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Virginia Oden Foscue Alabama place-name essay collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0529

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of twenty-four essays on Alabama place-names written between 1959 and 1984 by students of Virginia O. Foscue, who was a professor of English at the University of Alabama from 1963 to 1993.

Dates

  • 1959-1984

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Biographical / Historical

Virginia Oden Foscue was born on 23 June 1933. She graduated with a B.A. degree in 1955 and then in 1959 with a Master’s degree, both from the University of Alabama. She was on the faculty of the Department of English at the University from 1963 until 1993. Foscue died on 27 June 2002 in Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama.

Extent

0.8 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Twenty-four essays (including one doctoral dissertation and three master’s theses) on Alabama place-names written by students of Virginia O. Foscue, who was a Professor of English at the University of Alabama from 1963 to 1993.

Provenance

Gift of Virginia Foscue, 1989

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.

Procesed by

Martha Bace, 2008; updated by S. Braden, 2009; updated by Martha Bace, 2013
Title
Guide to the Virginia Oden Foscue Alabama place-name essay collection
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
January 2009
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