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Kate H. Durr Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3433

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a scrapbook of Kate H. Durr, probably of Montgomery, Alabama, given to her for Christmas, 1892, by her Aunt Kate. The scrapbook is filled with newspaper articles of varying subjects, including the wedding announcement of William L. Durr (probably Kate's youngest brother) and Wilhelmina Lanier, followed by the obituaries of William a few years later.

Dates

  • 1892 December 25

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.

Biographical / Historical

Kate H. Durr was probably the oldest child of John W. and Rebecca Durr of Montgomery, Alabama. She was born in 1858 or 1859 and apparently lived in Montgomery her whole life.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (1 scrapbook)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Scrapbook of Kate H. Durr, given to her on Christmas Day, 1892, by her Aunt Kate. The scrapbook is filled with newspaper articles of varying subjects.

Provenance

Unknown

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2011
Title
Guide to the Kate H. Durr Scrapbook
Status
Completed
Date
July 2011
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