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R. L. Hanvey collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0624

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a copy of the 5th edition of the "Kloran," the Ku Klux Klan handbook, and a leather wallet with the Klan seal both belonging to R. L. Hanvey. The collection also has a group photograph of unidentified Ku Klux Klan women. The photograph has been flattened and foldered and is filed in the photoroom, labeled "KKK Women."

Dates

  • circa 1920

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Biographical / Historical

R. L. Hanvey lived in Birmingham, Alabama, and was a member of the Ku Klux Klan.

Extent

0.03 Linear Feet (3 items, 3 pieces)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

A collection of Ku Klux Klan material, including a copy of the handbook "Kloran," 5th ed., a leather wallet with the Klan seal, and a group photo of unidentified Ku Klux Klan women.

Provenance

unknown

General

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Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013
Title
Guide to the R. L. Hanvey collection
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
2015
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