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Stewart Flowers collection of 19th century photographs, letters, journals, and artifacts

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3708

Scope and Contents

The collection is made up of a small (24" x 36") metal embossed wooden trunk containing: 1860-1900 photo album with tintypes, carte de visite, and cabinet cards; assorted letters (tied) and receipts (in wooden box); 1890 farm journal of W.C. Estes of Coffeeville, AL; Department of Education, 1911; constitution and by-laws of Farmers' Educational and Cooperative Union (1912); farmer accounts books; Agricultural Code of Alabama (1927); General Public School Laws of Alabama (1911); and a variety of artifacts (in box) including a darning egg/gourd, a cutthroat razor, a large Asepto glass syringe, and miscellaneous nuts, bolts, gears, screws, springs, etc. (in small box)

Dates

  • 1860-1920

Extent

1 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Collection of 19th century photographs, letters, journals, and artifacts

Physical Location

W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Provenance

Gift of Stewart Flowers, 2013

General

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Source

Title
Guide to the Stewart Flowers collection of 19th century photographs, letters, journals, and artifacts
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
April 2016
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