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Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85033035

Found in 428 Collections and/or Records:

Adams Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0006
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

A. S. Williams III Americana Collection's Alabama authors collection

 Collection
Identifier: W-0064
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.
Dates: 1868-1989

Alabama Democratic Party Executive Committee minutes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0030
Overview Minutes of the Alabama Democratic Party Executive Committee meetings from 1892-1894.
Dates: 1892-1894

Alabama Historical Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0036
Abstract Programs and correspondence relating to the annuals convention of the Alabama Historical Association, 1951-54.
Dates: 1951-2006

Alabama Industrial and Scientific Society records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0038
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

 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 Library Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0040
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0041
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0044
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.
Dates: 1913-1977

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

Alabama Republican Party Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3894
Overview Memoranda and correspondence relating to the 1908 United States presidential election from Calhoun and Elmore Counties in Alabama
Dates: 1907-1908

Alabama School Libraries: a history

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0052
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.
Dates: 1930-1970

Lamar Aldridge papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0059
Overview Letters home written while Aldridge was in training in Georgia and then serving in France during World War I.
Dates: 1917-1919

James M. Alexander letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3804
Overview Letter from Alexander to Captain Pope
Dates: 1863 October 27

Alice and Algernon Sydney Garnett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0561
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.
Dates: 1850-1873

Alison family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0062
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0082
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.
Dates: 1932-1951

M. E. Allan letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0063
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0068
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0069
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.
Dates: 1926-1951

American Association of University Professors, University of Alabama Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0072
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0073
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
Dates: 1928-2002

Andrew Coleman Hargrove papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0630
Overview Personal and business correspondence, class notes, and financial records of attorney and politician, Andrew Coleman Hargrove of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dates: 1835-1911

Al Andrews Amateur Journalism Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0016
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.
Dates: 1961-[2009]

Everett B. Andrews Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4170
Overview Letters describing camp life written by Everett B. Andrews to his sister Lillian in St. Albans, Vermont, while he was stationed on the Island of Tinian in the Marianas after Allied forces captured it in 1944.
Dates: 1945

Douglas Arant Alabama Academy of Honor materials

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0081
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.
Dates: 1974-1986

Edmund Armes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0086
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.
Dates: 1919

Ethel Armes letters

 Collection
Identifier: W-0146
Overview Letter to Robert Jemison Jr. of Birmingham, Alabama, about uncredited copying of material from her book, The Story of Coal and Iron in Alabama, and a letter to her brother about a promotion.
Dates: 1921-1944

Viscountess Astor letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0092
Abstract A letter dated 5 November 1952, from Astor to Dr. John M. Gallalee, president of the University of Alabama, declining a speaking invitation.
Dates: 1952 November 5

Augusta Evans Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1563
Abstract Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a bound manuscript of the 19th-century author Augusta Evans Wilson of Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1859-1909

Austin family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0095
Abstract A collection of genealogical information on the Austin, Hutto, Lambert and Knox families. It also contains family correspondence, photographs, and legal documents.
Dates: 1887-1980

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

A. Babbitt letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0100
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0102
Abstract Contains materials, mostly photocopies, created by or relating to Arthur Bagby, the tenth governor of Alabama.
Dates: 1837

George O. Baker and Joseph M. Baker papers

 Collection
Identifier: W-0066
Overview Correspondence, ledgers, and other papers of Selma, Alabama, businessmen, George O. Baker, his son, Joseph M. Baker, and their various companies and businesses.
Dates: 1886-1898

William Pitt Ballinger diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0104
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.
Dates: 1864-1868

Baltzell and Bullock families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0105
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.
Dates: 1839-1921

Marion Banks letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0110
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0112
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.
Dates: undated

Frederick A. P. Barnard letter and speech

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0113
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0115
Abstract A letter dated 7 June 1928 from Barnett to her brother Frank.
Dates: 1928 June 7

E. Scott Barr papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2430
Overview Bound copies of his letters and publications
Dates: 1924-1987

Barrie Lucien Holt papers

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Identifier: MSS-0692
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.
Dates: 1841-1950

J. D. Barron research material on Native Americans

 Collection
Identifier: W-0088
Overview Research notes and correspondence related to J. D. Barron's research on native American place names in Alabama.
Dates: 1887-1906

Battle family papers

 Collection
Identifier: W-0010
Overview Letters, calling cards, scripture cards, and a small journal of this Tuskegee, Alabama, family.
Dates: 1855-1871

Jesse Beene letters

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Identifier: MSS-0128
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.
Dates: 1839-1841

Harvey Beeson letters and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0129
Abstract Letter and photographs relating to Harvey Beeson’s ancestors in Michigan, August 1939.
Dates: 1939

William Robert Bell letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0134
Abstract A letter dated 29 May 1864 from a Confederate soldier to his mother and sister while stationed in Bayou La Batre, Alabama.
Dates: 1864 May 29

Henry R. Benagh letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0136
Abstract A letter containing genealogical information about the Benagh family.
Dates: 1951

Benjamin J. Gaston Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3915
Overview Letters written by Benjamin J. Gaston, who served as a first lieutenant with the Independent 2nd Battalion Alabama Volunteers and as a private in the 10th Alabama Cavalry.
Dates: 1859 - 1865