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Box 2447

 Container

Contains 17 Collections and/or Records:

Letter and photograph

 File — Box: 2447, Folder: 21
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a letter from Hayslette in Conde, France, dated 6 January 1919, enclosing a photograph, to "My Dear Mother," thanking her for a Christmas parcel and expressing longings for home.
Dates: 1919-01-06

Letter

 File — Box: 2447
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: The collection contains a letter written by Bird in Lower Salem, Sumter District, South Carolina, dated 5 May 1822, to her son John Goodson Falls of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Bird asked that he visit her and that she might join him in Tuscaloosa. The letter also includes news of family and friends.
Dates: 1822 May 5

Dayton Female Academy

 Item — Box: 2447
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: An 1867 announcement containing information for students of this Dayton, Alabama girls school overseen by the Rev. J.F. Tarrant and his wife.
Dates: 1867

Paper

 Item — Box: 2447
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: Typescript copy of Dearman's history of Gaston, an abandoned town in Sumter County, Alabama.
Dates: undated

Letter

 Item — Box: 2447
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: A letter dated 15 February 1848, written from Mexico City to his sister, Miss A. W. Dodson, Telaga Spring, Chatooga County, Georgia.
Dates: 1848 February 15

Letter

 File — Box: 2447
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a letter dated 1 September 1864 appointing S. W. Eddins of Tuscaloosa, Alabama to the University of Alabama's Alabama Corps of Cadets.
Dates: 1864 September 1

Maps

 File — Box: 2447
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: The collection contains printed maps of Georgia with additions showing routes taken for "botanical tours." The earliest, 1895, has the note "collecting propagating material of indigenous, woody plants for Biltmore Estate. -- F. E. Boynton." The ten maps, 1896-1902, show C. L. Boynton's "botanical tours," while two, 1899 and 1902, show the routes taken by C. L. Boynton and C. D. Beadle.
Dates: 1895-1902

Peter Bryce

 Item — Box: 2447
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a small miscellany of materials including Bryce's appointment as medical officer of the ship "Yorkshire," clippings about Bryce, among them his obituary, and copy of his "Moral and Criminal Responsibility," 1888.
Dates: 1859-1888

Paper

 File — Box: 2447
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: Condensation of a 1954 term paper titled "LaGrange College: A Historical Sketch."
Dates: 1954

Papers

 File — Box: 2447
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a thank you letter, postmarked 22 February 1941, written to Miss Harriet D. Mitchell, as well as a newspaper clipping from 19 April 1963.
Dates: 1941; 1963

Letter

 File — Box: 2447
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: A letter dated 20 March 1973, from Louisville, Barbour County, Alabama, to Joyce Lamont, acquisitions librarian at the University of Alabama Library, asking for prepayment for his forthcoming book, "Alabama Politics--Tell It Like It Is".
Dates: 1973 March 20

Organizational papers, 1879-1979

 File — Box: 2447
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains records of conference meetings of Methodist Women in Missions, North Alabama Conference, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. This collection consists of five papers: “Charter Member of United Methodist Women” written in 1973; Centennial Celebration to the UMW; “Some Firsts of the First Century in Mission, 1879 – 1979”; the script of the slide presentations at the Centennial Celebration; and “Memories...Dreams” written in 1979.
Dates: 1873-1979

Journal, 1829-01 - 1829-06

 File — Box: 2447, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection contains a section of a New York commission agent's journal covering January 1 to June 30, 1829. The last pages of the journal contain sample accounting entries and algebra problems.
Dates: 1829-01 - 1829-06

Papers, 1854 - 1893

 File — Box: 2447
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains financial papers and a presidential pardon.
Dates: 1854 - 1893

Decorum order of business, 1850-1865

 File — Box: 2447
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A single record book containing church articles, decorum for the order of business, and minutes for church meetings 1850-1865 of this Henry County, Alabama, Baptist church. The collection also contains a program for the inauguration of James Huey Edmondson as president of Judson College, 1967.
Dates: 1850 - 1967; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1865

Speech, 1981-04-12

 File — Box: 2447
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Handwritten original draft of a speech written en route to Tuscaloosa and delivered by James on the occasion of the University of Alabama's 150th anniversary celebration.
Dates: 1981-04-12

Papers, 1889 - 1922

 File — Box: 2447
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains the text of a speech delivered to the Alabama Press Association in 1898, a 1922 letter from Carl L. Larmer (?) to Thomas McCorvey, copies of Johnston's works "What the University of Alabama Has Meant to My Life," and "A Book for General Lee," and an advertisement for an 1889 British production of Shakespeare's Merry Wives of Windsor.
Dates: 1889 - 1922