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The Resource Gordon-Jackson-McLester family papers

Gordon-Jackson-McLester family papers

Label
Gordon-Jackson-McLester family papers, 1850-1965
Title
Gordon-Jackson-McLester family papers
Inclusive dates
1850-1965
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Gordon-Jackson-McLester family papers contains materials created or gathered by members of the Gordon, Jackson, or McLester families of Tuscaloosa, Alabama from the years 1850 through 1965, including photographs, correspondence, funeral notices, general documents, clippings, portraits, and books. The collection documents African American family life in Tuscaloosa, African American women's clubs, and African American business life
Biographical or historical data
The Gordon-Jackson-McLester family of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, some of whom were former slaves, includes Annie Laura McLester and Ida McLester, sistsers, who were the great, great, grandaunts of Ernest Gordon whose mother was Anita Thelma Jackson Gordon. Scott Jackson, who married Annie Washington Jackson, was the father of Ernest Lee Jackson, whose first wife was Lillie McLester Jackson, and whose son was Ernest Jackson. Other family members mentioned in the collection are Adulphus Franklin Jackson, Gertrude Jackson, and Jacqueline and Anna Laura.
Cataloging source
GAP
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jackson family
  • Gordon family
  • McLester family
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jackson family
  • Gordon family
  • McLester family
  • African American businesspeople
  • African American families
  • African American women
  • African Americans
  • Freedmen
  • Genealogy
Label
Gordon-Jackson-McLester family papers
Instantiates
Note
  • Collection number: 96-013
  • Cataloged by the Digital Library of Georgia as a part of Georgia HomePLACE: an initiative of the Georgia Public Library Service and GALILEO
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in repository.
Extent
2
Governing access note
There are no restrictions on the research use of this collection
Organization method
Organzed into eight series: (1) Photographs, (2) Correspondence, (3) Funeral notice, (4) General documents, (5) Clippings, (6) Books, (7) Portraits, and (8) Rare books.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o58438277
  • (OCoLC)58438277
Terms governing use
Prior permission from the Research Library must be obtained in writing before any portion of this collection can be published or reproduced.
Type of unit
linear ft.
Label
Gordon-Jackson-McLester family papers
Note
  • Collection number: 96-013
  • Cataloged by the Digital Library of Georgia as a part of Georgia HomePLACE: an initiative of the Georgia Public Library Service and GALILEO
Cumulative index finding aids
Finding aid available in repository.
Extent
2
Governing access note
There are no restrictions on the research use of this collection
Organization method
Organzed into eight series: (1) Photographs, (2) Correspondence, (3) Funeral notice, (4) General documents, (5) Clippings, (6) Books, (7) Portraits, and (8) Rare books.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o58438277
  • (OCoLC)58438277
Terms governing use
Prior permission from the Research Library must be obtained in writing before any portion of this collection can be published or reproduced.
Type of unit
linear ft.

Library Locations

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      33.755227 -84.383897
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