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Alabama Historical Association Records

Identifier: MSS-0036

Scope and Contents

Programs and correspondence relating to the annuals convention of the Alabama Historical Association, 1951-1954, and of the Fall Pilgrimage programs for 1999-2001, 2003, 2005-2006.


  • 1951-2006


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Biographical / Historical

The Alabama Historical Association, founded in 1947, is the oldest statewide historical society in Alabama. The Association sponsors The Alabama Review, a quarterly journal of Alabama history published by the University of Alabama Press; two Newsletters each year; a state historical marker program; the James F. Sulzby Publication Award for the best book on Alabama history; the Coley Award for the best work on local history; the Virginia Van Der Veer Hamilton Award for contributions to Alabama history; the Milo B. Howard Award for the best article published in The Alabama Review in a two-year period; the James Ray Kuykendall Award, a local historical society recognition award; and the Clinton Jackson and Evelyn Coley Research Grant for graduate school research. The annual two-day meeting in April features talks, papers, and tours of historical sites and houses. The fall pilgrimage is a Saturday picnic with a tour of a historical site in Alabama.


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Language of Materials



Programs and correspondence relating to the annuals convention of the Alabama Historical Association, 1951-54.


Gift of Charles G. Summersell, 1985; gift oF Sarah Wiggins, 2013


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S. Braden, 2009; updated by Martha Bace, 2013
Guide to the Alabama Historical Association Records
May 2009
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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266