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Thomas Dauser papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0398

Scope and Contents

The collection includes letters, postcards, photos, newsclipping, and Dauser's German passport. All material is in German.

Dates

  • 1882-1921

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

A shoemaker, born 11 December 1859, Dauser immigrated from Germany to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in 188?, where he established himself as a shoemaker. Married Sarah Frances Morrison (1863-1950). They had eight children: Leo Joseph; Thomas George; Anthony A.; Susana Barbara; Matthias; Frances; Eugene F.; and Philip Peter.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (20 items)

Language of Materials

German

Overview

Letters, postcards, photos, newsclipping, and passport of this German shoemaker who emigrated to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in the 1880s. All material is in German.

Provenance

Gift of Madeline Schuler, 1994

General

To provide faster access to our materials, this finding aid was published without formal and final review. Email us at archives@ua.edu if you find mistakes or have suggestions to make this finding aid more useful for your research.

Processed by

Robert Britton, 2007; updated by Martha Bace, 2013
Title
Guide to the Thomas Dauser Papers
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
February 2008
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