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Thomas P. Clinton letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0319

Scope and Contents

The collections contains letters about the burning of the University of Alabama, April 1865, which Clinton witnessed as a young boy. Also included is a paper on transportation in Tuscaloosa.

Dates

  • Unknown

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

Thomas P. Clinton was a young boy in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in April 1865, and was a witness to the burning of the University of Alabama campus on 4 April 1865 by Brigadier General John T. Croxton and 1,500 seasoned cavalrymen.

Extent

0.02 Linear Feet (3 items)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Letters about the burning of the University of Alabama, April 1865, which Clinton witnessed as a young boy.

Provenance

Gift of Hudson Strode, 1977

General

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Processed by

unknown; updated by C. Doughty, 2009; updated by Martha Bace, 2012
Title
Guide to the Thomas P. Clinton letters
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
January 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