Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85047009
Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:
Album of quotations
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).
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
M. E. Allan letter
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
Ann Ayer Manuscript
Abstract A manuscript of Ayers's guide for "Locating and Using Selected Genealogical Sources," written in 1972 and copyrighted in 1978.
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.
Mamie L. Barnett letter
Abstract A letter dated 7 June 1928 from Barnett to her brother Frank.
Dates: 1928 June 7
Harvey Beeson letters and photographs
Abstract Letter and photographs relating to Harvey Beeson’s ancestors in Michigan, August 1939.
Henry R. Benagh letter
Abstract A letter containing genealogical information about the Benagh family.
Benjamin T. Barret Papers
Abstract A collection containing family correspondence, bills, receipts, clippings, and other items.
Dates: 1836 - 1921; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1900
Sam Bennett letter
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
Winafred Bird letter
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
A. M. Blair letter
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
Olin Boggess Letter
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
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.
Amelia Boswell letter
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
Charles Mitchell Burford letter
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
Rosa Lee Busby papers
Overview Genealogical research and papers compiled by Busby
I. M. Clark letter
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
Clement Claiborne Clay, Jr., letter and biographical sketch
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
Elizabeth Clitherall letter
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 Letters from members of the Dall and Tardy families of Baltimore, Maryland, and Mobile, Alabama, written between 1840 and 1908.
Jim Edwards papers
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.
T. J. Farmer family papers
Overview Miscellaneous correspondence, mostly among members of this Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, farm family, and an 1876 grade report from Alabama Central Female College.
H. P. and Elisa K. Fleischman Correspondence
Overview Letters of a commission merchant in the Caribbean and on the Mississippi River, and his family.
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
Frank Jones Letter, 1874 October - December
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
Gorgas Family Photographs
Abstract Collection consists of forty-nine photographs of William Crawford Gorgas (1854 - 1920) family, son of Josiah and Amelia Gayle Gorgas. Collection includes formal portraits of William Crawford Gorgas from infancy to adulthood, wife Marie, daughter Aileen and her children, Amelia Gayle Gorgas, friends of the Gorgas family, and interior and exterior scenes of the Gorgas homes in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Cuba and Panama. Collection also includes a portrait photograph entitled "Hood's Children" that...
Dates: 1854 - 1920
Jefferson Franklin Jackson Family Papers
Overview This collection contains the letters of correspondence, financial papers, and a Phi Beta Kappa invitation.
Dates: 1847 - 1921
James Gayton Letter, 1846-08-04
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.
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.
Macon and Miles Abernathy papers
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
Letter from Maria to Martha
Overview Letter dated 25 December 1885, from Maria in Wentworth, New Hampshire, to her cousin Martha in Laconia, New Hampshire.
Dates: 1885 December 25
Earl McGowin papers
Overview Contains family papers and business records.
Pauline Jones Gandrud papers
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: 1900 - 1980
Pettigrew Family Carte de Visite
Abstract Carte de visite (CDV) of the Pettigrew family, along with an African American woman and a young boy. Acc # 015-008
Photographs, 1840 - 1916
Container Summary This series consist of fifty-seven Kirksey family photographs.
Dates: 1840 - 1916
Laleah G. Pratt letter
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
Ragland Family Photographs
Abstract 17 images of Ragland family.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 1940
Rosa Schumpp Letter, 1887 September 2
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
Ruth Richardson Letter, 1849 March 3
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
Simpson Family Photographs
Abstract Primarily cabinet cards, mounted albumen prints and carbon prints; individuals are identified as members of the Peebles, Colvin, Ball, Simpson, Davis, Greene, Heard, Norris, Spencer, Taylor and [Perrow] families; some photographs taken by F.M. Turner, Tuscaloosa photographer, as well as photographers in Anniston, Eutaw, and Birmingham.
Dates: 1850 - 1910
Tillery Family Photographs
Abstract One hundred and seven photographs and two albums with one hundred and three photographs of the Tillery family.
Dates: 1900 - 1909
Russell F. Trask letters
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.
Tucker family records
Abstract Contains records of births, marriages, and deaths.
Dates: circa 1800-1952
Wade Hall Photographs, Small Collection
Abstract This collection consists of six black and white photographs depicting family members from Erie, Kentucky. Only a few family members are identified: Patria Beard and Eudora and Monsy Jepson.
Dates: 1920 - 1929
William B. Shirdan papers
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
Sterling Wood papers
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.