Cather & Brown Books
Found in 33 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.
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.
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
Modern Woodmen of America, Lim Rock, Alabama
Overview Ledger from the Lim Rock, Alabama, chapter of the Modern Woodmen of America
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.
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.
Walter H. Powers letterbook
Abstract A single letterbook containing copies of Gurley, Alabama businessman Walter H. Powers's outgoing correspondence, March-October 1938
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.
W. C. Strong letter
Abstract A January 1927 letter by W. C. Strong of Mobile, Alabama, recounting the circumstances surrounding the death of Robert F. Bell, Jr., an employee of the Munson Steam Ship Company docks who died on the job in late 1926.
Taylor versus Robinson bill of complaint
Abstract Bill of complaint with appended exhibits in the case of Taylor vs. Robinson, involving the alleged misuse or misappropriation of monies and property by the administrator of the estate of Byrd Brandon.
Dates: Undated; post 1865
Louis W. Turpin plantation store ledgers
Overview Two sales ledgers for a plantation store belonging to Louis W. Turpin of New Berne, Alabama. Contains daily listings by person, listing what they purchased and how much each item cost. One book is from April 21-July 17 1879, and the other is January 1 - March 9, 1880.
Uniontown Methodist Church Women's Missionary Society records
Abstract This collection consists of a ledger containing meeting minutes, membership rolls, dues, and etc., for the early 1880s. It also contains a copy of an inspirational talk on missions and a photocopy of a history of the Women's Missionary Society.
Dates: 1880-1940; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1885
George Corley Wallace Presidential Campaign Materials
Overview An information pack from Wallace's 1972 presidential campaign.
Carrie Watkins papers
Overview Letters, recipes, and love poems, as well as her diary, written between 1857 and 1864 in Huntsville, Alabama, with her daily thoughts, favorite excerpts from literature and history, math problems, drawings of architecture, and problem solving.