Branscomb Family Papers
Scope and Contents
- after 1865
- Branscomb, James Alston (Author, Person)
Biographical / Historical
Alston graduated from Bullock County (Alabama) High School in 1935 and went on to attend the University of Alabama, where he met and later married Blanch Stinson Price. He and Blanche had two daughters: Eugenia and Peggy. Alston worked at Reynolds Metals Company as Chief Chemist in the Listerhill Reduction Plant. He retired in 1982, after 41 years with Reynolds.
Alston died on December 3, 2012, in Florence, Alabama.
12 Linear Feet (daguerreotypes; scrapbooks; letters; papers; diplomas and certificates; pictures; drawings, etc.)
Language of Materials
- Guide to the Branscomb family papers
- August 2014
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