Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85033035
Found in 499 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Correspondence, diaries, genealogies, and various other documents relating to the life of this violinist, conductor, and teacher.
Abstract A letter dated 29 November 1862, from Orange Court House, Virginia to Jones's daughter, Fanny Iredell Erwin. It details a Confederate army march from north of Winchester to Orange Court House, and expresses delight in the scenery and admiraltion of an especially fine farm.
Overview Letter written by Caldwell, dated 5 September 1861, to James Simms of Charleston, South Carolina, inquiring about a note and asking for assistance in getting a secretaryship with the Confederate Commissioners being sent to Europe.
Dates: 1861 September 5
Overview Business correspondence, legal papers, and reports of land agent for state of Alabama. Does not cover his entire term, 1879-1902.
Overview Six letters dated between July 20, 1859 and December 21, 1904, including two to Mason Graham in 1859, concerning the chair of mathematics and the superintendancy at Louisiana State University; one to Mary Benagh Philip in 1904, regarding a pamphlet he wrote about Confederate Army supply lines; two in 1904 from Thomas M. Owen of the Alabama State Department of Archives and History asking about Huse's memories of being a student at the University of Alabama; and one in reply to Owen.
Dates: 1859 - 1904
Overview Papers, letters, and photographs of German prisoners of war during and after their internment at Camp Aliceville, Alabama.
Abstract The records of a general store in Berry, Fayette County, Alabama, including correspondence, mortgages, invoices, orders, etc.
Overview Photocopies of various documents concerning the ancestry of members of the Cantelou family of South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama.
Overview Letters from this WWII sailor to his wife and family.
Overview Letter written by this acclaimed author of Stars Fell on Alabama to Mrs. Raymond McClain, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, discussing Mrs. McLain's association with Ruby Pickens Tartt, who Carmer praises for her value to the state of Alabama and her work to raise awareness of the folk traditions of Alabama.
Dates: 1972 August 9
Overview Contains two undated letters written from this Alabama resident to Peter Brannon, most likely the director of the Alabama Department of Archives and History; two hand-written verses; and three printed cards with Christmas illustrations and poems written by Carroll.
Dates: circa 1930s
Overview Commonplace and letterbook, with early entries dating from 1823, includes hand-written poetry and by authors such as Shakespeare and Lord Byron. Later entries date from at least 1843 and include copies of letters that mention Mobile, Alabama, Mardi Gras societies.
Abstract A letter dated 17 July 1853, from Pike County, Alabama to her friend, Mrs. Elizabeth Horn at St. Andrews Bay, Florida. It discusses family matters and health.
Overview A bill of sale for five slaves, a soft leather wallet, and a letter regarding a pre-Civil War bond, belonging to Jackson Napoleon Chadwick and his heirs.
Overview Letters written to other members of the Fort Morgan Historical Commission concerning the fort and Chandler's "Little Gems" project.
Overview Collection consists of seventy items related to the history of tools and machinery from 1881 to 1956.
Dates: 1881 - 1956
Overview Letters concerning Robinson's request for a commission in the "colored service" of the U.S. Army during the Civil War.
Dates: 1864 - 1865
Scope and Contents This collection of ninety-one letters between Charles W. Cook and his wife, Esther, was sent between September and December 1952 while Charles was working for the United States Army Chemical Corps on Project Ivy at Eniwetok Atoll in the Pacific Proving Grounds. Eighty-three of the letters are between Charles and Esther, the remaining eight are from Charles' mother, father, sister, and other military colonels. The correspondence is about the daily life of the writers as they keep in...
Dates: 1952-09-05 - 1952-12-12
Abstract Letters written by Charles Waldron Buckley, United States Congressman for the Montgomery, Alabama area, to the editors of the Congressional Globe requesting copies be sent to various people and Alabama newspapers and to be charged to his account.
Dates: 1869-02-18 - 1870-02-10
Overview A letter dated July 1870 and signed by "Citizens of Macon County K. K. K.", threatening W. B. Bowen of Macon County, Alabama.
Dates: 1870 July
Overview This collection mainly contains correspondence from Emma O. Lundberg to her nephew Clarence McDermaid planning his educational path and discussing his hobbies of music and gardening, events in her everyday life, family and friends, trips, and holidays. There is a large amount of general correspondence from Katharine Lenroot to both Minnie and Clarence consisting of holiday cards and letters discussing daily events, family members, and the illnesses of Emma Lundberg. Emma Lundberg and...
Dates: 1919 - 1975
Overview Letter dated 28 July 1861, from "Clover Bottom" (near Huntsville) to his sister, giving news of crops and weather, and stating his desire to join the army.
Dates: 1861 July 28
Overview Letter with family news and talk of growing cotton in Alabama versus in South Carolina, as well as some genealogical information.
Dates: 1850 August 5
Overview Letter written from Tuscaloosa in 1834, to his aunt, Mrs. Robert W. Withers of Erie, Greene County, Alabama, and a biographical sketch, author and date unknown, which includes information on Clay's political career, wedding, and friends.
Dates: circa 1834
Overview Typescript copy of a letter written by Clay, dated 1 July 1844, from his plantation, Ashland, in Lexington, Kentucky, to Stephen F. Miller of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, commenting on the possible annexation of Texas.
Dates: 1844 July 1
Overview Letter written by Clay from Richmond, Virginia, to an unidentified person in response to a request for help in locating Mr. Mayhew, a mutual friend.
Abstract Letters to an Alabama farmer from 1866 to 1870
Overview Letters about the burning of the University of Alabama, April 1865, which Clinton witnessed as a young boy.
Abstract Letter dated 30 July 1863, from Mobile, to her cousin Ann Greenough Burgwyn in North Carolina, extending sympathy on death of Burgwyn's son, Henry King Burgwyn, at Gettysburg, and expressing anti-war sentiments
Dates: 1863 July 30
Overview This collection contains records from an Alabama coal company.
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, clippings, and photographs relating to a president of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad.
Abstract A miscellany of materials including genealogy, correspondence, the diary of Priscilla Cooper Tyler, daughter-in-law of President John Tyler, a journal, and Coleman's manuscript of "Priscilla Cooper Tyler and the American Scene: 1816-1889." Includes three letters from President Tyler to his son Robert.
Abstract A letter written by Coleman, dated 22 February 1842, from Athens, Alabama, to John H. Cocke, of Winnsville, Fluvanna County, Virginia. Discusses local temperance activities, the celebration of Washington's birthday, and family health.
Dates: 1842 February 22
Abstract Souvenirs from various events, as well as awards and honors bestowed upon Coleman, who served The University in many capacities for almost 50 years.
Abstract Various documents, including speeches, correspondence, reports, faculty newsletters, alumni magazines, newspapers and newspaper clippings of this Alabama native and University of Alabama professor of Romance Languages
Dates: 1924-1968; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1960
Abstract Letters and two versions of a paper titled "Tallapoosa and Elmore Counties Litigants," read before the Alabama Historical Association, 26 April 1963, concerning a dispute over division of tax revenues generated by hydroelectric power from damming the Tallapoosa River.
Abstract Photocopies of letters written by various family members, primarily James S. Collins, Martha Louvenia Smyth Collins (Mrs. James S. Collins – second wife of James S.), James “Jim” Madison Collins, Lake Huron Collins Madison, Martin Lomax “Max” Collins, Irene (Mrs. Lomax Collins) and Purser Collins. There are also photocopies of the birth, marriage, and death pages from several family Bibles as well as copies of typed and handwritten pages of genealogical data and obituaries clipped from...
Overview Letter dated 4 October 1864, from W.H.C. Price, Superintendent of the C.S.A. War Department's Nitre and Mining District 10, to P.J. Weaver, requesting his urgent cooperation in the manufacturing of nitre.
Dates: 1864 October 4
Overview Collection contains materials relating mainly to Dr. Edward Augustus Cook’s medical practice in Kirk’s Grove, Cherokee County, Alabama including account ledgers, daybooks, register of births and deaths, correspondence, and a photograph.
Dates: 1882 - 1920
Overview Seven letters from Dr. George Denny attempting to coax Counts back to the University of Alabama
Overview Newspapers clippings, sermons, letters, telegrams, and cabinet card photographs.
Overview Sermons, photographs, correspondence, and church programs
Overview Photocopies of the diary and essays written by John H. Cowin of Green County, Alabama covering events from 22 April through 13 November 1861 as well as a smaller diary for the month of January 1863. There is also a presidential pardon and oaths of allegiance certificates for Samuel Cowin, as well as photocopies of miscellaneous documents including Alabama tax statements from 1875 and 1877 and newspaper clippings, and a Civil War era Smith and Wesson Model 2 Army revolver. Also in the...
Overview Letter from uncle in Mt. Vernon, Alabama, to niece in Brooklyn, New York, telling her about the yellow fever outbreak in Mobile.
Dates: 1839 October 17
Overview Legal papers, correspondence, photos, geneology, sheet music, blueprints, sermons, postcards, and journals all related to the Cravner family.
Overview Letter written by a Uniontown, Alabama, businessman dated 29 April 1893, to his fiancée.
Dates: 1893 April 29
Overview Photocopies of the papers of the Crenshaw family, including personal and business correspondence, bills, receipts, etc.
Overview Papers include a CD and a photograph
Dates: after 1945
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.
Overview A collection of manuscripts and correspondence relating to the writing and publishing of three works by John Crowley.