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American Wildlife Institute radio scripts

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0075
Overview These radio broadcast scripts sponsored by the American Wildlife Institute consist of a series of talks on wildlife conservation in America, 1937-38.
Dates: 1937-1938

Joseph Sweetman Ames physics lectures

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0077
Overview Physics lectures in form of mimeographed, bound textbook delivered in 1898-1899 to the second year students of Johns Hopkins University by Joseph S. Ames, professor of physics. Book belonged to H. A. Sayre.
Dates: 1898-1899

Ancient and Medieval Coin Collection

 Collection — Box: 4177.001
Identifier: MSS-4177
Overview Collection of coins from Europe and the Middle East
Dates: 100 BC - 1450 AD

Ancient Free and Accepted Masons Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3897
Overview Twenty-one annual return reports of the Temple Lodge, number 425, in Perry County, Alabama
Dates: 1908-1930

Andrew and Charles Talcott Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4343
Content Description One letter from Andrew Talcott and ten letters to and from Charles Talcott written between 1852 and 1867. Father and son, both Andrew and Charles worked as civil engineers on railroads in the United States and Mexico. Andrew writes about railroad work, and he is mentioned in Charles’ letters concerning engineering work and some personal affairs. Most of the letters are from Charles Talcott to his wife, Theodosia “Thedie” Talcott, discussing their moves to Mexico in 1865, and the domestic...
Dates: 1852-04-17 - 1867-06-08

Andrew B. Moore Letter and Clipping

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2055
Abstract A newspaper clipping noting the gift of $15,000 to Alabama Governor A.B. Moore in January 1861 for the defense of the state and a letter written to Joel E. Mathews of Cahaba, Dallas County, Alabama, thanking him for the gift. The letter was written and signed by P. Lockett, private secretary to the Governor.
Dates: 1861 January 28

Andrew Coleman Hargrove papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0630
Overview Personal and business correspondence, class notes, and financial records of attorney and politician, Andrew Coleman Hargrove of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dates: 1835-1911

Andrew Dawson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1626
Abstract Contains correspondence and other material relating to this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, native's service in Europe during World War I.
Dates: 1918 - 1919

Andrew Jackson Riddle papers

 Collection
Identifier: W-0162
Overview Papers and photographs by Civil War photographer Andrew Jackson Riddle.
Dates: 1864 - 1956

Andrew McClure Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: W-0070
Overview Patent documents, newspaper clippings, and other papers of Andrew McClure Jones.
Dates: 1879 - 1892

Andrew William Johnson Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2356
Overview Correspondence, photographs, diary, books, stationery set, newspaper clippings, and dog tags of Andrew William Johnson Jr. of Louisville, Kentucky, during the 1940s, before and after he was in the Army.
Dates: 1940-1949

Al Andrews Amateur Journalism Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0016
Abstract A very large collection of individually-produced fan magazines (fanzines or ‘zines), circular letters, and related materials, principally of science fiction fantasy subjects, named in honor of Birmingham native and science fiction artist, Al Andrews. See the finding aid for a detailed inventory of the contents of the collection.
Dates: 1961-[2009]

Andrews Chapel Methodist Episcopal Church South minute books

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0079
Overview This collection consists of a photocopy of a church record book, which contains a register of pastors (1913-1987), marriages (1889-1936), infant baptisms (1924-1988), and members.
Dates: 1913-1990

Angela Davis Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1823
Abstract Includes materials related to the Alabama-born activist Angela Davis and the early 1970s movement to have her freed from prison along with materials related to her campaigns to win the seat of U.S. vice-president as part of the Communist ticket in the 1980s.
Dates: 1970 - circa 1987

Ann Ayer Manuscript

 Collection
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

Ann Jordan Farm papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0080
Overview Photocopies of Sidney Z. Mitchell's correspondence, articles relating to his career, and other biographical information. It also includes Jordan family deeds, photographs taken at Ann Jordan Farm, legal documents and correspondence relating to the Jordan Family Cemetery, articles about Ann Jordan Farm and Jordan Dam, and furniture catalogs and floor plans.
Dates: 1874-1950

Annie Perkins commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3875
Overview The collection consists of one commonplace book containing handwritten and published recipes as well as published poems collected by Perkins of Eutaw, Alabama.
Dates: Approximately 1867

Anonymous Travel Diary from Boston to New Orleans

 Collection
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

Appalachian Mountain Club in Mexico Journal

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4329
Scope and Contents One journal written by various members of the Appalachian Mountain Club as they traveled through Mexico on a thirty-three-day excursion between February and March 1939. The journal entries are chronologically bound, approximately one page in length each, typewritten, and initialed by the club member writing for the day. The first page includes a list of names and addresses for the members on the excursion.
Dates: 1939-02 - 1939-03

Douglas Arant Alabama Academy of Honor materials

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Identifier: MSS-0081
Overview Materials relating to Arant's 1978 induction into the Alabama Academy of Honor, including a scrapbook with pictures from the induction, biographical information on members, and past programs from induction ceremonies.
Dates: 1974-1986

Archibald McLauchlin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0961
Abstract Correspondence, 1860-1869, and diaries, 1854-1870, of this North Carolina native who settled in Upper Peach Tree, Wilcox County.
Dates: 1854 - 1870

Letters from Archie to Sarah and Brother

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Identifier: MSS-2214
Abstract Collection consists of family correspondence between Archie and siblings. Discusses education, farming, and family matters.
Dates: 1860 - 1874

Argentina in the 1890s Photographic Album

 Collection
Identifier: 2022-012
Scope and Contents This collection of 50 black and white photographs depicts everyday life in Buenos Aires, Palermo, and Hurlingham, Argentina during the 1890s. Photographs measure approximately 6¾” x 8¾” and are captioned on versos, though some captions are partly trimmed. Photographs show public celebrations and parades, portraits of Argentinians, and landmarks such as the Banco de la Nación and Central Station of Ferrocarril del Sud.
Dates: circa 1890s.

Armed Forces pocket guides

 Collection
Identifier: PM-018
Overview Contains foreign language and travel pocket guides for the United States Armed Forces.
Dates: 1946-1967

Edmund Armes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0086
Overview Typed correspondence and telegrams from Armes in his capacity as Birmingham, Alabama chairman of the Sewanee (University of the South) endowment campaign to area Episcopalians, seeking donations for the institution. The collection also contains newspaper clippings pertaining to the campaign, and information on fundraising events.
Dates: 1919

Ethel Marie Armes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0087
Overview Personal letters written by Ethel Armes, a Birmingham journalist and author, primarily to Alice Wiggin of Franklin, Massachusetts.
Dates: between 1890 and 2002

Armstrong Family Western United States Trip Scrapbook

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Identifier: MSS-4252
Overview Scrapbook created by a family in 1936, in a small, 3-ring binder after a family trip west, including postcards and other memorabilia.
Dates: 1936

Army Specialized Training Program papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3602
Overview Panoramic photo and files of an Army Specialized Training Program (ASTP) group
Dates: Between 1942 and 1944

A.S. Williams III Alabama Banking Collection

 Collection
Identifier: W-0196

AS Williams III Alabama Coal and Iron records

 Collection
Identifier: W-0062
Overview Correspondence, annual reports and audits, maps, and other material related to coal and iron production in Alabama.
Dates: 1874 - 1943

Ashby and Keifer family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2638
Overview The collection contains personal and business correspondence from different members of the Ashby and Kiefer families primarily providing news of daily life from those employed in sales and farming in and around Kentucky and Indiana.
Dates: 1883 - 1971

Ashcraft Corner Baptist Church History

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Identifier: MSS-0089
Overview History of Ashcraft Corner Baptist Church from 1889-1975
Dates: 1975

William Jason Ashenfelter World War II Artifacts and Photographs

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Identifier: MSS-4007
Overview World War II memorabilia collected and photographs taken during Ashenfelter's tour of duty in Europe .
Dates: 1942-1945

Ashville Railroad Company Records

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Identifier: MSS-0090
Abstract Photocopies of resolutions about the formation of the company, legal documents, printed maps, certificates of incorporation, and board meeting notices related to the Ashville Railroad Company, 1882-1884.
Dates: 1882 - 1884

Askew family papers

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Identifier: MSS-0091
Overview Biographical sketch, ledger, diaries, church histories, newspaper clippings, copies of poetry and pieces written about Confederate history in Alabama, address and appointment books from this Dayton, Alabama, family.
Dates: 1844-1993

Atkinson Family Photographs

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Identifier: 2009-193
Overview This collection consists of fourteen photographs, possibly portraits of the Atkinson family and their friends, taken by photographers in Anniston, Alabama; Chattanooga, Tennessee; Atlanta, Georgia; Rochester, Staten Island, and Brooklyn, New York; and Chicago, Illinois.
Dates: 1880 - 1894

Atlanta and West Point Railroad Company freight routes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0093
Overview Freight traffic routes for this Georgia railroad company
Dates: after 1857

Atlanta Grand Opera scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3527
Overview Articles clipped primarily from the Atlanta Constitution between 1910 and 1915
Dates: 1910-1959

Audubon Place (Tuscaloosa, Alabama) Historic District collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0094
Overview A collection of information compiled in 1981 in the process of applying for historic designation for this Tuscaloosa, Alabama district. It includes historical data, newspaper clippings about houses, lists of previous owners, special features of houses, floor plans, and an historical inventory of various homes.
Dates: 1981-1985

Augusta Evans Wilson papers

 Collection
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

Aurora Pryor McClellan commonplace and autograph book

 Collection
Identifier: W-0015
Overview Sketches, quotations, brief journal entries, and several letters.
Dates: 1861-1903

Austin family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0095
Abstract A collection of genealogical information on the Austin, Hutto, Lambert and Knox families. It also contains family correspondence, photographs, and legal documents.
Dates: 1887-1980

Austin L. Venable Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1498
Abstract This collection contains manuscripts, research materials (original documents, notes, photostats, and microfilm), and copies of historical journals.
Dates: 1834 - 1971

Axalla John Hoole Papers

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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

A.Y. Sharpe and Son, Demopolis, Alabama, records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1260
Abstract Partial records of a Demopolis, Alabama, general store, including amounts brought forward, 1880-1892; and purchases, 1893-1911. Some loose pages are laid in to the account book.
Dates: 1880-1911

Harry Mell Ayers papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0097
Abstract Contains the correspondence of this New Deal Democrat and Civil Rights supporter who owned the newspaper, the Anniston Star. The correspondence deals with local, state, and national political campaigns, elections, education, civil rights, editorials, letters to the editor, and events of the times. The collection also contains personal correspondence with other newspapermen, educators, and statesmen; copies of editorials and clippings on Alabama politics, Anniston, education, the Federal...
Dates: 1918-1956

Aylette Family Tree

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Identifier: MSS-0099
Abstract A typed copy of the Aylette family pedigree.
Dates: undated

B. H. B. Latrobe St. Louis Cathedral Contract

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0845
Abstract 1819 contract for construction of the central tower on the St. Louis Cathedral.
Dates: 1819

B. L. Holt correspondence on the 1908 Confederate Veterans Reunion

 Collection
Identifier: W-0044
Overview Holt's correspondence between May and June 1908, relating to his duties as quartermaster general in securing hotels accommodations and horses for Alabama Governor Braxton Bragg Comer and members of his staff who participated in the veteran's parade and other reunion events.
Dates: 1908

B. V. Horne Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0704
Abstract Letter to Elizabeth (possibly his wife) explaining his financial situation.
Dates: 1853-12-27

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