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A la Magnanima Nacion Mexicana

Identifier: MSS-4292
Overview One Mexican political broadsheet discussing events associated with the Pastry War that took place from 1838-1839.
Dates: 1838

Edwin H. Abbott papers

Identifier: MSS-0001
Abstract Files relating to the "Alabama Claims" handled by this Boston attorney concerning damage inflicted by the Confederate commerce raider C.S.S. Shenandoah during the final months of the Civil War.
Dates: circa 1873-1883

Lecture notes on John W. Abercrombie

Identifier: MSS-0002
Abstract Notes for a class lecture on Abercrombie, president of the University of Alabama. Includes information on the construction of University buildings during his tenure, as well as his conflicts with former acting president and Latin professor William S. Wyman.
Dates: not dated

Macon and Miles Abernathy papers

Identifier: MSS-0003
Overview This collection consists Abernathy family correspondence discussing the outbreak of the Civil War and the return of Macon, a University of Alabama student, to his hometown of Jacksonville, Alabama, to enlist in a local company. Also contains an 1878 obituary of Macon's father, Major Miles W. Abernathy.
Dates: 1861 - 1878

Thomas P. Abernethy manuscript

Identifier: MSS-0004
Abstract Two galleys with corrections and one type-written manuscript of Abernethy's study, The Formative Period in Alabama, subsequently published as part of the historical series of the Alabama Department of Archives and History. It is a social and political history and originated as Abernethy's doctoral thesis at Harvard University.
Dates: circa 1965

William P. Abrams diaries

Identifier: MSS-0005
Abstract Diaries of travels from New Hampshire to Alabama; to Havana, Cuba; and to the midwestern United States. The majority of entries were written in Gainesville, Alabama, where this New Hampshire native settled.
Dates: 1839 - 1848

Account of the Battle of Cartagena

Identifier: MSS-4272
Overview The Account of the Battle of Cartagena contains a three-page handwritten description, in French, of a siege by American and British troops against the Spanish-held city of Cartagena, present-day Colombia. The document contains details similar to those found in other accounts of a 1741 siege against the city during a conflict known as the War of Jenkins's Ear (1739-1748).
Dates: circa 1741

ACIPCO records

 Collection — Box: SC0038, Folder: SC0038.2741.01
Identifier: MSS-2741
Overview Contains correspondence and production reports of this Birmingham, Alabama, cast iron company.
Dates: 1922-1926

Jon Charles Acker Collection of Commemorative Event Covers and First Day of Issue Stamped Envelopes

Identifier: MSS-4093
Overview U.S.S. Tuscaloosa commemorative covers, including "First Day in Commission" and "Shakedown Cruise" covers, several miscellaneous first day of issue stamped envelopes and other commemorative covers postmarked from the U.S.S. Tuscaloosa, and ten first day of issue stamps, most of which relate to the State of Alabama in some way
Dates: 1929-1993

Actors Theatre of Louisville handbill

Identifier: MSS-3562
Overview Handbill for the production of "Always... Patsy Cline"
Dates: 1997 July 7

Charles E. Adams papers

Identifier: MSS-0007
Abstract Materials on the Jewish synagogue in West Blocton, Alabama; a copy of his paper, "The 'Ah Goodies Ah Chem' Jewish Congregation of West Blocton, Alabama, 1905-1913," and 6 photos of the Blocton Home Band.
Dates: 1892 - 1982

Adams Family papers

Identifier: MSS-0006
Abstract This collection consists principally of correspondence among members of the Adams Family, the majority of which concerns the Confederate service of a son, who wrote many letters detailing army life and conditions. It also contains papers related to Homer and John Adams, prisoners of war who died before returning home, and an Adams Family history by Irving Adams, dated December 18, 1948.
Dates: 1849 - 1926; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1865

John H. Adams papers

Identifier: MSS-0009
Abstract The correspondence of a Birmingham, Alabama, mining engineer, businessman, poet, and public servant. The collection also includes a small group of papers of Adams' son, John R. Adams, an attorney and realtor.
Dates: 1889 - 1943; Majority of material found within 1911 - 1936

Oscar W. Adams papers

Identifier: MSS-0010
Abstract Correspondence of this Birmingham, Alabama, minister of the A.M.E. Zion Church, principally concerning the struggle to remain solvent during the Great Depression. Also includes budget sheets, receipts, reports, and legal documents for this and other A.M.E churches throughout the South.
Dates: 1909 - 1952

Roland Lee Adams papers

Identifier: MSS-0011
Abstract This collection includes documents related to the army service of this York, Alabama, native; an essay; a biographical sketch; and three miscellaneous letters.
Dates: 1891- circa 1919

African American Mounted Photographs Collection

Identifier: WP-014
Overview A collection of thirteen black-and-white mounted portraits depicting African Americans.
Dates: circa 1890s-1920s

Rucker Agee papers

Identifier: MSS-0013
Abstract [None]
Dates: 1861 - 1977

Air pollution legislation papers

Identifier: MSS-3522
Overview Essays and research on air pollution and air pollution legislation from 1961 through 1971 from various authors.
Dates: 1961-1971

Alabama Air National Guard letter of authorization

Identifier: MSS-0014
Abstract A photocopy of a memorandum to the commander to the 117th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing of the Alabama National Guard, authorizing transport of non-military personnel, including Governor George C. Wallace, from Montgomery to Tuscaloosa and back on April 30, 1963. Includes signatures of passengers on a waiver form.
Dates: 1963 April 30

Alabama Alumni Association, Cornerstone Committee

Identifier: MSS-0018
Overview This collection includes a committee report; a list of donors to the Crimson Pride membership drive, 1986-1987; histories of the national alumni association and local chapters; information on the rededication of Denny Chimes in 1987; newspaper clippings about coaches Ray Perkins and Paul "Bear" Bryant; and other information on the history and alumni of the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1888 - 1987

Alabama Anthropological Society records

Identifier: W-0059
Overview Records of this early Alabama society, including correspondence, reports, newsletters, and photographs.
Dates: 1920-1922, 1958; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1922

Alabama Art Education Association scrapbook

Identifier: MSS-3568
Overview Alabama Art Education Association scrapbook, 1972-1979
Dates: 1972-1979

Alabama Art League bulletins and exhibition announcements

Identifier: MSS-0019
Abstract Contains 18 bulletins and exhibition announcements of this state-wide artists' organization
Dates: 1940 - 1943

Alabama Association for Continuing Education and Service papers

Identifier: MSS-3468
Overview Records for the association including papers from the annual meeting and a directory
Dates: 1973-1975

Alabama Association for Young Children records

Identifier: MSS-0020
Abstract A collection containing meeting minutes, correspondence, the organization's constitution and by-laws, photographs, and other materials.
Dates: 1959 - 1987

Alabama Association of Historians records

Identifier: MSS-3699
Overview Variety of records of the Alabama Association of Historians from 1993-2009
Dates: 1993-2009

Alabama Aurora


Identifier: MSS-3530
Overview Alabama Aurora, 1913, and two issues from 1914-1915, with pictures of the UA campus as well as a school calendar for the year.
Dates: 1913-1915

A. S. Williams III Americana Collection's Alabama authors collection

Identifier: W-0064
Overview Correspondence, manuscripts, signed book pages, publication announcements, catalogs, and newspaper clippings related to the careers of several Alabama authors as well as the Alabama Writers Conclave and the Birmingham Branch of the National League of American Pen Women.
Dates: 1868-1989

"The Alabama Baptist," July 26, 1923 (v. 54, no.16.)

Identifier: MSS-3484
Overview The July 26, 1923 issue of "The Alabama Baptist"
Dates: 1923 July 26

Alabama Cadet Corps photograph

Identifier: MSS-3555
Scope and Contents Photograph and negative of the Alabama Cadet Corps "at Ease"
Dates: after 1831

Alabama Central Female College papers

Identifier: MSS-3510
Overview Photographs, tintypes, and miscellaneous school papers, as well as . This collection also includes two Edison phonograph cylinders: a Gold Moulde Records (which is broken) and a Blue Amberol Record.
Dates: between 1857 and 1923

Alabama Circuit Court, 17th District, Records

Identifier: MSS-0055
Overview A collection of court records from the Alabama Circuit Court's 17th District, including minutes and trial, appearance, and subpoena dockets, 1815-1835.
Dates: 1815-1835

Alabama Circuit Court, 23rd District, records

Identifier: MSS-0056
Overview Primarily records of suits for debt, arranged chronologically, by circuit court and county court, including judge's dockets.
Dates: 1809-1926

Alabama Citizens for Constitutional Reform Papers

Identifier: MSS-4075
Overview Papers of this group supporting constitutional reform
Dates: ??

Alabama Claims Documents

Identifier: MSS-4160
Overview Historical documents relating to the Geneva Award claims
Dates: 1870-1886

Alabama Coal and Iron records

Identifier: W-0062
Overview Correspondence, annual reports and audits, maps, and other material related to coal and iron production in Alabama.
Dates: 1874-1943

Alabama Conference of Social Work records

Identifier: MSS-3631
Overview Conference records
Dates: 1922-2003

Letter from the General Counsel for the Alabama Conservative Party

Identifier: MSS-2650
Overview Photocopy of an open letter from the General Counsel for the Alabama Conservative Party denouncing a symposium of "conservative" steps being presented to the Young Republican National Federation Executive Committee, on February 5, 1966.
Dates: 1966

Alabama Democratic Party, 1860 Delegation minutes

Identifier: MSS-0057
Overview Minutes and roll of Alabama's delegation, who were "accredited to the Baltimore and Richmond Democratic convention" in Richmond, Virginia, in 1860.
Dates: 1860

History of the Alabama Democratic Party Collection

Identifier: MSS-3025
Overview Letters, poll lists, and ephemera relating to the Democratic Party of Alabama.
Dates: 1896-1946

Alabama Democratic Party Executive Committee minutes

Identifier: MSS-0030
Overview Minutes of the Alabama Democratic Party Executive Committee meetings from 1892-1894.
Dates: 1892-1894

Alabama Democratic State Executive Committee records

Identifier: MSS-0425
Abstract Record book containing letters, records of members' disputes, meeting minutes, and other materials
Dates: 1892-1899

Alabama Election Ephemera

Identifier: MSS-3022
Overview Several articles and flyers about Alabama elections from the early 20th century.
Dates: 1916-1930

Alabama ephemera collection

Identifier: MSS-3677
Overview Items relating to Alabama places, politics and segregation.
Dates: unknown

Alabama Federation of Women's Clubs, Fifth District scrapbooks

Identifier: MSS-3784
Overview Three scrapbooks from the Alabama Federation of Women's Clubs), Fifth District
Dates: 1937-1942

Alabama Federation of Women's Clubs, First District scrapbook

Identifier: MSS-3781
Overview Scrapbook from the Alabama Federation of Women's Clubs), First District
Dates: 1941-1942

Alabama Federation of Women's Clubs, Fourth District scrapbooks

Identifier: MSS-3783
Overview Two scrapbooks from the Alabama Federation of Women's Clubs), Fourth District
Dates: 1948-1950

Alabama Federation of Women's Clubs, Second District scrapbook

Identifier: MSS-3782
Overview Scrapbook from the Alabama Federation of Women's Clubs, Second District
Dates: 1940-1941

Alabama Federation of Women's Clubs, Seventh District scrapbooks

Identifier: MSS-3785
Overview Three scrapbooks from the Alabama Federation of Women's Clubs), Seventh District
Dates: 1934-1941

Alabama Forum Records--CLOSED FOR PROJECT

Identifier: MSS-1793
Overview Records of this LGBTQ newsletter published in Birmingham, Alabama.
Dates: 1977-2002

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University of Alabama. Army ROTC 6
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Ku Klux Klan (1915-) 5
Lucy, Autherine, 1930- 5
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Tuskegee Institute 5
University of Alabama. Board of Trustees 5
Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. 4
Alabama. Army National Guard 4
Chapman, Reuben 4
Confederate States of America. Army 4
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Garland, Landon C. (Landon Cabell) 4
Hoole, William Stanley 4
Howard, Elizabeth 4
Jemison, Robert, Jr. 4
Lamont, Joyce 4
Manly, Basil 4
Robinson, Jimmy 4
Rose, Frank Anthony 4
Strode, Hudson 4
Tennessee Coal, Iron, and Railroad Company 4
United Daughters of the Confederacy 4
United States. Army 4
University of Alabama. Department of Music 4
University of Alabama. Office of Archaeological Research 4
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United Confederate Veterans 3
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