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W. Stuart Harris papers

Identifier: MSS-0643
Overview Papers and manuscript drafts of this Alabama author.
Dates: Unknown

"Harwell G. Davis: Alabama Statesman and Baptist Leader": typescript

Identifier: W-0004
Overview Typescript of Susan Hunt Ingram Ray's master's thesis on Harwell G. Davis.
Dates: 1996

Charles Hays papers

Identifier: MSS-0653
Overview Notes that were written by Charles Hays and two copies of a letter that was titled "Temper of the South"
Dates: after 1834

Henry Bascom Steagall Speeches

Identifier: MSS-1341
Abstract A collection of twenty-seven speech texts, plus a small group of miscellaneous papers and a memorial address to this Alabama congressman.
Dates: 1933 - 1943

Hestor L. Stevens Letters

Identifier: MSS-4237
Overview The collection consists of twelve letters written by Hestor L. Stevens (1803-1864), a representative from Michigan, detailing his law business in Washington, DC, during the election of 1860 and the beginning of the Civil War.
Dates: 1860 - 1861

Earl F. Hilliard Papers

Identifier: MSS-3194
Overview Correspondence, clippings, notes, and publications from the office of Congressman Earl F. Hilliard, representative for Alabama's 7th Congressional District from 1993-2003.
Dates: 1977, 1995-1998

G. J. Hubbard letters

Identifier: MSS-3807
Overview Official letters sent to Hubbard during his time as Senator for the state of Alabama
Dates: 1925-1936

J. R. John Letters

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

James Abercrombie Letter

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

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 It includes Bowron's 1632-page, unpublished autobiography, as well as his daily journals, letters, and pictures.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 Thomas Heflin Papers

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

John Bickley papers

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 M. Miller Broadsides

Identifier: MSS-0990
Abstract Two political broadsides relating to John M. Miller's campaign for the office of mayor of Cordova, Alabama, possibly in 1947.
Dates: 1947

John Murphy Letters

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 Tyler Morgan letter

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

Joseph Emerson Brown letters

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

L. N. Hitchcock Letter

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

Letter from Edmund Randolph to John Nicholson

Identifier: MSS-4347
Content Description One letter from Edmund Randolf to John Nicholson sent on October 19, 1791. The letter, consisting of one page, discusses items related to the establishment of the First Bank of the United States of America.
Dates: 1791-10-19

Marguerite Le Noir De Rouvray, Comtesse de Lostanges Papers

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

Cabot Lull papers

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

Joseph C. Manning letters

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

Marion, Alabama, Democratic Party Collection

Identifier: MSS-3896
Overview One Tally Sheet and one Certificate of Results for the offices of Mayor, Councilmen, and members of the City Democratic Executive Committee
Dates: 1932 May 31

Midway, Alabama, city records

Identifier: W-0046
Overview Handwritten copy of the town charter with all ordinances from 1882 to 1937, court records, and town council minutes for the town of Midway, Alabama.
Dates: 1882-1937

E.D. Nixon article reprints

Identifier: MSS-2963
Overview A collection of reproductions of articles concerning E.D. Dixon, the organizer of the Montgomery bus boycott.
Dates: 1955-1982

Roy L. Nolen correspondence

Identifier: MSS-1051
Abstract Correspondence between Montgomery, Alabama, postmaster and Democratic Party activist Roy L. Nolen and U.S. Senator Lister Hill as well as a few other persons. The letters address appointments, elections, political campaigns, the war effort, and etc, 1928-1944.
Dates: 1925-1944

Orange Town Common School Records

Identifier: MSS-3910
Overview Notebook documenting the financial and statistical makeup of the Common Schools in he Town of Orange, Rockland County, New York
Dates: 1821-1828

Charles Pelham papers

Identifier: MSS-1123
Abstract This collection includes short biographical clippings, letters, and other materials of this Talladega, Alabama, attorney and Congressman.
Dates: 1873-1903

Israel Pickens correspondence

Identifier: MSS-1146
Overview Correspondence from Pickens containing information about selecting of the University of Alabama seal after the University's incorporation.
Dates: 1822-1825

Presidential political campaign ephemera, 2012

Identifier: MSS-3703
Overview Bumper stickers and pins from the Obama/Biden and Romney/Ryan presidential campaigns for 2012.
Dates: 2012

Prices of Domestic Produce in Confederate Treasury Notes from 1 January 1861 to 1 January 1865

Identifier: MSS-0352
Overview Prices of domestic produce in Confederate Treasury Notes from 1 January 1861 to 1 January 1865
Dates: 1861-1865

Rare vertical file

Identifier: PM-013
Overview Contains a variety of rare, published materials. Most notable are the almanacs, biographies, guidebooks, art catalogs, and works of literature.
Dates: circa 1750-2000

Republican Conventions Audio Cassettes

Identifier: 2018-007
Overview This collection consist of audio cassettes featuring recordings of Republican National Convention 1972; Black Caucus at Republican National Convention in Miami 1972; Telephone interview with Radio Station KCW in Seattle, Washington; Norman E. Jones Political Talk; Roasting of Norman E. Jones; S. Rutledge; Hill-Mason; Wash Marrisett; unidentified.
Dates: 1972 - 1984

Republican Party Letters of Recommendation

Identifier: MSS-3895
Overview Two unsigned letters providing reasons why L. J. Bryan and Attorney Reese should not be given federal appointments
Dates: circa 1905

William Howland Robertson papers

Identifier: MSS-1200
Overview Memoir, correspondence, and other miscellaneous papers of this seaman, merchant and diplomat from Alabama.
Dates: 1814 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1844 - 1859

Rufus W. Cobb Letter

Identifier: MSS-2011
Abstract Letter, dated November 18, 1879 written by Rufus W. Cobb, Governor of Alabama, to General A. McD. McCook, declining an invitation to attend the 11th reunion of the Society of the Army of the Cumberland and the unveiling of the memorial statue of General George H. Thomas.
Dates: 1879-11-18

Charles H. Scott Papers

Identifier: MSS-3060
Overview Letters written to Charles H. Scott and others concerning Republican party politics in Alabama.
Dates: 1889-1906

James Q. Smith papers

Identifier: MSS-1290
Overview Contains a certificate from the Marion Military Institute, 1898, letters of correspondence 1892 -1939, financial receipts, newspaper clippings, telegrams 1918, legal documents from his election time period as Attorney General of Alabama 1918-1930, personal papers, notes and remarks as his time as judge 1930-1940's.
Dates: unknown

Mignon Smith and Carol Bennett Alabama Radio Network papers

Identifier: MSS-3369
Overview Newspaper clippings, transcripts of interviews, press releases and presidential convention media packets, covering people and events and their influence on Alabama.
Dates: 1963-2007

Mabel Smythe-Haith Papers

Identifier: MSS-3117
Overview Papers, books, and photographs belonging to Mabel Smythe-Haith, former ambassador to Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea, concerning academics, diplomacy, and civil rights.
Dates: 1950-2004

Southern Trade and Diplomacy Collection

Identifier: MSS-4214
Overview The collection consists of one letter and two pamphlets related to trade and diplomacy in the antebellum South.
Dates: 1837 - 1860

State of Alabama Candidate Declaration form

Identifier: MSS-3534
Overview State of Alabama Candidate Declaration form.
Dates: 1938

Winston C. Shotts biography of Winston Stidham

Identifier: MSS-1269
Abstract Biographical sketch of Winston Stidham, an anti-secessionist from Winston County, Alabama, and a delegate to the Alabama secession convention, January - February 1861.
Dates: circa 1943

Oliver Day Street papers

Identifier: MSS-1358
Abstract This collection contains correspondence and other papers. They concern his activities as a candidate for Congress (1898 and 1902), as U. S. district attorney for northern Alabama (1907-1914), special assistant to the U. S. Attorney General (1914-1920), chairman of the Republican executive committee for the Seventh Congressional District (1904-1908), delegate to two Republican national conventions (1912 and 1916), and member of the Republican National Committee (1916-1920).
Dates: 1888-1944

Letters from U.S. Senators regarding the "Telepost Bill" of 1910

Identifier: MSS-3730
Overview Letters from three U.S. Senators from Alabama to constituents in 1910 regarding the "Telepost Bill" before the 61st Congress.
Dates: 1910

The American Presidency: An Interpretation: manuscript

Identifier: W-0122
Overview Unbound, handwritten manuscript of Harold Joseph Lanski's The American President: An Interpretation.
Dates: 1939

Thomas K. Jones Papers

Identifier: MSS-0786
Abstract This collection contains a miscellany of correspondence, financial papers, cotton sales records, Confederate bonds, and other items.
Dates: 1852 - 1909

Thomas P. Abernethy manuscript

Identifier: MSS-0004
Abstract Two galleys with corrections and one type-written manuscript of Abernethy's study, The Formative Period in Alabama, subsequently published as part of the historical series of the Alabama Department of Archives and History. It is a social and political history and originated as Abernethy's doctoral thesis at Harvard University.
Dates: circa 1965

University of Alabama Reel to Reel Collection

Identifier: 2012-038
Abstract Reel to Reels of events on the University of Alabama campus, such as: Alumni recordings; Board of Trustees; Bear Bryant Show; Senator Jim Allen; Congressman Hale Boggs; Governor John Love; Leftenant Governor Jere Beasley; Leftenant Governor Albert Brewer; Winton Blount; Hilaritas 1971 - 1974; 1960s Honors Days; Interview with Vivian Malone, Robert Kennedy's visit to University of Alabama; Jane Fonda's visit to University of Alabama; interview with Yitzak Rabin; Maintenance strike; Capstone...
Dates: 1960 - 1979

Wade Hall Collection of American Political Materials

Identifier: MSS-4258
Overview The Wade Hall Collection of American Political Materials includes letters from political officials and constituents, as well as photographs and memorabilia related to former United States presidents.
Dates: 1841-1992

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