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University of Alabama

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Found in 126 Collections and/or Records:

Eight Searcy family Phi Delta Theta members, 1890

 Item — Box: 5253, Folder: 2012.035.000048
Identifier: 2012.035.000048
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists of one mounted print, showing four members of the Tuscaloosa Searcy family (Evie, James T., Stella, and George), seated in chairs on a porch. Two photograph albums contain scenes from and around The University of Alabama and Tuscaloosa County, including Bryce Hospital, Tuscaloosa Centennial celebrations, the Warrior River (bridge and flooding), hunting, fishing, and transportation. There are also travel images from the western United States and Florida. The images...
Dates: 1890

Camille Maxwell Elebash Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0478
Overview Documents, interviews, and source material used by Camille Elebash,in co-producing with Joe Terry, the documentary George Wallace: A Politician’s Legacy.
Dates: 1964-1988

O. B. Emerson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0485
Overview The collection chiefly consists of correspondence between O. B. Emerson and various individuals including authors, former students, and other faculty and staff from The University of Alabama. The collection also includes materials about different authors and subjects on which Dr. Emerson either taught or published, as well as a significant amount of materials related to professional organizations in which he was involved.
Dates: 1945-1990

Eugene Allen Smith Glass Negatives

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-005
Overview This collection consists of glass plate negatives depicting Eugene Allen Smith's geological survey trips; various scenes from the University of Alabama campus, building the Smith Hall, Central Iron & Coal in Holt, Alabama, and mining sites, museum artifacts, maps, pages from books, and his family.
Dates: 1861 - 1932

Eugene Allen Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1286
Overview Contains field notes, correspondence letters, receipts, newspaper clippings, photographs, memorandum, notebooks, copy of the Crimson White (Commencement edition), and dinner guest list for E.A. Smith's 70th birthday party.
Dates: 1837-1921

Albert John Farrah manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0505
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.
Dates: 1934

Margaret Faulk collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0507
Overview Letters and other materials regarding this University of Alabama librarian; most of the collection relates to her illness and death.
Dates: 1932-1942

William Baker Flowers and Jennie Shaw Flowers University of Alabama materials

 Collection — Box: 2339
Identifier: MSS-0523
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
Dates: 1943-1946

Virginia Oden Foscue Alabama place-name essay collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0529
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.
Dates: 1959-1984

President Richard C. Foster Records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-008
Overview This record group contains the presidential records of Dr. Richard C. Foster, University of Alabama president from 1937 to 1941.
Dates: 1923-1948

Richard Clarke Foster scrapbooks and papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0537
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

President John M. Gallalee Records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-012
Overview This record group contains the presidental records of John M. Gallalee, president of The University of Alabama from 1948 to 1953.
Dates: 1927-1975

Marian Gallaway papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0554
Overview Collection of play scripts, theatre notes, research, programs, and photographs compiled by the long-time director of the University of Alabama Theater.
Dates: after 1948

Geological Survey of Alabama Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-002
Overview This collection consists of 531 photographs documenting Alabama Geological Survey field trips and the growth of the University of Alabama campus from the 1880s through 1930s.
Dates: 1885 - 1938; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1930

Guild of Professional Writers for Children records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0601
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

Wiley Hagler papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0607
Overview Correspondence, school papers, clippings, and photographs.
Dates: 1901-1972

Virginia Hansen scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0622
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.
Dates: 1916-1917

Marvin P. Harper papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0632
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.
Dates: 1875-1930

Bessie Leach Hayden paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0651
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

Jesse C. Hearne, Jr. Scrapbook of Y.M.C.A. and Y.W.C.A. on the University of Alabama Campus, 1936

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2567
Overview Contains scrapbook kept by Jesse C. Hearne Jr., highlighting events of the Y.M.C.A. and Y.W.C.A. groups on the University of Alabama campus in 1936. It is primarily newspaper clippings, but there are 13 photographs.
Dates: 1936

Henry De Lamar Clayton Sr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0313
Abstract The personal, legal, military, and administrative papers, of this Alabama politician, Confederate general, and University of Alabama president.
Dates: 1840-1925

Henry Snow and his classmates at The University of Alabama, 1895

 Item — Box: 5253, Folder: 2012.035.000168
Identifier: 2012.035.000168
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists of one mounted print, showing four members of the Tuscaloosa Searcy family (Evie, James T., Stella, and George), seated in chairs on a porch. Two photograph albums contain scenes from and around The University of Alabama and Tuscaloosa County, including Bryce Hospital, Tuscaloosa Centennial celebrations, the Warrior River (bridge and flooding), hunting, fishing, and transportation. There are also travel images from the western United States and Florida. The images...
Dates: 1895

Henry Snow and members of Phi Delta Theta at The University of Alabama, 1926

 Item — Box: 5253, Folder: 2012.035.000375
Identifier: 2012.035.000375
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists of one mounted print, showing four members of the Tuscaloosa Searcy family (Evie, James T., Stella, and George), seated in chairs on a porch. Two photograph albums contain scenes from and around The University of Alabama and Tuscaloosa County, including Bryce Hospital, Tuscaloosa Centennial celebrations, the Warrior River (bridge and flooding), hunting, fishing, and transportation. There are also travel images from the western United States and Florida. The images...
Dates: 1926

Hill Ferguson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0511
Overview Correspondence, clippings, and reports about The University of Alabama collected by this alumnus and trustee of the institution.
Dates: 1892-1964

Hillel Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0672
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4044
Overview Diary (and transcription) kept by Edna Lee Holladay during her college days at the University of Alabama
Dates: 1936-1939

Linda Jackson scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3546
Overview Scrapbook of the historical places on the University of Alabama campus
Dates: after 1950

Jacob Frederic Goossen papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0579
Overview Correspondence, writings, teaching materials, and musical compositions of this former faculty member of the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1940-1995

James Austin Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0078
Overview A collection of copies of newspaper clippings and information about Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and its people.
Dates: 1898-1941

James Harry Cowan Photographic Album

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-006
Overview Collection consists of one photographic album with sixty-two photographs of James Harry Cowan, a University of Alabama student from 1915 - 1918. Scenes include University athletes and sporting events, pre-game activities in front of Woods Hall, in Birmingham and Rickwood Park. Also contains newspaper clippings and memorabilia.
Dates: 1915 - 1918

James Thomas Murfee Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1031
Abstract Letters to L. C. Garland, President of the University of Alabama, and to Alabama Governor John Gill Shorter, dealing with requisitions, fortifying the University campus, and cadets during the Civil War.
Dates: 1863 - 1864

James William Oakley Jr. Photographs

 Collection — Box: 38034.001
Identifier: 2010-020
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

Jefferson Jackson Coleman Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-002
Overview This collection consists of fifty-five photographs of the former Director of Alumni Affairs at the University of Alabama. He was closely involved in athletics at the University of Alabama. The photographs show various aspects of his life from 1918 through 1989.
Dates: 1918 - 1989

Josiah and Amelia Gorgas family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0580
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, scrapbooks, and other papers of Josiah Gorgas, chief of the Confederate Bureau of Ordnance and president of the University of Alabama, and his wife Amelia Gayle Gorgas, librarian at the University of Alabama and daughter of Alabama governor John Gayle.
Dates: 1820-1920

Jubilee Singers of the University of Alabama Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-004
Overview This collection consists of colored photographs relating to the Jubilee Singers' 1972 and 1973 concert tours of northeast Alabama.
Dates: 1972 - 1973

Autherine Lucy papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0881
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

Presidents Nathaniel T. Lupton, Josiah Gorgas, and William S. Wyman Records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-249
Overview This record group contains a letterbook with correspondence to and from three Unversity of Alabama presidents, Nathaniel T. Lupton, Josiah Gorgas, and William S. Wyman, from 1871 to 1879.
Dates: 1871 - 1879

Manly Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0900
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

Daniel Thompson McCall, Jr. collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0393
Overview Three photographs of U. of A. students between 1884-1887 and an article by McCall about Alabamians who went to California during the 1849 "Gold Rush."
Dates: 1849-1887

University of Alabama, Frank M. Moody Music Building articles

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3702
Overview Articles covering the construction and dedication of the Frank M. Moody Music Building on the University of Alabama campus in 1987 and 1988.
Dates: 1987-1988

New accession: Box temp.86

 File — Box: temp 86
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Two letters from Macon at Tuscaloosa to his father and sister in Jacksonville, both dated 1861, discussing his denied requests for furloughs home, and a letter from his father, Miles, to his son in Tuscaloosa, encouraging him to return home to join a local company being raised to fight in the Civil War. The collection also includes an 1878 obituary of Macon's father, Major Miles Abernathy.Addition received in 2012 includes one letter dated April 14, 1861, written by Macon to his...
Dates: 1861 - 1878

Marvin T. Ormond papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3630
Overview UA Glee Club newspaper clippings and a photo
Dates: Between 1900 and 1925

The Other Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3720
Overview Records, scrapbooks, and photographs of The Other Club, a debate society on the University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Dates: 1992-2010

President Raymond R. Paty Records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-011
Overview This record group contains the records of University of Alabama president Raymond R. Paty. The records document his years as president from 1942-1947.
Dates: 1942-1954

Phi Alpha Theta's Commemoration of the Anniversary of the Burning of the University of Alabama

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2565
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...
Dates: 1956

President Landon C. Garland Records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-027
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

President Oliver C. Carmichael Records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-013
Overview This record group contains the records of University of Alabama president Oliver C. Carmichael. The records document his years as president, from 1953-1957, and include information on the attempt by Autherine Lucy to end racial segration at The University of Alabama in 1956.
Dates: 1944 - 1959

William F. Reekstin Photograph Albums

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4113
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.
Dates: 1933-1935

Research Files, 1933-1992

 Series
Series Description The Research Files series contains materials, most of which retain Clark's original file names, that document the process of integration at The University of Alabama, as well as materials relating to race relations in and around Tuscaloosa. Materials relating to the 1933 murder of Vaudine Maddox and the subsequent lynching of the men arrested for her murder include newspaper articles, interviews, and court records.
Dates: 1933-1992

University of Alabama Libraries Science and Engineering Library time capsule collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1410
Overview Contains a letter to the librarians of University of Alabama Science and Engineering Library in the year 2090 of what this time capsule contains from the year 1990. Also, an autobiography of Eric Rodgers, "Intellectual Autobiography", given by him to the library in 1981. As well as brochures, reports, and research on the departments of: Geography, Aerospace Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Microbiology, Physic and Astronomy from the years in the...
Dates: 1990