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Pauline Aars Letter

Identifier: MSS-2982
Overview A letter from Pauline Aars of Curacao, Netherlands Antilles to Phyllis Bergagna of Freeport, Illinois about the launch and landing of Apollo 11 on the moon.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Jacob Ackerly Letter

Identifier: MSS-2118
Overview Letter from clerk discussing his travels and the city climate, population, agriculture, and business, including Cincinnati's trade of pork, flour, and whiskey. Letter compares it to labor and goods of the South.

Actors Theatre of Louisville handbill

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

"Adam and Eve and that apple"

Identifier: MSS-1927
Overview This collection contains a poem by an unknown author with a pun on the word "ate" using the number "8" to explain how many apples were eaten by Adam and Eve.

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.

Emma Adams letter

Identifier: MSS-3095
Overview One letter from Mrs. George F. Brown of Manhattan, Kansas, to Emma Adams of Blacksburg, Iowa, about her testimonial in the Hearthstone publication.

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.

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.

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.

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.

R. W. Adams Letter

Identifier: MSS-3947
Overview Letter to his grandfather and Aunt Ida in Polo, Illinois, talking about making trips to Australia and family matters.

W. S. Adkins Bill of Sale

Identifier: MSS-0012
Abstract Bill of sale and warrantee for a slave named Zeke, sold by W. S. Adkins of Lowndes County, Alabama, for $1600. The buyer's name is illegible.

Rucker Agee papers

Identifier: MSS-0013

Agnes postcards

Identifier: MSS-3234
Overview Two postcards from Agnes, on vacation with her husband Chris in Los Angeles, California, to friends in Des Moines and Atlantic, Iowa. She gave updates on their trip and their plans for returning home to Iowa.

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.

Letter from Al to Henry

Identifier: MSS-2790
Overview Al, of St. Paul, Minnesota, wrote a letter to Henry and his family wishing them a Happy New Year and discussing family members and work.

Al to Queen Ellen Letter

Identifier: MSS-3840
Overview The collection contains a letter written from the Hotel Del Prado, most likely in Mexico City, Mexico, and provides news of daily life, information about the oil business, and observations relating to the native peoples of the area.

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.

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.

Alabama Anthropological Society records

Identifier: W-0059
Overview Records of this early Alabama society, including correspondence, reports, newsletters, and photographs.

Alabama Art Education Association scrapbook

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

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

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.

Alabama Association of Historians records

Identifier: MSS-3699
Overview Variety of records of the Alabama Association of Historians from 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.

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.

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

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

Alabama Cadet Corps photograph

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

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.

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.

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.

Alabama Citizens for Constitutional Reform Papers

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

Alabama Claims Documents

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

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.

Alabama Conference of Social Work records

Identifier: MSS-3631
Overview Conference records

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.

History of the Alabama Democratic Party Collection

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

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.

Alabama Democratic Party Executive Committee minutes

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

Alabama Election Ephemera

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

Alabama ephemera collection

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

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University of Alabama. Corps of Cadets 8
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University of Alabama. Army ROTC 5
University of Alabama. Board of Trustees 5
Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc. 4
Alabama Crimson Tide (Football team) 4
Alabama. Army National Guard 4
Chapman, Reuben 4
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United Confederate Veterans 4
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University of Alabama. Department of Music 4
University of Alabama. Office of Archaeological Research 4
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Lee, Harper 3
Lincoln, Abraham 3
McCorvey, Thomas Chalmers 3
Nicholson, Libba 3
Pickens, Israel 3
Rose, Frank Anthony 3
Semmes, Raphael, 1809-1877 3
Shelby Iron Company 3
Shorter, John Gill 3
Smith, Eugene Allen 3
Strode, Hudson 3
Tennessee Coal, Iron, and Railroad Company 3
Tuskaloosa Female College 3
United Methodist Church (U.S.) 3
United States. General Land Office 3
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Washington, Booker T. 3
Wheeler, Joseph 3
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Alabama Female Institute (Tuscaloosa, Ala) 2
Alabama Fuel and Iron Company 2
Alabama Power Company 2
Alabama Women's Hall of Fame 2
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Armes, Ethel 2
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