University of Alabama
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
"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
Thomas P. Clinton letters
Overview Letters about the burning of the University of Alabama, April 1865, which Clinton witnessed as a young boy.
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
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
Henry De Lamar Clayton Sr. papers
Abstract The personal, legal, military, and administrative papers, of this Alabama politician, Confederate general, and University of Alabama president.
James Austin Anderson papers
Overview A collection of copies of newspaper clippings and information about Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and its people.
Phi Alpha Theta's Commemoration of the Anniversary of the Burning of the University of Alabama
Overview Contains a newspaper article entitled "Yankee colonel wavered that terrible day, but orders were to burn U of A to ground" and the carbon copy of a letter from Charles G. Summersell to C.E. Williams about Phi Theta Kappa's presentation, "Vocata," commemorating the burning of the University of Alabama by Yankee soldiers in April, 1865, just weeks before Lee's surrender in Appomattox, Virginia. There are also four photographs to accompany the "Vocata" text with a page telling who is in...
President Landon C. Garland Records
Overview This record group contains the correspondence of Landon C. Garland, University of Alabama president from 1855-1865.
Dates: 1852 - 1865; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1865