Politicians -- Alabama
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract A photocopy of a memorandum to the commander to the 117th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing of the Alabama National Guard, authorizing transport of non-military personnel, including Governor George C. Wallace, from Montgomery to Tuscaloosa and back on April 30, 1963. Includes signatures of passengers on a waiver form.
Overview An 1849 petition by several Alabama legislators to Governor Reuben Chapman urging him to veto the act chartering the Central Plank Road, and a typed transcript listing the names of signers and counties that they represented.
Overview Letters and documents signed by various Alabama political figures, including William Brockman Bankhead, Ruben Chapman, Clement Comer Clay, and Henry Watkins Collier.
Abstract Contains the correspondence of this New Deal Democrat and Civil Rights supporter who owned the newspaper, the Anniston Star. The correspondence deals with local, state, and national political campaigns, elections, education, civil rights, editorials, letters to the editor, and events of the times. The collection also contains personal correspondence with other newspapermen, educators, and statesmen; copies of editorials and clippings on Alabama politics, Anniston, education, the Federal...
Overview Letter from nephew to uncle discussing the chances of various political candidates in the 1860 election
Dates: 1860 September 17
Overview Letter, written by John A. Cuthbert from San Souci, Mobile Bay, Alabama, on 29 June 1848 to Governor Reuben Chapman of Alabama, urging the appointment of William R. King to fill a vacant seat in the United States Senate.
Dates: 1848 June 29
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.
Abstract This collection consists principally of research material used in the writing of "The George Wallace Myth." Correspondence, proposals, and the book manuscript are among them. Galley proofs of two other books, "The Second Man," an overview of the changing role of the Vice Presidency and "Stockcar Butterworth," a book about stock car racing, are also part of the collection, as are poems, most of them unpublished, and copies of several published articles.
File — Box 5343: Series 2012.018 
Identifier: Folder 4
Dates: 1964 - 1965
Abstract A 1876 letter to the editor of the Congressional directory.
Overview Typescript copy of Gaines's "Reminiscences of Early Times in the Mississippi Territory," which discusses the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians and treaties (1810-1840).
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
Overview Letter written in 1876 by African American member of Congress from Alabama to the United States Centennial Commission in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, requesting an additional invitation for his wife to attend the opening of the Centennial International Exhibition of Industry.
Dates: 1876 April 27
Overview This collection contains congressional papers.
Dates: circa 1980 - 1995
Overview Letters from Senator Sampson W. Harris of Alabama, dating from 1848 to 1857, written from Washington, DC, to the Congressional Globe and to the Secretary of the Navy, the Honorable J.C. Dobbin.
Overview Papers and manuscript drafts of this Alabama author.
Overview Notes that were written by Charles Hays and two copies of a letter that was titled "Temper of the South"
Dates: after 1834
Overview The majority of this collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence. It also contains speeches, newspaper clippings, legal documents, personal letters, and a scrapbook related to Henry De Lamar Clayton, Jr's death.
Overview Official letters sent to Hubbard during his time as Senator for the state of Alabama
Abstract Four letters written by James Taylor Jones of Demopolis, Alabama, dated from 1877 to 1884, while he was serving as a member of the United States House of Representatives, concerning his biographical entries in the Congressional Directory.
Dates: 1877 - 1884
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, press releases, biographical notes, campaign literature, photographs, scrapbooks and memorabilia of this member of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senator from Alabama.
Dates: 1895 - 1951
Overview Democratic congressman John J. Sparkman (1899-1985) represented the state of Alabama in the House of Representatives from 1937-1946 and in the Senate from 1946-January 3, 1979. He was known for his support of the Tennessee Valley Authority, military personnel, and space exploration, and served on the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee, the Small Business Committee, and the Banking Committee. Materials in this collection include correspondence, legislation, newsletters, press releases,...
Dates: 1917-2001, bulk 1937-1978
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
Abstract Two printed commissions signed by Alabama Governor Joshua L. Martin commissioning Matthew W. Steele as Aide-de-Camp to the general and commander in chief of the State Militia.
Dates: 1845-12-15 - 1845-12-29
Abstract Subject files, correspondence, reports, and other materials by, to, and about this Alabama senator who served in the U. S. House of Representatives from 1923- 1938 and the U. S. Senate from 1938-1969.
Overview This collection contains newspaper clippings concerning a feud between Representative William M. Lowe of Alabama and Senator John A. Logan of Illinois.
Dates: 1866 November - 1879 May
Abstract Seventeen photographs; some publicity shots of Alabama Congressman Armistead Selden's political activities in South America (Paraguay, Guatemala, Brazil); color snapshots and photo Christmas cards of family friends.
Dates: 1964 - 1965
Overview Two unsigned letters providing reasons why L. J. Bryan and Attorney Reese should not be given federal appointments
Dates: circa 1905
Abstract A letter written by Thomas E. Kilby, as Governor of Alabama, dated April 20, 1921, to F. T. Raiford, the editor of the Selma Times.
Overview This collection contains letters of correspondence.
Dates: 1850 - 1879
Overview Letter written by Thomas Haughey of Alabama, dated December 28, 1868 and written from Washington, DC, to Ben Perley Poone providing a short biographical sketch. Mentions having to live in the north during the Civil War due to his anti-secessionist ideals.
Dates: 1868 December 28
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
File — Box WSC001: , Folder: W0129.15
Scope and Contents This is a brief note of reintroduction, dated February 12, 1879, written by William Russell Smith, a Tuscaloosa lawyer and former representative for Alabama to the United States Congress and president of the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1879 February 12