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Box 2261

 Container

Contains 12 Collections and/or Records:

Minutes

 File — Box: 2261, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: The collection contains board minutes of the Birmingham Dental College, including some organizational information.
Dates: 1893-1899

Letter

 File — Box: 2261, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a letter dated 25 December 1885, from Maria in Wentworth, New Hampshire, to her cousin Martha in Laconia, New Hampshire. The letter deals with Christmas presents and other family matters.
Dates: 1885 December 25

Paper

 File — Box: 2261, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a paper prepared for University of Alabama History 460 (?), Introduction to Historical Research and Writing, taught by Dr. Gary B. Mills. The paper is an inventory of public records in the Cherokee County, Alabama, courthouse, located in the town of Centre. The courthouse burned in 1882 destroying records predating the fire; the paper covers records from the period 1882-1930. The records are located in the probate office and in the archives room.
Dates: 1980

Papers

 File — Box: 2261, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: The collection consists of tax receipts, bills for drygoods items, indenture contracts, and miscellaneous papers, from 1825 to 1849.
Dates: 1825-1849

Arm Band and poem

 File — Box: 2261, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a paper Free French Relief arm band, featuring a swastika and the words "Sous la Botte Nazie (Under the Nazi Boot)." Written in pencil on the back of the arm band is "Fighting French Relief, 1710 Comn Ave." The collection also includes a printed poem in English by Marie C. Benney entitled "France," about the Nazi suppression of freedom in France.
Dates: between 1939 and 1945

Letter

 File — Box: 2261, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: A letter dated 26 December 1853, to his father, discussing the weather and requesting money for tuition and board at the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1853 December 26

Papers

 File — Box: 2261, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Sheet "pertaining to Miss Margaret Hobson Genealogy -- at Magnolia Grove."
Dates: unknown

Papers

 File — Box: 2261, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: Civil War diary of a soldier from Marengo County, Alabama. It contains entries describing camp life, marching, and fighting in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Georgia; including the Battles of Gettysburg, Chickamauga, and Lookout Mountain.
Dates: 1863-1864

Papers, 1862 - 1866

 File — Box: 2261, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of entries taken from Nolley's “Album of Friendship,” copies of outgoings letter to her brother, Edward Dromgoole Nolly and sister Martha Ann Otey, extracts from her theme book, and a letter from a friend, Annie Glascock (?). Except for last, all are from the period when Nolley was a student at Tuscaloosa Female College. The items are annotated with information about her family and Nolley herself. The items by Nolley contain news about the school and school...
Dates: 1862 - 1866

Paper, 1923

 File — Box: 2261, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A paper titled "The Sites of the French and Spanish Forts in Port Royal Sound," composed some time after 1931. The collection also includes nine black and white photographs of excavations of Charles Fort, Parris Island, South Carolina, conducted by Osterhout in 1923.
Dates: 1923

Receipt, 1963-02-01

 File — Box: 2261, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Receipt dated 1 February 1963 for poll tax paid by Janet Fuller.
Dates: 1963-02-01

Paper

 File — Box: 2261, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A 1980 "Bibliography of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1826-46," “prepared at the request and with the support of Dean Thomas Christopher of the University of Alabama School of Law. It is an attempt to bring together all the primary and secondary material dealing with Tuscaloosa while it was Alabama’s state capital." (p. 2)
Dates: 1980