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Women

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 89 Collections and/or Records:

African American Mounted Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WP-014
Overview A collection of thirteen black-and-white mounted portraits depicting African Americans.
Dates: circa 1890s-1920s

Alabama Warriors speech text

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0053
Overview Text of a speech describing the contribution of Emma Sansom, Joseph Wheeler, Raphael Semmes, and John Pelham to Alabama history, read at the February 2, 1933, meeting of the Canebreak Rifle Guard Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Dates: 1933

Altrusa Club, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, charter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3736
Overview Charter of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, branch of this international service organization
Dates: 1966 March 4

American Association of University Women, Tuscaloosa Branch records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0073
Overview Includes the Tuscaloosa branch secretary’s notebooks, which contain the association's official correspondence, meeting minutes, by-laws, and other records that vary by year. Also includes the executive board files and scrapbooks
Dates: 1928-2002

Ethel Marie Armes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0087
Overview Personal letters written by Ethel Armes, a Birmingham journalist and author, primarily to Alice Wiggin of Franklin, Massachusetts.
Dates: between 1890 and 2002

Viscountess Astor letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0092
Abstract A letter dated 5 November 1952, from Astor to Dr. John M. Gallalee, president of the University of Alabama, declining a speaking invitation.
Dates: 1952 November 5

Martha Jane Coleman Banks commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0111
Abstract Commonplace book containing diary entries, recipes, miscellaneous writings, newspaper clippings, and poems; created by Martha Jane Coleman Banks of Columbus, Mississippi.
Dates: Circa 1848-1865

Harry V. Barnard paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0114
Abstract Condensation of a 1954 term paper titled "LaGrange College: A Historical Sketch.
Dates: 1954

Battle family papers

 Collection
Identifier: W-0010
Overview Letters, calling cards, scripture cards, and a small journal of this Tuskegee, Alabama, family.
Dates: 1855-1871

George H. Blelock letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0173
Abstract A letter dated 21 June 1865 to Capt. J. M. Cary of Chunnenuggee, Alabama. Blelock, a publisher in New York, offered "the most liberal terms" for the future literary productions of Augusta Jane Evans (Wilson) (1835-1909), an immensely popular sentimental novelist.
Dates: 1865 June 21

Sarah Blue collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0177
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

Susie L. Meyers Bobb letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3658
Overview Correspondence between family and friends of the Bobb, Raymond, and Meyers families of Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Iowa. The letters date from 1873-1922, and most of them are written to Susie L. Meyers Bobb, who was likely also Susie L. Raymond.
Dates: 1873-1922

Amelia Boswell letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0190
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

Glenda Brewer research paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0208
Overview Research paper titled "Integration at the University of Alabama," submitted for seminar in African American history at the University of Alabama in 1975.
Dates: 1975

Maude Buntin collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0229
Overview Miscellaneous papers related to Aliceville, Pickens County, Alabama, including the Oak Grove Presbyterian Church Centennial program, 1937, the 50th anniversary booklet of the Tuesday Study Club, 1964, a Bible Study schedule for 1913, and clippings and photos related to Pickens County landmarks.
Dates: 1913-1976

Sallie Burt letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0238
Overview Letter written by Burt on 12 February 1850, from Columbus [Georgia?], to friend her Lizzie, with news of family and friends
Dates: 1850 February 12

Business and Professional Women's Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0241
Abstract Scrapbooks and papers of this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, chapter of the Business and Professional Women's Club. Papers include treasurer's reports, public relations reports, and other club information. Scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, articles, photographs, programs, club yearbooks, and invitations.
Dates: 1935-1967

Helen N. Butler scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0244
Overview A scrapbook by Helen N., "Nellie," Butler of Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, consisting of clippings of newspaper articles, obituaries, poetry, marriage announcements, invitations, visiting cards, letters, prints and engravings.
Dates: 1857–1888

Callahan Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0262
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.
Dates: unknown

Carl Lamson Carmer letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0277
Overview Letter written by this acclaimed author of Stars Fell on Alabama to Mrs. Raymond McClain, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, discussing Mrs. McLain's association with Ruby Pickens Tartt, who Carmer praises for her value to the state of Alabama and her work to raise awareness of the folk traditions of Alabama.
Dates: 1972 August 9

Mary Tarver Carroll papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0283
Overview Contains two undated letters written from this Alabama resident to Peter Brannon, most likely the director of the Alabama Department of Archives and History; two hand-written verses; and three printed cards with Christmas illustrations and poems written by Carroll.
Dates: circa 1930s

Margaret Chenault papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0296
Overview Memorabilia of a University of Alabama student, 1930-1934, including a scrapbook, record book, newspapers, and student organization documents
Dates: 1930-1934

Matthew William Clinton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0318
Abstract Text of a speech on Alabama's state capitals prepared for a 1946 Daughters of the American Revolution meeting and includes a sketch of an architect's plans for improvement of the capitol grounds.
Dates: 1946

John and Mary Wellborn Cochran Diaries, Letterbook, and Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0326
Abstract Three bound volumes of this Alabama attorney and politician and his wife: John Cochran's diary; Mary Wellborn Cochran's journal; and a miscellany of copies of some of John Cochran's outgoing correspondence, journal entries of his, and copies of some freedman contracts to which he was party. Also includes two unidentified photographs that appear to be from the early twentieth century.
Dates: 1839-1915

Zitella Cocke papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0329
Abstract The collection contains photocopies of photographs and poems, perhaps written by Cocke.
Dates: circa 1950

Monroe F. Cockrell research notes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0330
Abstract Research notes and synopses on Emma Sansom, General Pickett at Gettysburg, "The Bivouac of the Dead," and General Forrest's crossing of the Sipsey River, March 29, 1865.
Dates: 1949-1956

Elizabeth Tyler Coleman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0335
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.
Dates: 1776-1955

Mary Elizabeth Counselman collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0361
Abstract A collection of manuscripts and publications from Alabama sci-fi/horror writer Mary Elizabeth Counselman
Dates: 1940 - 1980

Sarah Ann (Gayle) and William B. Crawford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0369
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, scrapbooks, and other papers of Sarah Ann Gayle Crawford, sister to Amelia Gayle Gorgas, and William B. Crawford.
Dates: 1833-1889

Ethel Creighton poem and watercolor

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0365
Overview A poem and a watercolor by Ethel Creighton featuring the Old Spanish Tower in Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: between 1880-1953

Daphne Cunningham Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0385
Abstract Diaries whose short entries provide information on the daily activities of this coed from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, member of Kappa Delta sorority, and 1916 University of Alabama graduate.
Dates: 1913-1914

Daughters of the American Revolution. Chief Tuskaloosa Chapter (Tuscaloosa, Alabama) records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0397
Overview One photocopied and bound ledger, two ledgers and five loose leaf notebooks containing the minutes of the membership and board of the Chief Tuskaloosa Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution from 1901 to 1988.
Dates: 1901-1988

Dayton Female Institute announcement

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0415
Abstract An 1867 announcement containing information for students of this Dayton, Alabama girls school overseen by the Rev. J.F. Tarrant and his wife.
Dates: 1867

Mary Dees Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2562
Overview Two scrapbooks created by and featuring Mary Dees, a native of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and Hollywood actress of the 1930s. The larger scrapbook of photos and newspaper clippings is related to Dees' work as Jean Harlow's stand-in and double in the Hollywood movie Saratoga. When Harlow died before finishing Saratoga, Dees filled in to complete the film in her place. There are also photographs, newspaper clippings and playbills, a...
Dates: 1933-2004

Eleanor Drenth Dodson Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4165
Overview Letters written in the 1940s to Eleanor ("Ellie" or "Elly") Drenth Dodson of Portland, Oregon, and San Diego, California, from her mother, Mabel Anderson Drenth, who lived in Fresno, California.
Dates: 1942-1946

Harold Dunn paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0460
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0466
Overview Tuition receipts, a printed announcement, and a clipping, from several schools, primarily in Alabama.
Dates: 1844-1879

Eborn and Peteet Families papers

 Collection — Box 3154
Identifier: MSS-0469
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.
Dates: 1879-1955

Janie May Eppes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0489
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
Dates: 1907-1957

Estes Embroidery Circle records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0491
Overview Letters, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, photos, scrapbooks, and diaries of members of this social club in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Dates: 1928-1996

Hallie Farmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0503
Overview Newspaper clippings and other published material by and about Dr. Farmer, including bibliographies, offprints of articles, book reviews, and other materials.
Dates: 1924-1960

Margaret Faulk collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0507
Overview Letters and other materials regarding this University of Alabama librarian; most of the collection relates to her illness and death.
Dates: 1932-1942

Julia Neely Finch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0515
Overview Correspondence by and to Julia Neely Finch, as well as her poetry and short stories, written between 1890 and 1926, as well as a small handwritten and typescript collection of Julia’s poems and short stories and a Common Place Book, which served as a scrapbook of her published pieces.
Dates: 1890 - 1926

"Mammy stories"

 Collection
Identifier: W-0026
Overview Handwritten manuscript by Birmingham author Julia Neely Finch describing "an old-time Southern Mammy."
Dates: between 1900 and 1920

Four Minute Men, Women's Division, Birmingham, Alabama, scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0539
Overview Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and other materials about this organization, whose members gave speeches in support of World War I.
Dates: 1918-1919

Victor Hugo Friedman Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-020
Abstract Collection consists of one photo album with ninety-nine photographs depicting Victor Hugo Friedman, a native of Tuscaloosa and local philanthropist, and his friends.
Dates: 1890s

Alice and Algernon Sydney Garnett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0561
Overview Letters written by Alice Garnett and her husband Algernon Sydney Garnett, a professor at the University of Alabama, discussing, among other things, the hardships of travel, news of the university, its professors, and their wives, the election of a new superintendent of education, and a rebellion by the University Cadets against the commandant.
Dates: 1850-1873

Ruth Bealle Glass Memory Book and UA Athletic Association membership ticket

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3868
Overview The Ruth Bealle Glass Memory Book is from Glass's senior year at Tuscaloosa High School and includes notes from classmates and faculty, photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, invitations, programs, and other mementos.
Dates: 1926 - 1927

Josiah and Amelia Gorgas family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0580
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.
Dates: 1820-1920

Eliza Williams Chotard Gould memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0582
Overview Two typescript copies of an 1868 memoirs written by early Tuscaloosa resident of French ancestry, whose family were Natchez, Mississippi pioneers.
Dates: 1868