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Anonymous Travel Diary from Boston to New Orleans

Identifier: MSS-4281
Overview Travel diary recording events of an unnamed Northern man's 1842-1843 journey from Boston to New Orleans, with descriptions of many aspects of Southern life and culture, including slavery, society, and food.
Dates: 1842 - 1843

Olin Boggess Letter

Identifier: MSS-2004
Overview One letter from Olin Boggess, of Lakeland, Florida, to his brother Walter. The letter concerns a trip of Olin's.
Dates: 1929 June 20

Capehart-Rains Project Photographs

Identifier: 2012-016
Abstract This collection of five color photographs showing different types of airman’s residence in Tennessee, Texas, and Florida. This is a part of the Caiphart-Rains project.
Dates: Unknown

James F. Doster papers

Identifier: MSS-0447
Overview Materials this Tuscaloosa native and history professor at The University of Alabama created and collected.
Dates: undated

Ersie Walker Neely Diaries and Papers

Identifier: MSS-1039
Abstract A diary kept by this noted Selma, Alabama vocalist, 1925-31. It includes clippings about concerts and performances, impressions of Depression life, and accounts of trips to Florida and Cuba in 1931.
Dates: 1925 - 1931

Fitts and Alston Families Photographs

Identifier: 2016-008
Overview Collection consist of two photo albums and eighty-six loose photographs of Fitts and Alston families adventures on their boat, "Mary Francis" through Alabama and Florida, and family portraits.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1830 - 1920

Frances Glisson World War II Photographs

Identifier: 2013-008
Abstract Two photographs of Company D, 167th Infantry Regiment, Thirty-first Division at Camp Blanding, Florida, on April 24, 1941.
Dates: 1941

Hugh Young Topographical Memoir on East and West Florida

Identifier: MSS-4280
Overview This collection contains a handwritten copy of A Topographical Memoir on East and West Florida with Itineraries, a report written by US Army engineer Hugh Young in preparation for General Andrew Jackson’s 1818 march into Pensacola, West Florida, during the First Seminole War.
Dates: 1818

John Forbes and Company land records

Identifier: W-0074
Overview Three journals recording land sales and transfers in southern Alabama, as well as memoranda and notes concerning the partners of this mercantile firm.
Dates: 1799 - 1849

Malcolm Ross Letter to Richard Oswald

Identifier: MSS-4317
Scope and Contents One letter written by indentured carpenter Malcolm Ross in British Florida in July 1773 to plantation owner Richard Oswald in England. Ross was seeking to be released from the terms of indenture and to buy the freedom of the son Ross fathered with an enslaved black woman. The letter first details Ross’ indenture and gives an account of finances in order to get a release. The letter concludes with an impassioned plea to buy the freedom of Ross’ son that he fathered two years prior and states,...
Dates: 1773-07-11

E. O. McElroy papers

Identifier: MSS-3758
Overview Ten U.S. postal service railroad mail service directories for several southeastern states: Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas; letters, postal rating exams, etc.
Dates: 1938-1948

Natalie Thornton Photograph Album

Identifier: 2012-001
Abstract One photographic album depicting scenes from The University of Alabama featuring coeds at the Kilgore House and the campus. Also scenes from Montgomery, Alabama, New York City, New Orleans, Florida, and Texas.
Dates: 1905-1911

Naval Training Center Photographs

Identifier: 2011-001
Abstract This collection consists of six color photographs depicting the 346th Recruit Brigade Review Naval Training Center in Orlando, Florida, January 9, 1976.
Dates: 1976-01-09

N.H. Holmes Paper

Identifier: MSS-0691
Abstract Contains a paper entitled "The De Luna Expedition" about Spanish explorer Tristan De Luna's establishment of a short-lived colony in what is now Pensacola, Florida, in 1559.
Dates: 1935


Identifier: 2012-039
Overview Postcards collection depicting places from Alabama, United States, and around the world.
Dates: 1890 -1970

W. A. Mair Photographs

Identifier: 2008-025
Overview This collection consists of two photographic albums with 230 photographs showcasing highlights of W. A. Mair travels with his friends and family through Michigan, Texas, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Mexico, and Tennessee.
Dates: 1900 - 1901

Wade Hall Photographs, Small Collection

 Collection — Box: 2009001.017
Identifier: 2009-079
Abstract This collection consists of seven photographs depicting some identified and some unidentified people in Clearwater, Florida.
Dates: 1950-02-09

Wade Hall Photographs, Small Collection

Identifier: 2009-114
Overview This collection consists of nineteen photographs depicting scenes from Estero Island, Florida.
Dates: 1913-02-09

Wade Hall Photographs, Small Collection

 Collection — Box: 2009001.016
Identifier: 2009-068
Abstract This collection consists of thirteen photographs depicting scenes from Pensacola and surrounding area, including Fort Pickens, Fort McRae, Fort Barrancas, and the Pensacola Navy Yard. This collection also depicts scenes from DeFuniak Spring, Florida.
Dates: 1890

Wade Hall Photographs, Small Collection

 Collection — Box: 2009001.019
Identifier: 2009-082
Abstract This collection consists of fifteen photographs depicting places and people with some of them taken in Georgia and Florida.
Dates: 1909 - 1910

Wade Hall Photographs, Small Collection

 Collection — Box: 2009001.020
Identifier: 2009-096
Abstract This collection of 155 photographs of unidentified people, and various scenes of New Zealand and United States, navy ship and sailors, people fishing, and other activities.
Dates: 1890 - 1959

Zell George Herman Photographs

Identifier: 2012-003
Abstract Collection contains photographs and photographic albums from 1919 – 1995. Black and white and color snapshots of Zell George and Maxcine “Mac” Shores Herman. Chronicles the life of Zell and Mac Herman from the late 1940s to Mac’s death in 1995.
Dates: 1919 - 1995