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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: Diary, 1931 May-JuneAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Record of Saline County School, 1917, 1918, 1940, 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Memoranda of readingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Statement of charges made by Alber KellAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Minutes of Synod of Illinois meetingAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Memoranda, written by Frank M. AlexanderAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Statement of case Kell v. AlexanderAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Envelopes addressed to Frank Alexander, with notation made by AlexanderAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Memoranda, written by Frank M. AlexanderAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Statement of Frank AlexanderAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Specifications of wrongdoing made by Albert KellAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Affidavit (copy) of Frank A. Yuill, 1933 September 30Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Judicial Commission's Decision, in case of Kell v. Alexander, 1933 October 30Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Answer to charges made by Frank AlexanderAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Newspaper clipping, concerning General Assembly action on Kell v. Alexander, 1939?Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Saline County board minutes and attendance, 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Certificate of Jesse Cox, after examination, 1865 August 10Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Autograph albumAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: "American Journalism," class paperAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: "English Nobility," class paperAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: "The Ship is Never Safe--Valedictory Address," 1881, August 1Add to your cart.

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