Tuscaloosa (Ala.) -- History
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Edward Bressie Vaughan Papers
Overview Papers of both Edward Bressie Vaughan, Sr. and Jr. The majority of the papers are requisitions, receipts, Quartermaster stores, etc. from August through Novemeber 1862 during the Kentucky Campaign signed by or sent to Lieutenant Edward Bressie Vaughan, Jr.. Other papers include both Vaughan, Sr.'s and Jr.'s personal and business correspondence from 1832 through 1869. The collection also contains E.B. Vaughan, Sr.'s Oath of Allegiance (dated 30 June 1865) to the United Stated.
Dates: 1832 - 1867; Majority of material found in 1862 - 1862
Eliza Thomas Nolley Papers
Abstract This collection consists of entries taken from Nolley's “Album of Friendship,” copies of outgoings letter to her brother, Edward Dromgoole Nolly and sister Martha Ann Otey, extracts from her theme book, and a letter from a friend, Annie Glascock (?). Except for last, all are from the period when Nolley was a student at Tuscaloosa Female College. The items are annotated with information about her family and Nolley herself. The items by Nolley contain news about the school and school...
Dates: 1862 - 1866
Woolsey Finnell Response to the Reminiscences of John Little
Overview Responses to some of John Little's memoirs.
Dates: after 1947
John McKee Papers
Abstract A letter to Secretary of the Navy Samuel Southard, recommending the appointment of Henry Francis Toulmin as midshipman. The collection also contains two other letters by McKee and a payroll list of Choctaw Indians who served in the Creek War.
Dates: 1826 - 1827
Jonathan and William Kelly and Company Letter
Abstract A letter dated 9 March 1838, introducing Frederick Augustus Porter Bernard to James Hogan of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Kettledrum Club Records
Abstract The records of this Tuscaloosa literary club for Alabama women, including meeting minutes and scrapbooks. The latter contain photographs of and articles on early members, their husbands, their residences, and club meetings. The collection also includes papers presented at meetings.
Dates: 1888 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1888 - 1965
Kirkman and Jackson Letter
Abstract A letter dated 8 September 1818, to James Penn, transmitting account against Mr. David Miller, “a merchant established at the falls of the Black Warrior” (i.e., Tuscaloosa, Alabama) regarding recovery of a debt owed by Miller.
Moores Bridge Baptist Church Minutes
Abstract Minutes of monthly meetings and lists of members, 1859-1888, of this Tuscaloosa County, Alabama Baptist Church.
Dates: 1859 - 1888
Northington Hospital papers
Overview Photos, letters, blueprints, newspapers. and a scrapbook from the Northington Naval Reserve located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, during and after World War II.
Samuel Henry Sprott, Jr. Papers
Abstract Includes examination books and scrapbook of Samuel Henry Sprott, Jr. The materials pertain to Mr. Sprott's years at the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1893 - 1897
Sigma Alpha Epsilon papers
Overview Sigma Alpha Epsilon materials from 1909 to 1916
Historical Record of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1819-1969, Sesquicentennial Souvenir Program
Overview Souvenir booklet commemorating the 150th anniversary of the founding of Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Dates: 1969 April 15-26
Tuscaloosa History Photographs
Abstract Photographs depicting Tuscaloosa people and places.
Dates: 1890 - 1910
United States General Land Office records
Abstract This collection consists of ledgers containing: Land Commission correspondence; applications for land in Mississippi and Alabama territories; copies of land grants from England, France and Spain to residents in Mobile; marriage contracts; wills; and plats of grants, 1783-1813. Ledger 17 contains diary entries by James E. Henderson of Co. C, 12th Iowa Infantry, who was assistant provost marshall in Alabama in 1865. Several ledgers have been indexed by names.
Y.M.C.A. Tuscaloosa Records
Abstract This collection includes meeting minutes, bylaws, the constitution, and other papers.
Dates: 1886 - 1890