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Letters to Laura Pullen

Identifier: MSS-2125

Scope and Contents

This collection contains two letters from R.B. Pullen in Tennessee, to Laura Pullen in Leighton, Alabama. The letters dicuss his travels and family and were written between July 10 and July 24, 1895. There is another letter written by Dora to Laura but it is not dated.


  • 1895


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Biographical / Historical

R.B. Pullen and Laura Pullen are residents of Leighton, Alabama. R.B. was traveling in Maryland and Tennessee at the time these letters were written.


0.05 Linear Feet (3 letters and 2 envelopes)

Language of Materials



Letters to Laura Pullen in Leighton, Alabama, from her husband R.B. Pullen in Tennessee and from Dora, a friend or family member. The letters discuss travel and family.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Wade Hall, 2005

Processing Information

Processed by Brittany Ray, 2007, Jamie Burke, 2008, and Donnelly Walton, 2009



Guide to Letters to Laura Pullen
September 2009
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