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Jere Clemens Dennis papers

 Collection
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.

Dates

  • 1841-1935

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 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.

Extent

7.4 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

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.

Provenance

Gift, donor unknown, 1947

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

updated by Martha Bace, 2013
Title
Guide to the Jere Clemens Dennis papers
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
October 2013
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