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Alabama Writers Hall of Fame Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4111
Overview Programs, as well as other memorabilia, for the Alabama Writers Hall of Fame induction ceremony
Dates: 2015 June 8

Alan V. Weinberg Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-031
Abstract Two color photographs of a medal presented to Captain [Quarrier] by the Citizens of Tuscaloosa for, "an act that ennobles the man," ca. 1847. Possibly to commemorate a heroic action following a steamboat disaster. See engraved scene on medal. Medal is in Weinberg's private collection.
Dates: 1994

Albany-Decatur, Alabama, Concert Band Checkbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4073
Overview Checkbook and cancelled checks for the Albany-Decatur concert band, Arthur F. Dix, treasurer, as well as some hand-written notes referring to pages in an unidentified book or publication dealing with the "Soviet problem."
Dates: 1923

Albert M. Rains papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1178
Abstract Correspondence, texts of speeches, and federal government publications relating to housing, labor, mass transportation, and waterways development, including the Warrior-Tombigbee, Chattahoochee, and Coosa Rivers. Rains's correspondents included Silvio O. Conte, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Conrad M. Fowler, Charles B. Heinz, H. A. Morris and John Sparkman.
Dates: 1902-1966

Albert Shaw Collection of Martha Berry Schools Material

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Identifier: MSS-4229
Overview This collection consists of correspondence, pamphlets, and magazines relating to Martha Berry and her schools in Mount Berry, Georgia, from 1921-1947. Martha Berry (1865-1942) established The Berry Schools in the late 1890s to provide education to academically able but economically poor children near Rome, Georgia, located in Southern Appalachia. Board of Trustees member and friend of Martha Berry, Albert Shaw--an early-twentieth- century journalist and scholar, best known for his work as...
Dates: 1921 - 1947

Albert Taylor Goodwyn Alabama secession essay and notes

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Identifier: W-0037
Overview Brief narrative and collection of notes related to Alabama secession written by politician Albert Taylor Goodwyn in 1916
Dates: 1916

Albert W. Sadler Collection of Color Slides from a Trip to India and Burma

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-003
Overview Collection of color slides chronicling Albert W. Sadler's 1961 trip to India and Burma (now Myanmar) with two colleagues.
Dates: 1961

James Richard Albin Journal

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Identifier: MSS-4100
Overview Journal with daily entries from January 1, 1949, through April 2, 1954, kept by James R . Albin, describing his various activities, both at work and at home, and the various trips he and his family take.
Dates: 1949-1959

Album of quotations

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Identifier: MSS-0058
Overview Album containing handwritten quotations from the Bible, classical authors, and sources, as well as two handwritten copies of notices from the "Times" and "Tuscaloosa Gazette" (1881).
Dates: [187?]-1881

Lamar Aldridge papers

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Identifier: MSS-0059
Overview Letters home written while Aldridge was in training in Georgia and then serving in France during World War I.
Dates: 1917-1919

James M. Alexander letter

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Identifier: MSS-3804
Overview Letter from Alexander to Captain Pope
Dates: 1863 October 27

Lawrence S. Alexander archaeological surveys

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Identifier: MSS-0060
Overview Surveys made by Alexander when he was an employee of the Office of Archaeological Research at the University of Alabama, on lands in Jefferson, Jackson, and Geneva Counties
Dates: 1979

W. T. Alexander genealogical papers

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Identifier: MSS-0061
Abstract Biographies of William Simeral Alexander of North Carolina (1817-1898) and his descendants, with reference to his ancestors to 1716, compiled in 1930 by W. T. Alexander.
Dates: 1817-1930

Alfred Edward Maumenee Paper and Certificate

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Identifier: MSS-3999
Overview Portions of a paper written by A. Edward Maumenee on the history of the University of Alabama Medical School with edits and corrections on retyped pages, his 1925 certificate from the American Board of Ophthalmic Examinations, and a letter from his son J. R. Maumenee.
Dates: between 1925 and 1985

Alfred Eliab Buck Letters

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Identifier: MSS-2009
Abstract Two letters, dated in 1870, written by Alfred E. Buck of Mobile, Alabama while he was serving in the United States House of Representatives, to the editor of the Congressional Directory.
Dates: 1870

Alfred Morris diary

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Identifier: W-0115
Overview Diary written by Union soldier Alfred Morris, containing entries written between October 1862 and September 1863.
Dates: 1862 - 1863

Alfred Parmenter papers

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Identifier: W-0153
Overview Letters written by Alfred A. Parmenter, a member of the Twenty-sixth Massachusetts Infantry, describing battles and camp life in the South to his parents
Dates: 1861 - 1862

Alice A. Lide Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0127
Abstract This collection consists of a typescript copy of a paper titled "Franklin K. Beck," by Alice A. Lide, recounting his life and accomplishments. It is based largely on secondary sources.
Dates: undated

Alice Alison Lide and Margaret Alison Johansen papers

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Identifier: W-0058
Overview Correspondence, research notes, typescripts, and galley proofs of sisters and Alabama authors Alice Alison Lide and Margaret Allison Johnson.
Dates: 1917-1959

Alice and Algernon Sydney Garnett Papers

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Identifier: MSS-0561
Overview Letters written by Alice Garnett and her husband Algernon Sydney Garnett, a professor at the University of Alabama, discussing, among other things, the hardships of travel, news of the university, its professors, and their wives, the election of a new superintendent of education, and a rebellion by the University Cadets against the commandant.
Dates: 1850-1873

Alison family papers

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Identifier: MSS-0062
Abstract Genealogical information, including typewritten booklets on various families. Individual folders are labeled with family names. The collection includes correspondence, photocopies, and photographs.
Dates: after 1800

Allan F. Archer papers

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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

M. E. Allan letter

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Identifier: MSS-0063
Overview Letter dated 30 September 1855, to "Dear Cousin," from Bald Hill, Georgia, discussing family news, crops, children, and illnesses and deaths among family and slaves.
Dates: 1855 September 30

Allen and Jemison Hardware Company ledgers

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Identifier: MSS-3193
Overview Two business ledgers of the Allen and Jemison Hardware Company of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dates: 1929 October - 1962 September

Allen and Jemison Hardware Company catalogs

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Identifier: MSS-0066
Abstract Two catalogs, 1913 and 1928, of this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, hardware store.
Dates: 1913, 1928

Allen Family papers

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Identifier: MSS-0064
Overview The business and personal papers of John G. Allen (1810- 1891) and his son Charles Edward (1860-1943), planters of Marengo County, Alabama, including Civil War letters, tenant farmer contracts, mortgages and indentures, bills and receipts, personal letters, insurance policies, and miscellaneous items relating to the family.
Dates: 1848-1906

Julia Allen papers

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Identifier: MSS-3508
Overview Warranty deed of Julia Allen to John L. Barkley, 1850.
Dates: 1850

J. D. Allison Co. daybook

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Identifier: MSS-3800
Overview Daybook pertaining to this Carlowville, Alabama, company
Dates: 1859-1862

Jonathon A. B. Allison letter

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Identifier: MSS-0068
Overview A letter dated 6 March 1862, from "Camp Alabama, near Dumfries, Virginia," to "Dear Uncle," with news of friends and the war.
Dates: 1862 March 6

Alma Bishop Williams Photographs

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Identifier: 2012-032
Abstract Collection consists of Bishop and Harry’s family, a family friend’s photographs, and some unidentified photographs.
Dates: 1862 - 1974

Alfred Francis Alois Papers

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Identifier: MSS-4094
Overview Memorabilia of a 1944 graduate of the University of Alabama, highlighting his athletic activities, A Club, Army ROTC, and Phi Sigma Kappa, as well as family photographs, correspondence, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1943-2013

Alonzo B. Palmer Collection

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Identifier: MSS-1606
Abstract This collection contains Palmer's diary, April-July 1865, when his Regiment, the First Ohio Light Artillery, was stationed in Tennessee and Alabama. The diary's frequent entries describe daily life in the camp, including meals, weather, and military activities. The collection also contains a photograph, ca. 1870, of several men, including Palmer, outside a store.
Dates: 1865 - 1956

Alpha Beta Alpha Photographs

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Identifier: 2009-217
Overview One color and five black and white photographs of Alpha Beta Alpha Convention at Illinois State University, showing Miss Jean Nelson (Instructor Illinois State University), Miss Welch (Librarian Illinois State University), Maureen Bray (Illinois State), Hilda Weeks (MSCW), Linda Pinder (West University of Alabama), Mary Kate Meredith (University of Alabama), Suellen Reed (University of Alabama), Dona Wrench, and two photos of Illinois State University.
Dates: 1968-04

Alpha Chi Omega collection

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Identifier: MSS-2729
Overview Photograph of the University of Alabama members of the 1943 Alpha Chi Omega Fraternity, a photocopy of the Alpha Chi Omega page from the 1943 Corolla yearbook (with the same group photograph), and the dust jacket for the 1943 Corolla featuring sketches of men and women in military uniforms
Dates: 1943

Alpha Epsilon Delta records

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Identifier: MSS-0069
Overview The Alpha Epsilon Delta collection consists of the rules, rituals, petitions, reports, and memorabilia of the University of Alabama's charter chapter of this medical honors society.
Dates: 1926-1951

Alpha Kappa Delta scrapbooks

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Identifier: MSS-3796
Overview Scrapbooks from this scholarly honors society
Dates: 1970-1996

Alston Fitts Letters and Photograph

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Identifier: MSS-0520
Overview Letters from this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, physician to his wife and children before and after he was shipped to France during World War I, as well as a photograph of Fitts.
Dates: 1917 - 1919

Alto Lee Whitehurst Class Notes

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Identifier: MSS-1549
Abstract Notes for history classes at the University of Alabama during the 1940s, among them U.S. History, World History, and the History of the Old South.
Dates: 1944

Altrusa Club, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, charter

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Identifier: MSS-3736
Overview Charter of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, branch of this international service organization
Dates: 1966 March 4

S.S. Amapala news bulletin

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Identifier: MSS-3483
Scope and Contents The collection contains a fragile news bulletin about the collision of the S.S. Amapala and the oil tanker Camden, on the Mississippi River, sixty miles south of New Orleans, on January 27, 1936.

It is possible, although not confirmed, that this is the same S. S. Amapala that was attacked in 1942 by a German submarine.
Dates: 1936 January 27

Ambrose Doss Papers

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Identifier: MSS-0446
Overview Collection contains letters written by Ambrose Doss of Jefferson County, Alabama, to his wife, Sarah Brake Doss while he was in Co. C of the 19th Alabama Regiment from the time of his enlistment in 1861 until his death on 1864 July 5 near Kennesaw, Cobb County, Georgia. There is also a letter from Lt. J. W. Rouse, dated 1864 July 6, to Sarah telling her of Ambrose’s death and burial. There are several miscellaneous documents including a short biographical sketch of Doss and a booklet titled...
Dates: 1861 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1864

American Association of University Administrators records

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Identifier: MSS-3767
Overview Material from the American Association of University Administrators such as letters, brochures, and newsletters
Dates: 1972-1986

American Association of University Professors, University of Alabama Chapter records

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Identifier: MSS-0072
Overview A collection of meeting minutes, committee reports, correspondence, membership information, constitutions, and other material.
Dates: 1949-1975; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1960

American Association of University Women, Tuscaloosa Branch records

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Identifier: MSS-0073
Overview Includes the Tuscaloosa branch secretary’s notebooks, which contain the association's official correspondence, meeting minutes, by-laws, and other records that vary by year. Also includes the executive board files and scrapbooks
Dates: 1928-2002

American Cast Iron Pipe Company nomination binder

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Identifier: MSS-3456
Scope and Contents The collection contains a binder of materials and photographs nominating the American Cast Iron Pipe Company for Birmingham, Alabama's fifth annual Beautification Award.
Dates: 1975

American railroad station plans

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Identifier: MSS-3747
Overview Over 140 original plans of train stations from the late nineteen and early twentieth centuries, primarily on the Louisville and Nashville railroad. Most are in ink on waxed architect's paper and are variously sized.
Dates: 1881-1942

American Revolution Bicentennial Commission papers

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Identifier: MSS-0074
Overview Materials related to Bicentennial celebrations throughout America and pamphlets concerning the American Revolution.
Dates: 1974-1976

American Settlement Company letter and constitution

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Identifier: W-0135
Overview Constitution of the American Settlement Company (a subscription company which sold plots of land to Kansas settlers) and a letter written by a company representative
Dates: 1855-06-11

American Society manuscript

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Identifier: MSS-0154
Abstract Contains manuscript of American Society textbook written by Lee Bidgood in 1918.
Dates: 1918

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United Daughters of the Confederacy 5
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Geological Survey of Alabama 3
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Tuskaloosa Female College 3
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