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Eliza Williams Chotard Gould memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0582

Scope and Contents

The collection contains two typescript copies of memoirs originally written in 1868. The memoirs discusses Natchez, Mississippi, the Battle of New Orleans, Andrew Jackson's home The Hermitage, Huntsville, Alabama, and early Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Dates

  • 1868

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Biographical / Historical

Eliza Williams Chotard Gould was the descendant of 18th century French settlers. Members of her family had been early residents of Natchez, Mississippi. She married William Proctor Gould, who was postmaster of Tuscaloosa, Alabama in the 1820s.

Extent

0.02 Linear Feet (8 items)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Two typescript copies of an 1868 memoirs written by early Tuscaloosa resident of French ancestry, whose family were Natchez, Mississippi pioneers.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Thompson and Mrs. Rowland, 1962

General

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Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013
Title
Guide to the Eliza Williams Chotard Gould memoirs
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