Education -- Alabama
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh2008118760
Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:
Lecture notes on John W. Abercrombie
Abstract Notes for a class lecture on Abercrombie, president of the University of Alabama. Includes information on the construction of University buildings during his tenure, as well as his conflicts with former acting president and Latin professor William S. Wyman.
Dates: not dated
Alabama Association for Young Children records
Abstract A collection containing meeting minutes, correspondence, the organization's constitution and by-laws, photographs, and other materials.
Dates: 1959 - 1987
Alabama School Libraries: a history
Overview This collection contains papers that are associated with Alabama School Libraries. This includes newspaper clippings, association newsletters, correspondence, and reports with the bulk of the materials from the 1940s.
Alpha Epsilon Delta records
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.
Harry Mell Ayers papers
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...
Marion Banks letter
Abstract Letter to Dr. E. H. Moren recommending W. C. Richardson for the professorship of English literature at Alabama A and M College.
Dates: 1878 May 24
Birmingham Dental College minutes
Abstract A collection of board minutes, including some organizational information.
Sarah Blue collection
Abstract A collection of items, most of them relative to the 1915 high school graduation of Sarah Blue of Union Springs, Alabama, including a keepsake book, “My Golden School Days.”
Dates: 1894-circa 1915
Marie Brink memory book, Sidney Lanier High School, 1922
Overview Memory book of high school senior Marie Brink, documenting her experiences at Sidney Lanier High school in 1922
Brown Hill School Trustees' minutes
Overview Trustees' minutes, covering 1916-1924 (including parents' rolls), of this school for African American students in Loachapoka, Lee County, Alabama.
Dayton Female Institute announcement
Abstract An 1867 announcement containing information for students of this Dayton, Alabama girls school overseen by the Rev. J.F. Tarrant and his wife.
Harold Dunn paper
Overview Paper by Dunn entitled "The Annual Miss Winterboro High School Beauty Pageant and its Significance to the Community."
Dates: 1991 April 8
Early Educational Institutions in the South
Overview Tuition receipts, a printed announcement, and a clipping, from several schools, primarily in Alabama.
Eborn and Peteet Families papers
Collection — Box 3154: 
Overview Letters, written by Benjamin F. Eborn between 1884 and 1885 to his sweetheart (later his wife), Corinne Peteet Eborn. There are also other letters to Corinne from various family members, including her father, W.Y. Peteet, mother-in-law, Bettie Eborn, and her sister, Mary P. Jones.
Janie May Eppes papers
Overview Teaching materials and clippings gathered by a Birmingham, Alabama, school teacher for use in her classroom, and in the course of her own education
Albert John Farrah manuscripts
Overview Typescript manuscripts of two textbooks (two copies of each) created by Albert John Farrah, Dean of the University of Alabama Law School from 1912 until shortly before his death in June of 1944.
Joseph B. Graham speeches and letter
Overview Contains copies of four speeches written by Talladega educator Joseph B. Graham and presented to various civic and social clubs; also contains one letter signed by Selma politician Edmund Pettus
Greene County Union Female Institute, Minutes of the meeting of Citizens of Daniel's Prairie, to... establish the female institute at Burton's Hill
Overview Typescript copy of the minutes of a meeting to establish a female academy at Burton's Hill, Alabama, and the school's constitution and amendments.
Greene Springs School records
Overview Ledger of standings, studies, and absences of the students from 1847 through 1870 as well as an honor roll of the Humanitarian Society of this Hale County, Alabama, school.
Virginia J. Hanson papers
Overview Contains a memory book documenting the senior year of Virginia J. Hanson, a 1912 graduate of Birmingham High School. Also contains research notes, correspondence and manuscripts related to Hanson's thesis, "Alabama in Legend and Lore."
James Austin Anderson papers
Overview A collection of copies of newspaper clippings and information about Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and its people.
Jerusha Hemphill DIploma
Overview A diploma for having completed the course of study at Tuscaloosa Female Academy, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
L. A. Shaver letter, 1880 June 22
File — Box WSC001: , Folder: W 0129.06
Scope and Contents A one-page letter written by Montgomery County (Alabama) Superintendent of Education L. A. Shaver to J. W. Dubose, appointing him to the Montgomery County Board of Education following the resignation of another board member. The letter, dated June 22, 1890, is written on stationery from Shaver's law firm.
Dates: 1880 June 22
Lincoln Normal School Photographic Albums
Overview This collection consists of two personal albums with photographs of teachers, administrators, and students at the Lincoln Normal School, an early African-American school in Marion, Alabama. The albums include formal group portraits, informal photographs from everyday life, and images of the school's surroundings.
Dates: 1909 - 1924
Lena E. Lockhart papers
Overview Autobiographical sketch, inspirational materials, the papers "Woman's Part in Making Alabama History - the Past" presented to the Thomaston, Marengo County, Alabama Study Club, which focuses on female educators, and "History of The Thomaston Parent-Teacher Association", as well as a history of Thomaston, Alabama, by Alma Jean Compton, and materials relating to teaching.
Lola Higginbotham memory book, McAdory High School, McCalla, Alabama
Overview Memory book documenting the senior year of Lola Higginbotham, a 1924 graduate of McAdory High School.
Manly Family Papers
Abstract Includes the papers of Basil Manly, president of the University of Alabama, 1837-1855, and a founder of Furman University, which reflect the history of the period as well as his life as theologian and educator. It also contains materials created and gathered by other Manly family members, including his sons Basil and Charles, president of Furman University, 1881-1897.
Dates: 1818 - 1930
McAdory and Huey family papers
Overview Correspondence, manuscripts, and ledgers written by members of the McAdory and Huey families of Bessemer, Marion, and Talladega, Alabama
Staci Niemeyer paper "Folk Dancing at the Marietta Johnson School of Organic Education"
Overview Essay about folk dancing at the Marietta Johnson School of Organic Education, a school founded in 1907 by progressive educator Marietta Johnson in Fairhope, Alabama.
Dates: 1990 April 1
William F. Reekstin Photograph Albums
Overview Nine photograph albums of William F. Reekstin, a student at the University of Alabama in the early 1930s documenting a variety of campus venues and activities.
James H. Shaw Correspondence with George Wallace
Overview Letter to and one from former governor George C. Wallace
W. H. Storey Papers
Overview Correspondence, diaries, educational materials, and genealogical documents of Storey and his family
Henrietta Thompson papers
Abstract This collection contains the papers and correspondence of an University of Alabama Home Economics professor.
Henry Tutwiler papers
Overview Contains three notebooks: an account book recording tuition payments at Greensboro Academy; a second account book documenting Henry Tutwiler's personal expenses; and a commonplace book containing book reviews, weather reports, and very brief entries about the Civil War.