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Edmund Armes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0086
Overview Typed correspondence and telegrams from Armes in his capacity as Birmingham, Alabama chairman of the Sewanee (University of the South) endowment campaign to area Episcopalians, seeking donations for the institution. The collection also contains newspaper clippings pertaining to the campaign, and information on fundraising events.
Dates: 1919

Ethel Marie Armes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0087
Overview Personal letters written by Ethel Armes, a Birmingham journalist and author, primarily to Alice Wiggin of Franklin, Massachusetts.
Dates: between 1890 and 2002

Ashville Railroad Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0090
Abstract Photocopies of resolutions about the formation of the company, legal documents, printed maps, certificates of incorporation, and board meeting notices related to the Ashville Railroad Company, 1882-1884.
Dates: 1882 - 1884

Askew family papers

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Identifier: MSS-0091
Overview Biographical sketch, ledger, diaries, church histories, newspaper clippings, copies of poetry and pieces written about Confederate history in Alabama, address and appointment books from this Dayton, Alabama, family.
Dates: 1844-1993

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

Austin family collection

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Identifier: MSS-0095
Abstract A collection of genealogical information on the Austin, Hutto, Lambert and Knox families. It also contains family correspondence, photographs, and legal documents.
Dates: 1887-1980

Harry Mell Ayers papers

 Collection
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. V. Horne Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0704
Abstract Letter to Elizabeth (possibly his wife) explaining his financial situation.
Dates: 1853-12-27

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

William Pitt Ballinger diary

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Identifier: MSS-0104
Abstract Diary covering the 1865 negotiations with General E. R.S. Canby and others over the cessation of hostilities between the U.S. and the state of Texas, other legal cases legal and business, as well as personal and family affairs.
Dates: 1864-1868

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

John Taylor Banks diary

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

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

 Collection
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

Mamie L. Barnett letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0115
Abstract A letter dated 7 June 1928 from Barnett to her brother Frank.
Dates: 1928 June 7

E. Scott Barr papers

 Collection
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

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

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

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

Harvey Beeson letters and photographs

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Identifier: MSS-0129
Abstract Letter and photographs relating to Harvey Beeson’s ancestors in Michigan, August 1939.
Dates: 1939

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

Henry R. Benagh letter

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

Benjamin J. Gaston Letters

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Identifier: MSS-3915
Overview Letters written by Benjamin J. Gaston, who served as a first lieutenant with the Independent 2nd Battalion Alabama Volunteers and as a private in the 10th Alabama Cavalry.
Dates: 1859 - 1865

Benjamin Rice Holt Papers

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Identifier: W-0159
Overview Letters and papers of this Confederate soldier and his family during the Civil War and afterwards.
Dates: 1860 - 1939

Benjamin T. Barret Papers

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Identifier: MSS-0117
Abstract A collection containing family correspondence, bills, receipts, clippings, and other items.
Dates: 1836 - 1921; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1900

James C. Bennett papers

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Identifier: MSS-0137
Abstract A miscellaneous collection of Civil War material of this Union soldier from Indiana, including enlistment lists, muster roles, war songs, writings, drawings, a diary, genealogical information, and clippings. All materials are photocopies of originals.
Dates: circa 1862-1899; Majority of material found within 1862 - 1869

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

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

Bessemer Civic Music Club records

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Identifier: MSS-0144
Abstract Collection of items relating to this club from Bessemer, Jefferson County, Alabama, including programs, press releases, clippings, etc.
Dates: 1949-1954

Bessemer Coal, Iron, and Land Company records

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Identifier: MSS-0145
Abstract This collection contains much of the business correspondence and records of the Bessemer Coal, Iron and Land Company, including lists of stock holders, minutes of meetings, maps of mine sites, and correspondence with government entities.
Dates: 1886-1982

Beta Phi Mu, Beta Kappa Chapter records

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Identifier: MSS-0147
Abstract Correspondence, bank records, scrapbooks, meeting agendas, and minutes, of the University of Alabama chapter of the National Library and Information Studies honorary.
Dates: 1975-1990

Bethany Baptist Church, Buhl, Alabama, records

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Identifier: MSS-0149
Abstract Contains original and photocopies of the church records books of Bethany Baptist Church of Buhl (now at Coker), Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, dating from 1832 to 1981, including the Articles of Faith, Rules of Decorum, members names, pastor’s salary, and the constitution of the Bethany Baptist Church.
Dates: 1832 - 1981

Peyton B. Bibb papers

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Identifier: MSS-0153
Abstract Documents, mainly letters written to or by Peyton B. Bibb. There are also receipts and minutes from unidentified meetings. There is also a copy of the “Complete Rudiments of Music” by A.J. Showalter (©1906) with the name “George Bibb” written on the front cover and on the first page.
Dates: 1886–1906

Bill of Sale for Enslaved Man Named Zeke

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Identifier: MSS-0012
Abstract Bill of sale and warrantee for an enslaved person, Zeke, sold by W. S. Adkins of Lowndes County, Alabama, for $1600. The buyer's name is illegible.
Dates: 1860-02-16

Winafred Bird letter

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Identifier: MSS-0158
Abstract A letter from Bird dated 5 May 1822, from Lower Salem, Sumter District, South Carolina to her son John Goodson Falls of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Bird asked that he visit her and that she might join him in Tuscaloosa.
Dates: 1822 May 5

Johnnie Nicholene Bishop papers

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Identifier: MSS-3480
Overview Correspondence, greeting cardds, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous papers
Dates: unknown

Charlie J. Black papers

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Identifier: MSS-0167
Overview Photocopy of Black’s autobiography, “After The Fact: 20/20 Hindsight,” which covers Black’s youth in Beatrice, Monroe County, Alabama, his upbringing, education, teaching career, and political life in Washington. Also, some correspondence and newspaper articles by Black.
Dates: 1985-1987

A. M. Blair letter

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Identifier: MSS-0169
Abstract A letter dated 30 November 1843, to Blair's brother Edwin in Williamstown, Massachusetts, describing a sea voyage from New York, to Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1843 November 30

George H. Blelock letter

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Identifier: MSS-0173
Abstract A letter dated 21 June 1865 to Capt. J. M. Cary of Chunnenuggee, Alabama. Blelock, a publisher in New York, offered "the most liberal terms" for the future literary productions of Augusta Jane Evans (Wilson) (1835-1909), an immensely popular sentimental novelist.
Dates: 1865 June 21

Winton M. Blount papers

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Identifier: MSS-0176
Abstract This collection contains the papers of this Montgomery, Alabama, business leader, during his term as United States Postmaster General (1969-1971).
Dates: 1956-2004

Sarah Blue collection

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Identifier: MSS-0177
Abstract A collection of items, most of them relative to the 1915 high school graduation of Sarah Blue of Union Springs, Alabama, including a keepsake book, “My Golden School Days.”
Dates: 1894-circa 1915

Susie L. Meyers Bobb letters

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Identifier: MSS-3658
Overview Correspondence between family and friends of the Bobb, Raymond, and Meyers families of Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Iowa. The letters date from 1873-1922, and most of them are written to Susie L. Meyers Bobb, who was likely also Susie L. Raymond.
Dates: 1873-1922

Erline Bodine papers

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Identifier: MSS-0179
Overview An amalgam of genealogical research done by Bodine into the Bodine and Pate families, and a copy of a letter to Alabama Governor Guy Hunt, dated 21 March 1987, claiming damages of “about 160 A[cres] and one billion dollars” owing to a “stragedy” [sic] concocted by “Big Jim” [Fulsom?] and Franklin Roosevelt “to help the nation with my family’s resources.”
Dates: undated

Bogy and Smith Families genealogy

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Identifier: MSS-0180
Abstract A miscellany of materials related to the Bogy and Smith families. The former were French immigrants of the early nineteenth century who appear to have settled, variously, in the Vine and Olive Colony of Alabama (Demopolis), around Arkansas Post, and around New Madrid, Missouri, while the latter were the families of Steven and Mary Jane Pitt Smith of Green and Choctaw Counties, Alabama, and Ivy Furman Smith and Mary Jane Morrison Smith of Green and Marengo Counties, Alabama.
Dates: undated

Boling Family papers

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Identifier: MSS-0181
Overview Correspondence, receipts, mortgages, wills, indentures, and other materials concerning the property and affairs of the Boling and Saffold families of Hayneville, Lowndes County, Alabama.
Dates: 1833-1870

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