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William Pitt Ballinger diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0104

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a diary covering the 1865 negotiations with General E. R.S. Canby and others over the cessation of hostilities between the U.S. and the state of Texas, legal cases, travels on legal business, and personal and family affairs.

Dates

  • 1864-1868

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 note

Attorney of Houston, Texas. One of two Texas commissioners sent to negotiate a cessation of hostilities between U.S. troops and the state of Texas in May 1865.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (photocopies of typescript)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Diary covering the 1865 negotiations with General E. R.S. Canby and others over the cessation of hostilities between the U.S. and the state of Texas, other legal cases legal and business, as well as personal and family affairs.

Provenance

Gift of Kenneth J. Mullenix, Jr., 1976?

General

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Processing Information

Unknown; update by Andrew Harris 2012
Title
Guide to the William Pitt Ballinger diary
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
May 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