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Family histories

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85047048

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

Adams Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0006
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

W. T. Alexander genealogical papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0061
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.
Dates: 1817-1930

Alison family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0062
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

Alma Bishop Williams Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-032
Abstract Collection consists of Bishop and Harry’s family, a family friend’s photographs, and some unidentified photographs.
Dates: 1862 - 1974

Eutaw Banks... Their Story as Suggested by the WCB Photo Albums (PDF files on CD-ROM)

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4176
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.
Dates: 1852-1941

Benjamin T. Barret Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0117
Abstract A collection containing family correspondence, bills, receipts, clippings, and other items.
Dates: 1836 - 1921; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1900

Charles Boyd genealogy

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0195
Abstract A collection of genealogical records pertaining to Boyd's family.
Dates: undated

Boyd family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0194
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

Cantelou family genealogy

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0271
Overview Photocopies of various documents concerning the ancestry of members of the Cantelou family of South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama.
Dates: 1855–1965

T. H. Crenshaw, Jr., papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0372
Overview Photocopies of the papers of the Crenshaw family, including personal and business correspondence, bills, receipts, etc.
Dates: 1810-1884

Dale Family History

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3908
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

Dall-Tardy Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4157
Overview Letters from members of the Dall and Tardy families of Baltimore, Maryland, and Mobile, Alabama, written between 1840 and 1908.
Dates: 1840-1908

Alex Van Hoose Davies family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0402
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.
Dates: 1925-1980

Durst Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0461
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

E. Culpepper Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3367
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...
Dates: 1933-2002

Goodloe, Lane, Pride, Barton and Rutland Families Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0838
Overview Correspondence, receipts, photographs, sheet music, and genealogies of the Goodloe family and several branches of the family.
Dates: 1833 - 1909

Gorgas Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-014
Abstract Collection consists of forty-nine photographs of William Crawford Gorgas (1854 - 1920) family, son of Josiah and Amelia Gayle Gorgas. Collection includes formal portraits of William Crawford Gorgas from infancy to adulthood, wife Marie, daughter Aileen and her children, Amelia Gayle Gorgas, friends of the Gorgas family, and interior and exterior scenes of the Gorgas homes in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Cuba and Panama. Collection also includes a portrait photograph entitled "Hood's Children" that...
Dates: 1854 - 1920

Hurtel Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0721
Abstract The collection relating to this Mobile, Alabama, family consists of a family history by Caroline Garrett and newspaper clippings on Mobile Mardi Gras celebrations, dedication of the Confederate war memorial, and various other items of general Mobile interest.
Dates: 1877 - 1948

James L. Nicholas Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4184
Overview Papers, photographs, memorabilia, and assorted research of this North Alabama resident
Dates: unknown

Jesse Smith Family Archive

 Collection
Identifier: WP-025
Overview This collection comprises documents related to Captain Jesse Smith, his son, and his grandson, both named Jesse Smith. Captain Jesse Smith had a long Revolutionary War service record. At the end of the war, he was a member of Washington's headquarters guard and escort. This collection contains his official Revolutionary War record and his obituary. Also, this collection comprises service records from his son and grandson's naval careers and original family letters.
Dates: 1775 - 1897

John and Phyllis Todd Reel to Reel

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-025
Abstract Sixty-eight reel to reels of family recordings and assorted music.
Dates: 1957 - 1982

Henry P. Johnston papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0765
Abstract Genealogical documents concerning the Johnston family including a large German family tree and copies of photographs
Dates: Unknown

Jones Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0773
Abstract A family bible containing birth and death entries for members of the Jones and Matheson families, plus clippings of obituaries and of poems published by Sallie Jones.
Dates: 1764 - 1864

Krecker-Jobe family history

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0830
Overview Contains genealogical materials and pages (possibly from a scrapbook) that include 19th-century photos.
Dates: circa 1900-1970s

Alton Lambert papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0837
Abstract A collection of genealogical information, cemetery records, photos, clippings, correspondence, and other materials.
Dates: circa 1980s

John Lambert and descendants manuscript

 Collection — Box 1758: [1006212575]
Identifier: MSS-0150
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

Mrs. Basil Manly Bible

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3543
Overview Family Bible that contains records of marriages, births, and deaths
Dates: 1847

Martin and Wells Families Bible Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0921
Overview Genealogical records taken from the family Bibles of the Martin and Wells families
Dates: 1994 October 3

Maupin Family Genealogy

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0928
Abstract A genealogy of the Maupin family, beginning with Gabriel Maupin of France, who lived in England and came to America around 1710. His descendants lived in Virginia and other southern states.
Dates: 1900

Pauline Jones Gandrud papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0555
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: 1900 - 1980

Prude family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3624

Irwin B. Rutledge Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4138
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.
Dates: 1928-1939

Sarah Ann (Gayle) and William B. Crawford Papers

 Collection
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

Searcy Family Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1236
Abstract A record of births, marriages and deaths of members of the Searcy family as kept in a Bible; also a list of births, possibly of slaves, 179?-1853.
Dates: 1767 - 1887

Thomas Payne Thompson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1405
Overview The collection contains the business and personal papers of the eminent New Orleans businessman and bibliophile, Thomas Payne (T.P.) Thompson, from the mid nineteenth century through the 1930s. Also included are papers representing his work with and interests in various charities, educational institutions, Louisiana Historical Society and other historical institutions, and many other activities.
Dates: 1859 - 1937

Thornhill: the story of a house: typescript, after 1900

 File — Box WSC001: [1006241611], 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

Wade Hall Photographs, Small Collection

 Collection — Box 2009001.001: [1006241534]
Identifier: 2009-005
Abstract This collections consists of seventy-three black and white photographs depicting unidentified family and scenes from Kentucky and Indiana.
Dates: 1915 - 1961; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1950

William Gray Little Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0868
Abstract A collection of family correspondence, financial and legal documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia relating to this Livingston, Alabama native who is credited with introducing football at the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1837 - 1938