Vernon Grosse collection
Scope and Contents
The collection contains a cache of pre- and post- Civil War letters and genealogies (all photocopies), as well as minutes for the New River Baptist Church, in Fayette County, Alabama, from 1826-1911.
- Grosse, Vernon (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
The New River community lies in the northeast section of Fayette County, Alabama. It is bordered on the southeast by Ford's Mountain and took its name from the New River (Sipsey) that flows through it. It was a thriving farm community and at the time was the only "town" on the road between Russellville and Tuscaloosa.
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Language of Materials
Collection of pre- and post- Civil War letters and genealogies (all photocopies), as well as minutes for the New River Baptist Church, in Fayette County, Alabama, from 1826-1911.
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James Gilbreath, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013
- Guide to the Vernon Grosse collection
- December 2008
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