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Bert Neville Collection of Steamboat Photographs

Identifier: 2008-014

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of forty-one photographs depicting steamboats on Alabama rivers and street scenes from Selma and Mobile, Alabama.


  • 1854 - 1920

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers are responsible for using the materials in conformance with United States copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any copyright claimants in collection materials. Copyright for official University records is held by The University of Alabama. The library claims only physical ownership of many manuscript collections. Anyone wishing to broadcast or publish this material must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of literary property rights or copyrights. Please contact Special Collections ( with questions regarding specific manuscript collections.

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Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals without the consent of those individuals may have legal implications, for which the University of Alabama assumes no responsibility.

Biographical / Historical

Bert Neville was a Selma, Alabama, antiques dealer, collector, and author of books about steamboats.


0.2083 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



Photographs of steamboats on Alabama rivers and street scenes from Selma and Mobile, Alabama.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Bert Neville.

Processing Information

Processed by Jonel Burge, 2009.
Guide to Bert Neville Collection of Steamboat Photographs
Finding aid created by Marina Klarić
July 2013; June 2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266