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Askew family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0091

Scope and Contents

This collection includes Dayton, Alabama, area church histories, newspaper clippings, copies of poetry and pieces written about Confederate history in Alabama, address and appointment books belonging to Mrs. W. R. Askew, and genealogical information on the Askew family.

Dates

  • 1844-1993

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.

Biographical / Historical

The Askew family resided in Dayton, Marengo County, Alabama.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Biographical sketch, ledger, diaries, church histories, newspaper clippings, copies of poetry and pieces written about Confederate history in Alabama, address and appointment books from this Dayton, Alabama, family.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. W. R. Askew, via Kitty Grey Long, 1993; additional gift, 2002

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

R. Rumstay, 2008: updated by Martha Bace, 2014

Creator

Title
Guide to the Askew family papers
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
November 2009
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