University of Alabama
Found in 43 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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
Albert John Farrah manuscripts
Overview Typescript manuscripts of two textbooks (two copies of each) created by Albert John Farrah, Dean of the University of Alabama Law School from 1912 until shortly before his death in June of 1944.
Margaret Faulk collection
Overview Letters and other materials regarding this University of Alabama librarian; most of the collection relates to her illness and death.
William Baker Flowers and Jennie Shaw Flowers University of Alabama materials
Collection — Box: 2339
Overview Items relating to Walter Flowers and Jennie Shaw Flowers as students at the University of Alabama, including commencement programs, SGA and WSGA ribbons, Triangle ribbon, library card, and invitation to a dance
Virginia Oden Foscue Alabama place-name essay collection
Overview Twenty-four essays (including one doctoral dissertation and three master’s theses) on Alabama place-names written by students of Virginia O. Foscue, who was a Professor of English at the University of Alabama from 1963 to 1993.
Richard Clarke Foster scrapbooks and papers
Overview Scrapbook and folder containing newspaper and magazine articles as well as tributes to Foster, who died four years after becoming president of the University of Alabama.
Dates: circa 1941
Guild of Professional Writers for Children records
Overview Materials related to the organization's activities, including its statement of purpose, membership applications and rolls, correspondence, newspaper clippings, works of members, announcements, calendars, newsletters, minutes, and financial records.
Dates: 1977-1999; Majority of material found within 1992 - 1994
Virginia Hansen scrapbook
Overview Scrapbook kept during the 13th annual session of summer school for teachers at the University of Alabama, June 8-July 19, 1916, that includes photographs, autographs, anecdotes, notes of social events, a newsletter, and postcards of University of Alabama scenes.
Marvin P. Harper papers
Abstract A variety of documents covering: slave ownership documents concerning crimes and deaths; Farrah Law Society plaque; UA football picture from 1920s; Church programs; Stamps; Daughters of the Confederacy minutes. McCall diploma, 1879; and Kennedy family papers.
Bessie Leach Hayden paper
Overview Paper entitled "Then Came the Women: The University in the Nineties," written by Bessie Leach Hayden, Dean of Women, about the first sixty years of coeducation at the University of Alabama.
Dates: circa 1953
Hill Ferguson papers
Overview Correspondence, clippings, and reports about The University of Alabama collected by this alumnus and trustee of the institution.
Hillel Foundation Records
Overview Records, mostly correspondence of Rabbi Henry A. Fischel (1948-1956), relating to the activities of the Hillel Foundation and its role in student life at the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1944 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1948 - 1956
Edna Lee Holladay Diary
Overview Diary (and transcription) kept by Edna Lee Holladay during her college days at the University of Alabama
James Austin Anderson papers
Overview A collection of copies of newspaper clippings and information about Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and its people.
James William Oakley Jr. Photographs
Collection — Box: 38034.001
Abstract Photographs taken by James William Oakley Jr. during the week that Autherine Lucy, the first African American student at The University of Alabama, enrolled in February 1956.
Dates: 1956 February
Autherine Lucy papers
Abstract Court documents dealing with a suit brought by Autherine Lucy and Polly Anne Myers against The University of Alabama, as well as an invitation to her 1956 wedding and a newspaper clipping written when she graduated from UA with her master's degree in elementary education.
Dates: 1953 - 1957
Manly Family Papers
Abstract Includes the papers of Basil Manly, president of the University of Alabama, 1837-1855, and a founder of Furman University, which reflect the history of the period as well as his life as theologian and educator. It also contains materials created and gathered by other Manly family members, including his sons Basil and Charles, president of Furman University, 1881-1897.
Dates: 1818 - 1930
University of Alabama, Frank M. Moody Music Building articles
Overview Articles covering the construction and dedication of the Frank M. Moody Music Building on the University of Alabama campus in 1987 and 1988.
William F. Reekstin Photograph Albums
Overview Nine photograph albums of William F. Reekstin, a student at the University of Alabama in the early 1930s documenting a variety of campus venues and activities.
James H. Shaw Correspondence with George Wallace
Overview Letter to and one from former governor George C. Wallace
Wayne J. Urban Papers
Overview This collection contains research and professional materials documenting the career of education professor and scholar Wayne J. Urban, who taught at Georgia State University and The University of Alabama and wrote many books on the history of education.