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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 363 Collections and/or Records:

Kate Beatty Birmingham Bridal Gift Association membership certificate

Identifier: MSS-0126
Abstract Contract making Kate Beatty, a resident of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, a member of the Birmingham Bridal Gift Association.
Dates: 1882

Letter from Ann to Hannah M. Smith, 1838 March 20

 File — Box 4257.001: [1006214226], Folder: 9
Scope and Contents Letter to Hannah H. Smith of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, from Ann of Clarendon, Rhode Island, apologizing for a poorly penned letter previously sent, as well as updating and inquiring about friends and family.
Dates: 1838 March 20

Letter from Emily to Mrs. Charles Beach, 1858-05-02

 File — Box 4257.004: [1006214229], Folder: 23
Scope and Contents Letter from Emily, a music teacher in Austinburg, Ohio, to her cousin Mrs. Charles Beach of East Ottowa, New York, talking about her students and an upcoming musical convention. She also gives a humorous account of the poor food being served in the boarding house where she lives.
Dates: 1858-05-02

Letter from Gennie to Regina Wiedner, 1920 July 14

 File — Box 4257.010: [1006214235], Folder: 11
Scope and Contents Letter written by Gennie of Harpers Ferry, Iowa, to Regina Wiedner at the Mercy Hospital in Dubuque, Iowa, discussing general news of mutual friends. She also passes along get well wishes from another mutual friend, Helene.
Dates: 1920 July 14

Letter from Susan to Belinda, 1869 August 15

 File — Box 4257.001: [1006214226], Folder: 52
Scope and Contents Letter from Susan in Danvers, Massachusetts, to her friend Belinda, discussing her children and other domestic issues.
Dates: 1869 August 15

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

Lorraine Standish Papers

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

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

"Mammy stories"

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

Martha Jane Coleman Banks commonplace book

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

Mary Carlyle Aitken Letter

Identifier: MSS-0015
Abstract A letter dated 5 November 1873 to an unidentified recipient from Thomas Carlyle's niece, Mary Aitken, concerning an error in Carlyle's Sartor Resartus.
Dates: 1873-11-05

Mary Robbins Letter

Identifier: MSS-2372
Overview One letter from Mary to her mother, Mrs. L. J. Robbins of Roanoke, Indiana. Mary writes home while visiting Laura and tells her mother about Laura's cooking, deals on fabric, a barber named John, and forwards a message from her cousin.
Dates: 1898-07-11


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

Miriam Houston Photographs

Identifier: 2009-218
Overview This collection consists of nineteen photographs of Miriam Houston and other women modeling.
Dates: 1950 - 1959

Monroe F. Cockrell research notes

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

Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries Alabama Photographs

Identifier: 2007-003
Abstract This collection consists of one thousand seventy five photographs depicting street scenes in Tuscaloosa, Selma, and other cities in Alabama; portraits of famous people: Will Chambers, Augusta Evans Wilson, Margaret Zehmer Searcy, Roger Lee, Booker T. Washington, Samuel M. Stafford, George C. Wallace, Carl Elliot, Sr., Winton M. Blount, Jefferson Davis, and many others. Also collection consists of numerous images of Alabama rivers steam boats, Joe Sewell and Lou Gehrig in 1933 World Series;...
Dates: 1823 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1945

Northport Study Club records

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

Nuckols Family Photographs

Identifier: 2012-013
Abstract Three black and white mounted photographs, possibly from Greensboro, Alabama. Scenes include sawmill, a group of female students in commencement attire and the interior of an office building.
Dates: 1900

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
Overview 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 from 1840-1870,...
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: 1866

Photographs, 1940

 Series — Box 1: Series 2013.010 [1006241595]
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

Photographs, 1890 - 1910

 File — Box 6148: [1006100295], Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents Images of canoeing on the Black Warrior river, camping, practicing shooting, and surveying.
Dates: 1890 - 1910

Photographs, 1890 - 1910

 File — Box 6148: [1006100295], Folder: 2
Identifier: Folder 2
Scope and Contents Images of Eugene Allen Smith and his family, Smith's family home on the University of Alabama campus, University of Alabama campus, canoeing, and camping.
Dates: 1890 - 1910

Photographs, 1910

 File — Box 6148: [1006100295], Folder: 3
Identifier: Folder 3
Scope and Contents Images of Smith's family, steamboats, and surveying.
Dates: 1910

Photographs, 1910

 File — Box 6148: [1006100295], Folder: 4
Identifier: Folder 4
Scope and Contents Images of Smith family, steamboats, and surveying.
Dates: 1910

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

Poellnitz and Meador Family Photographs

Identifier: 2013-011
Abstract This collection consists of fifty-two photographs of Poellnitz and Meador family members during the Mid-Nineteenth Century through the Early Twentieth Century.
Dates: 1859 - 1925


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

Robert E. Johnson photographs

Identifier: 2009-205
Abstract Prints and one original snapshots of wedding of Dr. and Mrs. R.E. Johnson. He was a professor of history at the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1950 - 1959

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

Sara Browne Mediterranean and North African Travels Photographic Album

Identifier: 2014-032
Overview This photographic album contains images depicting Sara Browne's Mediterranean and North African travels, winter 1930 - 1931.
Dates: 1930 - 1931

Sarah Ann (Gayle) and William B. Crawford Papers

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

Saul Gordon Photographic Album

Identifier: 2010-013
Abstract Collection consists of one photo album with one hundred and forty-three photographs of Saul Gordon, a University of Alabama student in the early 1930s. Album contains scenes of campus life, including coeds, buildings, football, the band, ROTC and dorm life. Several photographs are depicting devastation caused by the March 22, 1932 Northport tornado. These photographs are accompanied by clippings relating details of the disaster. Album also includes photographs with scenes from the 1932 New...
Dates: 1930 - 1932

Scrapbooks, Photographs

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

Searcy Family Photographs

Identifier: 2012-035
Abstract Photos of this Tuscaloosa family are in two photograph albums that contain images from and around The University of Alabama and Tuscaloosa County, including Bryce Hospital, the Tuscaloosa Centennial celebrations, and Warrior River (bridge and flooding), and family activities.
Dates: 1870 - 1987

Simpson Family Photographs

Identifier: 2012-019
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

Studio portrait of a woman in Louisville, Kentucky, 1914-1918

 Item — Box 1: [1006063502], Folder: 15
Identifier: 2008.034.000015
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of 534 photographs from World War I, a drawing, and a short narrative.
Dates: 1914-1918

Three women outside a brick building by a beer advertisement, 1914-1918

Identifier: 2008.034.000477
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of 534 photographs from World War I, a drawing, and a short narrative.
Dates: 1914-1918

Tillery Family Photographs

Identifier: 2010-024
Abstract One hundred and seven photographs and two albums with one hundred and three photographs of the Tillery family.
Dates: 1900 - 1909

Truman S. Smith Photographs

Identifier: 2012-020
Abstract Family photos of Truman A. Smith (son of Eugene Allen Smith) and his wife Pearl Boyles of Mobile.
Dates: 1890 - 1910

Tuscaloosa Cotton Gin and Sawmill Photographs

Identifier: 2012-026
Abstract Photographs of Tuscaloosa cotton gin and sawmill, as well as African-American women carrying baskets on their heads.
Dates: 1938

Tuskaloosa Female College commencement programme, 1890

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