Preliminary Guide to the Alpheus Augustus Hurst Papers, 1816-1950

Collection Overview

Ledgers (hard back and composition book), legal documents, family correspondence, almanacs, advertisements, and pamphlets.

Descriptive Summary

Collection Number
Alpheus Augustus Hurst papers
Hurst, Alpheus Augustus
2 Linear Feet, 1340 Items
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access & Use

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Collection is open for research.

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The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Contents of the Collection

Contents of Box 1:
Box 1
Legal Papers, 1825-1900s
Box 1
Legal Papers, 1910-1928
Box 1
Contents of Box 2:
Box 2
Letters, 1816-1900
Box 2
Letters, 1901-1950
Box 2
Contents of Box 3:
Box 3
Miscellany, 1880-1928
Box 3
Bills and Receipts, 1818-1890s
Box 3
Bills and Receipts, 1900-1928
Box 3
Printed Material, 1879-1935
Box 3
Contents of Box 4:
Box 4
Volumes (23)
Box 4
Miscellaneous Oversize Material
Oversize-folder 1

Historical Note

Alabama judge.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Alpheus Augustus Hurst Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.


The Alpheus Augustus Hurst Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library in 1957.

Processing Information

Completed March 4, 1998

Encoded by Walt Evans

This collection is unprocessed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.