Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85053742
Found in 71 Collections and/or Records:
Adams Family papers
Abstract This collection consists principally of correspondence among members of the Adams Family, the majority of which concerns the Confederate service of a son, who wrote many letters detailing army life and conditions. It also contains papers related to Homer and John Adams, prisoners of war who died before returning home, and an Adams Family history by Irving Adams, dated December 18, 1948.
Dates: 1849 - 1926; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1865
W. T. Alexander genealogical papers
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.
Alison family papers
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
Askew family papers
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.
Austin family collection
Abstract A collection of genealogical information on the Austin, Hutto, Lambert and Knox families. It also contains family correspondence, photographs, and legal documents.
Athelyne Celest Banks Papers
Overview Papers that document the life of a prominent African American educator in Decatur, Alabama.
Eutaw Banks... Their Story as Suggested by the WCB Photo Albums (PDF files on CD-ROM)
Overview The story of the family of James Oliver Banks II of Eutaw, Alabama, as told in the photographs of his son Wilkes Coleman Banks.
Barker Family papers
Overview Letters, photographs, newspaper clippings, genealogical records and other materials relating to Henry A. Barker (1879-1962), a Methodist Minister in Boaz, Alabama, and his family.
Henry R. Benagh letter
Abstract A letter containing genealogical information about the Benagh family.
James C. Bennett papers
Abstract A miscellaneous collection of Civil War material of this Union soldier from Indiana, including enlistment lists, muster roles, war songs, writings, drawings, a diary, genealogical information, and clippings. All materials are photocopies of originals.
Dates: circa 1862-1899; Majority of material found within 1862 - 1869
W.O. Bennett obituary and ancestry
Overview Hand written copy of William Osborne Bennett's obituary and ancestry
Dates: 1921 June
Erline Bodine papers
Overview An amalgam of genealogical research done by Bodine into the Bodine and Pate families, and a copy of a letter to Alabama Governor Guy Hunt, dated 21 March 1987, claiming damages of “about 160 A[cres] and one billion dollars” owing to a “stragedy” [sic] concocted by “Big Jim” [Fulsom?] and Franklin Roosevelt “to help the nation with my family’s resources.”
Bogy and Smith Families genealogy
Abstract A miscellany of materials related to the Bogy and Smith families. The former were French immigrants of the early nineteenth century who appear to have settled, variously, in the Vine and Olive Colony of Alabama (Demopolis), around Arkansas Post, and around New Madrid, Missouri, while the latter were the families of Steven and Mary Jane Pitt Smith of Green and Choctaw Counties, Alabama, and Ivy Furman Smith and Mary Jane Morrison Smith of Green and Marengo Counties, Alabama.
Charles Boyd genealogy
Abstract A collection of genealogical records pertaining to Boyd's family.
John Burnham papers
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.
Lucille Dorroh Burton papers
Overview A collection of genealogical records.
Rosa Lee Busby papers
Overview Genealogical research and papers compiled by Busby
O. T. Buswell letter
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
Ottokar T. Cadek papers
Overview Correspondence, diaries, genealogies, and various other documents relating to the life of this violinist, conductor, and teacher.
Hamlin Caldwell family genealogy
Overview Genealogy completed in 1958 by Daisy Caldwell and Jessie King Cave. The work documents the life of Hamlin Caldwell of Scottsboro, Alabama, and his descendants.
Dates: 1958 December 1
Callahan Family papers
Overview A miscellany of materials, primarily genealogical records of a large number of families. The collection also contains files on the Hopewell Baptist Church in Fayette County, Alabama, the 26th Alabama Infantry Regiment Company F, Alabama land records, and on women's suffrage.
C. L. Clawson Letter
Overview Letter with family news and talk of growing cotton in Alabama versus in South Carolina, as well as some genealogical information.
Dates: 1850 August 5
Elizabeth Tyler Coleman papers
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.
Collins family papers
Abstract Photocopies of letters written by various family members, primarily James S. Collins, Martha Louvenia Smyth Collins (Mrs. James S. Collins – second wife of James S.), James “Jim” Madison Collins, Lake Huron Collins Madison, Martin Lomax “Max” Collins, Irene (Mrs. Lomax Collins) and Purser Collins. There are also photocopies of the birth, marriage, and death pages from several family Bibles as well as copies of typed and handwritten pages of genealogical data and obituaries clipped from...
Jefferson Carroll Davis Papers
Overview World War II letters, scrapbook, and genealogical materials
Dorman and Noel family papers
Abstract A genealogical record of the ancestors of Lily Dorman Ramsey, plus family correspondence of the Dormans and Noels of Greensboro and Mobile, Alabama.
Durst Family papers
Overview Letters, newspapers, and miscellaneous documents from the Durst family. There is also a World War One era panoramic photograph and United Stated Service, or Blue Star Mother's flag.
Dates: 1708-1977; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1868
Samuel Earle papers
Overview Correspondence dealing with Earle's tenure as a congressman representing South Carolina, and genealogical papers of Earle's grandson, Samuel M. Earle.
Alice Estill papers
Overview Extensive genealogy notes collected by Alice Estill of Miami, Florida (probably for the purpose of joining the Daughters of the American Revolution).
Francis Bugbee papers
Overview Consists principally of personal correspondence from Francis Bugbee's family and close friends concerning family and personal news. as well as genealogical materials relating to the Bugbee family and many other Massachusetts and Connecticut families. There is very little business correspondence or any information concerning his years as trustee, judge, or legislator.
Dates: 1818-1879; Majority of material found within 1818 - 1820
Eddy Lanier King Gilmore papers
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
Henry Roland Godson genealogy
Overview Genealogy and family history of this C.S.S. Alabama sailor
Virginia Chapman Green genealogical research
Overview Folders containing Green's personal genealogical research.
Myrtis Parker Handley papers
Overview Alphabetical folders of genealogies and genealogy research, including notebooks, newspaper clippings, and photos.
Hardee family papers
Overview Financial documents, letters, and genealogical documents
Humphries Family Ancestor Book and Story Collection (PDF file on CD-ROM)
Overview Family history of the Humphries of Mississippi and Alabama.
George B. Inge papers
Overview Research material for the book, The Herndon and Inge Families: Genealogical, Historical, Biographical.
Dates: 1862 - 1975
John Cocke Papers
Overview Business correspondence, accounts, legal documents, and other materials (including the selling and purchasing of slaves) of this 19th century Marengo County, Alabama, plantation owner.
John Collier Foster papers
Overview A sizeable collection of church correspondence, sermons, and other religious materials, and family correspondence and other personal items of this farmer and Southern Baptist minister in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dates: 1841 - 1892; Majority of material found within 1889 - 1892
Henry P. Johnston papers
Abstract Genealogical documents concerning the Johnston family including a large German family tree and copies of photographs
Josiah and Amelia Gorgas family papers
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, scrapbooks, and other papers of Josiah Gorgas, chief of the Confederate Bureau of Ordnance and president of the University of Alabama, and his wife Amelia Gayle Gorgas, librarian at the University of Alabama and daughter of Alabama governor John Gayle.
Kathrina Brown James Genealogical Notes
Abstract Genealogical information on the James family, much of it written by Mrs. James, including family documents, lineage charts, and articles about her husband, William K. E. James, a pastor in Tuscaloosa.
Dates: 1754 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1978
Krecker-Jobe family history
Overview Contains genealogical materials and pages (possibly from a scrapbook) that include 19th-century photos.
Dates: circa 1900-1970s
Alton Lambert papers
Abstract A collection of genealogical information, cemetery records, photos, clippings, correspondence, and other materials.
Dates: circa 1980s
Marr, Carson, and McCormick family papers
Overview Papers relating to family of Dr. Thomas Carson McCormick and family genealogical notes.
Martin and Wells Families Bible Records
Overview Genealogical records taken from the family Bibles of the Martin and Wells families
Dates: 1994 October 3
Maupin Family Genealogy
Abstract A genealogy of the Maupin family, beginning with Gabriel Maupin of France, who lived in England and came to America around 1710. His descendants lived in Virginia and other southern states.
Libba Mayo papers
Overview Excerpts from the diary of John G. Traylor (1817-43), an early Dallas County, Alabama resident, a genealogy of the Traylor family, and a history of the town of Pleasant Hill, Dallas County, Alabama.
Overview Miscellaneous genealogies of various Alabama families
Dates: after 1950
William A. Morris papers
Overview Eleven receipts for slave purchases, and genealogical material on the family of William Morris.