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Politicians -- Alabama

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Alabama Air National Guard letter of authorization

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0014
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.
Dates: 1963 April 30

Alabama Legislature petition

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0039
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.
Dates: 1849

Alabama political figures collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0045
Overview Letters and documents signed by various Alabama political figures, including William Brockman Bankhead, Ruben Chapman, Clement Comer Clay, and Henry Watkins Collier.
Dates: unknown

Harry Mell Ayers papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0097
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...
Dates: 1918-1956

J. M. Burke Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4127
Overview Letter from nephew to uncle discussing the chances of various political candidates in the 1860 election
Dates: 1860 September 17

Henry De Lamar Clayton, Jr., papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0314
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.
Dates: 1887-1952

John Cuthbert letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0389
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

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

Michael Dorman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0445
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.
Dates: 1968-1976

Folder 4, 1964 - 1965

 File — Box 5343: Series 2012.018, Folder: 4
Identifier: Folder 4

George Strother Gaines paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0551
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).
Dates: 1908

Jere Haralson letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0625
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

Claude Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0637
Overview This collection contains congressional papers.
Dates: circa 1980 - 1995

Sampson W. Harris letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0642
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.
Dates: 1848-1857

W. Stuart Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0643
Overview Papers and manuscript drafts of this Alabama author.
Dates: Unknown

Thomas Haughey letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0648
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

Charles Hays papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0653
Overview Notes that were written by Charles Hays and two copies of a letter that was titled "Temper of the South"
Dates: after 1834

G. W. Hewitt letter

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

Lister Hill papers

 Record Group
Identifier: MSS-0670
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.
Dates: 1921-1968

G. J. Hubbard letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3807
Overview Official letters sent to Hubbard during his time as Senator for the state of Alabama
Dates: 1925-1936

James Thomas Heflin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0659
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

William M. Lowe and John A. Logan newspaper clippings scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2767
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

Photographs, 1964 - 1965

 Series
Identifier: 2012.018
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

Republican Party Letters of Recommendation

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3895
Overview Two unsigned letters providing reasons why L. J. Bryan and Attorney Reese should not be given federal appointments
Dates: circa 1905

William R. Smith letter, 1879 February 12

 File — Box WSC001: [1006241611], Folder: W 0129.15
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