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Alabama -- Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas P. Abernethy manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0004
Abstract Two galleys with corrections and one type-written manuscript of Abernethy's study, The Formative Period in Alabama, subsequently published as part of the historical series of the Alabama Department of Archives and History. It is a social and political history and originated as Abernethy's doctoral thesis at Harvard University.
Dates: circa 1965

Alabama Citizens for Constitutional Reform Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4075
Overview Papers of this group supporting constitutional reform
Dates: ??

Alabama Democratic Party, 1860 Delegation minutes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0057
Overview Minutes and roll of Alabama's delegation, who were "accredited to the Baltimore and Richmond Democratic convention" in Richmond, Virginia, in 1860.
Dates: 1860

History of the Alabama Democratic Party Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3025
Overview Letters, poll lists, and ephemera relating to the Democratic Party of Alabama.
Dates: 1896-1946

Alabama Democratic Party Executive Committee minutes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0030
Overview Minutes of the Alabama Democratic Party Executive Committee meetings from 1892-1894.
Dates: 1892-1894

Alabama Democratic State Executive Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0425
Abstract Record book containing letters, records of members' disputes, meeting minutes, and other materials
Dates: 1892-1899

Alabama Election Ephemera

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Identifier: MSS-3022
Overview Several articles and flyers about Alabama elections from the early 20th century.
Dates: 1916-1930

Alabama ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3677
Overview Items relating to Alabama places, politics and segregation.
Dates: unknown

Alabama Legislature petition

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0039
Overview An 1849 petition by several Alabama legislators to Governor Reuben Chapman urging him to veto the act chartering the Central Plank Road, and a typed transcript listing the names of signers and counties that they represented.
Dates: 1849

Alabama political figures collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0045
Overview Letters and documents signed by various Alabama political figures, including William Brockman Bankhead, Ruben Chapman, Clement Comer Clay, and Henry Watkins Collier.
Dates: unknown

Harry Mell Ayers papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0097
Abstract Contains the correspondence of this New Deal Democrat and Civil Rights supporter who owned the newspaper, the Anniston Star. The correspondence deals with local, state, and national political campaigns, elections, education, civil rights, editorials, letters to the editor, and events of the times. The collection also contains personal correspondence with other newspapermen, educators, and statesmen; copies of editorials and clippings on Alabama politics, Anniston, education, the Federal...
Dates: 1918-1956

Arthur Bagby papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0102
Abstract Contains materials, mostly photocopies, created by or relating to Arthur Bagby, the tenth governor of Alabama.
Dates: 1837

Baltzell and Bullock families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0105
Abstract The papers of two Greene County, Alabama families involved in post-Civil War Alabama politics, including correspondence, a diary, essays, deeds, and financial documents.
Dates: 1839-1921

James Berney letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0142
Abstract Letter dated 31 January 1846, from Montgomery, Alabama, to A. Jackson at Mayhew [Mississippi?] on news of Montgomery being voted the state capital and the subsequent celebration.
Dates: 1846 January 31

James Bowron papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0193
Abstract A substantial collection of papers and materials relating to James Bowron, one of the nineteenth century iron and mining pioneers in the Deep South. It includes Bowron's 1632-page, unpublished autobiography, as well as his daily journals, letters, and pictures.
Dates: 1861-1928

Gladys King Burns papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0234
Overview Letters and other documents created and gathered while researching her thesis, "The Alabama Dixiecrat Revolt of 1948," at Auburn University.
Dates: 1948-1965

John H. Caldwell papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0258
Overview Business correspondence, legal papers, and reports of land agent for state of Alabama. Does not cover his entire term, 1879-1902.
Dates: 1886-1902

Centreville, Alabama, City Council minutes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0293
Overview City Council minutes for 1890-1891 of this Bibb County, Alabama, city.
Dates: 1890-1891

C. J. Coley papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0341
Abstract Letters and two versions of a paper titled "Tallapoosa and Elmore Counties Litigants," read before the Alabama Historical Association, 26 April 1963, concerning a dispute over division of tax revenues generated by hydroelectric power from damming the Tallapoosa River.
Dates: 1963

Collective Protection documents

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0344
Abstract Documents on Collective Protection probably produced by authorities in Birmingham, Alabama, and Montgomery, Alabama, shortly after the United States entered World War II. They cover all areas of collective protection such as home protection, lighting restrictions, espionage and sabotage, war gases and shelters.
Dates: 1941-1945

David Crawford letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0368
Overview Letter dated 30 November 1829, from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to his wife, Caroline, in Mobile, telling her of his election as Solicitor of the First Judicial Circuit.
Dates: 1829 November 30

John Cuthbert letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0389
Overview Letter, written by John A. Cuthbert from San Souci, Mobile Bay, Alabama, on 29 June 1848 to Governor Reuben Chapman of Alabama, urging the appointment of William R. King to fill a vacant seat in the United States Senate.
Dates: 1848 June 29

"Harwell G. Davis: Alabama Statesman and Baptist Leader": typescript

 Collection
Identifier: W-0004
Overview Typescript of Susan Hunt Ingram Ray's master's thesis on Harwell G. Davis.
Dates: 1996

N. H. R. Dawson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0412
Overview Newspaper clippings, personal and business correspondence, and an account book.
Dates: 1856-1927

James F. Doster papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0447
Overview Materials this Tuscaloosa native and history professor at The University of Alabama created and collected.
Dates: undated

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

Will Franke paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0540
Overview A paper titled "Jefferson County 1850," written by this Birmingham, Alabama, native at the request of the Birmingham Historical Society and includes a detailed listing of the county's merchants and political leaders circa 1850.
Dates: 1950

Willis H. Gibson letter of appointment

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0568
Overview Letter dated 28 June 1850 from the U.S. Secretary of the Interior, appointing Gibson as a U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of Alabama
Dates: 1850 June 28

Joseph B. Graham papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0585
Overview Correspondence of this delegate to the Alabama Constitutional Convention of 1901 as well as printed reports from the Convention.
Dates: 1901

Gurley, Madison County, Alabama, Board of Aldermen meeting minutes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0604
Overview Minutes of the Board of Alderman, Gurley, Madison County, Alabama from 16 December 1913 through 8 October 1920
Dates: 1913-1920

Ralph Hammond Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0614
Abstract Ralph Hammond was the author of numerous books, press secretary to Alabama governor James ("Big Jim") Folsom, and poet laureate of Alabama from 1992 to 1995. This collection contains clippings, correspondence, legislative documents, recordings, photographs, negatives, poetry, memorabilia, and other items related to his activities, including a large number of materials about the Folsom administration and about antebellum mansions in Alabama.
Dates: 1815-2008

W. A. Handley letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0618
Overview Letter written to the U.S. House of Representatives at the beginning of his term as a member of the House.
Dates: 1871 March 8

Andrew Coleman Hargrove papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0630
Overview Personal and business correspondence, class notes, and financial records of attorney and politician, Andrew Coleman Hargrove of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dates: 1835-1911

Sampson W. Harris letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0642
Overview Letters from Senator Sampson W. Harris of Alabama, dating from 1848 to 1857, written from Washington, DC, to the Congressional Globe and to the Secretary of the Navy, the Honorable J.C. Dobbin.
Dates: 1848-1857

W. Stuart Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0643
Overview Papers and manuscript drafts of this Alabama author.
Dates: Unknown

Charles Hays papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0653
Overview Notes that were written by Charles Hays and two copies of a letter that was titled "Temper of the South"
Dates: after 1834

G. J. Hubbard letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3807
Overview Official letters sent to Hubbard during his time as Senator for the state of Alabama
Dates: 1925-1936

James Thomas Heflin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0659
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, press releases, biographical notes, campaign literature, photographs, scrapbooks and memorabilia of this member of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senator from Alabama.
Dates: 1895-1951

Walter Burgwyn Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: W-0110
Overview Speeches, pamphlets, correspondence, and other materials related to the life and career of Alabama circuit court judge Walter Burgwyn Jones.
Dates: 1877 - 1981

L. A. Shaver letter, 1880 June 22

 File — Box WSC001: [1006241611], Folder: W 0129.06
Scope and Contents A one-page letter written by Montgomery County (Alabama) Superintendent of Education L. A. Shaver to J. W. Dubose, appointing him to the Montgomery County Board of Education following the resignation of another board member. The letter, dated June 22, 1890, is written on stationery from Shaver's law firm.
Dates: 1880 June 22

Cabot Lull papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0884
Abstract Correspondence, financial records, legal documents and to a lesser extent newspaper clippings, photographs and various miscellaneous material relating to personal, business, political, and official matters of this former blockade runner and Elmore County merchant and probate judge.
Dates: 1816-1935; Majority of material found within 1852 - 1912

Joseph C. Manning letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3818
Overview Letters showing Manning's efforts to stop the disenfranchisement of African American voters in Alabama in early twentieth century.
Dates: 1902 - 1912; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1906

Marion, Alabama, Democratic Party Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3896
Overview One Tally Sheet and one Certificate of Results for the offices of Mayor, Councilmen, and members of the City Democratic Executive Committee
Dates: 1932 May 31

Midway, Alabama, city records

 Collection
Identifier: W-0046
Overview Handwritten copy of the town charter with all ordinances from 1882 to 1937, court records, and town council minutes for the town of Midway, Alabama.
Dates: 1882-1937

John Tyler Morgan letter

 Collection
Identifier: W-0131
Overview An undated letter from Senator John Tyler Morgan to Alabama governor Joseph F. Johnston regarding the transfer of Major Barnard Goldsmith West from the Birmingham state troops to the staff of General Wheeler.
Dates: circa 1896-1900

E.D. Nixon article reprints

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2963
Overview A collection of reproductions of articles concerning E.D. Dixon, the organizer of the Montgomery bus boycott.
Dates: 1955-1982

Roy L. Nolen correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1051
Abstract Correspondence between Montgomery, Alabama, postmaster and Democratic Party activist Roy L. Nolen and U.S. Senator Lister Hill as well as a few other persons. The letters address appointments, elections, political campaigns, the war effort, and etc, 1928-1944.
Dates: 1925-1944

Israel Pickens correspondence

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Identifier: MSS-1146
Overview Correspondence from Pickens containing information about selecting of the University of Alabama seal after the University's incorporation.
Dates: 1822-1825

Presidential political campaign ephemera, 2012

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3703
Overview Bumper stickers and pins from the Obama/Biden and Romney/Ryan presidential campaigns for 2012.
Dates: 2012