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Atlanta and West Point Railroad Company freight routes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0093
Overview Freight traffic routes for this Georgia railroad company
Dates: after 1857

Audubon Place (Tuscaloosa, Alabama) Historic District collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0094
Overview A collection of information compiled in 1981 in the process of applying for historic designation for this Tuscaloosa, Alabama district. It includes historical data, newspaper clippings about houses, lists of previous owners, special features of houses, floor plans, and an historical inventory of various homes.
Dates: 1981-1985

Augusta Evans Wilson papers

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Identifier: MSS-1563
Abstract Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a bound manuscript of the 19th-century author Augusta Evans Wilson of Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1859-1909

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

Austin L. Venable Papers

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Identifier: MSS-1498
Abstract This collection contains manuscripts, research materials (original documents, notes, photostats, and microfilm), and copies of historical journals.
Dates: 1834 - 1971

Harry Mell Ayers papers

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Identifier: MSS-0097
Abstract Contains the correspondence of this New Deal Democrat and Civil Rights supporter who owned the newspaper, the Anniston Star. The correspondence deals with local, state, and national political campaigns, elections, education, civil rights, editorials, letters to the editor, and events of the times. The collection also contains personal correspondence with other newspapermen, educators, and statesmen; copies of editorials and clippings on Alabama politics, Anniston, education, the Federal...
Dates: 1918-1956

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

 Collection
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

A. Babbitt letter

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Identifier: MSS-0100
Abstract Letter from Babbitt to his cousin William H. Babbitt of Princeton, New Jersey, describing an ocean voyage from New York to Mobile, and Babbitt's subsequent doings in Alabama.
Dates: circa 1843 December

Arthur Bagby papers

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Identifier: MSS-0102
Abstract Contains materials, mostly photocopies, created by or relating to Arthur Bagby, the tenth governor of Alabama.
Dates: 1837

Baltzell and Bullock families papers

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Identifier: MSS-0105
Abstract The papers of two Greene County, Alabama families involved in post-Civil War Alabama politics, including correspondence, a diary, essays, deeds, and financial documents.
Dates: 1839-1921

Bank of the State of Alabama cashier's checks

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Identifier: MSS-0106
Abstract Three cashier's checks drawn by Samuel Pickens.
Dates: 1826

Bank of the State of Alabama, Huntsville Branch, Notices of Protest

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Identifier: MSS-0107
Abstract Notarized notices of protest against writers of drafts, bills of exchange, and promissory notes for which there were no funds available upon their due dates. Microfilmed by Alabama State Department of Archives and History, 1954.
Dates: 1836 - 1837

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

Athelyne Celest Banks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4105
Overview Papers that document the life of a prominent African American educator in Decatur, Alabama.
Dates: 1889-2008

Eutaw Banks... Their Story as Suggested by the WCB Photo Albums (PDF files on CD-ROM)

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Identifier: MSS-4176
Overview The story of the family of James Oliver Banks II of Eutaw, Alabama, as told in the photographs of his son Wilkes Coleman Banks.
Dates: 1852-1941

John Taylor Banks diary

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Identifier: MSS-0109
Abstract Diary of druggist who served in the 6th Alabama Regiment. Also includes a biographical sketch and a coroner's report signed by Banks.
Dates: 1862-1893

Marion Banks letter

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Identifier: MSS-0110
Abstract Letter to Dr. E. H. Moren recommending W. C. Richardson for the professorship of English literature at Alabama A and M College.
Dates: 1878 May 24

Bankston School: a history

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Identifier: MSS-0583
Overview Recollections of Bankston School by individuals connected to this school located in Fayette County, Alabama, which opened in 1906 and closed in the mid 1970s, detailing the history of the school's building, school activities, teachers, and principals.
Dates: circa 1906-1970

Barker Family papers

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Identifier: MSS-0112
Overview Letters, photographs, newspaper clippings, genealogical records and other materials relating to Henry A. Barker (1879-1962), a Methodist Minister in Boaz, Alabama, and his family.
Dates: undated

Frederick A. P. Barnard letter and speech

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Identifier: MSS-0113
Abstract An address to the "Gentlemen of the Erosophic Society" in 1848 at The University of Alabama and a letter to Barnard from his brother, John G. Barnard, regarding a pass for travel in 1862.
Dates: 1848, 1862

Barnes Railroad Gandy Dancers DVD

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Identifier: MSS-3617
Overview DVD about "Gandy Dancers" that worked on the Barnes Railroad
Dates: after 1985

E. Scott Barr papers

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Identifier: MSS-2430
Overview Bound copies of his letters and publications
Dates: 1924-1987

Barrie Lucien Holt papers

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Identifier: MSS-0692
Overview Contains the papers of Barrie Lucien Holt, covering his life as a capitalist, planter, financier, and quartermaster general of the Alabama National Guard. Holt was an organizer and majority shareholder in the Prattville Cotton Mills and Banking Company, as well as a partner in D. M. Snow and Company.
Dates: 1841-1950

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

W.R. Barron paper

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Identifier: MSS-0119
Abstract A paper titled "History of Fairview Presbyterian Church from Organization to Present Date (April 23, 1889)," that includes lists of pastors, members, and elders of this Presbyterian Church in Perry County, Alabama, 1823-1889.
Dates: 1889 April 23

James M. Barry notebooks

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Identifier: MSS-0120
Abstract Notebooks containing addresses and miscellaneous of papers and notes.
Dates: circa 1940

Barton and Stewart law firm records

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Identifier: MSS-0121
Abstract Daybook and docket, 1827-32, of this Tuscaloosa law firm.
Dates: 1827-1832; Majority of material found within 1827 - 1829

Robert L. Bass Collection of University of Alabama Negatives

 Collection
Identifier: 2023-001
Overview This collection consists of glass plate negatives, nitrate negatives, and several gelatin developing-out paper photographs depicting The University of Alabama campus, football and baseball teams, sororities and fraternities, and students, as well as negatives of Stillman College and Tuscaloosa.
Dates: 1929 - 1943

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

Junius K. Battle commencement address text

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0124
Abstract Commencement address titled "Footprints of the Creator," delivered on July 15, 1858, at the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1858 July 15

Dr. Patricia Bauch papers

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Identifier: MSS-3681
Overview Twelve bound research projects from retired UA faculty
Dates: 1970s-1990s

Beat 15 Petition

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Identifier: MSS-0708
Abstract Petition dated 23 March 1898 from citizens of "Beat 15," which included Montgomery and Crenshaw Counties, to the Board of Revenue, Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama. The petition requests the construction of a road to be called the "Grady Road."
Dates: 1898-03-23

James S. P. Beck collection

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Identifier: MSS-1795
Abstract A miscellany of materials relating to Dr. James S. P. Beck, University of Alabama graduate (1924), including two co-authored articles about radiation burns among survivors of the Nagasaki atomic bomb blast and three photos of burn victims.
Dates: 1924-1947

Bedford H. Williams papers

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Identifier: MSS-3683
Overview Legal documents, financial records, correspondence, and other personal papers of this Tuscaloosa County probate judge in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Dates: 1830-1945

Jesse Beene letters

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Identifier: MSS-0128
Abstract Two letters written from Cahawba, Alabama, to Rowland G. Hazard in Peace Dale, Rhode Island. The first, dated 14 July 1839, orders shoes for Beene's sixty-eight slaves and includes a list of slaves and a measurement of their feet in inches. In the second, dated 16 December 1841, Beene expresses dissatisfaction with both shoes and prices.
Dates: 1839-1841

Jasper Luther Beeson collection

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Identifier: MSS-0130
Abstract A miscellany of materials including the text of Beeson's address to the fifty-seventh anniversary meeting of the Philomatic Society and at The University of Alabama commencement in 1889, photographs of him, newspaper clipping, a copy of a physics exam for seniors, and other items.
Dates: 1889-1890

Bell Factory letterbook and cloth samples

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0131
Abstract Corporate letterbook, 1882-1906, and cloth samples of "Bell checks" and "Bell stripes" manufactured by the Bell Factory, Huntsville, Alabama, after the Civil War.
Dates: 1882-1906

Robert K. Bell papers

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Identifier: MSS-0133
Abstract Unpublished manuscript of the 167th U.S. Infantry, Fourth Alabama Infantry Regiment ("The Fighting Fourth") titled "The Warrior Guards from the Reconstruction to the Great War" along with some newspaper clippings, transcripts, etc. on the "Warrior Guards."
Dates: 1840-1935

William Robert Bell letter

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Identifier: MSS-0134
Abstract A letter dated 29 May 1864 from a Confederate soldier to his mother and sister while stationed in Bayou La Batre, Alabama.
Dates: 1864 May 29

Belle R. Harrison letters

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Identifier: MSS-0645
Overview Letters to Harrison, a member of the Tuscaloosa women's literary society, the Kettledrum, relating to her book of poetry. Correspondents include Martha Young and Augusta Evans Wilson.
Dates: 1895-1903

Belser and Harris legal firm financial records

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Identifier: MSS-1796
Abstract A ledger recording the financial transactions of the central Alabama law firm of James Belser and Nathan Harris
Dates: 1846-1850

Henry R. Benagh letter

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Identifier: MSS-0136
Abstract A letter containing genealogical information about the Benagh family.
Dates: 1951

Benjamin Franklin Meek lecture notebook

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Identifier: MSS-0974
Abstract A volume of lectures, notes, and examinations by this University of Alabama professor of English literature.
Dates: 1872-1873

Sam Bennett letter

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Identifier: MSS-0138
Abstract An 1848 letter written from Chickasaw, Alabama, to his cousin in Tuscumbia, Alabama, discussing the weather of the "sunny South," temperance, sailing to New Orleans, and various family matters.
Dates: 1848 May 7

Nimrod E. Benson deeds

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Identifier: MSS-0140
Abstract Two deeds recording the conveyance of land in Montgomery County, Alabama, by Nimrod E. Benson to George Whitman, 19 February 1830 and 2 April 1832.
Dates: 1830, 1832

Benton County, Alabama, land contract

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Identifier: MSS-0141
Abstract Land contract dated 29 July 1834, at White Plains, Benton (later Calhoun) County, Alabama.
Dates: 1834 July 29

James Berney letter

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Identifier: MSS-0142
Abstract Letter dated 31 January 1846, from Montgomery, Alabama, to A. Jackson at Mayhew [Mississippi?] on news of Montgomery being voted the state capital and the subsequent celebration.
Dates: 1846 January 31

Charles Bernier papers

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Identifier: MSS-0143
Abstract This collection contains the correspondence of The University of Alabama's alumni association director, 1920-54, and a proposed constitution for the Alabama Alumni Association (AAUA).
Dates: 1920-1954; Majority of material found within 1948 - 1951

Bert Neville collection of steamboat documents

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Identifier: MSS-1342
Abstract A collection of bills of lading and receipts for freight costs, passage, storage, and other documents, relating to steamboat lines, mostly within Alabama, plus some receipts from stagecoaches, warehouse and storage companies, and railroads.
Dates: 1820-1945

Bert Neville Collection of Steamboat Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-014
Abstract Photographs of steamboats on Alabama rivers and street scenes from Selma and Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1854 - 1920

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