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A Georgia Soldier in the Civil War, 1861-1865

Identifier: W-0083
Overview Contains an unbound manuscript of Robert Duncan Chapman's published Civil War memoir.
Dates: 1929

Aileen Kilgore Henderson Papers

Identifier: MSS-0661
Overview Drafts and final manuscripts of the works of this award-winning Alabama children's author, and correspondence with her editor and with her fans. Also a United States Army Women's Corps uniform [not AKH's actual uniform; the attached insignia may or may not be hers either]: jacket, blouse, skirt and garrison cap, circa 1944-1951 and other military recognitions.
Dates: 1938 - 2008

A. S. Williams III Americana Collection's Alabama authors collection

Identifier: W-0064
Overview Correspondence, manuscripts, signed book pages, publication announcements, catalogs, and newspaper clippings related to the careers of several Alabama authors as well as the Alabama Writers Conclave and the Birmingham Branch of the National League of American Pen Women.
Dates: 1868-1989

Allan F. Archer papers

Identifier: MSS-0082
Overview Documents pertaining to the career of Dr. Allan F. Archer from 1932 to 1951 when he worked at the University of Alabama Museum of Natural History and Geological Survey of Alabama. The material primarily focuses on Dr. Archer’s study of spiders, but includes crabs, mollusks, crustacean and matters of ecological and biological importance as well.
Dates: 1932-1951

Ann Ayer Manuscript

Identifier: MSS-0096
Abstract A manuscript of Ayers's guide for "Locating and Using Selected Genealogical Sources," written in 1972 and copyrighted in 1978.
Dates: 1972

Augusta Evans Wilson papers

Identifier: MSS-1563
Abstract Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a bound manuscript of the 19th-century author Augusta Evans Wilson of Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1859-1909

Axalla John Hoole Papers

Identifier: MSS-0698
Abstract This collection consists of a manuscript written by W.S. Hoole, read to the Darlington Historical Society, October 7, 1967.
Dates: 1856 - 1967

Banking in Alabama, 1816-1860, volume 2, manuscripts

Identifier: W-0007
Overview Includes a carbon copy of the manuscript Banking in Alabama, 1816-1860, volume 2, written by William H. Brantley Jr. The bound manuscript is 371 pages long and covers the history of banking in the state from 1837 to 1849; it is part of a two-volume work that covers the years 1816-1860.
Dates: 1967

Robert K. Bell papers

Identifier: MSS-0133
Abstract Unpublished manuscript of the 167th U.S. Infantry, Fourth Alabama Infantry Regiment ("The Fighting Fourth") titled "The Warrior Guards from the Reconstruction to the Great War" along with some newspaper clippings, transcripts, etc. on the "Warrior Guards."
Dates: 1840-1935

Benjamin Franklin Whittemore record book and photographs

Identifier: W-0077
Overview Record book of Chaplain Benjamin Franklin Whittemore of the Fifty-Third Massachusetts, describing the military service of its members
Dates: 1863 - 1887

Charlie J. Black papers

Identifier: MSS-0167
Overview Photocopy of Black’s autobiography, “After The Fact: 20/20 Hindsight,” which covers Black’s youth in Beatrice, Monroe County, Alabama, his upbringing, education, teaching career, and political life in Washington. Also, some correspondence and newspaper articles by Black.
Dates: 1985-1987

Wilburt Scott Brown papers

Identifier: MSS-0221
Overview Copies of this University of Alabama graduate and faculty member’s dissertation with other manuscripts and documents
Dates: 1960-1992

Peter Bryce collection

Identifier: MSS-0226
Overview A small miscellany of materials including Bryce's appointment as medical officer of ship "Yorkshire," clippings about Bryce, among them his obituary, and copy of his "Moral and Criminal Responsibility," 1888
Dates: 1859-1888

William Edmund Butterworth manuscript

Identifier: MSS-0245
Overview Manuscript of Butterworth's book "Stock Car Racer," which was published by W.W. Norton and Company, 1966
Dates: 1966

Mike Bynum papers

Identifier: MSS-0246
Overview Manuscript (photocopy) of Bynum's book "High Tide" (published by Cross Roads Books, 1978) and research notes
Dates: 1978

Truman Capote papers

Identifier: MSS-0273
Abstract Marie Rudisill cookbook galleys, recipes with Capote comments, John Morris account book, James Johnson account book and the manuscript for the Yellow Drum, a play adapted from a Capote novel.
Dates: 1839-1989

China Marine: An Infantryman's Life after World War II : typescript

Identifier: W-0120
Overview Unbound typescript of China Marine, written by Eugene Bondurant Sledge. The manuscript is 107 pages long and contains typed publisher's notations about formatting.
Dates: 2002

Elizabeth Tyler Coleman papers

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

John Smartt Coley manuscript

Identifier: MSS-0342
Overview Uncorrected manuscript of Coley's translation of Le Roman de Thebes, published in 1986 as part of the Garland Library of Medieval Literature.
Dates: before 1986

Mary Elizabeth Counselman collection

Identifier: MSS-0361
Abstract A collection of manuscripts and publications from Alabama sci-fi/horror writer Mary Elizabeth Counselman
Dates: 1940 - 1980

John Crowley papers

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

Jennie Kendall Dean papers

 Collection — Box: 3312
Identifier: MSS-0417
Abstract Manuscripts of two articles/stories: "Memories that Bless and Burn" and "The Mills of the Gods," with emendations.
Dates: after 1900

Michael Dorman papers

Identifier: MSS-0445
Abstract This collection consists principally of research material used in the writing of "The George Wallace Myth." Correspondence, proposals, and the book manuscript are among them. Galley proofs of two other books, "The Second Man," an overview of the changing role of the Vice Presidency and "Stockcar Butterworth," a book about stock car racing, are also part of the collection, as are poems, most of them unpublished, and copies of several published articles.
Dates: 1968-1976

Elise Ayers Sanguinetti Papers

Identifier: MSS-0098
Abstract This collection consists of the correspondence, manuscripts, and galley proofs, as well as reviews and notices of Elise Ayers Sanguinetti, the Alabama author of The Last of the Whitfields (1962), The New Girl (1964), The Dowager (1968), and McBee's Station (1972).
Dates: 1929 - 2003

Emil Ludwig Typescripts

Identifier: MSS-0883
Abstract The proof and carbon typescript of Ludwig's Der Nil: Lebenslauf eines Stromes. (Amsterdam: Querido Verlag, 1935), and corrected typescript of the English translation by Mary H. Lindsay, which was published in 1936 under the title Nile: the Life-story of a River.
Dates: 1935

James Clifford Estes papers

Identifier: MSS-0492
Overview Personal correspondence, papers relating to academic matters, a diploma, cards, maps, newspaper clippings, and photographs of Estes, his family, and friends
Dates: 1914-1955; Majority of material found within 1919 - 1924

Albert John Farrah manuscripts

Identifier: MSS-0505
Overview Typescript manuscripts of two textbooks (two copies of each) created by Albert John Farrah, Dean of the University of Alabama Law School from 1912 until shortly before his death in June of 1944.
Dates: 1934

Margaret Gillis Figh papers

Identifier: MSS-0513
Abstract This collection consists mainly of folklore and tales contributed by students in Figh's folklore and English classes at Huntingdon College, plus miscellaneous contributions from family and friends.
Dates: 1940-1975

Eddy Lanier King Gilmore papers

Identifier: MSS-0572
Overview Compositions, scrapbooks, correspondence, and clippings of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Eddy Lanier King Gilmore, of Selma, Alabama, and his Russian-born wife, Tamara Kolb-Chernashovaya, a ballerina with the Bolshoi Ballet. The bulk of material is from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s.
Dates: circa 1940 - 1967

Guy Ward Hubbs Manuscripts

Identifier: MSS-0711
Abstract Includes the manuscripts of two books by Guy Ward Hubbs, who received his doctorate from the University of Alabama. The works include Tuscaloosa County, Alabama: An Illustrated History and Rowdy Tales From Early Alabama
Dates: 1981 - 1987

Rachel Duke Hamilton papers

Identifier: MSS-0455
Overview A photocopy of a typed draft of the manuscript of a biography of Judge Peter J. Hamilton written by his youngest daughter, Rachel Duke Hamilton Cannon (sometimes noted as Rachel-Duke).
Dates: circa 1950

Henry De Lamar Clayton Sr. papers

Identifier: MSS-0313
Abstract The personal, legal, military, and administrative papers, of this Alabama politician, Confederate general, and University of Alabama president.
Dates: 1840-1925

Senate Lady: typescript

Identifier: MSS-2409
Overview Incomplete typescript of Henrietta McCormick Hill's memoirs, later published as A Senator's Wife Remembers: From the Great Depression to the Great Society
Dates: between 1963 and 1974

Jack D. L. Holmes papers

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

Jacob Frederic Goossen papers

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

John Temple Graves II papers

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

Kathryn Tucker Windham Manuscript, Common Threads

Identifier: MSS-1820
Abstract Alabama author’s manuscript for the book, Common Threads.
Dates: 2000

John Lambert and descendants manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1758
Identifier: MSS-0150
Abstract Manuscript of Bethea's and Austin's book about this Revolutionary War soldier and his family. The book was published in 1978.
Dates: circa 1978

Forrest McDonald papers

Identifier: MSS-2297
Overview Manuscript for Hamilton
Dates: Unknown

Gary Mills papers

Identifier: MSS-3622
Overview Typed, documented manuscript copy of Mills' book Of Men and RIvers
Dates: 1976 October 15

Patrons of Husbandry, Perryville, Alabama, bylaws

Identifier: MSS-1110
Abstract The bylaws of this Perryville, Alabama, Grange organization. The collection also includes several chapters of a manuscript, written in the back of the book.
Dates: 1876

Peter Brannon papers

Identifier: W-0009
Overview Correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, and other materials created by Peter A. Brannon, highlighting his career as a pharmacist, an anthropologist, and an archivist.
Dates: 1900-1966

Ralph S. Bradley Manuscript and Letters

Identifier: MSS-1824
Abstract Collection contains a photocopied manuscript of Ralph Bradley’s Above Mortal: Novel in Three Parts and three letters of condolences to R. S. Bradley, Jr. after the death of Ralph S. Bradley, Sr.
Dates: 1998

Recuil de Toutes Sportes des Pieces Collection

Identifier: MSS-1183
Abstract Manuscript volume of poetry, rebound in the late nineteenth or early twentieth century. It contains poetry and epigrams, often political, in different hands. The title translates as " Collection of All Kinds of Pieces."
Dates: 1738

Edward Devereaux Smith manuscript

Identifier: MSS-1285
Abstract A manuscript titled "A Telephone Rate Case," (subsequently published by Public Utilities Reports, Inc., Washington DC, in 1941), intended to provide material to help lawyers understand the background, existing state of, and rules involved in deciding public utilities rare cases.
Dates: 1941

Mike Smith and Jamie M. Thomas typescript

Identifier: MSS-3566
Overview "Come On In (The Story of Patsy Cline)" by Mike Smith and Jamie M. Thomas (manuscript in binder; possibly unpublished) © 1990.
Dates: 1990

John Craig Stewart book manuscript

Identifier: MSS-1351
Abstract Edited manuscript of "Through the First Gate" published by Dodd, Mead and Co. in 1950. The work derived from Stewart's 1949 University of Alabama MA thesis of the same title.
Dates: 1950

Tentative register of Robert E. Lee books in Lexington, Virginia : typescript

Identifier: W-0126
Overview Seventy-one page typescript identifies books in Lexington, Virginia, that were once part of Robert E. Lee's personal library
Dates: 1978

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

"Valor on the Eastern Shore": typescript

Identifier: W-0151
Overview Typescript copy of B. L. Roberson's unpublished "Valor on the Eastern Shore."
Dates: 1965

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