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J. P. McQueen Letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0969
Abstract A letterbook containing copies of the correspondence of attorney J. P. McQueen to legal clients and others.
Dates: 1887 - 1888

J. R. John Letters

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Identifier: MSS-0756
Abstract Typescript copies of 1863 letters, written from Selma to Alabama Governor John Gill Shorter, concerning John's efforts to stop cadets from leaving the University to fight in the Civil War, and on preparations for the defense of Tuscaloosa.
Dates: 1863

Jack D. L. Holmes papers

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Identifier: W-0001
Overview Correspondence, manuscripts, journal articles, newspaper clippings, and maps of this professor and Alabama author.
Dates: 1963-1988

Jefferson Franklin Jackson Family Papers

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Identifier: MSS-0736
Overview This collection contains the letters of correspondence, financial papers, and a Phi Beta Kappa invitation.
Dates: 1847 - 1921

Thomas K. Jackson letters

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Identifier: MSS-3814
Overview Letters written during his career in the Confederate Army as well as a letter of amnesty on his behalf from J. Longstreet to Ulysses S. Grant
Dates: 1844-1865

Jacob Frederic Goossen papers

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Identifier: MSS-0579
Overview Correspondence, writings, teaching materials, and musical compositions of this former faculty member of the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1940-1995

James A. Seddon Letter

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Identifier: MSS-1240
Abstract A letter dated 16 March 1864 to General Joel Briggs, Adjutant and Inspector General of Alabama, declining to detail George Breitenbach as shoemaker for the cadets of the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1864-03-16

James Abercrombie Letter

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Identifier: MSS-2005
Abstract Letter of recommendation written on March 8, 1849 by James Abercrombie, then serving as Senator in the Alabama Senate, to the Honorable William B Preston, Secretary of the Navy under President Zachary Taylor.
Dates: 1849-10-08

James Bowron papers

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Identifier: MSS-0193
Abstract A substantial collection of papers and materials relating to James Bowron, one of the nineteenth century iron and mining pioneers in the Deep South. It includes Bowron's 1632-page, unpublished autobiography, as well as his daily journals, letters, and pictures.
Dates: 1861-1928

James Boykin papers

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Identifier: MSS-0196
Abstract Papers of an important Dallas County, Alabama, planter family, including correspondence, household and plantation records, materials regarding James Boykin’s cavalry unit during the Civil War, and papers of Boykin's descendants down to the mid-twentieth century.
Dates: 1833-1967; Majority of material found within 1848 - 1870

James Chamberlin letters

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Identifier: MSS-0294
Overview Letters written to his mother and brother while serving with the 52nd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Peninsular Campaign and the Charleston Expedition
Dates: 1861-1898; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1863

James Gee Oakley Correspondence

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Identifier: MSS-1065
Abstract Correspondence pertaining chiefly to cock fighting and gamecocks.
Dates: 1845 - 1901; Majority of material found within 1892 - 1901

James Hillhouse Letter

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Identifier: MSS-0673
Abstract A letter from the minister of the Greensboro Presbyterian Church, Greensboro, Alabama, to an unidentified recipient discussing Hillhouse's wishes for the Presbyterians to reform the Catholic Church.
Dates: 1835-04

Perry B. James papers

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Identifier: MSS-0743
Overview Collection includes a letter from James, president of Athens College, Athens, Alabama, to William Stanley Hoole, head of the University of Alabama Libraries, about a paper James had written, "The Counties North of the Tennessee River," and a manuscript of the paper.
Dates: 1959

James Somerville Papers

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Identifier: MSS-1307
Abstract Letters to his wife, Ellen G. Sommerville, in Spotsylvania County, Virginia while Somerville was on two trips to Alabama and Mississippi, looking for a place to settle. The Somervilles eventually chose Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The letters contain comments on traveling companions, places seen, business conditions, and etc.
Dates: 1835 - 1837

James Strother Caller Letter

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Identifier: MSS-0263
Overview Letter written by Caller, dated 2 August 1852, from Gosport, Clarke County, Alabama, to Messrs. Jno. A. Winston &c, commission merchants of Mobile, Alabama, asking for a correction on the account of W. McConnell
Dates: 1852-08-02

James Taylor Jones Letters

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Identifier: MSS-2021
Abstract Four letters written by James Taylor Jones of Demopolis, Alabama, dated from 1877 to 1884, while he was serving as a member of the United States House of Representatives, concerning his biographical entries in the Congressional Directory.
Dates: 1877 - 1884

James Thomas Heflin Papers

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Identifier: MSS-0659
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, press releases, biographical notes, campaign literature, photographs, scrapbooks and memorabilia of this member of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senator from Alabama.
Dates: 1895 - 1951

James Thomas Murfee Letters

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Identifier: MSS-1031
Abstract Letters to L. C. Garland, President of the University of Alabama, and to Alabama Governor John Gill Shorter, dealing with requisitions, fortifying the University campus, and cadets during the Civil War.
Dates: 1863 - 1864

James White McClung Papers

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Identifier: MSS-0945
Abstract This collection includes the personal and business papers of James White McClung (1798-1848), an attorney in Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, and state representative for that county, as well as correspondence of various members of his family.
Dates: 1820 - 1891

James Woodrow Letter

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Identifier: MSS-1572
Abstract A letter dated 22 September 1852, from LaFayette, Chambers County, Alabama, requesting a subscription to a journal titled the Presbyterian.
Dates: 1852-09-22

Jesse Griffin letter

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Identifier: MSS-0597
Overview A letter dated 5 September 1813, from St. Stephens, Alabama, to his parents, describing the Creek attack on Fort Mims during the Creek War of 1813-1814.
Dates: 1813 September 5

Joanne H. Smith Letter

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Identifier: MSS-1288
Abstract A letter dated 11 October 1835, from Boston to Miss Susan C. Farley, Ipswich, Massachusetts. Smith, a former pupil of Farley's, discusses the latter's intention to go to Tuscaloosa, Alabama to teach at the Tuscaloosa Female Institute.
Dates: 1835-10-11

Joe A. Simpson papers

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Identifier: MSS-1276
Overview Documents pertaining to Simpson's personal and professional life.
Dates: unknown

John and Mary Wellborn Cochran Diaries, Letterbook, and Photographs

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Identifier: MSS-0326
Abstract Three bound volumes of this Alabama attorney and politician and his wife: John Cochran's diary; Mary Wellborn Cochran's journal; and a miscellany of copies of some of John Cochran's outgoing correspondence, journal entries of his, and copies of some freedman contracts to which he was party. Also includes two unidentified photographs that appear to be from the early twentieth century.
Dates: 1839-1915

John B. Tomilson Card

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Identifier: MSS-1922
Overview One card thanking family and friends for expressing sympathy for the death of the mother of possibly John B. Tomlinson.
Dates: 1932

John Bickley papers

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Identifier: MSS-2296
Overview Includes incoming correspondence to John S. Bickley from prominent United States and world leaders, as well as personal materials and those relating to the International Insurance Society.
Dates: 1958-2006

John Bragg Letters

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Identifier: MSS-2007
Abstract Letters written by John Bragg of Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama to the editor of the “Daily Globe” from November 1853 to December 1857 requesting subscriptions to the “globe” during the sessions of Congress.
Dates: 1835-11-28 - 1857-12-22

John Cecil Persons Papers

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Identifier: MSS-1128
Abstract This collection consists of papers pertaining to banking, Person's World War II military service,and civic activities, along with correspondence, reports, speeches, scrapbooks, and other materials.
Dates: 1917 - 1970

John Cocke Papers

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Identifier: MSS-0328
Overview Business correspondence, accounts, legal documents, and other materials (including the selling and purchasing of slaves) of this 19th century Marengo County, Alabama, plantation owner.
Dates: 1810-1899

John Collier Foster papers

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Identifier: MSS-0536
Overview A sizeable collection of church correspondence, sermons, and other religious materials, and family correspondence and other personal items of this farmer and Southern Baptist minister in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dates: 1841 - 1892; Majority of material found within 1889 - 1892

John Gorman Barr papers

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Identifier: MSS-0116
Abstract Contains correspondence to and from John Gorman Barr, as well as other papers of this University of Alabama student, Tuscaloosa attorney, and United States Consul in Australia, known for his humorous writings.
Dates: 1840-1858

John H. Adams papers

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Identifier: MSS-0009
Abstract The correspondence of a Birmingham, Alabama, mining engineer, businessman, poet, and public servant. The collection also includes a small group of papers of Adams' son, John R. Adams, an attorney and realtor.
Dates: 1889 - 1943; Majority of material found within 1911 - 1936

John H. Pettway Letter

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Identifier: MSS-1134
Abstract Letter from Pettway in Knoxville, Tennessee, to Professor John L. Calhoun at the University of Alabama regarding the current status of his church membership.
Dates: 1897-02

John Heyl Vincent Letter

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Identifier: MSS-1500
Abstract A note of apology to William Ballantyne for not attending a Bible meeting.
Dates: 1850

John Horry Dent, Jr., Letters

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Identifier: MSS-0431
Overview Collection contains letters written by John Horry Dent, Jr. (signed J. Horry Dent) of Barbour County, Alabama, from 1861 March 15 to 1864 July 1 to his father, John Horry Dent of Eufaula, Alabama. There are also two letters written by Dent Jr.’s fellow officers to Dent's father detailing information of Dent Jr.’s part aboard the C.S.S. McRae during the battle of Forts Jackson and St. Philip and his subsequent capture and internment at Fort Warren in May 1862.
Dates: 1861 - 1864

John Horry Dent papers

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Identifier: MSS-0430
Overview There are four typescript documents in the folder also: (1) Commodore John Herbert Dent, U.S. Navy, 1782–1823; (2) Charles I. Graves in Egypt (1875–1878); (3) Cape Guardafui by Lt. Col. Graves (the proceedings of the meeting of October 1880); and (4) Report of Lt. Col. Graves, 4th July 1878.The Plantation Book (or Farm Journal v.1) was written by John Horry Dent from January 1840 through December 1842 to record actual expenditures and incomes from his estate and to provide...
Dates: 1840-1891

John McKee Papers

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Identifier: MSS-0957
Abstract A letter to Secretary of the Navy Samuel Southard, recommending the appointment of Henry Francis Toulmin as midshipman. The collection also contains two other letters by McKee and a payroll list of Choctaw Indians who served in the Creek War.
Dates: 1826 - 1827

John Murphy Letters

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Identifier: MSS-2056
Abstract Two letters, dated February 15, 1827, and September 4, 1828, written by Alabama Governor John Murphy to Secretary of State James J. Thornton regarding the filling of judicial vacancies.
Dates: 1827 - 1828

John S. McGraw Letters

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Identifier: MSS-0956
Abstract Letters from this soldier in the 57th Indiana Volunteers, stationed near Huntsville, Alabama, to his wife and daughter in Richmond, Indiana, January 1 to March 29, 1865. They describe winter quarters and the city of Huntsville after it had been partially burned.
Dates: 1865

John Spinks Kennedy Papers

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Identifier: MSS-0807
Abstract Includes financial and other business related papers of John Spinks Kennedy, a Civil War veteran and lawyer who lived in Lauderdale County, Alabama.
Dates: 1858 - 1892

John Temple Graves II papers

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Identifier: W-0109
Overview Manuscripts, correspondence, and newspaper clippings written by and related to Birmingham newspaper columnist John Temple Graves II.
Dates: 1910 - 1967

John Tyler Morgan letter

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Identifier: W-0131
Overview An undated letter from Senator John Tyler Morgan to Alabama governor Joseph F. Johnston regarding the transfer of Major Barnard Goldsmith West from the Birmingham state troops to the staff of General Wheeler.
Dates: 1896 - 1900

John Will Johnson Papers

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Identifier: MSS-0760
Abstract A collection of correspondence and other papers. Johnson's correspondents included John H. Bankhead, Albert Boutwell, Carl Elliott, Lister Hill, Albert Rains, James A. Simpson, John Sparkman, and Chauncey Sparks.
Dates: 1936 - 1951

Johnne Bryant Willbern Letters

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Identifier: MSS-1556
Abstract A series of letters written from May to September 1954, by the wife of the chair of the political science department at the University of Alabama while accompanying her husband to New Zealand, where he was teaching. They were written to family and friends and contain accounts of the family's experiences and descriptions of local customs. One newspaper clipping is also included.
Dates: 1954

Robert Johnson papers

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Identifier: MSS-2284
Overview Materials related to naval history, including manuscripts, research notes, and photographs
Dates: circa 1950-2008

Jonathan and William Kelly and Company Letter

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Identifier: MSS-0754
Abstract A letter dated 9 March 1838, introducing Frederick Augustus Porter Bernard to James Hogan of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dates: 1838-03-09

Jonathon A. Minnice Letter

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Identifier: MSS-0993
Abstract A letter dated 27 July 1846, from Gainsville, Alabama to Price Williams, Livingston, Alabama, seeking information on claims of Daniel Scott.
Dates: 1846-07-27

Jones and Callaway Family Papers

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Identifier: MSS-3031
Overview Family papers containing letters, a farm journal, and writings of members of the Jones and Callaway families in Georgia, Alabama, and Florida
Dates: 1845-1940; Majority of material found in 1860-1900

John H. Jones Papers

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Identifier: MSS-4104
Overview Letters from John H. Jones to his parents, his girlfriend Jeffie McCoy, as well as letters from her to him, along with a good sized collection of photographs, many of which were taken during his tour of duty in India and China during World War II.
Dates: 1922-1958

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