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Viscountess Astor letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0092

Scope and Contents note

A letter dated 5 November 1952, from Astor to Dr. John M.Gallalee, president of the University of Alabama, declining a speaking invitation.

Dates

  • 1952 November 5

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical/Historical note

Nancy Langhorne, Viscountess Astor (1879-1964), an American by birth, married British aristocrat and politician William Astor, and in 1919, she became the first woman to sit in the House of Commons.

Extent

0.005 Linear Feet (1 item, 1 piece)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

A letter dated 5 November 1952, from Astor to Dr. John M. Gallalee, president of the University of Alabama, declining a speaking invitation.

Provenance

Gift of Dean James H. Newman, 1952.

Processing Information

updated by Donnelly Walton, 2013
Title
Guide to the Viscountess Astor letter
Status
Completed
Date
December 2013
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