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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: Sermon Notes and Pastoral Material, 1892 - 1937Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Invitation to Installation of Pastor, of Reverend Frank M. AlexanderAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: New Members List of Grand Tower, Illinois, 1938-1939Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Descriptive booklet of Dwight Mission at Marble City, Oklahoma, 1909Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Annual Report of Board of Foreign Missions,, 1917-1918Add to your cart.
Folder 6: News --  Bulletin of Board of Foreign Missions of Presbyterian Church, post World War IAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Funeral prayer, 1938 January 6Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Pastor's personal notesAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Notes on a pastor's experienceAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Narrative of work with the Norman ChurchAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Historical Memorandum, concerning the Moeller Cross Roads Church, Marion, ILAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Bibliography of the Pelagian ControversiesAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Personal Register of Frank M. Alexander,, 1888-1931Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Personal Account book, 1892 October 5 to 1913 March 19Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Account & Guest Book, 1892 - 1924Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Account book, 1914 September - 1924 JuneAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Account book, 1924 June - 1936 FebruaryAdd to your cart.

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