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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: Letters from Carl Sheretz & A.E. Sheretz, 1916 September 18, 19Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Letter from J.S. Buchanan, 1917 July 14Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Letter from A.E. Sheretz, 1918 July 8Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Letter from A.E. Sheretz, 1918 July 29Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Letter from L.H. Baker, 1918 October 9Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Letter from Anna Hotl, 1919 February 13Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Letter from Anna Holt, 1919 April 18Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Letters of recommendation for Frank Alexander,Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Letter from Alice Alexander, 1919 June 14Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Letter for recommendation for Frank Alexander from Richard Hughes, 1919 July 1Add to your cart.
Folder 11: TestimonyAdd to your cart.

Letter & testimonial from Richard C. Hughes, July, 1919

Testimonial letters from J.S. Buchanan & H.H. Herbert, September 1, 1917;

Jerome Dowd, n.d.

John Hull, August 31, 1885

J.S. Buchanan, June 4, 1919

R. Frank Mitchell, June 14, 1919

Roy Gutinger (?), June 4, 1919

Folder 12: Letter from M.T. Brockett, 1919 July 4Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Letter (copies) from Frank Alexander to Albert Kell, 1927 November 14Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Letter (copy) from Frank Alexnder to Albert Kell, 1927 November 14Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Letter from William M. Maxton, 1928 May 18Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Letter (copy) from Frank Alexander to Reverend Arthur Taylor, 1929 March 14Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Letter from Lewis S. Mudge, 1928 February 25Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Letter from Arthur Taylor; on the back, copy of Frank Alexander’s reply, 1929 April 23; April 26Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Letter from Albert Kell to the Members of the Cairo Presbytery, 1930 March 14Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Letter and testimonial from Frank A. Yuill, 1930 April 13Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Letter from C. Harmon Johnson, & 2 copies of Kell’s charge against Alexander, 1930 May 19Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Letter from Wham & Wham, Attorneys at Law, 1931 October 17Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Letter from Wham & Wham, Attorneys at Law, 1931 October 20Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Letter from C. Harmon Johnson, 1933 June 28Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Letter (copy) from Wham & Wham, Attorneys at Law, 1933 October 2Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Letter from Lewis Mudge, 1933 October 16Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Letter from George A.Wallace, 1933 October 30Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Letter from Charles F. Dew, 1933 December 22Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Letter from C.Harmon Johnson, 1934 March 9Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Letter (copy) from Albert Kell to Mr. Buffat, 1934 March 27Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Letter from Lincoln Kell, 1934 May 4Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Letter from John Hammerson, 1934 May 9Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Letter from C. Harmon Johnson, 1934 August 17Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Letter from C. Harmon Johnson, 1934 August 17Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Letter from William P. Finney, 1938 August 23 & 29Add to your cart.

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