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Jere Clemens Dennis papers

Identifier: MSS-0428

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the personal, family, and business papers of a Tallapoosa County attorney. It includes legal case files as well as materials regarding the Sons of Confederate Veterans, the Alabama National Guard, and the Masons.


  • 1841-1935


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 Tallapoosa County, Alabama, lawyer, Jere Clemens Dennis was born on 27 January 1861 in Tallapoosa, to Sumeral (Jr.) and Sarah Adeline Day Dennis. He married Addie Cornelia Hydinger. Addie died sometime between 1920 and 1930 (she is listed in the 1920 U. S. Census, but he is listed as a widower in the 1930 Census). Dennis died on 5 April 1954.


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Personal, family, and business papers of a Tallapoosa County attorney, including legal case files as well as Sons of Confederate Veterans, Alabama National Guard, and Masonic materials.


Gift, donor unknown, 1947


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updated by Martha Bace, 2013
Guide to the Jere Clemens Dennis papers
October 2013
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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266