Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85033035
Found in 487 Collections and/or Records:
A. L. Willoughby receipt and letter book
Overview Receipts from grocers, clothing sellers, and other Mobile, Alabama, merchants detailing personal expenditures; also includes seventy-six letters, mostly relating family news.
Adams Family papers
Abstract This collection consists principally of correspondence among members of the Adams Family, the majority of which concerns the Confederate service of a son, who wrote many letters detailing army life and conditions. It also contains papers related to Homer and John Adams, prisoners of war who died before returning home, and an Adams Family history by Irving Adams, dated December 18, 1948.
Dates: 1849 - 1926; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1865
Agnes Ellen Harris Papers
Overview Contains correspondence and records, index to student files (1930-1944), and indices to miscellaneous publications. Publication topics include agriculture, home economics, P.T.A., publishing companies, sororities, University of Alabama publications, publications of other Alabama colleges and normal schools, and out-of-state college publications.
Dates: 1919 - 1945
Aileen Kilgore Henderson Papers
Overview Drafts and final manuscripts of the works of this award-winning Alabama children's author, and correspondence with her editor and with her fans. Also a United States Army Women's Corps uniform [not AKH's actual uniform; the attached insignia may or may not be hers either]: jacket, blouse, skirt and garrison cap, circa 1944-1951 and other military recognitions.
Dates: 1938 - 2008
A. S. Williams III Americana Collection's Alabama authors collection
Overview Correspondence, manuscripts, signed book pages, publication announcements, catalogs, and newspaper clippings related to the careers of several Alabama authors as well as the Alabama Writers Conclave and the Birmingham Branch of the National League of American Pen Women.
Alabama Democratic Party Executive Committee minutes
Overview Minutes of the Alabama Democratic Party Executive Committee meetings from 1892-1894.
Alabama Historical Association Records
Abstract Programs and correspondence relating to the annuals convention of the Alabama Historical Association, 1951-54.
Alabama Industrial and Scientific Society records
Overview Materials relating to the organization, including: meeting minutes, account books, lists of members and officers, and other items.
Dates: 1890 - 1900
Alabama Legislature petition
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.
Alabama Library Association Records
Abstract Meeting minutes, correspondence and records of officers and chairs of committees and roundtables, material relating to annual meetings, and other documents.
Dates: 1904 - 2005
Alabama Manufacturing Association records
Overview Includes membership information, correspondence to members, newsletters, data on industrial growth, and civic booster brochures from various Alabama cities.
Dates: 1953 - 1979
Alabama Nurses Association records
Abstract This collection includes meeting minutes, 1913-1940, copies of the organization's newsletter, 1958-1972, miscellaneous newspaper and magazine articles, photographs, and correspondence, a few rosters, and papers relating to admitting African Americans to the association, 1949-1950.
Alabama Political Figures Collection
Overview Letters and documents signed by various Alabama political figures, including William Brockman Bankhead, Ruben Chapman, Clement Comer Clay, and Henry Watkins Collier.
Alabama Republican Party Papers
Overview Memoranda and correspondence relating to the 1908 United States presidential election from Calhoun and Elmore Counties in Alabama
Alabama School Libraries: a history
Overview This collection contains papers that are associated with Alabama School Libraries. This includes newspaper clippings, association newsletters, correspondence, and reports with the bulk of the materials from the 1940s.
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.
Lamar Aldridge papers
Overview Letters home written while Aldridge was in training in Georgia and then serving in France during World War I.
James M. Alexander letter
Overview Letter from Alexander to Captain Pope
Dates: 1863 October 27
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.
Alfred Parmenter papers
Overview Letters written by Alfred A. Parmenter, a member of the Twenty-sixth Massachusetts Infantry, describing battles and camp life in the South to his parents
Dates: 1861 - 1862
Alice Alison Lide and Margaret Alison Johansen papers
Overview Correspondence, research notes, typescripts, and galley proofs of sisters and Alabama authors Alice Alison Lide and Margaret Allison Johnson.
Alice and Algernon Sydney Garnett Papers
Overview Letters written by Alice Garnett and her husband Algernon Sydney Garnett, a professor at the University of Alabama, discussing, among other things, the hardships of travel, news of the university, its professors, and their wives, the election of a new superintendent of education, and a rebellion by the University Cadets against the commandant.
Alison family papers
Abstract Genealogical information, including typewritten booklets on various families. Individual folders are labeled with family names. The collection includes correspondence, photocopies, and photographs.
Dates: after 1800
Allan F. Archer papers
Overview Documents pertaining to the career of Dr. Allan F. Archer from 1932 to 1951 when he worked at the University of Alabama Museum of Natural History and Geological Survey of Alabama. The material primarily focuses on Dr. Archer’s study of spiders, but includes crabs, mollusks, crustacean and matters of ecological and biological importance as well.
M. E. Allan letter
Overview Letter dated 30 September 1855, to "Dear Cousin," from Bald Hill, Georgia, discussing family news, crops, children, and illnesses and deaths among family and slaves.
Dates: 1855 September 30
Jonathon A. B. Allison letter
Overview A letter dated 6 March 1862, from "Camp Alabama, near Dumfries, Virginia," to "Dear Uncle," with news of friends and the war.
Dates: 1862 March 6
Alpha Epsilon Delta records
Overview The Alpha Epsilon Delta collection consists of the rules, rituals, petitions, reports, and memorabilia of the University of Alabama's charter chapter of this medical honors society.
Alston Fitts Letters and Photograph
Overview Letters from this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, physician to his wife and children before and after he was shipped to France during World War I, as well as a photograph of Fitts.
Dates: 1917 - 1919
American Association of University Professors, University of Alabama Chapter records
Overview A collection of meeting minutes, committee reports, correspondence, membership information, constitutions, and other material.
Dates: 1949-1975; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1960
American Association of University Women, Tuscaloosa Branch records
Overview Includes the Tuscaloosa branch secretary’s notebooks, which contain the association's official correspondence, meeting minutes, by-laws, and other records that vary by year. Also includes the executive board files and scrapbooks
Andrew Coleman Hargrove papers
Overview Personal and business correspondence, class notes, and financial records of attorney and politician, Andrew Coleman Hargrove of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Al Andrews Amateur Journalism Collection
Abstract A very large collection of individually-produced fan magazines (fanzines or ‘zines), circular letters, and related materials, principally of science fiction fantasy subjects, named in honor of Birmingham native and science fiction artist, Al Andrews. See the finding aid for a detailed inventory of the contents of the collection.
Douglas Arant Alabama Academy of Honor materials
Overview Materials relating to Arant's 1978 induction into the Alabama Academy of Honor, including a scrapbook with pictures from the induction, biographical information on members, and past programs from induction ceremonies.
Edmund Armes papers
Overview Typed correspondence and telegrams from Armes in his capacity as Birmingham, Alabama chairman of the Sewanee (University of the South) endowment campaign to area Episcopalians, seeking donations for the institution. The collection also contains newspaper clippings pertaining to the campaign, and information on fundraising events.
Augusta Evans Wilson papers
Abstract Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a bound manuscript of the 19th-century author Augusta Evans Wilson of Mobile, Alabama.
Austin family collection
Abstract A collection of genealogical information on the Austin, Hutto, Lambert and Knox families. It also contains family correspondence, photographs, and legal documents.
Harry Mell Ayers papers
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...
A. Babbitt letter
Abstract Letter from Babbitt to his cousin William H. Babbitt of Princeton, New Jersey, describing an ocean voyage from New York to Mobile, and Babbitt's subsequent doings in Alabama.
Dates: circa 1843 December
Arthur Bagby papers
Abstract Contains materials, mostly photocopies, created by or relating to Arthur Bagby, the tenth governor of Alabama.
William Pitt Ballinger diary
Abstract Diary covering the 1865 negotiations with General E. R.S. Canby and others over the cessation of hostilities between the U.S. and the state of Texas, other legal cases legal and business, as well as personal and family affairs.
Baltzell and Bullock families papers
Abstract The papers of two Greene County, Alabama families involved in post-Civil War Alabama politics, including correspondence, a diary, essays, deeds, and financial documents.
Marion Banks letter
Abstract Letter to Dr. E. H. Moren recommending W. C. Richardson for the professorship of English literature at Alabama A and M College.
Dates: 1878 May 24
Barker Family papers
Overview Letters, photographs, newspaper clippings, genealogical records and other materials relating to Henry A. Barker (1879-1962), a Methodist Minister in Boaz, Alabama, and his family.
Frederick A. P. Barnard letter and speech
Abstract An address to the "Gentlemen of the Erosophic Society" in 1848 at The University of Alabama and a letter to Barnard from his brother, John G. Barnard, regarding a pass for travel in 1862.
Dates: 1848, 1862
Mamie L. Barnett letter
Abstract A letter dated 7 June 1928 from Barnett to her brother Frank.
Dates: 1928 June 7
E. Scott Barr papers
Overview Bound copies of his letters and publications
Barrie Lucien Holt papers
Overview Contains the papers of Barrie Lucien Holt, covering his life as a capitalist, planter, financier, and quartermaster general of the Alabama National Guard. Holt was an organizer and majority shareholder in the Prattville Cotton Mills and Banking Company, as well as a partner in D. M. Snow and Company.
J. D. Barron research material on Native Americans
Overview Research notes and correspondence related to J. D. Barron's research on native American place names in Alabama.
Battle family papers
Overview Letters, calling cards, scripture cards, and a small journal of this Tuskegee, Alabama, family.
Jesse Beene letters
Abstract Two letters written from Cahawba, Alabama, to Rowland G. Hazard in Peace Dale, Rhode Island. The first, dated 14 July 1839, orders shoes for Beene's sixty-eight slaves and includes a list of slaves and a measurement of their feet in inches. In the second, dated 16 December 1841, Beene expresses dissatisfaction with both shoes and prices.