Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85036085
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Papers submitted for credit in University of Alabama course EXT318 “Cemeteries and Local History,” a course in the New College Life Track. The focus of the papers is on cemeteries as reflecting the history of a locale and may examine burial patterns, customs, ornamentation, or simply be an inventory of interments.
Dates: 1989 - 2009
Overview Papers submitted by students for credit in the Blount Program's seminar "Marking Graves: Self and Society in Death" and ANT 444/544 "Anthropology and Cemeteries" at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The papers consider how individuals and society are reflected in burial practices and the differences between Anglo-American and African-American graveyards. The papers may examine burial patterns, customs, ornamentation, or simply be lists of interments.
Dates: 2001 - 2005
Abstract A letter dated 15 September 1840, to a cousin describing the death of Professor Horace S. Pratt of the University of Alabama. The collection also includes other material on Pratt and his family.
Dates: 1840 September 15
Abstract A January 1927 letter by W. C. Strong of Mobile, Alabama, recounting the circumstances surrounding the death of Robert F. Bell, Jr., an employee of the Munson Steam Ship Company docks who died on the job in late 1926.
Abstract Contains records of births, marriages, and deaths.
Dates: circa 1800-1952