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A Guide to the Blanche Leigh Scrapbooks

Finding aid created by Stephen Jackson

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
December 2007


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Leigh, Blanche
Title: Blanche Leigh Scrapbooks
Dates: 1926-1927
Abstract: Two scrapbooks created by Blanche Leigh regarding Confederate monuments and the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Extent: 0.05 Linear feet. 2 volumes.
Identification: PKY 88.016
Language(s): English

Biographical/Historical Note

Blanche Leigh was the wife of Townes Randolph Leigh, who was professor of Chemistry at UF from 1920-1948, serving as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences for much of his tenure. She compiled these two volumes that deal with "Confederate Monuments" and the "History of the United Daughters of the Confederacy."


Scope and Content

Two scrapbooks created in 1926-1927 by Blanche Leigh regarding Confederate monuments and the United Daughters of the Confederacy.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Blanche Leigh Scrapbooks, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Selected Subjects and Access Terms

Confederate States of America -- Soldiers' monuments.
United Daughters of the Confederacy -- History.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Monuments.



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