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A. S. Williams III Collection Acquisition Paperwork

 Collection
Identifier: W-0116
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence, cost estimates, brochures, plans, notes, and various other documents regarding the A.S. Williams III Americana Collection and the University of Alabama Libraries' acquisition of the collection from Mr. A.S. Williams III. Correspondence is primarily between the University of Alabama's Dean of Libraries, Louis A. Pitschmann, and various university offices and personnel, Mr. Williams, and Stephen Rowe (curator and archivist of the Eufaula Athenaeum). Also included are...
Dates: 2008 - 2010

Adam H. Whetstone diary

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Identifier: W-0080
Overview Contains the diary of Confederate soldier Adam H. Whetstone of Prattville, Alabama
Dates: 1864 - 1865

Alabama Anthropological Society records

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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

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

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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

Alabama railroads of the past collection

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Identifier: W-0042
Overview Stock certificates, shipping receipts, and correspondence related to the operation and history of seven Alabama railroads: the Mobile & Alabama Grand Trunk Railroad Company, the Alabama & Mississippi Rivers Railroad, the Mobile & Girard Railroad Company, the Montgomery Southern Railway, the Tennessee & Alabama Railroad, the Atlanta & West Point Railroad, and the Montgomery Traction Company.
Dates: 1855-1945

Albert Taylor Goodwyn Alabama secession essay and notes

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Identifier: W-0037
Overview Brief narrative and collection of notes related to Alabama secession written by politician Albert Taylor Goodwyn in 1916
Dates: 1916

Alice Alison Lide and Margaret Alison Johansen papers

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Identifier: W-0058
Overview Correspondence, research notes, typescripts, and galley proofs of sisters and Alabama authors Alice Alison Lide and Margaret Allison Johnson.
Dates: 1917-1959

Aurora Pryor McClellan commonplace and autograph book

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Identifier: W-0015
Overview Sketches, quotations, brief journal entries, and several letters.
Dates: 1861-1903

B. L. Holt correspondence on the 1908 Confederate Veterans Reunion

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Identifier: W-0044
Overview Holt's correspondence between May and June 1908, relating to his duties as quartermaster general in securing hotels accommodations and horses for Alabama Governor Braxton Bragg Comer and members of his staff who participated in the veteran's parade and other reunion events.
Dates: 1908

Banking in Alabama, 1816-1860, volume 2, manuscripts

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Identifier: W-0007
Overview Includes a carbon copy of the manuscript Banking in Alabama, 1816-1860, volume 2, written by William H. Brantley Jr. The bound manuscript is 371 pages long and covers the history of banking in the state from 1837 to 1849; it is part of a two-volume work that covers the years 1816-1860.
Dates: 1967

J. D. Barron research material on Native Americans

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Identifier: W-0088
Overview Research notes and correspondence related to J. D. Barron's research on native American place names in Alabama.
Dates: 1887-1906

Battle family papers

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Identifier: W-0010
Overview Letters, calling cards, scripture cards, and a small journal of this Tuskegee, Alabama, family.
Dates: 1855-1871

Brewster and Conley sales records

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Identifier: W-0075
Overview Contains the sales records from 1838 to 1846 of Brewster and Conley, a buggy and carriage manufacturing company located in antebellum Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1838 - 1846

China Marine: An Infantryman's Life after World War II : typescript

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Identifier: W-0120
Overview Unbound typescript of China Marine, written by Eugene Bondurant Sledge. The manuscript is 107 pages long and contains typed publisher's notations about formatting.
Dates: 2002

Confederate Military History of Alabama

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Identifier: W-0056
Overview Manuscript of General Joseph Wheeler's Confederate Military History of Alabama.
Dates: 1899

Ephraim Madison Henry papers

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Identifier: W-0114
Overview Correspondence, concert programs, and other documents from this Tuskegee Institute graduate
Dates: 1930 - 1947

Ethel Armes letters

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Identifier: W-0146
Overview Letter to Robert Jemison Jr. of Birmingham, Alabama, about uncredited copying of material from her book, The Story of Coal and Iron in Alabama, and a letter to her brother about a promotion.
Dates: 1921 - 1944

Francis L. Constantine ledger and letter book

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Identifier: W-0045
Overview Journal includes ledger entries, transcriptions of letters, and recipes, as well as a few letters and newspaper clippings
Dates: 1866-1889

Francois Ludger Diard poetry notebook and Mobile scrapbook

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Identifier: W-0025
Overview Notebook of this Mobile, Alabama, native's poetry and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings and letters relating to his work.
Dates: 1917-1929

George H. Thompson plantation records

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Identifier: W-0073
Overview Ledger documenting the expenses of Russell County, Alabama, planter George H. Thompson.
Dates: 1855 - 1874

George Woodard and Gene Smith letters

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Identifier: W-0112
Overview Letters between Union soldier George Woodard, Company D, Eighth Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, and his fiancee Gene Smith, of Burnett, Wisconsin. Woodard served at the battle of Corinth and the Vicksburg Campaign. He died at a Memphis hospital in 1864.
Dates: 1861 - 1865

Goodloe W. Malone account book

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Identifier: W-0020
Overview Ledger documenting the sale of materials such as molasses, coffee, and sugar, as well as the sale of slaves.
Dates: 1834-1839

Collection of Alabama governors materials

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Identifier: W-0054
Overview Correspondence, certificates, programs, and other documents signed by twenty-six Alabama governors serving between 1820 and 1970.
Dates: 1820-1970

Joseph B. Graham speeches and letter

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Identifier: W-0095
Overview Contains copies of four speeches written by Talladega educator Joseph B. Graham and presented to various civic and social clubs; also contains one letter signed by Selma politician Edmund Pettus
Dates: 1884-1902

Harriet Anna Kennedy papers

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Identifier: W-0117
Overview Notebook of poems written by Harriet Anna Kennedy between 1863-1864. A letter and a small collection of later poems written by Kennedy and members of her extended family are also included.
Dates: 1863 - 1903

"Harwell G. Davis: Alabama Statesman and Baptist Leader": typescript

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Identifier: W-0004
Overview Typescript of Susan Hunt Ingram Ray's master's thesis on Harwell G. Davis.
Dates: 1996

Townsend Heaton letters

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Identifier: W-0091
Overview Letters written by Dr. Townsend Heaton, a member of the 70th Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War
Dates: 1861-1864

Henry Tutwiler papers

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Identifier: W-0081
Overview Contains three notebooks: an account book recording tuition payments at Greensboro Academy; a second account book documenting Henry Tutwiler's personal expenses; and a commonplace book containing book reviews, weather reports, and very brief entries about the Civil War.
Dates: 1862 - 1884

"The Home of the Brownings"

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Identifier: W-0092
Overview Handwritten notes Octavia Walton Le Vert used during her lecture, "Home of the Brownings," which described her 1855 visit to the home of Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning.
Dates: circa 1870

Howard Weeden papers

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Identifier: W-0008
Overview Three composition books filled with collections of quotations and illustrations and one book of devotions.
Dates: between 1735 and 1905

J. A. Montgomery business records

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Identifier: W-0068
Overview Correspondence, time book, and ledger of Birmingham, Alabama, industrialist J. A. Montgomery.
Dates: 1889 - 1898

J. W. Worthington report on furnace properties

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Identifier: W-0082
Overview One report notebook containing correspondence, maps, and reports on coal fields and iron furnaces located in Alabama and Tennessee.
Dates: 1899

J. Zelinski Camp O'Neal sketchbook

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Identifier: W-0038
Overview This sketchbook contains nineteen pen and ink drawings that depict training drills, camp life, and social events held at Camp O'Neal, a training base located in Frascati Park in Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1883 June

James Smith U.S. Army discharge papers

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Identifier: W-0145
Overview Military discharge forms for James Smith, a member of the United States Army's Tenth Cavalry Regiment, also known as "Buffalo Soldiers."
Dates: 1872-04 - 1872-05

John Mason Dill Archive: Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company Photographic Collection

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Identifier: WP-006
Overview This collection consists of photographs, drawings and graphic materials depicting John Mason Dill and his coworkers at the end of his working career as one of the draftsman at the engineering office at the Tennessee Coal, Iron, and Railroad Company in Birmingham and Fairfield, Alabama.
Dates: 1911 - 1951

John Temple Graves II papers

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Identifier: W-0109
Overview Manuscripts, correspondence, and newspaper clippings written by and related to Birmingham newspaper columnist John Temple Graves II.
Dates: 1910 - 1967

John Tyler Morgan letter

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Identifier: W-0131
Overview An undated letter from Senator John Tyler Morgan to Alabama governor Joseph F. Johnston regarding the transfer of Major Barnard Goldsmith West from the Birmingham state troops to the staff of General Wheeler.
Dates: 1896 - 1900

John Witherspoon DuBose papers

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Identifier: W-0086
Overview Contains newspaper serialization of John Witherspoon DuBose's Chronicles of the Canebreak, as well as photographs, correspondence, biographical sketches and newspaper clippings related to this Alabama historian.
Dates: 1893 - 1918

Letters to Elizabeth J. Coman

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Identifier: W-0047
Overview Letters to Elizabeth J. Coman of Athens, Alabama, from her husband and sisters between 1834 and 1843.
Dates: 1834-1843

Lincoln Normal School Photographic Albums

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Identifier: WP-2013001
Overview This collection consists of two personal albums with photographs of teachers, administrators, and students at the Lincoln Normal School, an early African-American school in Marion, Alabama. The albums include formal group portraits, informal photographs from everyday life, and images of the school's surroundings.
Dates: 1909 - 1924

Lola Higginbotham memory book, McAdory High School, McCalla, Alabama

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Identifier: W-0033
Overview Memory book documenting the senior year of Lola Higginbotham, a 1924 graduate of McAdory High School.
Dates: 1924

"Mammy stories"

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Identifier: W-0026
Overview Handwritten manuscript by Birmingham author Julia Neely Finch describing "an old-time Southern Mammy."
Dates: between 1900 and 1920

Marie Brink memory book, Sidney Lanier High School, 1922

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Identifier: W-0017
Overview Memory book of high school senior Marie Brink, documenting her experiences at Sidney Lanier High school in 1922
Dates: 1922

McAdory and Huey family papers

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Identifier: W-0069
Overview Correspondence, manuscripts, and ledgers written by members of the McAdory and Huey families of Bessemer, Marion, and Talladega, Alabama
Dates: 1863 - 1929

Midway, Alabama, city records

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Identifier: W-0046
Overview Handwritten copy of the town charter with all ordinances from 1882 to 1937, court records, and town council minutes for the town of Midway, Alabama.
Dates: 1882-1937

Milner Coal and Railroad Company meeting minutes

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Identifier: W-0101
Overview Minutes of directors and stockholders' meetings between 1900 and 1910
Dates: 1900-1910

Mobile, Alabama, business correspondence

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Identifier: W-0098
Overview Letters, dated between 1821 and 1838, describing business conditions in Mobile, Alabama, written by Mobile lawyers to northern merchants Enoch Silsby and William R. Bowers, updating them on the status of legal cases they had filed in Mobile and updates on the sale and production of cotton.
Dates: 1821-1838

Montgomery and West Point Railroad minute books

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Identifier: W-0102
Overview Contains two minute books, with entries from directors' and stockholders' meetings of the Montgomery and West Point Railroad from March 1846 to June 1870.
Dates: 1846-1870

Peter Brannon papers

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Identifier: W-0009
Overview Correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, and other materials created by Peter A. Brannon, highlighting his career as a pharmacist, an anthropologist, and an archivist.
Dates: 1900-1966

Pickett Springs, Alabama, city records

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Identifier: W-0027
Overview Ballots, voting lists, city council minutes, oaths of office, and correspondence related to elections in the town of Pickett Springs, Alabama, and a map of the area.
Dates: 1888 - 1920

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