Askew family papers
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.
- Askew family (Family)
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Biographical / Historical
The Askew family resided in Dayton, Marengo County, Alabama.
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Language of Materials
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.
Gift of Mrs. W. R. Askew, via Kitty Grey Long, 1993; additional gift, 2002
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R. Rumstay, 2008: updated by Martha Bace, 2014
- Address books
- American poetry -- Alabama -- 19th Century
- Askew, James Madison
- Church records and registers -- Alabama
- Clippings (information artifacts)
- Confederate States of America -- History
- Daily Life and Family
- Family papers
- Marengo County (Ala.)
- Records and correspondence
- Southern Life and Culture
- War and Military
- Guide to the Askew family papers
- Coll Lvl Complete
- November 2009
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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