Collection 2019.001 - The Lyn Frazer Collection

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US US-almoca 2019.001


The Lyn Frazer Collection


  • August 26, 1902 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

The Lyn Frazer Collection consist of one box measuring 1 cubic foot.

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Archival history

Lyn Frazer held the Lynn Frasier Collection until she donated it to the Montgomery County Archives on January 4, 2019.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

In 2019 Lyn Frazer donated the Lynn Frasier Collection to the Montgomery County Archives.

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Scope and content

The Lyn Frazer Collection consists of a single photograph of a woman named Carrie Melton Hill. The photograph, taken on August 26, 1902, depicts Hill in her wedding dress and vail.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

The Montgomery County Archives’ (MCA) mission statement notes the MCA collects non-government records, as long as they pertain to the history of Montgomery County. The MCA acquired the MGS Collection for this reason.


No further accruals expected.

System of arrangement

This collection is organized into one series.
Series I: Photographs

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Conditions governing access

This collection does not contain any access restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction

It is presumed corporate and individual copyrights have been retained by copyright owners. Copyright restrictions apply. Users of materials should seek necessary permissions from the copyright holders to comply with U.S. copyright laws.

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  • English

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John and Johanna Dowe’s wills—the grandparents of John Dowe, the creator of this collection—are accessible at the MCA. The MCA also possesses a 2001 deed and preservation easement between John Dowe and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Furthermore, the MCA also holds an executor’s deed in which John Dowe’s estate transferred to the Alabama Historical Commission ownership of the Dowe family house and property at 334 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama.

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  • English



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