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Vernon Grosse collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0599

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.

Dates

  • 1801-1911

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

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.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

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.

Provenance

unknown

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.

Processed by

James Gilbreath, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013
Title
Guide to the Vernon Grosse collection
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
December 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