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E.U. Shea letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1856

Scope and Contents

Collection is a series of handwritten letters, most of which are from Lawrence Shea to his mother, E.U. Shea. The concern of the letters is Lawrence's time in the military.

Dates

  • ca. 1910-1920

Biographical / Historical

Lawrence Shea was the son of Mrs. E.U. Shea, to whom all of the letters are addressed. He was a private in the military.

Extent

0.3 Linear Feet (50 letters, 5 postcards, 5 images, 1 article; )

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Handwritten letters from Private Lawrence Shea to his mother E.U. Shea.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Wade Hall, 2005

General

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Processing Information

Brittany Ray, 2007

Source

Title
Guide to the E.U. Shea 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