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James Richard Albin Journal

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4100

Scope and Contents

The collection contains the almost daily entries from January 1, 1949, through April 2, 1954, of this journal kept by James R . Albin. It describes his various activities, both at work and at home, and the various trips he and his family take. There are sporadic entries from April 8, 1954, through November 14, 1959. The journal is printed by hand, mostly in pencil, and is very legible.

Dates

  • 1949-1959

Creator

Biographical / Historical

James Richard Albin, son of Deloss Farrar and Ruby Short Albin, was born in Bay Minette, Alabama, on December 21, 1915. He married Juanita (Nita) Scarboro Richards on May 24, 1947, in Jefferson County, Alabama; the couple had one son. Albin was a supervisor and forester for the Coosa River Newsprint Company. He died on August 8, 1975.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Journal with daily entries from January 1, 1949, through April 2, 1954, kept by James R . Albin, describing his various activities, both at work and at home, and the various trips he and his family take.

Provenance

Purchased from Mrs. Hudson's Fine Books and Paper, 2015

General

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Processed by

Martha Bace, 2015

Creator

Source

Title
Guide to the James Richard Albin Journal
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
April 2015
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