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Armstrong Family Western United States Trip Scrapbook

Identifier: MSS-4252

Content Description

The collection contains a scrapbook created by the Armstrong family of Georgia in 1936, in a small, 3-ring binder after a family trip west. It includes postcards and other memorabilia are pasted on the pages. There are also multiple envelopes containing loose items saved from the trip, including permits to drive in national parks.


  • 1936


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Scrapbook created by a family in 1936, in a small, 3-ring binder after a family trip west, including postcards and other memorabilia.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

gift of Patricia Purushotham, 2016


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The pages and laid in materials were removed from the 3-ring binder.

Processing Information

Processed by Martha Bace, 2019



Guide to the Armstrong Family Western United States Trip Scrapbook
February 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266