Williams, A. S., III
Found in 151 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Contains an unbound manuscript of Robert Duncan Chapman's published Civil War memoir.
Overview Receipts from grocers, clothing sellers, and other Mobile, Alabama, merchants detailing personal expenditures; also includes seventy-six letters, mostly relating family news.
Overview A variety of individual items and small collections that relate to the Civil War
Dates: 1860 - 2007
Overview A wide variety of individual and small collections consisting of letters, financial materials, and business records, all of which relate to Alabama or the South.
Dates: 1800 - 1970
Overview The collection contains approximately 3,400 cartes de visite, small photographs mounted on thin pieces of cardboard popular in the latter half of the nineteenth century. The images primarily depict portraits of individuals, many of which are not identified.
Dates: circa 1854-1910
Overview This collection consists of photographs and manuscripts related to the United States Civil Rights Movement (1954-1968). The images depict major events, key figures, and opposition from hate groups. While the collection focuses heavily on Alabama, there are additional events and locations represented.
Dates: 1920 - 1985
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence, cost estimates, brochures, plans, notes, and various other documents regarding the A.S. Williams III Americana Collection and the University of Alabama Libraries' acquisition of the collection from Mr. A.S. Williams III. Correspondence is primarily between the University of Alabama's Dean of Libraries, Louis A. Pitschmann, and various university offices and personnel, Mr. Williams, and Stephen Rowe (curator and archivist of the Eufaula Athenaeum). Also included are...
Dates: 2008 - 2010
Overview The collection consists of both black-and-white and color twentieth century postcards collected by Mr. A.S. Williams III. The postcards represent many subjects, including states, foreign countries, civil war battle sites, Confederate monuments, and other Americana.
Dates: 1900 - 1960
Overview Contains the diary of Confederate soldier Adam H. Whetstone of Prattville, Alabama
Dates: 1864 - 1865
Overview Records of this early Alabama society, including correspondence, reports, newsletters, and photographs.
Dates: 1920-1922, 1958; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1922
Overview Correspondence, manuscripts, signed book pages, publication announcements, catalogs, and newspaper clippings related to the careers of several Alabama authors as well as the Alabama Writers Conclave and the Birmingham Branch of the National League of American Pen Women.
Overview Correspondence, annual reports and audits, maps, and other material related to coal and iron production in Alabama.
Dates: 1874 - 1943
Overview Letters, receipts, and transcribed copies of newspaper articles pertaining to notable Alabama hotels, including the Exchange Hotel (Montgomery), the Morris Hotel (Birmingham), the Battle House (Mobile), the DeKalb Hotel (Fort Payne), Fruithurst Inn (Fruithurst), the Alabama Inn (Livingston), Mansion House (Mobile), the Green Bottom Inn (Huntsville), and the Point Clear Hotel (Point Clear).
Overview Stock certificates, shipping receipts, and correspondence related to the operation and history of seven Alabama railroads: the Mobile & Alabama Grand Trunk Railroad Company, the Alabama & Mississippi Rivers Railroad, the Mobile & Girard Railroad Company, the Montgomery Southern Railway, the Tennessee & Alabama Railroad, the Atlanta & West Point Railroad, and the Montgomery Traction Company.
Overview Brief narrative and collection of notes related to Alabama secession written by politician Albert Taylor Goodwyn in 1916
Overview Diary written by Union soldier Alfred Morris, containing entries written between October 1862 and September 1863.
Dates: 1862 - 1863
Overview Letters written by Alfred A. Parmenter, a member of the Twenty-sixth Massachusetts Infantry, describing battles and camp life in the South to his parents
Dates: 1861 - 1862
Overview Correspondence, research notes, typescripts, and galley proofs of sisters and Alabama authors Alice Alison Lide and Margaret Allison Johnson.
Overview Constitution of the American Settlement Company (a subscription company which sold plots of land to Kansas settlers) and a letter written by a company representative
Overview Papers and photographs by Civil War photographer Andrew Jackson Riddle.
Dates: 1864 - 1956
Overview Patent documents, newspaper clippings, and other papers of Andrew McClure Jones.
Dates: 1879 - 1892
Overview Sketches, quotations, brief journal entries, and several letters.
Overview Holt's correspondence between May and June 1908, relating to his duties as quartermaster general in securing hotels accommodations and horses for Alabama Governor Braxton Bragg Comer and members of his staff who participated in the veteran's parade and other reunion events.
Overview Includes a carbon copy of the manuscript Banking in Alabama, 1816-1860, volume 2, written by William H. Brantley Jr. The bound manuscript is 371 pages long and covers the history of banking in the state from 1837 to 1849; it is part of a two-volume work that covers the years 1816-1860.
Overview Research notes and correspondence related to J. D. Barron's research on native American place names in Alabama.
Overview Letters, calling cards, scripture cards, and a small journal of this Tuskegee, Alabama, family.
Overview A variety of reprinted and clipped articles from various journals, magazines, and newspapers, as well as bibliographical and general notes, discussing the Civil War from many angles, including medical, literary, restitution, and even specific battles and generals.
Dates: 1859 - 1979
Overview Record book of Chaplain Benjamin Franklin Whittemore of the Fifty-Third Massachusetts, describing the military service of its members
Dates: 1863 - 1887
Overview Letters and papers of this Confederate soldier and his family during the Civil War and afterwards.
Dates: 1860 - 1939
Overview This collection contains a typed copy of Benton Bell Seat's autobiography, which is approximately 200 pages long. Seat wrote the manuscript in 1916, and it was typed and produced in 1939 by the Arkansas Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Dates: 1916, 1939
Overview Ledger contains minutes of the Board of Physicians and Surgeons of the Montgomery City Infirmary. Through the years the members discussed issues such as visiting hours, expanding the operating room, controlling patient behavior, and finding a resident physician to work nights and therefore assist with patients in the maternity ward.
Dates: 1888 - 1896
Overview Letter from Booker T. Washington asking for financial support for the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute. The letter is dated November 12, 1915, two days before Washington's death.
Overview Contains the sales records from 1838 to 1846 of Brewster and Conley, a buggy and carriage manufacturing company located in antebellum Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1838 - 1846
Overview A letter from C. I. B. DeLage, a Mobile, Alabama, commission agent, to Carl G. Schneider detailing the financial history of Mobile during the Civil War.
Overview Letter detailing the movement of Union forces following the surrender of Mobile, Alabama, in April 1865.
Overview Autograph book containing signatures of representatives who served as members of the 28th United States Congress during the 1844-1845 legislative session.
Dates: 1844 - 1845
Overview Letters concerning Robinson's request for a commission in the "colored service" of the U.S. Army during the Civil War.
Dates: 1864 - 1865
Overview This collection contains research notes, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and other materials compiled by Charles W. Edwards and related to his study of Coffee County. The collection also includes two drafts of his completed report, County Government and County Affairs in Coffee County Alabama.
Dates: 1925 - 1928
Overview Unbound typescript of China Marine, written by Eugene Bondurant Sledge. The manuscript is 107 pages long and contains typed publisher's notations about formatting.
Overview Two ledgers documenting sales made at the Coleman, Hearst, and Company mercantile, also named Coleman and Coleman, located in Richmond, Alabama, in the 1860s.
Overview Contains letters written before, during, and after the Civil War by the Coleman family of St. Clair, Alabama
Dates: 1860 - 1868
Overview Typescript of Confederate soldier Columbus L. Hadaway's military memoir.
Overview Commonplace book with entries addressing a number of topics, including church politics, theological concerns, childrearing practices, and slavery.
Dates: between 1840 and 1851
Overview Unpublished typescript of the memoirs of twenty Confederate soldiers
Overview Manuscript of General Joseph Wheeler's Confederate Military History of Alabama.
Overview A handwritten ledger documenting the collection and distribution of foraged and purchased materials by Confederate officers at Snyder's Bluff, Mississippi.
Overview Handwritten script outlining an 1847 initiation ceremony conducted by Mobile, Alabama's earliest mystic society, the Cowbellian de Rakin Society.
Overview Typescript of Curtis R. Burke's Civil War journal which includes daily entries from October 1862 to June 1865. Notable journal entries include descriptions of John Hunt Morgan's raid into Ohio in July 1863, and accounts of conditions in prison camps in Indiana and Illinois.
Overview Contains the Reconstruction-era letterbook of the Dallas Iron Works in Selma, Alabama.
Overview Scrapbook of newspaper clippings, illustrations, and handwritten notes related to the history of volunteer firefighter companies in Mobile, Alabama, compiled by Daniel Geary.