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Dr. Bonner letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0185
Abstract Thermo-fax copy of letter dated 19 October 1958 by Dr. Bonner to Professor James H. Newman, executive vice-president University of Alabama, summarizing Bonner's trip to England, also a brief letter dated 21 October by Newman to W.S. Hoole, to whom he forwarded Bonner's letter.
Dates: 1958

Bonney and Bush and Bush and Lobdell collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0186
Abstract Letters to the machinery manufactures Booney and Bush, and Bush and Lobdell, both of Wilmington, Delaware, concerning machinery, cotton gins, and business conditions in Alabama, 1836-1843.
Dates: 1836-1843

Buford Boone papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0187
Abstract Correspondence, scrapbooks, litigation papers, speeches, editorials, etc., of this Pulitzer Prize winner and long-time Tuscaloosa News editor.
Dates: 1935-1968; Majority of material found within 1949 - 1968

Booth Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3170
Overview Letters to and from members of the Booth family. Family and friends write about their experiences farming and raising livestock in Missouri, Ohio, Illinois, and Iowa from 1857 to 1886.
Dates: 1857 - 1886

Amelia Boswell letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0190
Abstract Letter dated 13 August 1847, from Boswell of El Dorado, Arkansas, to her cousin, Elizabeth A. Boswell of Pike County, Alabama, discussing the health of family members, crops, and weather.
Dates: 1847 August 13

Franklin Welsh Bowdon letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0191
Abstract A letter dated 24 October 1835, from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa to the editor of the Weekly Globe requesting a six-month subscription to the newspaper.
Dates: 1835 October 24

Boyd family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0194
Abstract Photocopies of various documents and letters relating to Alfred Boyd (1814-82) and his descendants as well as a typescript history of the family of Joel Willis, Sr., and a typescript paper by Bruce L. Bennett of Ohio State University titled, "Sports and Physical Education in Colonial Times."
Dates: 1816-1943; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1859

Braxton Bragg Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4174
Overview Letter written by Bragg from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to his wife.
Dates: 1853 June 3

Walter Lawrence Bragg letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0200
Overview Copies of incoming letters dated 1881-1882, from the Alabama state archives.
Dates: 1881-1882

Gerard C. Brandon letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0204
Overview Letter from the Governor of Mississippi to Alabama Governor John Murphy regarding an unsettled financial transaction between the two states.
Dates: 1828 October 29

William Woodward Brandon papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0203
Overview Documents concerning Alabama governor William Woodward Brandon, including letters, news clippings, postcards, and transcripts of speeches.
Dates: 1920-1935

Branscomb Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4017
Overview Letters, land grants, diplomas, certificates, scrapbook, daguerreotype, and other miscellaneous documents, as well as quilts and other textiles (including a wedding dress from the early 20th century)
Dates: after 1865

George E. Brewer letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0207
Overview Two typescript copies of a 1919 letter describing Bird H. Young who was the model for nineteenth century author Johnson J. Hooper's (1815-62) character Simon Suggs.
Dates: 1919 October 15

Charles Edward Bridges letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0209
Overview A letter dated 24 February 1849, written from the University of Alabama to Sam Houston, advising him that he has been elected an honorary member of the Erosophic Society.
Dates: 1849 February 24

Brierfield Ironworks records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0212
Overview Financial and legal documents of the Brierfield Ironworks along with some correspondence and printed materials, dating from 1866 to 1882. The materials are divided into two main groups: (A) those materials generated during Josiah Gorgas' control of the ironworks (1866-1869), and (B) those materials generated during Thomas S. Alvis' control of the operations (1869-1873).
Dates: 1864-1897; Majority of material found within 1866 - 1882

Iveson L. Brookes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0214
Abstract A large collection of letters to and from this Baptist clergyman, planter and southern sectionalist, including defenses of the South, Brookes's business transactions, and family matters.
Dates: 1811-1911; Majority of material found within 1825 - 1865

Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0216
Overview Letter dated 15 March 1921 from Brotherhood of Trainmen Vice President, Val Fitzpatrick, to union members concerning a strike against the Atlanta, Birmingham, and Atlantic Railway Company.
Dates: 1921 March 16

Alfred A. Brown letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0218
Overview Letter dated 16 January 1863, from Canterbury, New Hampshire, to Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Burroughs, West Acton, Massachusetts, concerning friends and family
Dates: 1863 January 16

Mrs. Sue Brown Correspondence and Scrapbook

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Identifier: MSS-4039
Overview Correspondence to Sue Brown from friends and relatives, as well as a scrapbook and miscellaneous documents and correspondence.
Dates: 1833-1943

Richard Trapier Brumby letter

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Identifier: MSS-0224
Overview Letter from Brumby, dated 2 April 1834, from Tuscaloosa, to the firm of Wragg and Stewart in Montgomery, Alabama, concerning a debt owed to the firm
Dates: 1834 April 2

Bryce Hospital Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0225
Overview Various materials on the establishment and history of the Alabama Insane Hospital in Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, later known as Bryce Hospital.
Dates: 1849-1991

John H. Bryson letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0227
Overview Letter from Bryson, dated 12 March 1891, from Huntsville, Alabama, to the Rev. A. A. E. Taylor, St. Louis, Missouri, inviting him to visit Huntsville and discussing the inauguration of a Mr. Briggs
Dates: 1891 March 12

Charles Mitchell Burford letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0231
Overview Letter written by Burford, dated 20 October 1847, from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to his brother in Summerfield [Alabama?]
Dates: 1847 October 20

J. M. Burke Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4127
Overview Letter from nephew to uncle discussing the chances of various political candidates in the 1860 election
Dates: 1860 September 17

John Burnham papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0233
Abstract Correspondence and other material relating to the captivity of Captain John Burnham in Algiers, 1793-94, his attempts to buy his freedom and subsequent efforts to secure reimbursement from Congress.
Dates: 1792-1832/1943?

Gladys King Burns papers

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Identifier: MSS-0234
Overview Letters and other documents created and gathered while researching her thesis, "The Alabama Dixiecrat Revolt of 1948," at Auburn University.
Dates: 1948-1965

Sallie Burt letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0238
Overview Letter written by Burt on 12 February 1850, from Columbus [Georgia?], to friend her Lizzie, with news of family and friends
Dates: 1850 February 12

Bush and Lobdell Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0049
Overview Five letters and a telegram to a foundry in Delaware from various Alabama railroads concerning purchase of wheels, trucks, pinions, and other items.
Dates: 1860

O. T. Buswell letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0242
Overview Copy of a letter written by O.T. Buswell on 22 February 1870 from Rockville, Alabama, to George P. Buswell
Dates: 1870 February 22

Helen N. Butler scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0244
Overview A scrapbook by Helen N., "Nellie," Butler of Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, consisting of clippings of newspaper articles, obituaries, poetry, marriage announcements, invitations, visiting cards, letters, prints and engravings.
Dates: 1857–1888

Jack S. Butler papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2485
Overview Letters written to and from Lt. Jack S. Butler and his wife, Maxine, in 1945, while he was stationed in Italy, and she was in Notasulga and Auburn, AL
Dates: 1945

C. C. Sale and Sallie Sale Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1223
Abstract This collection contains two letters, one by C. C. Sale from Harpers Ferry, Virginia, 26 May [1864] to his wife, and one from Sallie Sale from Culpeper Courthouse, Virginia 30 July [1864] to her sister.
Dates: 1860

C. I. B. DeLage letter

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Identifier: W-0156
Overview A letter from C. I. B. DeLage, a Mobile, Alabama, commission agent, to Carl G. Schneider detailing the financial history of Mobile during the Civil War.
Dates: 1865

C. N. Henkle Letter

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Identifier: MSS-0664
Abstract A letter dated January 1878, to Mrs. J. Avery, detailing Henkle's involvement in Croxton's Raid, a spring 1865 Union Army foray into west Central Alabama, and the Union seizure of Tuscaloosa in April 1865.
Dates: 1878-01

C. S. Phillips letter

 Collection
Identifier: W-0155
Overview Letter detailing the movement of Union forces following the surrender of Mobile, Alabama, in April 1865.
Dates: 1865-04-18

Ottokar T. Cadek papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0253
Overview Correspondence, diaries, genealogies, and various other documents relating to the life of this violinist, conductor, and teacher.
Dates: unknown

Cadwallader Jones Letter

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Identifier: MSS-0775
Abstract A letter dated 29 November 1862, from Orange Court House, Virginia to Jones's daughter, Fanny Iredell Erwin. It details a Confederate army march from north of Winchester to Orange Court House, and expresses delight in the scenery and admiraltion of an especially fine farm.
Dates: 1862-11-29

J. F. J. Caldwell letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0257
Overview Letter written by Caldwell, dated 5 September 1861, to James Simms of Charleston, South Carolina, inquiring about a note and asking for assistance in getting a secretaryship with the Confederate Commissioners being sent to Europe.
Dates: 1861 September 5

John H. Caldwell papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0258
Overview Business correspondence, legal papers, and reports of land agent for state of Alabama. Does not cover his entire term, 1879-1902.
Dates: 1886-1902

Caleb Huse Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0723
Overview Six letters dated between July 20, 1859 and December 21, 1904, including two to Mason Graham in 1859, concerning the chair of mathematics and the superintendancy at Louisiana State University; one to Mary Benagh Philip in 1904, regarding a pamphlet he wrote about Confederate Army supply lines; two in 1904 from Thomas M. Owen of the Alabama State Department of Archives and History asking about Huse's memories of being a student at the University of Alabama; and one in reply to Owen.
Dates: 1859 - 1904

Camp Aliceville, Alabama, Materials

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Identifier: MSS-4196
Overview Papers, letters, and photographs of German prisoners of war during and after their internment at Camp Aliceville, Alabama.
Dates: 1943-1995

Theron Cannon records

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Identifier: MSS-0270
Abstract The records of a general store in Berry, Fayette County, Alabama, including correspondence, mortgages, invoices, orders, etc.
Dates: 1914-1952

Cantelou family genealogy

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Identifier: MSS-0271
Overview Photocopies of various documents concerning the ancestry of members of the Cantelou family of South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama.
Dates: 1855–1965

Carl S. Auerbach World War II letters

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Identifier: MSS-4202
Overview Letters from this WWII sailor to his wife and family.
Dates: 1936-1945

Carl Schurz Letters

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Identifier: MSS-1233
Abstract This collection contains three letters composed while Schurz was traveling in the South during the summer of 1865, at least one of which was written from Alabama. It also contains a letter of introduction from Major General James H. Wilson.
Dates: 1865

Carl Lamson Carmer letter

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Identifier: MSS-0277
Overview Letter written by this acclaimed author of Stars Fell on Alabama to Mrs. Raymond McClain, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, discussing Mrs. McLain's association with Ruby Pickens Tartt, who Carmer praises for her value to the state of Alabama and her work to raise awareness of the folk traditions of Alabama.
Dates: 1972 August 9

Caroline Virginia Samuel Letters

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Identifier: MSS-1227
Abstract Letters from Tuscaloosa to Samuel's cousin Edmond W. Samuel, with news, social and otherwise, of Tuscaloosa, the aftermath of the Civil War, and much else.
Dates: 1865 - 1871

Mary Tarver Carroll papers

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Identifier: MSS-0283
Overview Contains two undated letters written from this Alabama resident to Peter Brannon, most likely the director of the Alabama Department of Archives and History; two hand-written verses; and three printed cards with Christmas illustrations and poems written by Carroll.
Dates: circa 1930s

Jesse Carter commonplace and letterbook

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Identifier: MSS-0284
Overview Commonplace and letterbook, with early entries dating from 1823, includes hand-written poetry and by authors such as Shakespeare and Lord Byron. Later entries date from at least 1843 and include copies of letters that mention Mobile, Alabama, Mardi Gras societies.
Dates: 1823-1882

Catherine Hixon Letter

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Identifier: MSS-0679
Abstract A letter dated 17 July 1853, from Pike County, Alabama to her friend, Mrs. Elizabeth Horn at St. Andrews Bay, Florida. It discusses family matters and health.
Dates: 1853-07-17

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