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J. M. Duncan papers

Identifier: MSS-0456

Scope and Contents note

A collection of correspondence, financial papers, and artifacts belonging to this Blocton, Alabama, resident; including an account book, a small lantern, a pocket watch, a manicure set, rocks, a sash, copies of Robinson Crusoe, the Form of Service for the First Two Nights of the Feast of Passover, and the Coal and Iron Miners' Pocket Book, a photograph, Christmas cards, and book report notes.


  • 1894-1932


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 note

Resident of Blocton, Bibb County, Alabama.


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A collection of correspondence, financial papers, and artifacts belonging to this Blocton, Alabama, resident.

Physical Location

W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama


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Guide to the J.M. Duncan papers
Coll Lvl Complete
April 2016
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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266