Williams, A. S., III
Found in 150 Collections and/or Records:
Joseph B. Graham speeches and letter
Overview Contains copies of four speeches written by Talladega educator Joseph B. Graham and presented to various civic and social clubs; also contains one letter signed by Selma politician Edmund Pettus
John Temple Graves II papers
Overview Manuscripts, correspondence, and newspaper clippings written by and related to Birmingham newspaper columnist John Temple Graves II.
Columbus L. Hadaway memoir
Overview Typescript of Confederate soldier Columbus L. Hadaway's military memoir.
James Hall and Myra Hall papers
Overview Two copies of Hall's "The History of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Alabama Prior to 1826" and a notebook detailing his sermons and revival participation from September 1886 through May 1887; a large portion of the notebook contains Myra Hall's writings
Virginia J. Hanson papers
Overview Contains a memory book documenting the senior year of Virginia J. Hanson, a 1912 graduate of Birmingham High School. Also contains research notes, correspondence and manuscripts related to Hanson's thesis, "Alabama in Legend and Lore."
Joseph Zebulon Hearst letters
Overview Typescript transcriptions of twenty-one letters written by Confederate soldier Joseph Zebulon Hearst between May 1862 and December 1864.
Townsend Heaton letters
Overview Letters written by Dr. Townsend Heaton, a member of the 70th Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War
B. L. Holt correspondence on the 1908 Confederate Veterans Reunion
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.
"The Home of the Brownings"
Overview Handwritten notes Octavia Walton Le Vert used during her lecture, "Home of the Brownings," which described her 1855 visit to the home of Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning.
Dates: circa 1870
Sarah Shorter Hunter commonplace book
Overview Commonplace book of Eufaula, Alabama, resident containing handwritten recipes, poems, quotations, and notes. In addition, the book includes a small number of newspaper clippings.
Dates: approximately 1835-1894
J. Zelinski Camp O'Neal sketchbook
Overview This sketchbook contains nineteen pen and ink drawings that depict training drills, camp life, and social events held at Camp O'Neal, a training base located in Frascati Park in Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1883 June
Jack D. L. Holmes papers
Overview Correspondence, manuscripts, journal articles, newspaper clippings, and maps of this professor and Alabama author.
Thomas K. Jackson journals
Overview Four journals documenting the daily life of Thomas K. Jackson.
Jennie C. Lee Papers
Overview Contains photographs, letters, programs, and other materials created and collected by Lee, who was director of the Tuskegee Choir for twenty-five years (1903-1928).
Dates: 1891 - 1938
John Forbes and Company land records
Overview Three journals recording land sales and transfers in southern Alabama, as well as memoranda and notes concerning the partners of this mercantile firm.
John Mason Dill Archive: Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company Photographic Collection
Overview This collection consists of photographs, drawings and graphic materials depicting John Mason Dill and his coworkers at the end of his working career as one of the draftsman at the engineering office at the Tennessee Coal, Iron, and Railroad Company in Birmingham and Fairfield, Alabama.
Dates: 1911 - 1951
Andrew McClure Jones papers
Overview Patent documents, newspaper clippings, and other papers of Andrew McClure Jones.
Charles Edgeworth Jones congressional autograph journal
Overview Autograph book containing signatures of representatives who served as members of the 28th United States Congress during the 1844-1845 legislative session.
Walter Burgwyn Jones papers
Overview Speeches, pamphlets, correspondence, and other materials related to the life and career of Alabama circuit court judge Walter Burgwyn Jones.
Dates: 1877 - 1981
Mary C. Kelly scrapbook
Overview Originally used by R. G. Betsill, a physician in Pike County, Alabama, as a record of his patients' treatments and accounts in 1855, the volume was used by Mary C. Kelly as a scrapbook in 1866.
Dates: 1855 - 1866
Harriet Anna Kennedy papers
Overview Notebook of poems written by Harriet Anna Kennedy between 1863-1864. A letter and a small collection of later poems written by Kennedy and members of her extended family are also included.
R. Landesberger letter and music
Overview Handwritten letter and sheet of music from Geneva (Switzerland) professor Dr. R. Landesberger to President Woodrow Wilson, dated January 7, 1919. A typed transcript of the letter is also included.
Dates: 1919 January 7
Lavinia Hetherling Leinau commonplace book
Overview Tennessee resident Lavinia Heatherling Leinau's commonplace book, containing poetry and notes from friends
Dates: 1831 - 1879; Majority of material found within 1831 - 1836
Alice Alison Lide and Margaret Alison Johansen papers
Overview Correspondence, research notes, typescripts, and galley proofs of sisters and Alabama authors Alice Alison Lide and Margaret Allison Johnson.
Lincoln Normal School Photographic Albums
Overview This collection consists of two personal albums with photographs of teachers, administrators, and students at the Lincoln Normal School, an early African-American school in Marion, Alabama. The albums include formal group portraits, informal photographs from everyday life, and images of the school's surroundings.
Dates: 1909 - 1924
Lola Higginbotham memory book, McAdory High School, McCalla, Alabama
Overview Memory book documenting the senior year of Lola Higginbotham, a 1924 graduate of McAdory High School.
State of Louisiana troop expenses ledger
Overview Expenses ledger for Louisiana state troops from 1862 to 1863.
Overview Handwritten manuscript by Birmingham author Julia Neely Finch describing "an old-time Southern Mammy."
Dates: between 1900 and 1920
Wallace Marshall manuscripts and research material
Overview Correspondence, research notes, newspaper clippings, and manuscripts related to "Tensas Doctor" and "Noise of Great Waters" by Marshall Wallace
Dates: 1947 - 1948
Ferdinand Masendorff financial notebook
Overview Financial notebook includes lists of prices and shipping rates for items such as cotton, sugar, coffee and corn, as well as lists of currency exchange rates, United States cotton production rates, and Mobile cotton brokers.
McAdory and Huey family papers
Overview Correspondence, manuscripts, and ledgers written by members of the McAdory and Huey families of Bessemer, Marion, and Talladega, Alabama
Aurora Pryor McClellan commonplace and autograph book
Overview Sketches, quotations, brief journal entries, and several letters.
"Tall Shadows: Origins and Operations of McGriff, Seibels, and Williams, Inc., Insurance Brokers"
Overview Unpublished corporate history of McGriff, Seibels and Williams Inc., one of the largest insurance brokerage firms in the United States, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.
Robert H. McKenzie dissertation, correspondence, and notes
Overview Copy of Robert H. McKenzie's dissertation, "A History of the Shelby Iron Company, 1865-1881," and a small collection of correspondence and research notes related to the dissertation.
Midway, Alabama, city records
Overview Handwritten copy of the town charter with all ordinances from 1882 to 1937, court records, and town council minutes for the town of Midway, Alabama.
Milner Coal and Railroad Company meeting minutes
Overview Minutes of directors and stockholders' meetings between 1900 and 1910
Early Huntsville, Alabama, letters
Overview Two unrelated letters, dated from 1822 and 1831, containing information about Huntsville, Alabama.
Dates: 1822, 1831
Mobile, Alabama, Confederate newspaper scrapbook
Overview Scrapbook of newspaper articles from Confederate newspapers (probably in Mobile, Alabama) documenting Civil War battles including the First Battle of Bull Run, the Siege of Lexington, and the Battle of Leesburg.
Mobile, Alabama, business correspondence
Overview Letters, dated between 1821 and 1838, describing business conditions in Mobile, Alabama, written by Mobile lawyers to northern merchants Enoch Silsby and William R. Bowers, updating them on the status of legal cases they had filed in Mobile and updates on the sale and production of cotton.
Montgomery, Alabama, hospital records ledger
Overview Ledger documenting expenses, admittances, and discharges at a Montgomery, Alabama, hospital from 1 April to 4 November 1861.
Montgomery and West Point Railroad minute books
Overview Contains two minute books, with entries from directors' and stockholders' meetings of the Montgomery and West Point Railroad from March 1846 to June 1870.
J. A. Montgomery business records
Overview Correspondence, time book, and ledger of Birmingham, Alabama, industrialist J. A. Montgomery.
Mechanics' Hook and Ladder Company No. 1 (Montgomery, Ala.) records
Overview Contains records of the Montgomery Mechanics' Hook and Ladder Company.
John Tyler Morgan letter
Overview An undated letter from Senator John Tyler Morgan to Alabama governor Joseph F. Johnston regarding the transfer of Major Barnard Goldsmith West from the Birmingham state troops to the staff of General Wheeler.
Dates: circa 1896-1900
Alfred Morris diary
Overview Diary written by Union soldier Alfred Morris, containing entries written between October 1862 and September 1863.
Morris E. Boss letters
Overview Thirteen letters written by Morris E. Boss and members of the Boss family of Binghamton, New York.
Collection on the Murder of Father Coyle
Overview Contains an affidavit, newspaper clipping and the research notes compiled by lawyer John C. Morrow related to the 1921 murder of Birmingham priest Father James Coyle and the subsequent trial of Edwin Stephenson.
Joseph Murrell letterbook
Overview Letterbook containing the correspondence of Mobile cotton broker Joseph Murrell, dated from June to October 1861.
Philip P. Neely scrapbook of fugitive fiction
Overview Scrapbook containing handwritten notes and newspaper clippings related to Philip P. Neely's writings
Edward R. Norville diary
Overview Diary of Edward R. Norville, a Mobile, Alabama, river pilot.