materials



Contains one journal of autographs, belonging to J. Robert Kennedy, a University of Alabama graduate. Some of the autographs belong to those who fought in the Civil War.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Lois M.Cavalier, 2006

Processing Information

Processed by John McIlwain
Guide to J. Robert Kennedy Autograph Journal
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266