Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:
Overview This collection consists Abernathy family correspondence discussing the outbreak of the Civil War and the return of Macon, a University of Alabama student, to his hometown of Jacksonville, Alabama, to enlist in a local company. Also contains an 1878 obituary of Macon's father, Major Miles W. Abernathy.
Dates: 1861 - 1878
Overview Album containing handwritten quotations from the Bible, classical authors, and sources, as well as two handwritten copies of notices from the "Times" and "Tuscaloosa Gazette" (1881).
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
Overview Letter dated 30 September 1855, to "Dear Cousin," from Bald Hill, Georgia, discussing family news, crops, children, and illnesses and deaths among family and slaves.
Dates: 1855 September 30
Abstract A collection of genealogical information on the Austin, Hutto, Lambert and Knox families. It also contains family correspondence, photographs, and legal documents.
Abstract A letter dated 7 June 1928 from Barnett to her brother Frank.
Dates: 1928 June 7
Abstract Letter and photographs relating to Harvey Beeson’s ancestors in Michigan, August 1939.
Abstract A letter containing genealogical information about the Benagh family.
Abstract An 1848 letter written from Chickasaw, Alabama, to his cousin in Tuscumbia, Alabama, discussing the weather of the "sunny South," temperance, sailing to New Orleans, and various family matters.
Dates: 1848 May 7
Abstract A letter from Bird dated 5 May 1822, from Lower Salem, Sumter District, South Carolina to her son John Goodson Falls of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Bird asked that he visit her and that she might join him in Tuscaloosa.
Dates: 1822 May 5
Abstract A letter dated 30 November 1843, to Blair's brother Edwin in Williamstown, Massachusetts, describing a sea voyage from New York, to Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1843 November 30
Overview One letter from Olin Boggess, of Lakeland, Florida, to his brother Walter. The letter concerns a trip of Olin's.
Dates: 1929 June 20
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.
Abstract Letter dated 13 August 1847, from Boswell of El Dorado, Arkansas, to her cousin, Elizabeth A. Boswell of Pike County, Alabama, discussing the health of family members, crops, and weather.
Dates: 1847 August 13
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
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
Overview Genealogical research and papers compiled by Busby
Overview Letter dated 28 July 1861, from "Clover Bottom" (near Huntsville) to his sister, giving news of crops and weather, and stating his desire to join the army.
Dates: 1861 July 28
Overview Letter written from Tuscaloosa in 1834, to his aunt, Mrs. Robert W. Withers of Erie, Greene County, Alabama, and a biographical sketch, author and date unknown, which includes information on Clay's political career, wedding, and friends.
Dates: circa 1834
Abstract Letter dated 30 July 1863, from Mobile, to her cousin Ann Greenough Burgwyn in North Carolina, extending sympathy on death of Burgwyn's son, Henry King Burgwyn, at Gettysburg, and expressing anti-war sentiments
Dates: 1863 July 30
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.
Overview Letters from members of the Dall and Tardy families of Baltimore, Maryland, and Mobile, Alabama, written between 1840 and 1908.
Overview Contains correspondence letters of Jim Edwards written to his family and friends, mostly containing information about his daily life. Also contains his grade reports during his time at Miami University, 1934-1938.
Overview Miscellaneous correspondence, mostly among members of this Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, farm family, and an 1876 grade report from Alabama Central Female College.
Overview Letters of a commission merchant in the Caribbean and on the Mississippi River, and his family.
File — Box 4257.005: , Folder: 16
Scope and Contents Letter by Frank Jones in Lima, Ohio, to his son John in Nevada, Iowa, begun on October 29, 1874, and finished in December by John's mother. The letter covers the harvesting of apples and pumpkins, burying cabbages, and the snowy weather. John's mother lightly scolds John for the number of letters she has sent him without any reply. She also updates him on the weather as well as the local goings on.
Dates: 1874 October - December
Overview The collection contains genealogical research notes covering 1820-1880, including county data, church and marriage records, family histories, and other information created and gathered by this Alabama genealogist. The collection also contains a list of military pension and bounty land applications.
Dates: circa 1900-1980
Overview This collection contains the letters of correspondence, financial papers, and a Phi Beta Kappa invitation.
File — Box 4257.004: , Folder: 18
Scope and Contents Letter from James Gayton of Cleveland, Ohio, to his brother William Gayton of Waterloo, New York, discussing Richard's ill health, the coming Winter, money, wanting to visit his family, and the current prices for grain and produce. There is a second letter written on the bottom quarter of the sheet of paper by Mary Ann Gayton, William's wife, to her sister-in-law, also named Mary Ann.
Dates: 1846 August 4
Overview Letter dated 25 December 1885, from Maria in Wentworth, New Hampshire, to her cousin Martha in Laconia, New Hampshire.
Dates: 1885 December 25
Overview Contains family papers and business records.
Abstract Carte de visite (CDV) of the Pettigrew family, along with an African American woman and a young boy. Acc # 015-008
Dates: circa 1866
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
File — Box 4257.002: , Folder: 23
Scope and Contents Letter to Lula from her sister Rosa Schumpp at St. Joseph's Academy (probably a boarding school) discussing her namesday gifts from her aunt, her pleasant afternoon, and her upcoming first confession in English. Aunt M. De Sales also writes that Rosa is doing fine.
Dates: 1887 September 2
File — Box 4257.001: , Folder: 23
Scope and Contents Letter from Ruth Richardson, of Acton, Massachusetts, to her daughter Ann H. Thompson, of Landgrove, Vermont, describing the sudden death of her husband, Ann's father.
Dates: 1849 March 3
Abstract Letters from this African American soldier who served in the 310th Quartermaster Railhead Company during World War II to his family in Montgomery, Alabama.
Dates: 1944 - 1947; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1945
Abstract Letters written mainly to Russell F. Trask, E.M. 1/c aboard the U.S.S. Apollo (A.S. 25) by his wife, LeElda “Lee” Trask of Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin. Some of the letters are written to Trask by his mother and other family member. Twenty-eight of the letters are written to Lee by Trask.
Abstract Contains records of births, marriages, and deaths.
Dates: circa 1800-1952
Overview Contains notes, photograph albums, scrapbooks, notebooks, research notes, geneaology notes, family records, wills and letters on the Wood family from the 1860's-1972.