Frank M. Alexander Papers, 1883-1935
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Brief Description: This collection consists mainly of letters to Frank M. Alexander from relatives and those seeking to hire him as a pastor. There is also a great deal of documentation of a legal dispute between Frank Alexander and his nephew Albert Kell regarding a tenant agreement between them. This dispute went on for over seven years and the collection contains the original complaint, Alexander's statement, and legal documents. The collection also contains personal papers, including an autograph book and photographs.
Held at:
Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
605 Agriculture Dr.
MC 6632
Carbondale, IL 62901
Phone: 618-453-2516
Fax: 618-453-3451
Email: speccoll [at]
Record Series Number: 1/6/MSS 098
Created by: Alexander, Frank M., (1883-1935)
Volume: 10.0 Boxes
Arrangement: Arranged by record type.
Biographical Note for Alexander, Frank M., (1883-1935) : Frank Alexander was a Presbyterian pastor working in different parts of the country, but had a long standing parish in Murphysboro at the turn of the century. Previous to this he was the first Presbyterian pastor for Carbondale's First Presbyterian Church. He had relatives in Salem, Illinois where he also owned a farm.
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.
Subject Index
Alexander, Frank M., fl. 1883-1935.
Kell, Albert.
Presbyterian Church - Clergy
Presbyterian Church - Illinois - Carbondale
Presbyterian Church - Illinois - Murphysboro
Genres/Forms of Material
Ledgers (account books)
Records (documents)
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
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PreferredCitation: [Item], Frank M. Alexander papers, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.