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Correspondence

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

Found in 498 Collections and/or Records:

Cruikshank family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0379
Overview Correspondence of an Alabama family, centered in Talladega and Birmingham
Dates: 1848-1909

C.S.S. Tuscaloosa Logs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0251
Overview Portions of the logs for the C.S.S. Alabama and the C.S.S. Tuscaloosa. The logs document the daily weather, longitude and latitude as well as information about engagements with enemy ships. There is also a list of ships captured by the Alabama from 5 September 1862 to 20 June 1863 and copies of the correspondence between Lieutenant John Low as captain of the C.S.S. Tuscaloosa and various authorities of the British colony of the Cape of Good Hope.
Dates: 1862–1864

Cunningham Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4011
Overview Correspondence, maps, newspapers, and photographs of this West Alabama family
Dates: 1834-1979

John E. Curry collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0386
Overview Photocopies of letters from David H. Vinton, Assistant Quartermaster in New York, to Lieutenant Josiah Gorgas at Watervliet Arsenal, refusing to grant Gorgas’s request for supplies to be sent to Pensacola, and from University of Alabama cadet John H. Marshall in Tuscaloosa, discussing the possible role of the cadets in the defense of the state, the fainting of several cadets during a dress parade, and inquires about his family.
Dates: 1846-1864

D. Johnston Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0762
Abstract A letter dated 24 May 1845, written by Johnston in his capacity as administrator of the estate of Jabez Mitchell, to Dr. Basil Manly, certifying that Manly has notified him of claims against the estate.
Dates: 1845-05-24

Sam Dale envelope fragment

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3732
Overview Fragment of an envelope sent to David Holmes, then governor of the Mississippi Territory (which included the state of Alabama), on 15 May 1817, by Sam Dale at Fort Claiborne, Alabama
Dates: 1817 May 15

Dall-Tardy Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4157
Overview Letters from members of the Dall and Tardy families of Baltimore, Maryland, and Mobile, Alabama, written between 1840 and 1908.
Dates: 1840-1908

Eyre Damer papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0392
Overview A scrapbook and accompanying materials relating to the book “With C.H. Ellis Through Central America and Panama: Quarantine Tour of Central America and Panama by Health Authorities as Guests of the United Fruit Company,” compiled and distributed by that firm.
Dates: after 1900

Luther Fairfax Dashiell papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0396
Overview Correspondence, speeches, and writings, relating to his work as a surgeon with the 1st Regiment of Louisiana Volunteers, stationed in Tampico, Mexico, during the Mexican War.
Dates: 1844-1887; Majority of material found within 1844 - 1848

Daughters of the American Colonists, Colonel George Reade Chapter (Tuscaloosa, Alabama) Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2654
Overview Eleven scrapbooks of this Tuscaloosa, Alabama,women's organization, covering the beginning years of organization (1956-1960) through 1998.
Dates: 1956-1998

Thomas Dauser papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0398
Overview Letters, postcards, photos, newsclipping, and passport of this German shoemaker who emigrated to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in the 1880s. All material is in German.
Dates: 1882-1921

David Crawford letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0368
Overview Letter dated 30 November 1829, from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to his wife, Caroline, in Mobile, telling her of his election as Solicitor of the First Judicial Circuit.
Dates: 1829 November 30

Jerry A. Davis, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0405
Abstract Letters, newspaper clippings, event programs, photographs, and other items reflecting the personal interests of their compiler during his high school and undergraduate years.
Dates: 1973-1988; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1988

Edgar G. Dawson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0410
Abstract A letter testamentary to Edgar G. Dawson, naming him executor of the estate of William Eliza Terrell, June 3, 1867, one to “My darling,” June 4, 1885 written while on a trip to Italy, and the plantation book for “Ravenswood,” January 1869-January 1, 1873.
Dates: 1867-1885

E. L. Dawson letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0409
Abstract A letter dated 4 January 1861, certifying that there are no demands against W. L. Trenholm, quartermaster, 4th brigade.
Dates: 1861 January 4

John Charles Dawson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0411
Abstract Letters and unpublished speeches; photocopies of letters written by Joseph Lakanal, 1762-1845.
Dates: circa 1930

N. H. R. Dawson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0412
Overview Newspaper clippings, personal and business correspondence, and an account book.
Dates: 1856-1927

David DeJarnette papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0421
Overview Photographs related to archaeology and geology, including photos of the Stanfield-Worley Bluff Shelter dig.
Dates: 1935-1975

Delta Kappa Gamma, Beta Chapter, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0424
Abstact Documentation of the annual activities of the Tuscaloosa chapter of this international education society. The records include minutes, annual reports, financial reports and records, histories, yearbooks, correspondence, directories, and other materials.
Dates: 1939-1999

Jere Clemens Dennis papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0428
Overview Personal, family, and business papers of a Tallapoosa County attorney, including legal case files as well as Sons of Confederate Veterans, Alabama National Guard, and Masonic materials.
Dates: 1841-1935

Dexter and Abbot letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0434
Abstract A letter dated 6 May 1848 to Mssrs. Mason and Lawrence, Boston, regarding cotton sales.
Dates: 1848 May 6

Columbus C. Dodson letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0440
Abstract A letter dated 15 February 1848, written from Mexico City to his sister, Miss A. W. Dodson, Telaga Spring, Chatooga County, Georgia.
Dates: 1848 February 15

Don Speed Smith Goodloe Papers

 Collection — Box 4312.001: [1005697221]
Identifier: MSS-4312
Scope and Contents This collection highlights the efforts of African American educator Don Speed Smith Goodloe to improve secondary education for African American students in Maryland’s segregated educational system from 1910 to 1911. The collection is composed of two series: Correspondence, 1910-1911, and Records for the Maryland Normal and Industrial School at Bowie for the Training of Colored Youth, also known as the Maryland State Normal School No. 3. The collection is strong in incoming correspondence as it...
Dates: 1910 - 1911

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

James J. and Mabel Cowart Doster Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4125
Overview Contains the personal and family records, as well as photos, correspondence, and other files during his time as an educator.
Dates: 1870-1943

Drayton Doherty Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1641
Abstract This collection pertains principally the World War One service of Dr. Drayton Doherty (1893-1969) of Selma, Alabama. It contains more than sixty letters from Doherty to his parents during his service in France, in which he served as a medical officer, chiefly with the British Second Army. Other items in the collection include some official correspondence relative to Doherty’s military service, a miscellany of personal papers, and three photographs.
Dates: 1910 - 1927

Thomas Dudley letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0452
Abstract A letter dated 9 July 1862, to S. Price Edwards, Collector of Customs at Liverpool, regarding a gunboat (C.S.S. Alabama) being built in the yard of Mssrs. Laird. Holograph copy.
Dates: 1862 July 9

C. W. Duke letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0454
Overview Typescript copy of a letter written by C.W. Duke in Smith County, Texas, to Mr. D.W. Walkley describing life in Texas.
Dates: 1870 April 20

J. M. Duncan papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0456
Abstract A collection of correspondence, financial papers, and artifacts belonging to this Blocton, Alabama, resident.
Dates: 1894-1932

Floyd R. Dunn papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0459
Overview Letters and photographs from the governors of the 50 United States providing general information about each state, including each state’s government (number of state senators and representatives), the state flower, bird, and tree, and the population according to the United States Census of 1970
Dates: 1971

Durst Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0461
Overview Letters, newspapers, and miscellaneous documents from the Durst family. There is also a World War One era panoramic photograph and United Stated Service, or Blue Star Mother's flag.
Dates: 1708-1977; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1868

E. Irby Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0732
Abstract A letter dated 16 August 1821, from Huntsville, Alabama to Haynie Hatchett, McFarland store, Lunenburg County, Virginia, concerning his recollection of a debt owed to Hatchett, news of family, friends and business. It notes the burning of the newly built theatre in town, the construction of a canal, and the state of local crops.
Dates: 1821-08-16

Samuel Earle papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0463
Overview Correspondence dealing with Earle's tenure as a congressman representing South Carolina, and genealogical papers of Earle's grandson, Samuel M. Earle.
Dates: 1780-1907

Eborn and Peteet Families papers

 Collection — Box 3154: [1005585077]
Identifier: MSS-0469
Overview Letters, written by Benjamin F. Eborn between 1884 and 1885 to his sweetheart (later his wife), Corinne Peteet Eborn. There are also other letters to Corinne from various family members, including her father, W.Y. Peteet, mother-in-law, Bettie Eborn, and her sister, Mary P. Jones.
Dates: 1879-1955

Lista Geil Eddins papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0472
Overview Diaries, clippings, photographs, correspondence, sheet music, and church bulletins belonging to this University of Alabama music department head.
Dates: between 1910-1971

S.W. Eddins appointment letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0474
Overview Letter dated 1 September 1864 appointing S. W. Eddins of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to the University of Alabama's Alabama Corps of Cadets.
Dates: 1864 September 1

Edward Bressie Vaughan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2283
Overview Papers of both Edward Bressie Vaughan, Sr. and Jr. The majority of the papers are requisitions, receipts, Quartermaster stores, etc. from August through Novemeber 1862 during the Kentucky Campaign signed by or sent to Lieutenant Edward Bressie Vaughan, Jr.. Other papers include both Vaughan, Sr.'s and Jr.'s personal and business correspondence from 1832 through 1869. The collection also contains E.B. Vaughan, Sr.'s Oath of Allegiance (dated 30 June 1865) to the United Stated.
Dates: 1832 - 1867; Majority of material found in 1862 - 1862

Jim Edwards papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2936
Overview Contains correspondence letters of Jim Edwards written to his family and friends, mostly containing information about his daily life. Also contains his grade reports during his time at Miami University, 1934-1938.
Dates: 1934-1947

William Edwards letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3812

E.H. Bedinger Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1863
Abstract Letters to Reverend E.H. Bedinger in Anchorage, Kentucky, discussing church, church activities, and donations.
Dates: 1890

Eleanor Drenth Dodson Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4165
Overview Letters written in the 1940s to Eleanor ("Ellie" or "Elly") Drenth Dodson of Portland, Oregon, and San Diego, California, from her mother, Mabel Anderson Drenth, who lived in Fresno, California.
Dates: 1942 - 1946

Elise Ayers Sanguinetti Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0098
Abstract This collection consists of the correspondence, manuscripts, and galley proofs, as well as reviews and notices of Elise Ayers Sanguinetti, the Alabama author of The Last of the Whitfields (1962), The New Girl (1964), The Dowager (1968), and McBee's Station (1972).
Dates: 1929 - 2003

Elisha Wolsey Peck papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1120
Overview Correspondence and financial papers of this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, attorney, as well as material relating to the Alabama Constitutional Convention of 1867, of which Peck was chairman.
Dates: 1837 - 1887

Eliza Thomas Nolley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1052
Abstract This collection consists of entries taken from Nolley's “Album of Friendship,” copies of outgoings letter to her brother, Edward Dromgoole Nolly and sister Martha Ann Otey, extracts from her theme book, and a letter from a friend, Annie Glascock (?). Except for last, all are from the period when Nolley was a student at Tuscaloosa Female College. The items are annotated with information about her family and Nolley herself. The items by Nolley contain news about the school and school...
Dates: 1862 - 1866

Elizabeth Cherry Weir Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1538
Abstract This collection contains the will and estate papers of Mrs. Elizabeth Cherry Weir (d. 1821) of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama; letters to Pauline Jones Gandrud regarding the Cherry family genealogy; and and estate paper for John Warner of Tuscaloosa, 1824.
Dates: 1821 - 1960

Elizabeth Harwood Katz Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3661
Overview A collection of letters sent to Elizabeth Harwood from friends, family, and others from 1934 to 1984. They deal primarily with personal lives of Elizabeth, her sister, her friends, and her first husband Richard. For more letters, see Donald and Betty Katz letters, mss_3666.
Dates: 1934 - 1984; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1942

Ensley Merchants Association records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0487
Overview Minutes, bank statements, correspondence, news clippings, and other materials of this Birmingham, Alabama, area organization
Dates: 1929-1944

Ephraim Madison Henry papers

 Collection
Identifier: W-0114
Overview Correspondence, concert programs, and other documents from this Tuskegee Institute graduate
Dates: 1930 - 1947

Esbon C. Lambert Diary and Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3924
Abstract Diary and letters from Lambert, a United States Navy landsman aboard the USS Itasca from 1863-1864, during the Battle of Mobile Bay.
Dates: 1863-1864

Estes Embroidery Circle records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0491
Overview Letters, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, photos, scrapbooks, and diaries of members of this social club in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Dates: 1928-1996