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Jefferson County (Ala.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

John H. Adams papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0009
Abstract The correspondence of a Birmingham, Alabama, mining engineer, businessman, poet, and public servant. The collection also includes a small group of papers of Adams' son, John R. Adams, an attorney and realtor.
Dates: 1889 - 1943; Majority of material found within 1911 - 1936

Alabama Coal and Iron records

 Collection
Identifier: W-0062
Overview Correspondence, annual reports and audits, maps, and other material related to coal and iron production in Alabama.
Dates: 1874-1943

Alabama Fuel and Iron Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0033
Overview The business records of a firm with extensive mine holdings in Alabama, including minutes of stockholders meetings, 1917-1953, minutes of the board of directors, 1927-1953, and miscellaneous material.
Dates: 1917 - 1953

Lawrence S. Alexander archaeological surveys

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0060
Overview Surveys made by Alexander when he was an employee of the Office of Archaeological Research at the University of Alabama, on lands in Jefferson, Jackson, and Geneva Counties
Dates: 1979

Bessemer Civic Music Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0144
Abstract Collection of items relating to this club from Bessemer, Jefferson County, Alabama, including programs, press releases, clippings, etc.
Dates: 1949-1954

Bessemer Coal, Iron, and Land Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0145
Abstract This collection contains much of the business correspondence and records of the Bessemer Coal, Iron and Land Company, including lists of stock holders, minutes of meetings, maps of mine sites, and correspondence with government entities.
Dates: 1886-1982

Birmingham Printing Pressman's Union minutes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0163
Overview One ledger that records the association's meetings from 1913-1916.
Dates: 1913-1916

Henry Conrad Blanford papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0171
Abstract Bound prayer book and related materials dealing with this Lay Reader of the Episcopal Church's healing missions in Anniston and Ensley, Alabama.
Dates: 1920-1922

George and Eleanor Bridges Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0210
Overview Letters written to George and Eleanor Bridges, of Homewood, Jefferson County, Alabama, and others written by George. There are also newspaper clippings, miscellaneous items and four journals.
Dates: 1932-1965

Edward Calvin Crow correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0378
Overview Correspondence between E. C. Crow and Dr. John M. Gallalee of the University of Alabama regarding a newspaper article on Gen. Josiah Gorgas, as well as a newspaper article on the oldest judge in Birmingham, Alabama.
Dates: 1952

Henry DeBardeleben business records

 Collection
Identifier: W-0052
Overview Official meeting minutes, stockholder letters, stock certificates, and legal documents produced by the DeBardeleben Coal Corporation, the Bessemer Land and Improvement Company, and the Bessemer Coal, Iron and Land Company.
Dates: 1886 - 1953; Majority of material found within 1886 - 1905

Frederick Divers papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0437
Overview Weekly bulletins from several central Alabama churches served by the Rev. Frederick Divers in the 1940s and 1950s. There are also letters and certificates of study as well as a booklet of baptismal certificates from 1933 to 1951. There are several World War II ration books and correspondence relating to the building program of Union Bethel Independent Methodist Church in Birmingham.
Dates: 1933-1956

Virginia Oden Foscue Alabama place-name essay collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0529
Overview Twenty-four essays (including one doctoral dissertation and three master’s theses) on Alabama place-names written by students of Virginia O. Foscue, who was a Professor of English at the University of Alabama from 1963 to 1993.
Dates: 1959-1984

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

Gaines Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0550
Overview Correspondence, legal and business documents relating to the Gaines family, most of it from Mobile, Choctaw, and Jefferson Counties, Alabama.
Dates: 1824-1949

W. F. Hanby pension application

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0616
Overview Application, dated 8 July 1907, filed in Jefferson County, Alabama, for a Confederate veterans' pension.
Dates: 1907 July 8

G. W. Hewitt letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0668
Abstract A 1876 letter to the editor of the Congressional directory.
Dates: 1876, no date

Maps - Blueprints, N/A

 File — Box 1537: [1006208815], Folder: 46-60
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: The collection consists of John H. Adams's and his son, John R. Adams's, business correspondence. For the most part the correspondence is typewritten and covers primarily the decade of the 1920s. The elder Adams's outgoing correspondence is about half the size of his incoming correspondence, with much of the latter from J. A. Curtis and C. H. Judkins, businessmen and attorneys at law in Cleveland, Ohio. His son's outgoing business correspondence is about three times the size of his incoming...
Dates: N/A

McAdory and Huey family papers

 Collection
Identifier: W-0069
Overview Correspondence, manuscripts, and ledgers written by members of the McAdory and Huey families of Bessemer, Marion, and Talladega, Alabama
Dates: 1863-1929

Milner Coal and Railroad Company meeting minutes

 Collection
Identifier: W-0101
Overview Minutes of directors and stockholders' meetings between 1900 and 1910
Dates: 1900-1910

James Q. Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1290
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.
Dates: unknown

Traders' National Bank Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1792
Overview Booklets that have information about the various positions and tasks associated with the bank
Dates: circa 1922 - 1927

Valley Creek Canal, West Jefferson County, Alabama, reports

 Collection
Identifier: W-0065
Overview Two reports on a proposed canal project on the Valley and Warrior Rivers in Jefferson County, Alabama.
Dates: 1917-1943