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World War II Scrapbook--CLOSED FOR PROJECT

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2561

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a scrapbook of newspaper and magazine clippings covering World War II. The newspapers clippings are from across the state of Alabama but most of the clippings are not identified as to date or newspaper. The identified newspapers include the Dothan Eagle, the Montgomery Advertiser, the Birmingham News, the Alabama Journal, and the New York Times. Most of the magazines that are identified are national magazines. They include Life, Newsweek, The Nation and My Weekly Reader.

Dates

  • 1940-1985

Conditions Governing Access

Access to collection is restricted for preservation purposes. Please address questions to reading room staff or archives@ua.edu.

Conditions Governing Use

Somewhat fragile but still useable as long as care is taken when handling; there are lots of loose pages and clippings

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

A scrapbook of newspaper and magazine clippings covering World War II. Newspapers include the Dothan Eagle, the Montgomery Advertiser, the Birmingham News, the Alabama Journal, and the New York Times; the magazines include Life, Newsweek, The Nation and My Weekly Reader.

Provenance

Unknown donor, 2009
Title
Guide to the World War Two Scrapbook
Status
Completed
Date
October 2009
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