University of Alabama
Found in 106 Collections and/or Records:
Lecture notes on John W. Abercrombie
Abstract Notes for a class lecture on Abercrombie, president of the University of Alabama. Includes information on the construction of University buildings during his tenure, as well as his conflicts with former acting president and Latin professor William S. Wyman.
Dates: not dated
Alabama Air National Guard letter of authorization
Abstract A photocopy of a memorandum to the commander to the 117th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing of the Alabama National Guard, authorizing transport of non-military personnel, including Governor George C. Wallace, from Montgomery to Tuscaloosa and back on April 30, 1963. Includes signatures of passengers on a waiver form.
Dates: 1963 April 30
Alabama Alumni Association, Cornerstone Committee
Overview This collection includes a committee report; a list of donors to the Crimson Pride membership drive, 1986-1987; histories of the national alumni association and local chapters; information on the rededication of Denny Chimes in 1987; newspaper clippings about coaches Ray Perkins and Paul "Bear" Bryant; and other information on the history and alumni of the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1888 - 1987
Overview Postcards showing a variety of places in Alabama, including Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, and Montgomery.
Allan F. Archer papers
Overview Documents pertaining to the career of Dr. Allan F. Archer from 1932 to 1951 when he worked at the University of Alabama Museum of Natural History and Geological Survey of Alabama. The material primarily focuses on Dr. Archer’s study of spiders, but includes crabs, mollusks, crustacean and matters of ecological and biological importance as well.
Alpha Epsilon Delta records
Overview The Alpha Epsilon Delta collection consists of the rules, rituals, petitions, reports, and memorabilia of the University of Alabama's charter chapter of this medical honors society.
American Association of University Professors, University of Alabama Chapter records
Overview A collection of meeting minutes, committee reports, correspondence, membership information, constitutions, and other material.
Dates: 1949-1975; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1960
"The Federal raid into central Alabama"
Overview Text of a speech presented by James A. Anderson on April 3, 1935, at a meeting of the Kiwanis club of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, commemorating the seventieth anniversary of Union raids in Selma, Montgomery, and Tuscaloosa.
Dates: 1935 April 3
Viscountess Astor letter
Abstract A letter dated 5 November 1952, from Astor to Dr. John M. Gallalee, president of the University of Alabama, declining a speaking invitation.
Dates: 1952 November 5
Arthur Bagby papers
Abstract Contains materials, mostly photocopies, created by or relating to Arthur Bagby, the tenth governor of Alabama.
Frederick A. P. Barnard letter and speech
Abstract An address to the "Gentlemen of the Erosophic Society" in 1848 at The University of Alabama and a letter to Barnard from his brother, John G. Barnard, regarding a pass for travel in 1862.
Dates: 1848, 1862
Junius K. Battle commencement address text
Abstract Commencement address titled "Footprints of the Creator," delivered on July 15, 1858, at the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1858 July 15
George Benagh promissory note
Abstract Promissory note dated January 1, 1858, in which The University of Alabama agreed to pay $150 to W. J. Hays for the use of a slave named Paul for one year. The note was signed by George Benagh, a professor acting on behalf of the University.
Dates: 1858 January 1
Henry R. Benagh letter
Abstract A letter containing genealogical information about the Benagh family.
Benjamin Franklin Meek lecture notebook
Abstract A volume of lectures, notes, and examinations by this University of Alabama professor of English literature.
Beta Phi Mu, Beta Kappa Chapter records
Abstract Correspondence, bank records, scrapbooks, meeting agendas, and minutes, of the University of Alabama chapter of the National Library and Information Studies honorary.
Hugo F. Biedermann papers
Collection — Box: 5041
Abstract The collection includes copies of patents granted Biedermann, as well as contracts and some scattered miscellaneous papers. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs of projects worked on by the firm of Skinner and Biedermann, including the Anniston Army Depot and many buildings on the University of Alabama campus, including the Engineering building, Lloyd Hall, Denny Chimes, Denny Stadium, Doster Hall, Graves Hall, and others.
Dates: circa 1940s
Dr. Bonner letters
Abstract Thermo-fax copy of letter dated 19 October 1958 by Dr. Bonner to Professor James H. Newman, executive vice-president University of Alabama, summarizing Bonner's trip to England, also a brief letter dated 21 October by Newman to W.S. Hoole, to whom he forwarded Bonner's letter.
Franklin Welsh Bowdon letter
Abstract A letter dated 24 October 1835, from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa to the editor of the Weekly Globe requesting a six-month subscription to the newspaper.
Dates: 1835 October 24
Glenda Brewer research paper
Overview Research paper titled "Integration at the University of Alabama," submitted for seminar in African American history at the University of Alabama in 1975.
Charles Edward Bridges letter
Overview A letter dated 24 February 1849, written from the University of Alabama to Sam Houston, advising him that he has been elected an honorary member of the Erosophic Society.
Dates: 1849 February 24
Wilburt Scott Brown papers
Overview Copies of this University of Alabama graduate and faculty member’s dissertation with other manuscripts and documents
Charles Mitchell Burford letter
Overview Letter written by Burford, dated 20 October 1847, from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to his brother in Summerfield [Alabama?]
Dates: 1847 October 20
Mike Bynum papers
Overview Manuscript (photocopy) of Bynum's book "High Tide" (published by Cross Roads Books, 1978) and research notes
Ottokar T. Cadek papers
Overview Correspondence, diaries, genealogies, and various other documents relating to the life of this violinist, conductor, and teacher.
Canterbury Chapel Christ Episcopal Church scrapbooks
Overview Scrapbooks and newspaper articles highlighting church members who worked for the University and college students who attended Canterbury Chapel.
Eddie Carideo scrapbook
Overview Souvenirs and mementoes of University of Alabama football, with some boxing and baseball memorabilia, 1932-1948, including photos of players, many of them signed, and newspaper clippings, as well as some 1935 Rose Bowl materials and photos.
Oliver Cromwell Carmichael collection
Collection — Box: 2356
Overview A miscellany of material relating to this University of Alabama president, including a newspaper clipping, a Carmichael writing entitled "The Function of Instinct in Education," and a scrapbook.
University of Alabama Centennial Celebration program
Overview University of Alabama Centennial Celebration program, 11 May 1931.
Dates: 1931 May 11
Margaret Chenault papers
Overview Memorabilia of a University of Alabama student, 1930-1934, including a scrapbook, record book, newspapers, and student organization documents
Thomas P. Clinton letters
Overview Letters about the burning of the University of Alabama, April 1865, which Clinton witnessed as a young boy.
B. F. Cochran papers
Abstract The texts of three of Cochran's speeches and a critical essay on the significance of Athens, Greece on later republics.
William Allen Cochrane diploma
Abstract A handwritten copy of Cochrane's University of Alabama diploma.
John Coglin absence report
Overview University of Alabama report, dated 24 December 1831, stating the absences of John Colgin for the month of December.
Dates: 1831 December 24
Jefferson Jackson Coleman papers
Abstract Souvenirs from various events, as well as awards and honors bestowed upon Coleman, who served The University in many capacities for almost 50 years.
Wade Hampton Coleman, Jr., papers
Abstract Various documents, including speeches, correspondence, reports, faculty newsletters, alumni magazines, newspapers and newspaper clippings of this Alabama native and University of Alabama professor of Romance Languages
Dates: 1924-1968; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1960
Crimson Theatre radio plays collection
Overview Scripts for several radio plays performed by the Crimson Theatre on the WABP radio station on the University of Alabama campus.
Dates: circa 1953
Edward Calvin Crow correspondence
Overview Correspondence between E. C. Crow and Dr. John M. Gallalee of the University of Alabama regarding a newspaper article on Gen. Josiah Gorgas, as well as a newspaper article on the oldest judge in Birmingham, Alabama.
John Cottingham Curry papers
Overview Items from Curry's tenure at the University of Alabama, including season tickets for sporting events, invitations to social events and organizations, and a binder of correspondence relating to reunions of the University of Alabama class of 1916.
Daphne Cunningham Diaries
Abstract Diaries whose short entries provide information on the daily activities of this coed from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, member of Kappa Delta sorority, and 1916 University of Alabama graduate.
John Charles Dawson papers
Abstract Letters and unpublished speeches; photocopies of letters written by Joseph Lakanal, 1762-1845.
Dates: circa 1930
Denny Chimes Renovation papers
Abstract Materials relating to the 1986 renovation of the University of Alabama bell tower and the fund drive to purchase a new 25-bell carillon, kept by Sandee Gibson. The collection includes a fund drive notebook, photographs of the restoration and rededication, and an information pack for fundraisers.
Dominique Doux Fiquet Photograph Album
Overview Photograph album containing images of students and faculty at The University of Alabama in 1859 and includes the oldest known photograph of the campus.
Donn Sanford photographs
Abstract Photographs of the first African American student admitted to the University of Alabama, Autherine Lucy, enrolling at The University of Alabama in February 1956.
Dates: 1956 February
Douthitt scrapbook materials
Overview Material, mostly photocopies, from a nineteenth-century scrapbook. The most significant item is a pencil sketch of the Rotunda on the campus of The University of Alabama.
Dates: circa 1865-1877
Jack Drake, Ralph Knowles, and George Dean statement
Overview Joint statement made by Jack Drake, Ralph Knowles and George Dean relating to an alleged undercover informant/agent provocateur during student unrest in 1971(?).
Early University of Alabama Administrative Records
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
William Graham Echols papers
Overview Contains articles written about and by this Methodist minister and professor of religion at the University of Alabama
Dates: after 1892
Educational Media Photographs
Overview This collection consists of 435 photographs of different activities at the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1963 - 1966
Camille Maxwell Elebash Papers
Overview Documents, interviews, and source material used by Camille Elebash,in co-producing with Joe Terry, the documentary George Wallace: A Politician’s Legacy.