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Carl Cecil papers

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Identifier: MSS-2390
Overview Cecil's files about the University of Alabama Faculty Senate from 1975-1980
Dates: 1975-1980

Jackson Napoleon Chadwick Papers

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Identifier: MSS-4168
Overview A bill of sale for five slaves, a soft leather wallet, and a letter regarding a pre-Civil War bond, belonging to Jackson Napoleon Chadwick and his heirs.
Dates: 1839-1907

Hatchett Chandler correspondence

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Identifier: MSS-0295
Overview Letters written to other members of the Fort Morgan Historical Commission concerning the fort and Chandler's "Little Gems" project.
Dates: 1960-1963

Charles C. Smith Collection on Tools and Machinery

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4310
Overview Collection consists of seventy items related to the history of tools and machinery from 1881 to 1956.
Dates: 1881 - 1956

Charles Carter Langdon Letter

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Identifier: MSS-1623
Abstract A letter dated 6 March 1860 from Mobile to Langdon's brother, that discusses his work in the nursery business, selling fruit trees, expanding his vineyard acreage, and his winery. Langdon also addresses the slavery issue at length.
Dates: 1860-03-06

Charles Robinson papers

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Identifier: W-0161
Overview Letters concerning Robinson's request for a commission in the "colored service" of the U.S. Army during the Civil War.
Dates: 1864 - 1865

Charles W. Cook Letters

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Identifier: MSS-4335
Scope and Contents This collection of ninety-one letters between Charles W. Cook and his wife, Esther, was sent between September and December 1952 while Charles was working for the United States Army Chemical Corps on Project Ivy at Eniwetok Atoll in the Pacific Proving Grounds. Eighty-three of the letters are between Charles and Esther, the remaining eight are from Charles' mother, father, sister, and other military colonels. The correspondence is about the daily life of the writers as they keep in...
Dates: 1952-09-05 - 1952-12-12

Charles Waldron Buckley Letters

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Identifier: MSS-2010
Abstract Letters written by Charles Waldron Buckley, United States Congressman for the Montgomery, Alabama area, to the editors of the Congressional Globe requesting copies be sent to various people and Alabama newspapers and to be charged to his account.
Dates: 1869-02-18 - 1870-02-10

Charles Wiggins Papers

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Identifier: MSS-1553
Abstract A collection of a Jasper, Alabama attorney's correspondence and legal documents, 1916-23.
Dates: 1916 - 1923

Chris Peterson Letters

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Identifier: MSS-3037
Overview Two letters from J. W. Culley of Leeton, Missouri. He discusses putting in a well and renting out his home. A third letter is from R. H. Peterson of Endicott, Nebraska and is written in Danish.
Dates: 1908 - 1930

Citizens of Macon County Ku Klux Klan letter

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Identifier: MSS-0303
Overview A letter dated July 1870 and signed by "Citizens of Macon County K. K. K.", threatening W. B. Bowen of Macon County, Alabama.
Dates: 1870 July

Clarence E. and Minnie McDermaid Correspondence

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Identifier: MSS-2682
Overview This collection mainly contains correspondence from Emma O. Lundberg to her nephew Clarence McDermaid planning his educational path and discussing his hobbies of music and gardening, events in her everyday life, family and friends, trips, and holidays. There is a large amount of general correspondence from Katharine Lenroot to both Minnie and Clarence consisting of holiday cards and letters discussing daily events, family members, and the illnesses of Emma Lundberg. Emma Lundberg and...
Dates: 1919 - 1975

I. M. Clark letter

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Identifier: MSS-0308
Overview Letter dated 28 July 1861, from "Clover Bottom" (near Huntsville) to his sister, giving news of crops and weather, and stating his desire to join the army.
Dates: 1861 July 28

C. L. Clawson Letter

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Identifier: MSS-4135
Overview Letter with family news and talk of growing cotton in Alabama versus in South Carolina, as well as some genealogical information.
Dates: 1850 August 5

Clement Claiborne Clay, Jr., letter and biographical sketch

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Identifier: MSS-0309
Overview Letter written from Tuscaloosa in 1834, to his aunt, Mrs. Robert W. Withers of Erie, Greene County, Alabama, and a biographical sketch, author and date unknown, which includes information on Clay's political career, wedding, and friends.
Dates: circa 1834

Henry Clay letter

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Identifier: MSS-0310
Overview Typescript copy of a letter written by Clay, dated 1 July 1844, from his plantation, Ashland, in Lexington, Kentucky, to Stephen F. Miller of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, commenting on the possible annexation of Texas.
Dates: 1844 July 1

Hugh Lawson Clay letter

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Identifier: MSS-0311
Overview Letter written by Clay from Richmond, Virginia, to an unidentified person in response to a request for help in locating Mr. Mayhew, a mutual friend.
Dates: 1864

Nelson Clayton papers

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Identifier: MSS-0315
Abstract Papers reflecting the activities of a cotton planter in Lee County, Alabama, 1808-1868.
Dates: 1808-1868; Majority of material found within 1848 - 1860

Thomas H. Clements letters

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Identifier: MSS-0317
Abstract Letters to an Alabama farmer from 1866 to 1870
Dates: 1866-1870

Cleophus Thomas Jr. Collection

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Identifier: MSS-3887
Overview Cleophus (Cleo) Thomas Jr. is an Alabama attorney and was the first African American president of the Student Government Association at The University of Alabama. The collection contains letters sent to Thomas by noted authors and artists, materials related to special events on The University of Alabama campus, and a map and photographs presented to politician Nicholas Katzenbach.
Dates: 1966-2015

Thomas P. Clinton letters

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Identifier: MSS-0319
Overview Letters about the burning of the University of Alabama, April 1865, which Clinton witnessed as a young boy.
Dates: Unknown

Elizabeth Clitherall letter

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Identifier: MSS-0320
Abstract Letter dated 30 July 1863, from Mobile, to her cousin Ann Greenough Burgwyn in North Carolina, extending sympathy on death of Burgwyn's son, Henry King Burgwyn, at Gettysburg, and expressing anti-war sentiments
Dates: 1863 July 30

Cobb Coal Company records

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Identifier: MSS-0322
Overview This collection contains records from an Alabama coal company.
Dates: 1924-1981

Whitefoord R. Cole papers

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Identifier: MSS-0332
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, clippings, and photographs relating to a president of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad.
Dates: 1895-1979

Elizabeth Tyler Coleman papers

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Identifier: MSS-0335
Abstract A miscellany of materials including genealogy, correspondence, the diary of Priscilla Cooper Tyler, daughter-in-law of President John Tyler, a journal, and Coleman's manuscript of "Priscilla Cooper Tyler and the American Scene: 1816-1889." Includes three letters from President Tyler to his son Robert.
Dates: 1776-1955

James Coleman letter

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Identifier: MSS-0336
Abstract A letter written by Coleman, dated 22 February 1842, from Athens, Alabama, to John H. Cocke, of Winnsville, Fluvanna County, Virginia. Discusses local temperance activities, the celebration of Washington's birthday, and family health.
Dates: 1842 February 22

Jefferson Jackson Coleman papers

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Identifier: MSS-0337
Abstract Souvenirs from various events, as well as awards and honors bestowed upon Coleman, who served The University in many capacities for almost 50 years.
Dates: 1961-1974

Wade Hampton Coleman, Jr., papers

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Identifier: MSS-0339
Abstract Various documents, including speeches, correspondence, reports, faculty newsletters, alumni magazines, newspapers and newspaper clippings of this Alabama native and University of Alabama professor of Romance Languages
Dates: 1924-1968; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1960

C. J. Coley papers

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Identifier: MSS-0341
Abstract Letters and two versions of a paper titled "Tallapoosa and Elmore Counties Litigants," read before the Alabama Historical Association, 26 April 1963, concerning a dispute over division of tax revenues generated by hydroelectric power from damming the Tallapoosa River.
Dates: 1963

Collins family papers

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Identifier: MSS-0346
Abstract Photocopies of letters written by various family members, primarily James S. Collins, Martha Louvenia Smyth Collins (Mrs. James S. Collins – second wife of James S.), James “Jim” Madison Collins, Lake Huron Collins Madison, Martin Lomax “Max” Collins, Irene (Mrs. Lomax Collins) and Purser Collins. There are also photocopies of the birth, marriage, and death pages from several family Bibles as well as copies of typed and handwritten pages of genealogical data and obituaries clipped from...
Dates: 1875–1990

Confederate States of America, War Department, Nitre and Mining Bureau, District 10 letter

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Identifier: MSS-0350
Overview Letter dated 4 October 1864, from W.H.C. Price, Superintendent of the C.S.A. War Department's Nitre and Mining District 10, to P.J. Weaver, requesting his urgent cooperation in the manufacturing of nitre.
Dates: 1864 October 4

Dr. Edward Augustus Cook collection

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Identifier: MSS-0354
Overview Collection contains materials relating mainly to Dr. Edward Augustus Cook’s medical practice in Kirk’s Grove, Cherokee County, Alabama including account ledgers, daybooks, register of births and deaths, correspondence, and a photograph.
Dates: 1882 - 1920

John M. Counts Letters from Dr. George Denny

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Identifier: MSS-4110
Overview Seven letters from Dr. George Denny attempting to coax Counts back to the University of Alabama
Dates: 1924

A.J. Cousins papers

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Identifier: MSS-3768
Overview Newspapers clippings, sermons, letters, telegrams, and cabinet card photographs.
Dates: unknown

Cousins papers

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Identifier: MSS-2289
Overview Sermons, photographs, correspondence, and church programs
Dates: 1883-1910

Cowin family papers

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Identifier: MSS-0364
Overview Photocopies of the diary and essays written by John H. Cowin of Green County, Alabama covering events from 22 April through 13 November 1861 as well as a smaller diary for the month of January 1863. There is also a presidential pardon and oaths of allegiance certificates for Samuel Cowin, as well as photocopies of miscellaneous documents including Alabama tax statements from 1875 and 1877 and newspaper clippings, and a Civil War era Smith and Wesson Model 2 Army revolver. Also in the...
Dates: 1861–1921

H. Cox Letter

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Identifier: MSS-4126
Overview Letter from uncle in Mt. Vernon, Alabama, to niece in Brooklyn, New York, telling her about the yellow fever outbreak in Mobile.
Dates: 1839 October 17

William Charles Cravner papers

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Identifier: MSS-0367
Overview Legal papers, correspondence, photos, geneology, sheet music, blueprints, sermons, postcards, and journals all related to the Cravner family.
Dates: 1803-1963

James P. Creath letter

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Identifier: MSS-0370
Overview Letter written by a Uniontown, Alabama, businessman dated 29 April 1893, to his fiancée.
Dates: 1893 April 29

T. H. Crenshaw, Jr., papers

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Identifier: MSS-0372
Overview Photocopies of the papers of the Crenshaw family, including personal and business correspondence, bills, receipts, etc.
Dates: 1810-1884

Oliver Harlan Cross papers

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Identifier: MSS-3478
Overview Papers include a CD and a photograph
Dates: after 1945

Edward Calvin Crow correspondence

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Identifier: MSS-0378
Overview Correspondence between E. C. Crow and Dr. John M. Gallalee of the University of Alabama regarding a newspaper article on Gen. Josiah Gorgas, as well as a newspaper article on the oldest judge in Birmingham, Alabama.
Dates: 1952

John Crowley papers

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Identifier: MSS-2895
Overview A collection of manuscripts and correspondence relating to the writing and publishing of three works by John Crowley.
Dates: 1969-1978

Cruikshank family papers

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Identifier: MSS-0379
Overview Correspondence of an Alabama family, centered in Talladega and Birmingham
Dates: 1848-1909

C.S.S. Tuscaloosa Logs

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Identifier: MSS-0251
Overview Portions of the logs for the C.S.S. Alabama and the C.S.S. Tuscaloosa. The logs document the daily weather, longitude and latitude as well as information about engagements with enemy ships. There is also a list of ships captured by the Alabama from 5 September 1862 to 20 June 1863 and copies of the correspondence between Lieutenant John Low as captain of the C.S.S. Tuscaloosa and various authorities of the British colony of the Cape of Good Hope.
Dates: 1862–1864

Cunningham Family Papers

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Identifier: MSS-4011
Overview Correspondence, maps, newspapers, and photographs of this West Alabama family
Dates: 1834-1979

John E. Curry collection

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Identifier: MSS-0386
Overview Photocopies of letters from David H. Vinton, Assistant Quartermaster in New York, to Lieutenant Josiah Gorgas at Watervliet Arsenal, refusing to grant Gorgas’s request for supplies to be sent to Pensacola, and from University of Alabama cadet John H. Marshall in Tuscaloosa, discussing the possible role of the cadets in the defense of the state, the fainting of several cadets during a dress parade, and inquires about his family.
Dates: 1846-1864

D. Johnston Letter

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Identifier: MSS-0762
Abstract A letter dated 24 May 1845, written by Johnston in his capacity as administrator of the estate of Jabez Mitchell, to Dr. Basil Manly, certifying that Manly has notified him of claims against the estate.
Dates: 1845-05-24

Dadeville, Alabama, Chancery Court records

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Identifier: MSS-0390
Overview Ledger containing records of the Chancery Court at Dadeville, Alabama (the 17th District of the Middle Division of the State of Alabama), from February 1842 to May 1848.
Dates: 1842-1848

Sam Dale envelope fragment

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Identifier: MSS-3732
Overview Fragment of an envelope sent to David Holmes, then governor of the Mississippi Territory (which included the state of Alabama), on 15 May 1817, by Sam Dale at Fort Claiborne, Alabama
Dates: 1817 May 15

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