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Irwin B. Rutledge Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4138

Scope and Contents

The collection contains the papers and daily logs of Irwin B. Rutledge, an engineer with the Alabama Highway Department. The papers include a family history, a short story, and an essay about the beginnings of the Highway Department.

Dates

  • 1928-1939

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Irwin Brooks Rutledge, son of Joseph Dela and Minnie Lee Burgess Rutledge, was born in South Carolina on December 31, 1888. He married Clara Taylor Hard. He was an assistant engineer with the Alabama Highway Department for several years. He died in Lillian, Alabama, on September 25, 1968.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Papers (including a family history, a short story, and an essay) and daily logs of this engineer in the early days of the Alabama Highway Department.

Provenance

Purchased from Benjamin Katz, 2015

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, 2015

Creator

Source

Title
Guide to the Irwin B. Rutledge Papers
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
July 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