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Box 2549

 Container

Contains 8 Collections and/or Records:

Letter

 File — Box: 2549
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains one letter written to Mrs. Raymond McClain of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, discussing Mrs. McLain's association with Ruby Pickens Tartt. Carmer praises Tartt for her value to the state of Alabama and her work to raise awareness of the folk traditions of Alabama.
Dates: 1972 August 9

Application

 File — Box: 2549
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains an application, dated 8 July 1907, filed in Jefferson County, Alabama, for a Confederate veterans' pension.
Dates: 1907 July 8

Notes

 File — Box: 2549
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: Genealogical information on the James family, much of it written by Mrs. James, including family documents, lineage charts, and articles about her husband, William K. E. James, a pastor in Tuscaloosa.
Dates: 1754-1978; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1978

Records

 File — Box: 2549
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains one account book that documents business on the plantation. It also includes a couple letters that were stuck in between a few of the pages that concerned renters on the property.
Dates: 1923-1925

Letter

 File — Box: 2549
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: A letter dated 15 September 1840, to a cousin describing the death of Professor Horace S. Pratt of the University of Alabama. The collection also includes other material on Pratt and his family.
Dates: 1840 September 15

Papers

 Item — Box: 2549
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: A biographical sketch of Winston Stidham, written from memory by his grandson, Winston C. Shotts, about 1943.
Dates: circa 1943

Manuscript

 File — Box: 2549
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Contains, "Historic Lowndes: an outline," a history of Lowndes County, Mississippi, which surveys early explorers, settlers, soldiers, politicians and prominent men of this eastern Mississippi county. It includes a map of historic Lowndes County, a physical description, agricultural profile, and accounts of early roads and towns, abandoned towns, early churches and pastors, Indian treaties, etc.
Dates: 1925

Documents

 Item — Box: 2549, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: This collection includes documents related to Adams's Army service; an essay, "When Dreams Come True;" a biographical sketch; and three miscellaneous letters.
Dates: 1891- circa 1919