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Brewster and Conley sales records

 Collection
Identifier: W-0075
Overview Contains the sales records from 1838 to 1846 of Brewster and Conley, a buggy and carriage manufacturing company located in antebellum Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1838 - 1846

1926 Bridal shower booklet

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2751
Overview A 1926 bridal shower booklet created for the bride, Bernice, by the women who attended the party.
Dates: 1926

Judy Bridgers Papers--CLOSED FOR PROJECT

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2411
Overview Papers, photographs, etc., related to her involvement in AIDS outreach in Birmingham
Dates: 1990s

Charles Edward Bridges letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0209
Overview A letter dated 24 February 1849, written from the University of Alabama to Sam Houston, advising him that he has been elected an honorary member of the Erosophic Society.
Dates: 1849 February 24

Brien Chapel A.M.E. Church records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0211
Overview Records of this African Methodist Episcopal church in Burnsville, Alabama, from 1924-1973.
Dates: 1924-1973; Majority of material found within 1926 - 1956

Brierfield Ironworks records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0212
Overview Financial and legal documents of the Brierfield Ironworks along with some correspondence and printed materials, dating from 1866 to 1882. The materials are divided into two main groups: (A) those materials generated during Josiah Gorgas' control of the ironworks (1866-1869), and (B) those materials generated during Thomas S. Alvis' control of the operations (1869-1873).
Dates: 1864-1897; Majority of material found within 1866 - 1882

Lillian Pearl Brightwell papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2307
Overview Brightwell's scrapbook about her senior year at "L.G.H.S." - Louisville Girls High School in Louisville, Kentucky.
Dates: 1920

Briquet, Granat, and Waite Album of Commercial Photographs of Mexico City and Its Environs

 Collection
Identifier: 2020-005
Overview One photographic album containing fifty-eight black-and-white photographs of turn of the century Mexico taken by three photographers: Abel Briquet, Jacob Granat, and Charles Betts Waite.
Dates: circa 1890s-1905

British nineteenth-century naval pay documents (Power of Attorney, etc.)

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0486
Overview Power of attorney, dated 4 December 1809, and drafts, dated 10 August 1816 and 28 October 1816, for prize money for sailors of the British navy.
Dates: 1809-1816

Broadnax, Cleavland, and McKerrill account ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0213
Overview Ledger recording purchases by customers at this general store in Eutaw, Green County, Alabama.
Dates: 1866

Charles Raven Brockmann diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3757
Overview The diaries of a librarian, traveling salesman, and committed diarist.
Dates: 1906-1970

Iveson L. Brookes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0214
Abstract A large collection of letters to and from this Baptist clergyman, planter and southern sectionalist, including defenses of the South, Brookes's business transactions, and family matters.
Dates: 1811-1911; Majority of material found within 1825 - 1865

Brookside-Pratt Mining Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0215
Overview This collection contains the pay records for W.M. Meadows for the year of 1919 at the Brookside-Pratt Mining Company.
Dates: 1919

Brookwood Silver Liners Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2653
Overview The minutes, agenda, newspaper clippings, membership directories, and miscellaneous papers of this Brookwood, Alabama senior citizens organization.
Dates: 1985?-2009

Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0216
Overview Letter dated 15 March 1921 from Brotherhood of Trainmen Vice President, Val Fitzpatrick, to union members concerning a strike against the Atlanta, Birmingham, and Atlantic Railway Company.
Dates: 1921 March 16

Richard Brough collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3679
Overview Prints from original sketches of "famous firsts" of Alabama and a sketch print of Farrah Hall on the University of Alabama campus
Dates: unknown

Alfred A. Brown letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0218
Overview Letter dated 16 January 1863, from Canterbury, New Hampshire, to Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Burroughs, West Acton, Massachusetts, concerning friends and family
Dates: 1863 January 16

Donald Brown collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3690
Overview The Century War Book: Battles and Leaders of the Civil War (People's Pictorial Edition); Alabama Citizens' Commission on Constitutional Reform Collection; Rosenwald Schools in Kentucky, 1917-1932 Papers; and 4) Another Star is Born: Grand Opening Tuscaloosa Mercedes-Benz M-class Press Information packet.
Dates: unknown

Brown Hill School Trustees' minutes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0217
Overview Trustees' minutes, covering 1916-1924 (including parents' rolls), of this school for African American students in Loachapoka, Lee County, Alabama.
Dates: 1916-1924

James Clinton Brown diploma

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3792
Overview This collection contains the University of Alabama law degree conferred to James Clinton Brown.
Dates: 1892 June 29

Mrs. Sue Brown Correspondence and Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4039
Overview Correspondence to Sue Brown from friends and relatives, as well as a scrapbook and miscellaneous documents and correspondence.
Dates: 1833-1943

Wilburt Scott Brown papers

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

Bruce A. Hood Paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0696
Abstract Paper entitled "Some Rambling Thoughts on the American Negro and Current Related Issues," describing life for African Americans since emancipation
Dates: 1965

W. L. Bruce and Sons records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0223
Overview Ledgers and daybooks of this Catherine, Wilcox County, Alabama, country store, reflecting the economic and social conditions of this rural community from 1911 to 1936
Dates: 1911-1936

Richard Trapier Brumby letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0224
Overview Letter from Brumby, dated 2 April 1834, from Tuscaloosa, to the firm of Wragg and Stewart in Montgomery, Alabama, concerning a debt owed to the firm
Dates: 1834 April 2

Joseph Bryan Circular Letter Supporting Liberia

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3581
Overview Published circular letter from Bryan to US Congress concerning the African slave trade and Liberia
Dates: circa 1850

Bryce Hospital Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0225
Overview Various materials on the establishment and history of the Alabama Insane Hospital in Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, later known as Bryce Hospital.
Dates: 1849-1991

Peter Bryce collection

 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

John H. Bryson letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0227
Overview Letter from Bryson, dated 12 March 1891, from Huntsville, Alabama, to the Rev. A. A. E. Taylor, St. Louis, Missouri, inviting him to visit Huntsville and discussing the inauguration of a Mr. Briggs
Dates: 1891 March 12

Buckner Confederate Hospital Medical Logs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4339
Scope and Contents This collection from Buckner Hospital, dating from April 1862 to April 1865, is comprised of one ledger of patients treated by the hospital’s mobile unit and one ledger of medical orders. The patient ledger is 343 pages and contains patient names, ranks, regiments, companies, complaints and applied treatments, and whether the patient was discharged or died. The medical orders ledger is 141 pages of general and specific orders concerning medical treatment at field hospitals. The ledgers are...
Dates: 1862-04 - 1865-04

Buenos Aires in 1939 Photographic Album

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Identifier: 2022-020
Scope and Contents This collection of one photographic album contains 21 black and white photographs promoting the 1939 Buenos Aires opening of Falcon & Cia., an Argentinian distributor of Myrugia, a Spanish cosmetics company. The photographs depict Art Deco interior and exterior views of Falcon & Cia.'s offices in the Retiro neighborhood. The photographs measure 7" x 9" and are mounted to the album leaves.
Dates: 1939

Buford Davis Notebook

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Identifier: MSS-1911
Overview The collection contains a notebook belonging to a student named Buford Davis. The notebook contains a story entitled "A Cow with A Wooden Leg," as well as school lessons and poems.
Dates: unknown

Bullock County Historical Society papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2589
Overview Papers, correspondence and research relating to the establishment of the Bullock County Historical Society, as well as some transcriptions of oral histories, cemetery records, and "genealogical" correspondence about the town of Midway and Bullock County.
Dates: 1977-1987

Maude Buntin collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0229
Overview Miscellaneous papers related to Aliceville, Pickens County, Alabama, including the Oak Grove Presbyterian Church Centennial program, 1937, the 50th anniversary booklet of the Tuesday Study Club, 1964, a Bible Study schedule for 1913, and clippings and photos related to Pickens County landmarks.
Dates: 1913-1976

Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands labor contract

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0230
Overview Labor contract dated 16 June 1865 with estate of Greene Underwood of Dallas Co., Alabama, binding former slaves to plantation in return for food, clothing and medical care
Dates: 1865 June 16

Charles Mitchell Burford letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0231
Overview Letter written by Burford, dated 20 October 1847, from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to his brother in Summerfield [Alabama?]
Dates: 1847 October 20

Jonathan Burford summons

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2212
Abstract A summons from Jonathan Burford, Circuit Court clerk, to the sheriff of Lawrence County, Alabama, asking the sheriff to compel John P. Broadnax, William F. Broadnax, and William Faxhall to pay debts.
Dates: 1821 May 1

J. M. Burke Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4127
Overview Letter from nephew to uncle discussing the chances of various political candidates in the 1860 election
Dates: 1860 September 17

Joe W. Burleson deposition

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0232
Overview Tuscaloosa, Alabama Circuit Court deposition, dated 3 February 1977, of the plaintiff in civil action no. 7984, Joe W. Burleson vs. National Broadcasting Co., et al.
Dates: 1977 February 3

John Burnham papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0233
Abstract Correspondence and other material relating to the captivity of Captain John Burnham in Algiers, 1793-94, his attempts to buy his freedom and subsequent efforts to secure reimbursement from Congress.
Dates: 1792-1832/1943?

Gladys King Burns papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0234
Overview Letters and other documents created and gathered while researching her thesis, "The Alabama Dixiecrat Revolt of 1948," at Auburn University.
Dates: 1948-1965

Sallie Burt letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0238
Overview Letter written by Burt on 12 February 1850, from Columbus [Georgia?], to friend her Lizzie, with news of family and friends
Dates: 1850 February 12

Lucille Dorroh Burton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0239
Overview A collection of genealogical records.
Dates: unknown

Hubert Busby papers

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Identifier: MSS-3518
Overview Hubert Busby campaign brochures for his political push in Montgomery County Legislature.
Dates: after 1930

Rosa Lee Busby papers

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Identifier: MSS-0240
Overview Genealogical research and papers compiled by Busby
Dates: unknown

Bush and Lobdell Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0049
Overview Five letters and a telegram to a foundry in Delaware from various Alabama railroads concerning purchase of wheels, trucks, pinions, and other items.
Dates: 1860

Business and Professional Women's Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0241
Abstract Scrapbooks and papers of this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, chapter of the Business and Professional Women's Club. Papers include treasurer's reports, public relations reports, and other club information. Scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, articles, photographs, programs, club yearbooks, and invitations.
Dates: 1935-1967

O. T. Buswell letter

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Identifier: MSS-0242
Overview Copy of a letter written by O.T. Buswell on 22 February 1870 from Rockville, Alabama, to George P. Buswell
Dates: 1870 February 22

Letter from "Butch" to Chickie

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2949
Overview A letter from Corporal "Butch" to Chickie of Louisville, Kentucky about his time with the United States Army.
Dates: 1942 October 12

General Benjamin Butler chamber pot

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3503
Overview Commercially produced chamber pot
Dates: after 1862

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