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Jones Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0774
Abstract A letter dated 26 May 1845, by a Mobile resident named Jones, to William M. Murphy of Greensboro, Alabama, regarding a note held by Murphy.
Dates: 1845-05-26

Joseph Emerson Brown letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0219
Overview Letters from Brown, most of them to his friend and business associate General Ira R. Foster, Quartermaster General of the State of Georgia during the Civil War. Also contains copies of letters between Brown and Georgia politician Howell Cobb, regarding appointing Foster as a special railway postal agent for north Georgia and north Alabama.
Dates: 1857-1867

Joseph Zebulon Hearst letters

 Collection
Identifier: W-0123
Overview Typescript transcriptions of twenty-one letters written by Confederate soldier Joseph Zebulon Hearst between May 1862 and December 1864.
Dates: 1931

Josephine Jones Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0782
Abstract A letter dated 20 November 1860, from Athens, Alabama, to a former teacher named Mrs. Washburn, containing news of the school and stating how much she misses Washburn.
Dates: 1860-11-20

Joshua Hill Foster Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0535
Overview Papers of a University of Alabama graduate, Baptist minister, planter, teacher (University of Alabama, 1873-1892) and president of Alabama Central Female College, 1869-1873.
Dates: 1839 - 1904

Josiah and Amelia Gorgas family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0580
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, scrapbooks, and other papers of Josiah Gorgas, chief of the Confederate Bureau of Ordnance and president of the University of Alabama, and his wife Amelia Gayle Gorgas, librarian at the University of Alabama and daughter of Alabama governor John Gayle.
Dates: 1820-1920

Julia Neely Finch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0515
Overview Correspondence by and to Julia Neely Finch, as well as her poetry and short stories, written between 1890 and 1926, as well as a small handwritten and typescript collection of Julia’s poems and short stories and a Common Place Book, which served as a scrapbook of her published pieces.
Dates: 1890 - 1926

Junkins Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0794
Abstract A collection of genealogical material including correspondence between family members, clippings of obituaries, and of newspaper stories about a family reunion.
Dates: 1878 - 1940; Majority of material found within 1878 - 1884

John Percy Kennedy family papers

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Identifier: MSS-2326
Scope and Contents This collection contains newspapers from 1875 to 1936, educational material, correspondence, photographs of the family, and miscellaneous materials. There are two "Jenness Miller Monthly" which was a magazine that promoted correct dress for women.
Dates: 1837-1920

Kentucky Poetry Review records

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Identifier: MSS-1803
Abstract Papers and correspondence chiefly relative to the production of individual volumes of the Kentucky Poetry Review, 1973-1991, during the editorship of Wade Hall. The collection contains letters and poems by many very distinguished authors. It also contains a small amount of material relative to other undertakings by Hall.
Dates: 1973 - 1991

King family papers

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Identifier: MSS-0817
Overview Includes the papers of the King family of Perry County, Alabama, who owned plantations and other businesses.
Dates: 1803-1894

Kirkman and Jackson Letter

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Identifier: MSS-0826
Abstract A letter dated 8 September 1818, to James Penn, transmitting account against Mr. David Miller, “a merchant established at the falls of the Black Warrior” (i.e., Tuscaloosa, Alabama) regarding recovery of a debt owed by Miller.
Dates: 1818-09-08

George L. Kittredge letters

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Identifier: MSS-3808
Overview Letters between Kittredge and his wife, including a copy of their marriage certificate as well as poetry sent in honor of his birthday
Dates: 1886-1888

L. N. Hitchcock Letter

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Identifier: MSS-0677
Abstract Letter written from Mobile, Alabama, to Gideon Luger, discussing government problems
Dates: 1838-08

Lamkin Family Papers

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Identifier: MSS-3901
Overview Deed and survey from 1843 for land in North Carolina, correspondence covering family news and daily life, two family Bibles, as well as three books written by family friends
Dates: 1843 - 1990

Charles Lanman letters

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Identifier: MSS-0842
Abstract A collection of letters and other materials containing biographical data from from U.S. congressmen from Alabama, 1828-68, biographical letters from two other persons, five photographs, five letters from congressmen to other government officials, and one letter of transmittal.
Dates: 1828-1868

Chauncey Leonard Letter

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Identifier: MSS-4148
Overview Letter from an African American U. S. Army chaplain during the Civil War to the father of one of the soldiers at the hospital in Alexandria, Virginia
Dates: 1865 March 24

Letter from Martin to Julia C. Glasscock

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Identifier: MSS-0917
Abstract A letter dated 19 July 1866 to Miss Julia C. Glasscock of Tuscaloosa, Alabama from Martin. Mentions Selma, Philadelphia, and New York.
Dates: 1866-07-19

Letter from Matilda to Sallie

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Identifier: MSS-0925
Abstract A letter written from "Cedar Hills," ca. 1864, to her sister, Sallie. It discusses their brother in the 17th Mississippi Regiment, crops, and her children.
Dates: 1864

Letter to Servant Cokeram

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Identifier: MSS-1733
Abstract Letter from unknown writer to his servant Cokeram, instructing to provide provisions for an impending visit by the queen. Undated.
Dates: no date; possibly 1600s

Letters to Elizabeth J. Coman

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Identifier: W-0047
Overview Letters to Elizabeth J. Coman of Athens, Alabama, from her husband and sisters between 1834 and 1843.
Dates: 1834-1843

Letters to Laura Pullen

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Identifier: MSS-2125
Overview Letters to Laura Pullen in Leighton, Alabama, from her husband R.B. Pullen in Tennessee and from Dora, a friend or family member. The letters discuss travel and family.
Dates: 1895

Letters to Lucile

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Identifier: MSS-0544
Overview A numbered series of letters to Lucile from an unknown man living in on Guadeloupe, an island in the Lesser Antilles, during the early nineteenth century. Alternating between verse and prose, they discuss the geography, geology, and agriculture of the island, as well as reveal details about local creole culture.
Dates: after 1803 and before 1815

Levi Welbourne Lawler Letterbooks

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Identifier: MSS-0846
Abstract Bound typescripts of two letterbooks containing copies of outgoing letters on politics and business, 1873-76. The pagination of these copies corresponds to that of the originals.
Dates: 1873 - 1876

Lewis May Letter

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Identifier: MSS-0934
Abstract November 1808 letter to Colonel Benjamin Hawkins, U.S. agent to the Creek Indians in Alabama and Georgia, regarding a claim for compensation for a stolen horse.
Dates: 1808-11

Lewis Parrish Letter

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Identifier: MSS-1104
Abstract A letter dated 26 July 1850, to J. R. Koogler, which discusses the people, countryside, and business prospects of Livingston, Alabama.
Dates: 1850-07-26

Lister Hill papers

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Identifier: MSS-0670
Abstract Subject files, correspondence, reports, and other materials by, to, and about this Alabama senator who served in the U. S. House of Representatives from 1923- 1938 and the U. S. Senate from 1938-1969.
Dates: 1921-1968

Little Family Papers

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Identifier: MSS-0863
Abstract A collection of papers of a Tuscaloosa, Alabama, family, including some correspondence, financial papers, clippings, and sketches.
Dates: 1857 - 1950

S. D. Logan papers

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Identifier: MSS-0873
Overview A handmade book celebrating the 25th wedding anniversary of S. D. Logan and his wife Ivey and a Centreville, Alabama, newspaper from 1936
Dates: 1898-1936

Marguerite Le Noir De Rouvray, Comtesse de Lostanges Papers

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Identifier: MSS-0877
Overview Letters and papers reflecting the social, political and economic disorder in Santo Domingo, where the Comtesse was an important land owner, together with miscellaneous items pertaining to Duke Gaston Pierre Marc de Levis, as well as . The collection also includes references to Comtesse de Lostanges' father, the Marquis Laurent Francois Le Noir de Rouvray. In French.
Dates: 1775 - 1852

Louis Mahaffey Letters

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Identifier: MSS-4240
Overview Louis Mahaffey was a US soldier during the Philippine-American War (1899-1902). This collection contains two notebooks of letters he wrote home to his family in Baltimore, Maryland, during his service overseas.
Dates: 1899-1901

Louis Lucet papers

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Identifier: MSS-0880
Abstract A collection of personal correspondence of this native of France who emigrated to the United States and lived in Huntsville, Alabama. Also includes documents dealing with the history of France in the first half of the nineteenth century
Dates: 1803-1887

Lucien Owen Letter

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Identifier: MSS-1085
Abstract A letter dated 8 October 1857, from a student at the University of Alabama to his father, which dicusses student life.
Dates: 1857-10-08

Cabot Lull papers

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Identifier: MSS-0884
Abstract Correspondence, financial records, legal documents and to a lesser extent newspaper clippings, photographs and various miscellaneous material relating to personal, business, political, and official matters of this former blockade runner and Elmore County merchant and probate judge.
Dates: 1816-1935; Majority of material found within 1852 - 1912

Grace Lykens correspondence

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Identifier: MSS-3243
Overview Courtship letters between Ira Keagy and Grace Lykens of Pennsylvania. There are also letters to Grace from several other pen pals.
Dates: 1905-1945; 1908-1913

M. Smith Letter

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Identifier: MSS-2215
Abstract A letter from M. Smith in Autaga County, Alabama, to her aunt, Isabella McLauchlin, in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The letter discusses current whereabouts and disposition of family members.
Dates: 1841-05-06

Macon and Miles Abernathy papers

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Identifier: MSS-0003
Overview This collection consists Abernathy family correspondence discussing the outbreak of the Civil War and the return of Macon, a University of Alabama student, to his hometown of Jacksonville, Alabama, to enlist in a local company. Also contains an 1878 obituary of Macon's father, Major Miles W. Abernathy.
Dates: 1861 - 1878

Joseph C. Manning letters

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Identifier: MSS-3818
Overview Letters showing Manning's efforts to stop the disenfranchisement of African American voters in Alabama in early twentieth century.
Dates: 1902 - 1912; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1906

Margaret Manigault Letter

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Identifier: MSS-0899
Abstract A letter ca. 1814, from Mrs. Margaret Manigault of Philadelphia to an unknown recipient in Camden, South Carolina.
Dates: 1814

Maria B. Brooks Stafford Letter

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Identifier: MSS-1334
Abstract A letter dated 22 February 1894, to Belle R. Harrison, Danville, Kentucky. Contains general news of self and children.
Dates: 1894-02-22

Letter from Maria to Martha

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Identifier: MSS-0462
Overview Letter dated 25 December 1885, from Maria in Wentworth, New Hampshire, to her cousin Martha in Laconia, New Hampshire.
Dates: 1885 December 25

Marie Ball Papers

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Identifier: MSS-3472
Overview Newspaper clipping from 1954, a letter from 1894, and an unpublished manuscript about the early history of Tuscaloosa from 1874-1897
Dates: 1950

Marion Wilson Letter

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Identifier: MSS-3153
Overview Letter from Marion Wilson of Jakarta, Indonesia, to Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Britton of Alaska, recounting the events of the past year.
Dates: 1978-12-06

Martin Luther Stansel Letter

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Identifier: MSS-1336
Abstract A letter dated 27 April 1863, to his wife, Olivia, written from Manchester, Tennessee. It discusses camp news, rumors of enemy movements, Stansel's wound, and eye surgery on his horse.
Dates: 1863-04-27

Mary Ann Starkey Letters

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Identifier: MSS-1866
Abstract Handwritten letters from Mary Ann Starkey to her husband Horace Starkey in New York. She writes of family members, the Sabbath, church, and general well-being.
Dates: 1840

Mary Carlyle Aitken Letter

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Identifier: MSS-0015
Abstract A letter dated 5 November 1873 to an unidentified recipient from Thomas Carlyle's niece, Mary Aitken, concerning an error in Carlyle's Sartor Resartus.
Dates: 1873-11-05

Emmett N. McCall papers

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Identifier: MSS-0943
Abstract Financial records and ledgers of McCall's Dixonville Racket Store, a general store in the Brewton, Escambia County, Alabama, area. Also includes correspondence, Mormon church records, mortgage deeds, and cotton acreage allotments.
Dates: 1874-1944

McCorvey and Tutwiler families papers

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Identifier: MSS-0947
Overview A collection of correspondence, clippings, scrapbooks, and photographs created by these families.
Dates: 1830 - 1969; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1950

Edward F. McCrossin papers

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Identifier: MSS-0950
Overview Contains personal papers and company records.
Dates: Unknown

John Rankin McLure papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0964
Overview Contains records created by this University of Alabama College of Education dean
Dates: Unknown

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