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Thornton, Barbara Mitchell, Collection

 Collection — Container: M1982-26
Identifier: M1982-26

Scope and Contents

Collection including correspondence, 1846-1854, of W. H. DeForest written from New Orleans (1846-1849) and San Juan de Nicaragua [Grey Town or San Juan del Norte, Nicaragua] (1851) with descriptions of area, life, and business plans, and a diary (1860), writer unknown, mostly concerning Mobile, Alabama. [14 pieces]


  • Created: 1846-1854
  • Other: Date acquired: 04/13/1983


Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers, dependent on our compliance with U.S. Copyright Law, HIPPA requirements, donor agreements and other applicable state and federal statutes. Occasionally we may need to review a collection before permitting immediate access.

Conditions Governing Use

Digital photography, scanning, and photocopying of materials is prohibited. Permission may be granted by the Special Collections Librarian for such reprography dependent on issues of copyright, ownership, condition, donor agreements, etc. In general, staff do not make reproductions of copyright materials or materials for which title is not owned by the institution. Recent revisions in the U.S. Copyright Law extended the copyright of correspondence, letters, and other personal papers to the life of the author plus seventy years.


14.00 items

Arrangement Note

Arranged chronologically.

Source of Acquisition

Mrs. Barbara Mitchell Thornton, Pensacola, Florida, April 13, 1983

Processing Information

Cataloged 04/25/1983
Thornton, Barbara Mitchell, Collection
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center Repository

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