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Banking in Alabama, 1816-1860, volume 2, manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: W-0007

Scope and Contents

The collection includes two manuscripts for the book Banking in Alabama, 1816-1860,volume 2, written by William H. Brantley Jr. Volume 2 covers the history of banking in the state from 1837 to 1849; it is part of a two-volume work. One manuscript, in a three-ring binder, is 362 pages long. This is an early draft of the work, as it contains handwritten edits that are reflected in the carbon copy manuscript. The carbon copy manuscript, in an expansion binder, is 371 pages long.

William H. Brantley Jr. wrote both volumes, but he passed away before publication of the second volume. His children edited the volume and published it in 1967. The first volume was published in 1961.

Dates

  • 1967

Creator

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.

Biographical / Historical

William H. Brantley Jr. was born in Troy, Alabama, in 1898. He attended The University of Alabama and Harvard Law School and was one of the founding partners of the Birmingham law firm Lange, Simpson, and Brantley. He served as the president of the Alabama Historical Association from 1953-1954 and was one of the charter members of the organization. He died in 1964.

Source: Alabama Historical Association Biographical Sketches of Presidents.

Extent

0.8 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

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.

Physical Location

The A. S. Williams III Americana Collection, Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library, The University of Alabama

Provenance

Gift of A. S. Williams III, 2010

Processed by

Haley Aaron and Donnelly Walton, 2013

Creator

Source

Title
Guide to the Banking in Alabama, 1816-1860, volume 2, manuscripts
Status
Completed
Date
September 2013
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