Cather & Brown Books
Found in 61 Collections and/or Records:
Oscar W. Adams papers
Abstract Correspondence of this Birmingham, Alabama, minister of the A.M.E. Zion Church, principally concerning the struggle to remain solvent during the Great Depression. Also includes budget sheets, receipts, reports, and legal documents for this and other A.M.E churches throughout the South.
Dates: 1909 - 1952
History of the Alabama Democratic Party Collection
Overview Letters, poll lists, and ephemera relating to the Democratic Party of Alabama.
Alabama ephemera collection
Overview Items relating to Alabama places, politics and segregation.
Edmund Armes papers
Overview Typed correspondence and telegrams from Armes in his capacity as Birmingham, Alabama chairman of the Sewanee (University of the South) endowment campaign to area Episcopalians, seeking donations for the institution. The collection also contains newspaper clippings pertaining to the campaign, and information on fundraising events.
Bessemer Civic Music Club records
Abstract Collection of items relating to this club from Bessemer, Jefferson County, Alabama, including programs, press releases, clippings, etc.
Bessemer Coal, Iron, and Land Company records
Abstract This collection contains much of the business correspondence and records of the Bessemer Coal, Iron and Land Company, including lists of stock holders, minutes of meetings, maps of mine sites, and correspondence with government entities.
Walter P. Billings newspaper clippings
Abstract Several newspaper clippings relating to the trial of several white men for the murder of Walter P. Billings, an African-America resident of Sumter County, Alabama, on 1 August 1874, and also a lengthy jury charge by U.S. Circuit Court Judge Ballard decrying violence used by the Ku Klux Klan and other white supremacist organizations against African-Americans.
Birmingham Coal and Coke Company shipping records
Abstract Ledger of shipping records including destinations, prices and kinds of coal, dates, etc.
Birmingham Printing Pressman's Union minutes
Overview One ledger that records the association's meetings from 1913-1916.
Birmingham Real Estate Board banquet program
Abstract Part of the program and text of the 1940 annual banquet of the Birmingham Real Estate Board, held on 16 January 1941.
Dates: 1941 January 16
Henry Conrad Blanford papers
Abstract Bound prayer book and related materials dealing with this Lay Reader of the Episcopal Church's healing missions in Anniston and Ensley, Alabama.
Sarah Blue collection
Abstract A collection of items, most of them relative to the 1915 high school graduation of Sarah Blue of Union Springs, Alabama, including a keepsake book, “My Golden School Days.”
Dates: 1894-circa 1915
Bluff Park United Methodist Church records
Overview A collection of financial records, membership rolls, church directories, and the floor plan of this Methodist church in Birmingham, Alabama.
Bootlegging Court records
Abstract One ledger containing court records of cases relating to bootlegging and illegal distillery operations.
Richard Branscomb and Lewis Branscomb papers
Overview Diary, travel journals, and account book of Richard Edwin Branscomb (1902-1980), Methodist Minister from Guin, Alabama, and Condensed Minute Book for Presiding Elders of the Southern Methodist Episcopal Church belonging to Branscomb’s father, Lewis Capers Branscomb (1865-1930).
Coleman and Company records
Overview Journals, day books, and cash books for Coleman and Company.
Walter Henry Crenshaw commonplace book
Overview A copy of the Lawyers Common-Place Book, profusely annotated by Crenshaw with notes on Alabama statute and case law through 1886, and miscellaneous additional items.
Dates: circa 1835-1886
Creole Social Club records
Overview Insurance policies on the club house, an account book from a Mobile, Alabama, apothecary with the club, and tickets for social events sponsored by this African-American social club.
L. H. Crumpler records
Overview A collection of records of Crumpler's general store in Sylacauga, Alabama, and of his activities as justice of the peace.
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.
Ezell Store ledger
Abstract Record book for store located in either Grove Hill, Clarke County, Alabama, or Mobile, Alabama.
David D. Greene papers
Overview This collection consists of correspondence that discusses labor union issues.
Mollie Hunter collection
Overview A young woman's autograph book.
Johnson Family papers
Overview This collection contains bills, family records, and wills of the Johnson family.
Krecker-Jobe family history
Overview Contains genealogical materials and pages (possibly from a scrapbook) that include 19th-century photos.
Dates: circa 1900-1970s
Lehmann, Ullman, and Barclay records
Overview Records of this Birmingham, Alabama, accounting firm
L. M. Falk and Company records
Overview A ledger and cash book.
S. D. Logan papers
Overview A handmade book celebrating the 25th wedding anniversary of S. D. Logan and his wife Ivey and a Centreville, Alabama, newspaper from 1936
Letter to Henry Holman Mize
Overview A letter to Henry Holman Mize discussing Judge James J. Mayfield of Tuscaloosa.
Dates: 1932 December 12
Modern Woodmen of America, Lim Rock, Alabama
Overview Ledger from the Lim Rock, Alabama, chapter of the Modern Woodmen of America
Thomas Morrow Letter
Overview Letter from Morrow to William Mitchell discussing a quarrel between the two and a typewritten tract by Morrow addressed to the Presbytery of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, outlining ten grievances he has against it
Dates: 1849 February 12
E.D. Nixon article reprints
Overview A collection of reproductions of articles concerning E.D. Dixon, the organizer of the Montgomery bus boycott.
Oak Hill Memorial Association papers
Overview Correspondence and documents from the Oak Hill Memorial Association, caretakers of Oak Hill Cemetery in Birmingham, Alabama.
John Pelham papers
Overview Contains photographs of family members and John Pelham's papers.
Kate Speake Penny commonplace book
Overview A commonplace book of Kate's favorite literary authors, which includes her own notes, quotes, and reflections.
Phillips-Lester Manufacturing Company
Overview Contains the records of this clothing company including: papers on the correct measurement styles and clothing type for menswear, safety manual, audit records, and transaction booklet.
Pla-Gem Company papers
Overview Brochures for the Pla-Gem Steel Furniture Company of Cullman, Alabama, selling children.s steel gym sets.
Plantation Patterns, Inc. papers
Overview Brochures from the late 1950s for Arlington House wrought iron furniture
Walter H. Powers letterbook
Abstract A single letterbook containing copies of Gurley, Alabama businessman Walter H. Powers's outgoing correspondence, March-October 1938
Ellen Pratt diary
Overview Diary of Ellen Pratt
Florence Marks Pratt diaries
Overview Three diaries
Dates: 1910 to 1920
Julian Lee Rayford papers
Abstract Articles and other writings of this Mobile, Alabama, artist, journalist, folklorist, and muralist who was known for his work to increase awareness of Mobilian Joe Cain who revived Mardi Gras after the Civil War.
Rotary Club, Montgomery, Alabama, records
Overview Brochures, multiple member lists, and history of the organization
Charles H. Scott Papers
Overview Letters written to Charles H. Scott and others concerning Republican party politics in Alabama.
Selma and Meridian Railroad ledger and journal
Abstract Two corporate account books for the Selma and Meridian Railroad, 1885: the ledger, which details payments and receipts by date, and the journal, which records them by firm or individual.
Shackelford Merchants ledger
Overview An accounts ledger from a Lawrence County, Alabama, business
Joseph Silva papers
Abstract A business ledger maintained by Joseph Silva from Montgomery, Alabama, between 1880-1889.
Dates: 1880 - 1889
Joe Simpson papers
Overview Documents pertaining to Simpson's personal and professional life.
George R. Sims poem "Ostler Joe"
Overview An epic poem titled "Ostler Joe," about love and loyalty.
Dates: 1899 December 13
Carolyn C. Smith papers
Overview Legal papers concerning property owned by Smith's father