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Mary Hairston Collection of Travel Ephemera from National Association of Colored Women (NACW) Convention

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4307

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an itinerary, a ticket envelope, identification certificate, a ticket stub, and three reservation coupons pertaining to a cross-country railroad tour Mary Hairston took to attend the National Association of Colored Women (NACW) in Los Angeles, California in 1952. The tour included sightseeing tours of Chicago, Denver, Salt Lake City, San Diego, Tijuana, San Francisco, and the Grand Canyon.

Dates

  • 1952

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.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers are responsible for using the materials in conformance with United States copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any copyright claimants in collection materials. Copyright for official University records is held by The University of Alabama. The library claims only physical ownership of many manuscript collections. Anyone wishing to broadcast or publish this material must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of literary property rights or copyrights. Please contact Special Collections (archives@ua.edu) with questions regarding specific manuscript collections.

For more information about copyright policy, please visit: https://www.ua.edu/copyright/. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals without the consent of those individuals may have legal implications, for which the University of Alabama assumes no responsibility.

Biographical / Historical

Mary Hairston was a school teacher from Williamson, West Virginia. She was active in both the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the National Association of Colored Women (NACW).

Extent

1 folders

Language of Materials

English

Overview

A collection of travel ephemera from a cross-country trip Mary Hairston took to attend the National Association of Colored Women (NACW) in Los Angeles, California, in 1952.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The University of Alabama Libraries acquired the Mary Hairston Collection of Travel Ephemera from National Association of Colored Women Convention in 2018.

Processing Information

Processed by Jessica Rayman, November 2021.
Title
Guide to the Mary Hairston Collection of Travel Ephemera from National Association of Colored Women Convention
Status
Completed
Author
Jessica Rayman
Date
November 2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500