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Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This collection consists principally of correspondence among members of the Adams Family, the majority of which concerns the Confederate service of a son, who wrote many letters detailing army life and conditions. It also contains papers related to Homer and John Adams, prisoners of war who died before returning home, and an Adams Family history by Irving Adams, dated December 18, 1948.
Dates: 1849 - 1926; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1865
Abstract Biographies of William Simeral Alexander of North Carolina (1817-1898) and his descendants, with reference to his ancestors to 1716, compiled in 1930 by W. T. Alexander.
Abstract Genealogical information, including typewritten booklets on various families. Individual folders are labeled with family names. The collection includes correspondence, photocopies, and photographs.
Dates: after 1800
Overview The story of the family of James Oliver Banks II of Eutaw, Alabama, as told in the photographs of his son Wilkes Coleman Banks.
Abstract A collection of genealogical records pertaining to Boyd's family.
Abstract Photocopies of various documents and letters relating to Alfred Boyd (1814-82) and his descendants as well as a typescript history of the family of Joel Willis, Sr., and a typescript paper by Bruce L. Bennett of Ohio State University titled, "Sports and Physical Education in Colonial Times."
Dates: 1816-1943; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1859
Overview Photocopies of various documents concerning the ancestry of members of the Cantelou family of South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama.
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, scrapbooks, and other papers of Sarah Ann Gayle Crawford, sister to Amelia Gayle Gorgas, and William B. Crawford.
Overview Photocopies of the papers of the Crenshaw family, including personal and business correspondence, bills, receipts, etc.
Overview Typed transcript of a history written from memory by Dale for his grandson, Edward, and includes family history and stories from the American Revolutionary War.
Dates: 1851 May 19
Overview Letters from members of the Dall and Tardy families of Baltimore, Maryland, and Mobile, Alabama, written between 1840 and 1908.
Overview Photocopies of the family history of an early northwest Alabama family, one of whom became mayor of Birmingham in the 1890s. There are also some personal recollections of the Union Army raid on Tuscaloosa led by John T. Croxton in April 1865, augmented with notes by grandson Alexander Van Hoose Davies, as well as copies of memorials of various Van Hoose men, and newspaper clippings.
Overview Letters, newspapers, and miscellaneous documents from the Durst family. There is also a World War One era panoramic photograph and United Stated Service, or Blue Star Mother's flag.
Dates: 1708-1977; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1868
Scope and Contents The E. Culpepper Clark Papers contain materials created and gathered by this scholar. The bulk of materials relate to his research and writing about race relations in Tuscaloosa and at The University of Alabama and were used in his work The Schoolhouse Door: Segregation’s Last Stand at the University of Alabama. The book focuses on George Wallace’s famous attempts to prevent Vivian Malone and James Hood from registering for classes in 1963, but it also...
Overview The collection contains genealogical research notes covering 1820-1880, including county data, church and marriage records, family histories, and other information created and gathered by this Alabama genealogist. The collection also contains a list of military pension and bounty land applications.
Dates: circa 1900-1980
Overview Correspondence, receipts, photographs, sheet music, and genealogies of the Goodloe family and several branches of the family.
Overview Family history of the Humphries of Mississippi and Alabama.
Abstract Genealogical documents concerning the Johnston family including a large German family tree and copies of photographs
Overview Contains genealogical materials and pages (possibly from a scrapbook) that include 19th-century photos.
Dates: circa 1900-1970s
Abstract A collection of genealogical information, cemetery records, photos, clippings, correspondence, and other materials.
Dates: circa 1980s
Collection — Box 1758
Abstract Manuscript of Bethea's and Austin's book about this Revolutionary War soldier and his family. The book was published in 1978.
Dates: circa 1978
Overview Family Bible that contains records of marriages, births, and deaths
Overview Genealogical records taken from the family Bibles of the Martin and Wells families
Dates: 1994 October 3
Overview Papers (including a family history, a short story, and an essay) and daily logs of this engineer in the early days of the Alabama Highway Department.
File — Box WSC001, Folder: W0129.12
Scope and Contents The unnamed author of this manuscript recounts over one hundred years of her family's history in this central Alabama home. She tells of family favorites and jealousies, fortunes and poverty, and through it all, their ties to the house.
Dates: after 1900