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Erline Bodine papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0179

Scope and Contents note

This collection is an unusual amalgam of genealogical research done by Bodine into the Bodine and Pate families, and a copy of a letter from her to Alabama Governor Guy Hunt, dated 21 March 1987, claiming damages of “about 160 A. [sic] and one billion dollars” owing to a “stragedy” [sic] concocted by “Big Jim” [Fulsom?] and Franklin Roosevelt “to help the nation with my family’s resources.”

Dates

  • undated

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

Erline Bodine was a resident of Guntersville, Alabama who performed genealogical research on both the Bodine and Pate families.

Extent

0.04 Linear Feet (15 items)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

An amalgam of genealogical research done by Bodine into the Bodine and Pate families, and a copy of a letter to Alabama Governor Guy Hunt, dated 21 March 1987, claiming damages of “about 160 A[cres] and one billion dollars” owing to a “stragedy” [sic] concocted by “Big Jim” [Fulsom?] and Franklin Roosevelt “to help the nation with my family’s resources.”

Provenance

Received from Erline Bodine, resident of Gunthersville, Alabama.

General

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Processed by

S.M. Braden, 2009; updated by Andrew Harris, 2012
Title
Guide to the Erline Bodine papers
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:
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