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Calhoun School Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0260

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a photocopy of the songbook "Calhoun Plantation Songs", 3rd ed. (1923) edited by Emily Hollowell, first published in 1901, to raise money for this school for African-Americans, and six postcard views of the school and students, etc.

Dates

  • 1891-1923

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

The Calhoun School in Lowndes County, Alabama, was founded in 1891 by Charlotte R. Thomas and Mabel W. Dillingham. It was a secondary school for African-Americans with a curriculum of academic, agricultural and industrial training.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 inch; photocopies)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Photocopy of the songbook "Calhoun Plantation Songs," 3rd ed. (1923) edited by Emily Hollowell, first published in 1901 to raise money for this Lowndes County, Alabama, school for African-Americans, and six postcard views of the school and students, etc.

Provenance

unknown

Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2012
Title
Guide to the Calhoun School Papers
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
March 2011
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