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Alabama historical documents collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0037

Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous deeds, certificates, bills of sale, legal suits, court orders, and bonds pertaining to various regions or persons in Alabama. Includes a copy of the post-Civil War loyalty oath.

Dates

  • 1826-1866

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 (archives@ua.edu) with questions regarding specific manuscript collections. For more information about copyright policy, please visit: https://www.ua.edu/copyright/. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. 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.

Extent

0.02 Linear Feet (17 items)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Miscellaneous deeds, certificates, bills of sale, legal suits, court orders, and bonds pertaining to various regions or persons in Alabama. Includes a copy of the post-Civil War loyalty oath.

Provenance

Gift of Syracuse University, 1967

Processed by

unknown; updated by Martha Bace, 2012
Title
Guide to the Alabama historical documents collection
Status
Completed
Date
May 2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500