Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85106459
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Photographs, majority are iconographic, filmstrips, slides, audio cassettes, hand-written notebooks, microfilms and negatives, bulk dates: 1860-mid 1900s. A procedure is now underway of accessing and housing the ‘photographic’ collection. Photographs originally stored in 22 cartons and one Hollinger boxes; other items include 7 cartons of Alabama filmstrips, 5 Hollinger boxes containing filmstrips and audio tapes relating to history of Alabama, Florida, Illinois, California, Ohio and...
Dates: 1860 - 1900
Abstract A miscellany of materials including genealogy, correspondence, the diary of Priscilla Cooper Tyler, daughter-in-law of President John Tyler, a journal, and Coleman's manuscript of "Priscilla Cooper Tyler and the American Scene: 1816-1889." Includes three letters from President Tyler to his son Robert.
Overview Photocopies of the diary and essays written by John H. Cowin of Green County, Alabama covering events from 22 April through 13 November 1861 as well as a smaller diary for the month of January 1863. There is also a presidential pardon and oaths of allegiance certificates for Samuel Cowin, as well as photocopies of miscellaneous documents including Alabama tax statements from 1875 and 1877 and newspaper clippings, and a Civil War era Smith and Wesson Model 2 Army revolver. Also in the...
Overview Newspaper clippings, personal and business correspondence, and an account book.
Overview An 1866 resolution addressed to President Andrew Johnson by two Alabama freemasons chapters, requesting the pardon and release of several associates.
Dates: circa 1866
Abstract Collection consists of 1708 stereocards depicting scenes from all over the world.
Dates: 1874 - 1950
Overview Includes incoming correspondence to John S. Bickley from prominent United States and world leaders, as well as personal materials and those relating to the International Insurance Society.
Abstract This collection contains financial papers and a presidential pardon.
Dates: 1854 - 1893
Overview Legal papers and correspondence, as well as photocopies of Meek's AB from the University of Alabama, and a commission as an attorney of the United States for Southern District of Alabama from James K. Polk (1846)
Scope and Contents This collection consists of United States Presidential pamphlets and signatures. Feature presidents are George Washington, James Buchanan, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Robert Francis Kennedy, and George W. Bush. Part of this collection is a letter from Elenore Roosevelt to Mr. Rives, a member of the Labor Railway Magazine editors group.
Dates: 1856 - 2002
Overview Handwritten letter and sheet of music from Geneva (Switzerland) professor Dr. R. Landesberger to President Woodrow Wilson, dated January 7, 1919. A typed transcript of the letter is also included.
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, scrapbooks, and other papers of Sarah Ann Gayle Crawford, sister to Amelia Gayle Gorgas, and William B. Crawford.
Overview Papers, books, and photographs belonging to Mabel Smythe-Haith, former ambassador to Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea, concerning academics, diplomacy, and civil rights.
Overview Unbound, handwritten manuscript of Harold Joseph Lanski's The American President: An Interpretation.
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.
Overview The Wade Hall Collection of American Political Materials includes letters from political officials and constituents, as well as photographs and memorabilia related to former United States presidents.