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Mary M. Hallowell letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0612

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters written to Mary Hallowell of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from various government officials in Washington, DC, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island, regarding her request for help for "refugees" from Tennessee during and immediately after the Civil War. These refugees were Tennessee residents who had remained loyal to the Union during and who had moved farther north during the War.

Dates

  • 1864-1865

Conditions Governing Access

None

Biographical / Historical

Mary M. Hallowell lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1864 and 1865.

Extent

0.03 Linear Feet (21 pieces)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Letters written to Mary Hallowell from various government officials in Washington, DC, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island, regarding her request for help for "refugees" from Tennessee during and immediately after the Civil War. These refugees were Tennessee residents who had remained loyal to the Union and had moved farther north during the War.

Provenance

unknown

General

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Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013
Title
Guide to the Mary M. Hallowell letters
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
February 2013
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