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Box 979

 Container

Contains 11 Collections and/or Records:

Letter

 File — Box: 979, Folder: 546.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains one letter written by Jerome T. Fuller, the State Manager to the Dixon for Governor campaign, to J. G. Oakley on May 25, 1934, asking for Oakley's support for Frank M. Dixon for Governor of Alabama.
Dates: 1934 May 25

Church history

 File — Box: 979, Folder: 89.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a brief history of Ashcraft Corner Baptist Church from 1889-1975 as well as a copy of the membership roster.
Dates: 1975

History (photocopies)

 unspecified — Box: 979, Folder: 1458.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a history of the U.S.S. Tuscaloosa, especially its duty during World War II. Also included are several newspaper clippings about the Tuscaloosa and a few letters.
Dates: 1944-1998

Newspaper Clippings

 File — Box: 979, Folder: 1458.02
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a history of the U.S.S. Tuscaloosa, especially its duty during World War II. Also included are several newspaper clippings about the Tuscaloosa and a few letters.
Dates: 1944-1998

William Fletcher Wells Family Bible Records

 File — Box: 979, Folder: 921.02
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains genealogical records taken from the family Bibles of the Martin and Wells families
Dates: 1994 October 3

Matthew Martin Family Bible Records

 File — Box: 979, Folder: 921.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains genealogical records taken from the family Bibles of the Martin and Wells families
Dates: 1994 October 3

Surrender documents and photograph

 File — Box: 979, Folder: 1395.01
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: This collection consists of signed copies of the 35th Japanese Army's declaration of surrender to US Army forces in the southern Philippines at the end of World War II. One copy is in English and the other is in Japanese characters. There is also a photograph of the actual signing, showing Brigadier General Joseph C. Hutchinsin, Assistant Division Commander and Acting Commanding Gerenal 31st Infantry Division, Brigadier General THomas F. Hickey, Commanding General 31st Division Artillery,...
Dates: 1945 September 8

Letter

 Item — Box: 979, Folder: 3998.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a form letter requesting payment of alumni membership dues to help fund scholarships for students who need financial support to attend the University. The letter states that the fund currently has just over $400 in available cash and $2000 in notes of nineteen students who have received loans from the fund. Annual membership dues were $1 or $20 for a life membership.
Dates: 1903 April 1

Paper and certificate

 File — Box: 979, Folder: 3999.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains portions of a paper written by A. Edward Maumenee on the history of the University of Alabama Medical School with edits and corrections on retyped pages, his 1925 certificate from the American Board of Ophthalmic Examinations, and a letter from his son J. R. "Rob" Maumenee to A. E. "Ed" Maumenee, presumably A. Edward's sons as Rob refers to the handwriting on the papers about the UA Medical School as "Dad's".
Dates: between 1925 and 1985

Autograph album

 File — Box: 979, Folder: 4000.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains an autograph album with scripiture and floral illustrations. Although the album bears the inscription (front and back fly leaves) "Mary Iwanna Garnett's Album, Presented by Priscilla D. Kimbrough, February 26, 1871", many autographs inside the album are to Miss P.D.W. (Priscilla D. Willing Kimbrough) and are dated in the mid-1850s. There are several autographs inscribed to Mrs. Iwanna Thompson; all of these are dated in the late 1880s, which leads one to think that Mrs....
Dates: 1855-1889