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University of Alabama. Corps of Cadets

 Organization

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Early University of Alabama Administrative Records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-001
Overview The record group contains many early extant records of The University of Alabama and includes materials documenting a wide range of functions, persons, and aspects of the University.
Dates: 1820 - 1920

S.W. Eddins appointment letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0474
Overview Letter dated 1 September 1864 appointing S. W. Eddins of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to the University of Alabama's Alabama Corps of Cadets.
Dates: 1864 September 1

Alice and Algernon Sydney Garnett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0561
Overview Letters written by Alice Garnett and her husband Algernon Sydney Garnett, a professor at the University of Alabama, discussing, among other things, the hardships of travel, news of the university, its professors, and their wives, the election of a new superintendent of education, and a rebellion by the University Cadets against the commandant.
Dates: 1850-1873

Morgan Smith Gilmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0571
Overview Correspondence, as well as photocopy and typescript copies of a booklet by Gilmer, containing the last roll and brief history of "Shockley's Independent Escort Company of Alabama Cavalry," a Civil War unit formed by University of Alabama students Branscom Shockley and Henry Burt in March 1864.
Dates: 1954

John Gill Shorter papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1267
Overview Copies of official papers, including correspondence, speeches, and miscellaneous materials, including approximately thirty items concerning the University of Alabama and the Alabama Corps of Cadets during the Civil War.
Dates: 1861-1872

W. E. Spraggins papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1327
Overview Contains the note books of his work as an engineer in Nashville, Tennessee, two books on engineering, photo cards from the Sigma Nu fraternity in Indianapolis, Indiana, and an invitation to the University of Alabama, Alabama Corps of Cadets on July 5, 1876.
Dates: unknown

University of Alabama Corps of Cadets collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0029
Overview A miscellany of material relating to the University of Alabama Corps of cadets, 1873-1905, including invitations to the 1873 junior exhibition and Corps of Cadets hops (dances) in 1874, 1876, and 1878, and the program for a 1905 reunion of the Corps of Cadets Company E, winner of a 1885 drill competition at the New Orleans Exposition.
Dates: 1873-1905