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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 134 Collections and/or Records:

Lena E. Lockhart papers

Identifier: MSS-0871
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.
Dates: 1951-1963

Louisa Robbins Letters, 1898 March - July

 File — Box 4257.008: [1006214233], Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Letters to Louisa Robbins of Roanoke, Indiana, from her older sister Arme Cummins of Kirkville, Iowa, and from Louisa's daughter Mary Robbins, of Ossian, Indiana. Arme tells Louisa about her rheumatism and updates her about friends and family. Mary's letter tells of a recent trip to see Laura, and talks of Laura's cooking and job, visiting with friends there, and getting dress material on sale.
Dates: 1898 March - July

Luella Smith Letter, 1875 August 30

 File — Box 4257.002: [1006214227], Folder: 7
Scope and Contents One letter from Luella Smith of Readfield, Maine, to her cousin Cora B. Smith, giving her news of deaths in the family, her sorrow and loneliness, as well as other family news.
Dates: 1875 August 30

M. E. Stapleton Letter, 1890 August 11

 File — Box 4257.002: [1006214227], Folder: 26
Scope and Contents Letter from M. E. Stapleton of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to daughters Nellie and Hattie saying she would send money and then bring them some Chinese silk and other necessities on her next visit ending the letter with proposed travel arrangements.
Dates: 1890 August 11

Aurora Pryor McClellan commonplace and autograph book

Identifier: W-0015
Overview Sketches, quotations, brief journal entries, and several letters.
Dates: 1861-1903


Scope and Contents This series contains official AAUW charters and bylaws, as well as policy information of AAUW branch organizations.
Dates: 1928-2002

Minnie and Lucy Brayton Letters, 1881 January 5-8

 File — Box 4257.005: [1006214230], Folder: 30
Scope and Contents Letters from mother and daughter Lucy and Minnie Brayton of Blue Island, Illinois, to their cousin Mary, giving her news of friends and family.
Dates: 1881 January 5-8

Northport Study Club records

Identifier: MSS-3738
Overview Minutes and correspondence of this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, women's club.
Dates: 1978-1990

Oak Leaf Stitchers scrapbook

Identifier: MSS-3739
Overview Scrapbook of this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, women's group
Dates: 1979-1986

Order of Calanthe Juvenile Department papers

Identifier: MSS-0255
Overview Five reports to the biennial sessions of the Supreme Court of the Order of Calanthe and one annual report for the Grand Court of the Order of Calanthe of the states of Alabama. Mattie B. Rowe of Alabama was the Supreme Juvenile Matron between 1943 and 1952.
Dates: 1943–1952

Perkins family papers

Identifier: MSS-1127
Abstract This collection consists chiefly of personal and family correspondence and photographs, together with diaries, essays, literary essays, literary manuscripts, legal and financial papers, receipts, clippings, memorabilia, and printed material relating to Stephens C. Perkins, of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, his wife, Caroline A. Walker Perkins, his son, Julian C. Perkins, and his children. The principal correspondent is P. W. Connor, of Virginia, who describes his life in the period 1840-1870, including...
Dates: 1813-1928

Pettigrew Family Carte de Visite

Identifier: 2014-026
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

Photographs, 1890 - 1920

 Series — Box 5321: Series 2012.007 [1006100302]
Identifier: 2012.007
Abstract Confederate monuments and United Daughters of Confederacy members, as well as pages from Mattie McAdory Huey's History of the Alabama Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy (Opelika, AL: The Post Publishing Company, 1937), compiled during her term as President of the Alabama Division of the United Daughters of Confederacy.
Dates: 1890 - 1920

Photographs, 1940

 Series — Box 1: Series 2013.010
Identifier: 2013.010
Scope and Contents note This photographic collection consists of six photographs depicting Dewey Stewart, his wife and his mother, right before Dewey went to war.
Dates: 1940


Scope and Contents This series contains collection materials published by the AAUW or by branches thereof; publications include items like books, newsletters and bulletins, as well as directories, yearbooks and promotional materials.
Dates: 1928-2002

Quest Club scrapbook

Identifier: MSS-3740
Overview Scrapbook primarily covering the club's activities and meetings from 1926 to 1947, although there are a few items from the 1980s tucked inside.
Dates: 1926-1988

Reports and Executive Information

Scope and Contents This series contains information executive roles within the organization, leadership and planning materials and annual reports.
Dates: 1928-2002

Elmer E. Rhode Letters

Identifier: MSS-2550
Overview Bernice Shelly writes from Tracy and Oakland, California, to P.F.C. Elmer E. Rhode, stationed in San Francisco, California, about her work as a waitress and at a factory to aid the war effort. A third letter makes a third-party reference to an encounter with Elmer Rhode written by Fred Kimball of San Francisco, California, to Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Payne of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.
Dates: 1942 - 1943

S. B. Russy Letter, 1839 September 7

 File — Box 4257.001: [1006214226], Folder: 11
Scope and Contents Written to her brother R.D. Robbins in Andover, Massachusetts, Russy's letter details her garden of lilies and plans for pomegranate and guava trees in the future. She also tells a scandalous story about a mutual acquaintance from home whose daughter eloped with a "Dutchman" at the age of 18.
Dates: 1839 September 7

Scrapbooks, Photographs

Scope and Contents This series contains scrapbooks and scrapbook materials such as news clippings and photographs.
Dates: 1928-2002

Lorraine Standish Papers

Identifier: MSS-1636
Abstract Columns, poems, songs, and other materials of this Lillian, Alabama, poet and songwriter.
Dates: circa 1970-2010

Tuskaloosa Female College commencement programme, 1890

Identifier: MSS-3726
Overview Program for the 1890 Tuskaloosa Female College commencement exercises.
Dates: 1890 June 10

Tuscaloosa Music Study Club, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, records

Identifier: MSS-1438
Overview A collection of club records, constitution and by-laws, member lists, yearbooks, scrapbooks, and other materials of this Tuscaloosa arts organization.
Dates: 1904-2007

Tuscaloosa Study Club records

Identifier: MSS-1442
Overview Yearbooks, secretary's notes, news clippings, minutes, invitations, and photographs of this Tuscaloosa women's group.
Dates: 1922 - 2002

Twentieth Century Study Club records

Identifier: MSS-1453
Overview Minutes and yearbooks of this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, women's study club.
Dates: 1923-1993

University of Alabama Women's Club records

Identifier: MSS-1491
Abstract This collection contains scrapbooks, newspaper articles, yearbooks, minutes, financial records, and photographs pertaining to, along with the constitution of, this Tuscaloosa women's civic organization.
Dates: 1923-1986

Up-To-Date Study Club records

Identifier: MSS-1492
Overview Minutes, financial records, correspondence, newspaper articles about, and yearbooks of this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, women's club.
Dates: 1901-2019

W. K, Schimmel Letter, 1889 July 24

 File — Box 4257.006: [1006214231], Folder: 27
Scope and Contents Letter from W. K. Schimmel, in South Bend, Indiana, to a friend, describing a near accident on his bicycle and the pleasure he is having on this trip. He tells his friend that he is writing from his brother-in-law's factory and that his desk looks out at 250 young women and girls busily making shirts of all descriptions; each has a specific part to make and nothing else.
Dates: 1889 July 24

Willis Skillman Letter, 1917 May 23

 File — Box 4257.003: [1006214228], Folder: 23
Scope and Contents Letter from Willis Skillman, Supervisor of Agriculture at the Honey Brook Vocational School in Honey Brook, Pennsylvania, to his mother, Mrs. W. B. Skillman of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on her sixtieth birthday. He sends his best wishes and talks of various friends and occurences.
Dates: 1917 May 23

Augusta Evans Wilson papers

Identifier: MSS-1563
Abstract Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a bound manuscript of the 19th-century author Augusta Evans Wilson of Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1859-1909

Collection on women in Alabama

Identifier: W-0005
Overview A variety of materials related to several Alabama women, some of whom are well-known in Alabama and the nation, while others were simple women going about their daily lives. This is also the affirmative side of a debate speech presented by Benjamin F. Eborn at Southern University in Greensboro, Alabama, on the question "Is Woman Really Better Than Man?"
Dates: 1853-1957

Wynne Family Papers

Identifier: MSS-3918
Overview Letters and papers of this Hale County, Alabama, family. Also included are autographed copies of Alice Coleman Griffin three books: Laura's Letters, Laura's and Her Children's Letters, and Laura's Family's Letters.
Dates: 1804-2009

Della Yaretzky Photograph

Identifier: 2013-009
Abstract Portrait of Alabama schoolteacher Della Yaretzky.
Dates: circa 1890

Billie Jean Young Papers

Identifier: MSS-3417
Overview The collection contains materials related to Billie Jean Young's one-woman show Fannie Lou Hamer: This Little Light… and other materials produced and gathered by Young.
Dates: 1983 - 2002