Politics and government
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Albert M. Rains papers
Abstract Correspondence, texts of speeches, and federal government publications relating to housing, labor, mass transportation, and waterways development, including the Warrior-Tombigbee, Chattahoochee, and Coosa Rivers. Rains's correspondents included Silvio O. Conte, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Conrad M. Fowler, Charles B. Heinz, H. A. Morris and John Sparkman.
Alfred Eliab Buck Letters
Abstract Two letters, dated in 1870, written by Alfred E. Buck of Mobile, Alabama while he was serving in the United States House of Representatives, to the editor of the Congressional Directory.
William Cash papers
Scope and Contents The contents of both boxes are IBM Quality Control Cards.
Charles Edgeworth Jones congressional autograph journal
Overview Autograph book containing signatures of representatives who served as members of the 28th United States Congress during the 1844-1845 legislative session.
Dates: 1844 - 1845
Jefferson Davis Papers
Abstract This is a collection of mostly personal correspondence of Jefferson Davis and his family members, in both the United States and Europe. This collection also includes three folders of photographs and other visual materials.
Carl Elliot Sr., Photographs
Collection — Box 5447: 
Abstract Black and white publicity photographs showing Congressman Carl Elliott performing official duties. He is seen posing with group from Demopolis High School on the steps of U.S. Capitol building. Also including one portrait of a young Elliott in soldier's uniform.
Dates: Circa 1950s
Francis Bugbee papers
Overview Consists principally of personal correspondence from Francis Bugbee's family and close friends concerning family and personal news. as well as genealogical materials relating to the Bugbee family and many other Massachusetts and Connecticut families. There is very little business correspondence or any information concerning his years as trustee, judge, or legislator.
Dates: 1818-1879; Majority of material found within 1818 - 1820
Glen Browder Papers
Scope and Contents The Glen Browder Papers document the political career and activities of Glen Browder as a member of the Alabama State House of Representatives (1983-1986), Secretary of State of Alabama (1987-1989), and member of the United States House of Representatives (1989-1997). The collection includes political papers, congressional correspondence, legislative bills and reports, committee reports and hearings, photographs, scrapbooks, and memorabilia. In addition to the professional papers the collection...
Dates: 1961 - 2006
George Washington Goethals letter
Overview Letter from Goethals, former chief engineer of the Panama Canal and civil governor of the Panama Canal Zone, to O.M. Carter regarding Carter's return to the "service."
Dates: 1918 March 27
Earl F. Hilliard Papers
Overview Correspondence, clippings, notes, and publications from the office of Congressman Earl F. Hilliard, representative for Alabama's 7th Congressional District from 1993-2003.
Dates: 1977, 1995-1998
John Bickley papers
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.
John Murphy Letters
Abstract Two letters, dated February 15, 1827, and September 4, 1828, written by Alabama Governor John Murphy to Secretary of State James J. Thornton regarding the filling of judicial vacancies.
Dates: 1827 - 1828
L. N. Hitchcock Letter
Abstract Letter written from Mobile, Alabama, to Gideon Luger, discussing government problems
Marguerite Le Noir De Rouvray, Comtesse de Lostanges Papers
Overview Letters and papers reflecting the social, political and economic disorder in Santo Domingo, where the Comtesse was an important land owner, together with miscellaneous items pertaining to Duke Gaston Pierre Marc de Levis, as well as . The collection also includes references to Comtesse de Lostanges' father, the Marquis Laurent Francois Le Noir de Rouvray. In French.
Dates: 1775 - 1852
Charles Pelham papers
Abstract This collection includes short biographical clippings, letters, and other materials of this Talladega, Alabama, attorney and Congressman.
Rare vertical file
Overview Contains a variety of rare, published materials. Most notable are the almanacs, biographies, guidebooks, art catalogs, and works of literature.
Dates: circa 1750-2000
William Howland Robertson papers
Overview Memoir, correspondence, and other miscellaneous papers of this seaman, merchant and diplomat from Alabama.
Dates: 1814 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1844 - 1859
James Q. Smith papers
Overview Contains a certificate from the Marion Military Institute, 1898, letters of correspondence 1892 -1939, financial receipts, newspaper clippings, telegrams 1918, legal documents from his election time period as Attorney General of Alabama 1918-1930, personal papers, notes and remarks as his time as judge 1930-1940's.
Mignon Smith and Carol Bennett Alabama Radio Network papers
Overview Newspaper clippings, transcripts of interviews, press releases and presidential convention media packets, covering people and events and their influence on Alabama.
Mabel Smythe-Haith Papers
Overview Papers, books, and photographs belonging to Mabel Smythe-Haith, former ambassador to Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea, concerning academics, diplomacy, and civil rights.
Oliver Day Street papers
Abstract This collection contains correspondence and other papers. They concern his activities as a candidate for Congress (1898 and 1902), as U. S. district attorney for northern Alabama (1907-1914), special assistant to the U. S. Attorney General (1914-1920), chairman of the Republican executive committee for the Seventh Congressional District (1904-1908), delegate to two Republican national conventions (1912 and 1916), and member of the Republican National Committee (1916-1920).
The American Presidency: An Interpretation: manuscript
Overview Unbound, handwritten manuscript of Harold Joseph Lanski's The American President: An Interpretation.
University of Alabama Reel to Reel Collection
Abstract Reel to Reels of events on the University of Alabama campus, such as: Alumni recordings; Board of Trustees; Bear Bryant Show; Senator Jim Allen; Congressman Hale Boggs; Governor John Love; Leftenant Governor Jere Beasley; Leftenant Governor Albert Brewer; Winton Blount; Hilaritas 1971 - 1974; 1960s Honors Days; Interview with Vivian Malone, Robert Kennedy's visit to University of Alabama; Jane Fonda's visit to University of Alabama; interview with Yitzak Rabin; Maintenance strike; Capstone...
Dates: 1960 - 1979
Wade Hall Collection of American Political Materials
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.