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Gertrude Hill Lakey collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3698

Scope and Contents

The collection primarily consists of souvenir post card folders sent to Gertrude Hill Lakey in 1926 and 1927. There are also other letters, as well as a lock of hair in a bag with a 1924 dog tag and a typed essay.

Dates

  • 1919-1934

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Gertrude Hill Lakey lived in Corona, Alabama, in the early part of the 20th century. In 1926 and 1927 she received souvenir post cards from tourist destinations across the southern, eastern and lower plains states.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Souvenir post cards and other mementos and keepsakes. There is also a typed manuscript by Jacqueline Box Blaylock, "A Tribute to the Memory of Perry Jackson Box."

Provenance

gift of Susan S. Tolbert, 2013

General

To provide faster access to our materials, this finding aid was published without formal and final review. Email us at archives@ua.edu if you find mistakes or have suggestions to make this finding aid more useful for your research.

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2013

Source

Creator

Title
Guide to the Gertrude Hill Lakey collection
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
February 2013
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