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N. H. R. Dawson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0412
Overview Newspaper clippings, personal and business correspondence, and an account book.
Dates: 1856-1927

Dayton Female Institute announcement

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0415
Abstract 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

De Soto Expedition Commission Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0433
Overview Correspondence, publications, maps, and ephemera relating to Hernando de Soto, his expedition of 1540, and the effects of Spanish exploration and colonization in Alabama and the Southeastern United States.
Dates: 1917 - 1991

Elbert Deains deed

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0416
Abstract A document dated 26 July 1849, recording the gift of one acre of land to the town of Pine Grove in Pike County, Alabama.
Dates: 1849 July 26

Jennie Kendall Dean papers

 Collection — Box: 3312
Identifier: MSS-0417
Abstract Manuscripts of two articles/stories: "Memories that Bless and Burn" and "The Mills of the Gods," with emendations.
Dates: after 1900

W.E. Dearman paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0418
Abstract Typescript copy of Judge W.E. Dearman's "The Town of Gaston, Alabama," a history of Gaston, an abandoned town in Sumter County, Alabama.
Dates: undated

James T. and Margaret R. Deas paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0419
Abstract Probate document, dated 26 November 1864.
Dates: 1864

John C. Deason papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0420
Abstract A collection of copies of Civil War muster rolls including those of the Forty-fourth Alabama Infantry Regiment, Co. B (15 March 1862), the Twentieth Alabama Infantry Regiment, Co. H (16 September 1861), the Thirty-sixth Alabama Infantry Regiment, Co. F (13 May 1862), and the First Alabama Infantry Regiment, Co. A (nd).
Dates: 1861-1862

Deborah Nygren Paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1063
Abstract A paper written by Deborah A. Nygren for the University of Alabama's History 567 class in 1976 entitled "The Carpetbaggers of the 1867 Alabama Constitutional Convention: A Study of Personal and County Characteristics on Carpetbaggers in Alabama during the Reconstruction era." It examines the relationship between the popular conceptions of carpetbaggers and the role played by black voters in electing them to office, as they related to pre-war anti-secession sentiment and voting patterns, and to...
Dates: 1976

David DeJarnette papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0421
Overview Photographs related to archaeology and geology, including photos of the Stanfield-Worley Bluff Shelter dig.
Dates: 1935-1975

DeKalb Land and Mining Company minute book

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0422
Abstract This collection contains the company's record and minute book for the period 1911-1920.
Dates: 1911-1920

Delta Chi Fraternity Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4223
Scope and Contents This collection consists of five scrapbooks for the UA chapter of Delta Chi Fraternity, thirteen issues of the Delta Chi Quarterly, two issues of The Counselor, and a series of publications collected by Charles E. Carlin. The scrapbooks contain photographs, clippings, invitations, correspondence, and notes added by Carlin explaining the state of the scrapbooks. Carlin collected the series of publications in a binder titled "Publications of Historical Interest to the Alabama Chapter of Delta...
Dates: 1952 - 2017; Majority of material found within 1952 - 1977

Delta Delta Delta Pledge Cards

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4053
Scope and Contents These are the original pledge cards for the Delta Delta Delta sorority at The University of Alabama.
Dates: 1914 - 1935

Delta Kappa Gamma, Beta Chapter, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0424
Abstact Documentation of the annual activities of the Tuscaloosa chapter of this international education society. The records include minutes, annual reports, financial reports and records, histories, yearbooks, correspondence, directories, and other materials.
Dates: 1939-1999

Jere Clemens Dennis papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0428
Overview Personal, family, and business papers of a Tallapoosa County attorney, including legal case files as well as Sons of Confederate Veterans, Alabama National Guard, and Masonic materials.
Dates: 1841-1935

J. W. Dennis journal

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0427
Abstract The accounts for a drug store in Carlowville, Dallas County, Alabama, 1867-68, including records of customers' purchases and amounts paid and owed.
Dates: 1867-1868

Denny Chimes Renovation papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0429
Abstract Materials relating to the 1986 renovation of the University of Alabama bell tower and the fund drive to purchase a new 25-bell carillon, kept by Sandee Gibson. The collection includes a fund drive notebook, photographs of the restoration and rededication, and an information pack for fundraisers.
Dates: undated

Depositions of Peyton and Jane Graves in the Case of Elva v. Edwin Jenkins

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4234
Overview These depositions, which total fourteen pages, contain the August 1853 testimony of plantation owner Peyton L. Graves and his wife, Jane, regarding the case brought by their neighbor Elva Jenkins against her husband Edwin Jenkins, in Wilcox County, Alabama. The depositions include accounts of a violent dog attack against Elva, as well as her resentment over Edwin’s favoritism toward their slave Becky.
Dates: 1853 August 21

Dexter and Abbot letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0434
Abstract A letter dated 6 May 1848 to Mssrs. Mason and Lawrence, Boston, regarding cotton sales.
Dates: 1848 May 6

Diary of an Alabama Presbyterian Minister, 1832

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2646
Overview Diary of an unidentified Presbyterian minister from Alabama, recording his travel from Alabama to New York to attend the Presbyterian Church's Assembly in Philadelphia in 1832.
Dates: 1832

Dimon, Fay, and Beers records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0436
Abstract A collection containing business correspondence and receipts of this Mobile, Alabama, partnership which included the city's Chief of Police, C. A. R. Dimon.
Dates: 1866

Dixie Art Colony newsletters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0438
Abstract Newsletters of the Dixie Art Colony, 1940-1942, which was located between Birmingham and Montgomery, Alabama.
Dates: circa 1940-1942

Frank Murray Dixon papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0439
Abstract Family correspondence, newsclippings, financial records, and photos of this Alabama governor and his family.
Dates: 1938-1981

Dominique Doux Fiquet Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-028
Overview Photograph album containing images of students and faculty at The University of Alabama in 1859 and includes the oldest known photograph of the campus.
Dates: 1859

Donn Sanford photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-021
Abstract Photographs of the first African American student admitted to the University of Alabama, Autherine Lucy, enrolling at The University of Alabama in February 1956.
Dates: 1956 February

Donoho family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3704
Overview Letters between members of a close Tuscaloosa family written primarily during the Civil War.
Dates: 1838-1914

Dorman and Noel family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0443
Abstract A genealogical record of the ancestors of Lily Dorman Ramsey, plus family correspondence of the Dormans and Noels of Greensboro and Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1831-1866

Lewy Dorman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0444
Overview Papers that discuss Barbour County, Alabama, history.
Dates: undated

Michael Dorman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0445
Abstract This collection consists principally of research material used in the writing of "The George Wallace Myth." Correspondence, proposals, and the book manuscript are among them. Galley proofs of two other books, "The Second Man," an overview of the changing role of the Vice Presidency and "Stockcar Butterworth," a book about stock car racing, are also part of the collection, as are poems, most of them unpublished, and copies of several published articles.
Dates: 1968-1976

James F. Doster papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0447
Overview Materials this Tuscaloosa native and history professor at The University of Alabama created and collected.
Dates: undated

James J. and Mabel Cowart Doster Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4125
Overview Contains the personal and family records, as well as photos, correspondence, and other files during his time as an educator.
Dates: 1870-1943

Douthitt scrapbook materials

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0399
Overview Material, mostly photocopies, from a nineteenth-century scrapbook. The most significant item is a pencil sketch of the Rotunda on the campus of The University of Alabama.
Dates: 1865 - 1877

Doy L. McCall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0942
Overview Typescript copy of an article on General Lafayette's visit to Alabama, subsequently published in the Alabama Historical Quarterly, vol. 17, nos. 1 and 2 (Spring/Summer 1955), pp. 33-77. The collection also contains carbon copies of the author's transcripts of original documents relating to Lafayette's visit.
Dates: 1955

Dr. James Anderson Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-002
Overview This collection consists of seven photographs of the University of Alabama Centennial Pageant at the Denny Stadium.
Dates: 1931-05-11

Charles M. Dragoo Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4115
Overview Letters from Dragoo to his wife Lois and daughter Sandra Sue in Muncie, Indiana, telling of his arrival and attempts to find housing for the three of them at Fort McClellan Infantry Replacement Training Center in Alabama.
Dates: 1944 March 12-26

Jack Drake, Ralph Knowles, and George Dean statement

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0450
Overview Joint statement made by Jack Drake, Ralph Knowles and George Dean relating to an alleged undercover informant/agent provocateur during student unrest in 1971(?).
Dates: 1971?

H.B. Dugger scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0453
Overview A scrapbook of essays and poems clipped from Civil War era newspapers.
Dates: 1865-1869

J. M. Duncan papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0456
Abstract A collection of correspondence, financial papers, and artifacts belonging to this Blocton, Alabama, resident.
Dates: 1894-1932

Thomas Duncan ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0457
Overview Five ledgers covering the constitution, by-laws, and minutes of the Ft. Deposit Institution Reading Club (1889-1893), lecture notes, patient's accounts, and what appears to be an accountant's or executor's ledger of payments from at least one estate (1943-1956)
Dates: 1889-1926

Harold Dunn paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0460
Overview Paper by Dunn entitled "The Annual Miss Winterboro High School Beauty Pageant and its Significance to the Community."
Dates: 1991 April 8

Dunn's Creek Baptist Church records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0458
Overview Records of members, deeds to church land, enrollments and dismissals, deaths, and expenses of this Baptist church in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama.
Dates: 1834-1979

Durst Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0461
Overview Letters, newspapers, and miscellaneous documents from the Durst family. There is also a World War One era panoramic photograph and United Stated Service, or Blue Star Mother's flag.
Dates: 1708-1977; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1868

E. A. Poe Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1152
Abstract Clippings, photographs, programs, and letters from the life and career of reporter Edgar A Poe from the New Orleans Times-Picayune
Dates: 1940 - 1992

E. Culpepper Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3367
Scope and Contents The E. Culpepper Clark Papers contain materials created and gathered by this scholar. The bulk of materials relate to his research and writing about race relations in Tuscaloosa and at The University of Alabama and were used in his work The Schoolhouse Door: Segregation’s Last Stand at the University of Alabama. The book focuses on George Wallace’s famous attempts to prevent Vivian Malone and James Hood from registering for classes in 1963, but it also...
Dates: 1933-2002

E. Irby Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0732
Abstract A letter dated 16 August 1821, from Huntsville, Alabama to Haynie Hatchett, McFarland store, Lunenburg County, Virginia, concerning his recollection of a debt owed to Hatchett, news of family, friends and business. It notes the burning of the newly built theatre in town, the construction of a canal, and the state of local crops.
Dates: 1821-08-16

E. Sears Letters and Account

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1238
Abstract Two letters, dated 25 January and 23 June 1859, to C. E. Hull, M.D., New York, the latter of which includes details of mileage, expenses, and accounts settled, 13-23 June 1859, while selling patent medicine in Alabama.
Dates: 1859

Early Alabama documents

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0464
Overview Documents from the mid nineteenth century, including store and tax receipts, court orders, letters, property appraisals, etc., from Alabama, Tennessee, and Mississippi, mainly pertaining to West Alabama
Dates: 1844-1887

Early Alabama Land Grants and Applications for Purchase

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Identifier: MSS-0465
Overview Applications for grants and for the purchase of land, mainly in Marengo and Washington counties in Alabama. There are also a few other legal documents pertaining to disputed applications.
Dates: 1812 - 1846

Early Educational Institutions in the South

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0466
Overview Tuition receipts, a printed announcement, and a clipping, from several schools, primarily in Alabama.
Dates: 1844-1879

Early University of Alabama Administrative Records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-001
Overview The record group contains many early extant records of The University of Alabama and includes materials documenting a wide range of functions, persons, and aspects of the University.
Dates: 1820 - 1920

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