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T. H. Crenshaw, Jr., papers

Identifier: MSS-0372

Scope and Contents

The collection contains photocopies of the papers, including personal correspondence, bills, receipts, business correspondence, etc., of the Crenshaw family. There is also a list of Crenshaw family letters available at the state archives, a typed transcript of a letter from Edward Crenshaw, written from the University of Alabama, 28 November 1858, and biographical information on the Crenshaw family.


  • 1810-1884


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

T.H. Crenshaw, Jr. (Thaddeus Henry), son of Thaddeus Henry and Annie C. Crenshaw of Butler County, was born 28 July 1887 at The Ridge, Butler County, Alabama. He married Martha "Mattie" Cordelia Dominick on 25 August 1910 in Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama. The couple had three children: (1) Clara Gab; (2) Thaddeus Henry, Jr. (III); and (3) Richard C.

Crenshaw died on 26 July 1963 at The Ridge, just two days short of his 76th birthday.


0.04 Linear Feet (42 items; photocopies)

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Photocopies of the papers of the Crenshaw family, including personal and business correspondence, bills, receipts, etc.




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unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013
Guide to the T. H. Crenshaw, Jr. papers
February 2008
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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266