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Education -- Alabama -- History

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Charles A. Derby extracts, 1855 July-August

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Scope and Contents Certified extracts from correspondence between Charles A. Derby and Willis Crenshaw regarding business arrangements for the Eutaw Academy, Alabama.

Charles A. Derby papers

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Identifier: MS-0030
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of Derby family correspondence. Approximately twenty-eight letters were written by Charles Derby. The Charles Derby letters, 1844-1862, cover the period from late boyhood up to his death in battle in 1862. Included are letters (1846-1847) written while he was a cadet at the Virginia Military Institute, as well as correspondence dating from his careers as teacher and Episcopal clergyman. Two items were written during his brief service in the Confederate...

Eutaw Institute announcement, 1855 September 24

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Scope and Contents Two announcements for the opening of the Eutaw Institute, Alabama.

Letter to Mary Derby Stancell, 1855 October 17

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Scope and Contents Written from Eutaw, Alabama. Letter regards the death of his wife, Clara J. Hunt ("Jeanie"). Letter also describes a betrayal by Board of Trustees of Eutaw Institute and how Charles A. Derby had to open a private school on his own.

Letter to Mary Derby Stancell, 1856 July 17

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Scope and Contents Written from Eutaw, Alabama. Letter discusses the success of Charles A. Derby's new school, life in Eutaw, and finances.

Letter to Mary Derby Stancell, 1857 May 27

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Scope and Contents Written from Eutaw, Alabama. Letter regards ordainment in the Protestant Episcopal Church, responsibility of St. Stephen's Church in Eutaw, deaconship, and the busy school year.

Letter to Mary Derby Stancell, 1858 January 20

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Scope and Contents Written from Eutaw, Alabama. Letter regards growth of St. Stephen's congregation, life in Eutaw, and Charles A. Derby's school.

Letter to Mary Derby Stancell, 1860 February 28

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Scope and Contents Written from Camden, Alabama. Letter regards the success of Charles A. Derby's new church, his teaching career, and family matters.