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Frank M. Alexander Papers

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Frank M. Alexander Papers, 1883-1935 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

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Collection Overview

Title: Frank M. Alexander Papers, 1883-1935Add to your cart.

ID: 1/6/MSS 098

Primary Creator: Alexander, Frank M., (1883-1935)

Extent: 10.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged by record type.

Subjects: Alexander, Frank M., fl. 1883-1935., Kell, Albert., Presbyterian Church - Clergy, Presbyterian Church - Illinois - Carbondale, Presbyterian Church - Illinois - Murphysboro

Forms of Material: Correspondence., Diaries., Ledgers (account books), Photographs, Postcards, Records (documents), Speeches, addresses, etc., Writings.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Biographical Note

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.

Subject/Index Terms

Alexander, Frank M., fl. 1883-1935.
Kell, Albert.
Presbyterian Church - Clergy
Presbyterian Church - Illinois - Carbondale
Presbyterian Church - Illinois - Murphysboro

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Preferred Citation: [Item], Frank M. Alexander papers, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


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Folder 1: Letter from Grace Greenwood, 1862 November 14Add to your cart.
Removed from the Family Library of Poetry and Song
Folder 2: Letter from H. F. Spencer, 1885 September 25Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Letter of recommendation for F.M. Alexander from Herrick Johnson, April 2Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Letter from Alexander's brother, 1891 February 23Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Letter from James Alexander, 1897 January 3Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Letter from P. Fales, 1897 September 11Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Letter from R.J. Waddell, 1899 October 2Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Letter from R.J. Waddell, 1899 December 3Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Letter from Albert Kell, 1901 March 30Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Letter from J. Elliott, 1903 June 8Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Letter from Tom Alexander, 1903 July 4; 1904 July 25Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Letter from N.D. Musson to Mrs. G.W. Warner, 1903 December 20Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Letter from Tom Alexander, 1905 March 2Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Letter from L.S. Kell, 1905 April 14Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Letter from Lincoln Kell(?), 1905 August 9Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Letter from A.T. Alexander, 1905 September 5Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Letter from L.S. Kell, 1905 October 11Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Letter from Tom H. Alexander, 1905 October 26Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Letter A.T. Alexander, 1905 September 5Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Letter from Albert Kell, 1905 December 5Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Letter from Albert Kell, 1905 December 19Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Letter from Sarah, Alexander's sister, 1905 December 19Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Letter from Tom. H. Alexander, 1905 December 19Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Letter from A.T. Alexander, 1905 December 27Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Letter from Albert Kell, 1906 January 19Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Letter form Albert Kell, 1906 March 9Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Letter from Sarah, Alexander's Sister, 1906 MarchAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Letter from Albert Kell, 1906 March 7Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Letter from Albert Kell, 1906 March 9Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Letter from J.R. Frazer, 1906 August 20Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Letter from W.L. Heton, to J. H. McGowan, 1908 September 14Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Letter from W.L. Heton, 1908 November 27Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Letter from Frazer Hood, 1909 May 12Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Letter from Albert Kell, 1915 April 10Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Letter from Illinois Seed & Nursery Co., 1916 August 28Add to your cart.

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