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Thomas Henry Garner papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0560

Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, postcards, invitations, and other items, including letters (1887-1892) from Alston Fitts while he was in Europe.

Dates

  • 1887-?1913

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Henry Garner was born around 1870 and eventually became the editor of the "Tuscaloosa Gazette" and alumni secretary of the University of Alabama. He was affectionately known as "Uncle Tom" according to an article in the Jun. 14, 1981 edition of "The Tuscaloosa News". He died on 13 December 1944.

Extent

6 Linear Feet (178 items)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Correspondence, postcards, invitations, and other items, including letters (1887-1892) from Alston Fitts while he was in Europe.

Provenance

Gift of Morris L. Friedman, 1962

General

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Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013
Title
Guide to the Thomas Henry Garner 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