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Found in 432 Collections and/or Records:
Henry Washington Hilliard correspondence
Abstract Contains photocopies of correspondence of Henry Washington Hilliard with others, regarding his various diplomatic appointments, as Foreign Minister to Belgium and Berlin.
James Hogan papers
Overview This collection contains letters of correspondence and bills pertaining to duties and tasks of the business; primarily with the distribution of cotton.
Hosea Holcombe papers
Overview Letter written by Holcombe asking a bookseller in Pennsylvania to send him two books by a Dr. Gills.
Admiral Samuel Hood collection
Abstract Includes a letter written from British Admiral Hood to Earl Cornwallis as a letter of introduction for a Mr. Bayard Including an engraving of Joshua Reynolds portrait of Hood, printed in 1831 and a clipping from newspaper with brief biography of Hood, circa 1900.
Dates: 1788-circa 1900
Johnson Jones Hooper papers
Overview This collection contains letters of correspondence in regards to the placing a marker on Hooper's gravestone, for he was, apparently, buried without one. The collection also contains letters to and from William Stanley Hoole.
William Hoskins letter
Overview Letter dated 31 March 1796, from Hoskins in Bordeaux, France, to James Swan in America, addressing potential business prospects.
Dates: 1796 March 31
Sam Houston letters
Overview Letters from Huntsville, Texas to "My Dear Miller" and "My Dear Smith."
Ronald and Elizabeth Howard collection of George Corley Wallace materials
Overview Campaign materials and other memorabilia of George Corley Wallace's 1968 and 1972 presidential campaigns.
Howell F. Hayslette Letter and Photograph
Overview Letter and photograph, from Hayslette in Conde, France, to "My Dear Mother," thanking her for a Christmas parcel and expressing longings for home.
Allen Howison papers
Overview Letters, business records, and bank receipts from the late 1800s to the early 1900s
Sarah Huey, United Daughters of the Confederacy Collection
Overview Sheet music, programs, and letters from various individuals with the UDC
Hughes family papers
Overview Letters written by brothers Arley and Eli Hughes while serving in the Army during World War I and late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century artifacts of this large, rural Alabama family.
Ira W. and Flora Peabody Letters, 1901 - 1907
File — Box 4257.002: , Folder: 29
Scope and Contents A collection of letters sent to Ira W. and Flora Peabody of Lebanon, New Hampshire, from friends, family, and others from 1890 to 1907, dealing mainly with the lives of the writers and mutual aquaintances.
Dates: 1901 - 1907
Jack D. L. Holmes papers
Overview Correspondence, manuscripts, journal articles, newspaper clippings, and maps of this professor and Alabama author.
Jefferson Franklin Jackson Family Papers
Overview This collection contains the letters of correspondence, financial papers, and a Phi Beta Kappa invitation.
Dates: 1847 - 1921
Thomas K. Jackson letters
Overview Letters written during his career in the Confederate Army as well as a letter of amnesty on his behalf from J. Longstreet to Ulysses S. Grant
Jacob Frederic Goossen papers
Overview Correspondence, writings, teaching materials, and musical compositions of this former faculty member of the University of Alabama.
James Bowron papers
Abstract A substantial collection of papers and materials relating to James Bowron, one of the nineteenth century iron and mining pioneers in the Deep South. It includes Bowron's 1632-page, unpublished autobiography, as well as his daily journals, letters, and pictures.
James Boykin papers
Abstract Papers of an important Dallas County, Alabama, planter family, including correspondence, household and plantation records, materials regarding James Boykin’s cavalry unit during the Civil War, and papers of Boykin's descendants down to the mid-twentieth century.
Dates: 1833-1967; Majority of material found within 1848 - 1870
James Hillhouse Letter
Abstract A letter from the minister of the Greensboro Presbyterian Church, Greensboro, Alabama, to an unidentified recipient discussing Hillhouse's wishes for the Presbyterians to reform the Catholic Church.
Perry B. James papers
Overview Collection includes a letter from James, president of Athens College, Athens, Alabama, to William Stanley Hoole, head of the University of Alabama Libraries, about a paper James had written, "The Counties North of the Tennessee River," and a manuscript of the paper.
James Strother Caller Letter
Overview Letter written by Caller, dated 2 August 1852, from Gosport, Clarke County, Alabama, to Messrs. Jno. A. Winston &c, commission merchants of Mobile, Alabama, asking for a correction on the account of W. McConnell
James Thomas Heflin Papers
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
James Thomas Murfee Letters
Abstract Letters to L. C. Garland, President of the University of Alabama, and to Alabama Governor John Gill Shorter, dealing with requisitions, fortifying the University campus, and cadets during the Civil War.
Dates: 1863 - 1864
Jeremiah Clemens letter, 1848 September 3
File — Box WSC001: , Folder: W 0129.17
Scope and Contents Jeremiah Clemens writes on September 3, 1848, to the Adjutant General of the Army in Washington, D.C., thanking him for sending his commission as a lieutenant colonel in the Ninth Infantry.
Dates: 1848 September 3
Jesse Griffin letter
Overview A letter dated 5 September 1813, from St. Stephens, Alabama, to his parents, describing the Creek attack on Fort Mims during the Creek War of 1813-1814.
Dates: 1813 September 5
John and Mary Wellborn Cochran Diaries, Letterbook, and Photographs
Abstract Three bound volumes of this Alabama attorney and politician and his wife: John Cochran's diary; Mary Wellborn Cochran's journal; and a miscellany of copies of some of John Cochran's outgoing correspondence, journal entries of his, and copies of some freedman contracts to which he was party. Also includes two unidentified photographs that appear to be from the early twentieth century.
John Bickley papers
Overview Includes incoming correspondence to John S. Bickley from prominent United States and world leaders, as well as personal materials and those relating to the International Insurance Society.
John Cocke Papers
Overview Business correspondence, accounts, legal documents, and other materials (including the selling and purchasing of slaves) of this 19th century Marengo County, Alabama, plantation owner.
John Collier Foster papers
Overview A sizeable collection of church correspondence, sermons, and other religious materials, and family correspondence and other personal items of this farmer and Southern Baptist minister in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dates: 1841-1892; Majority of material found within 1889 - 1892
John Gorman Barr papers
Abstract Contains correspondence to and from John Gorman Barr, as well as other papers of this University of Alabama student, Tuscaloosa attorney, and United States Consul in Australia, known for his humorous writings.
John Horry Dent, Jr., Letters
Overview Collection contains letters written by John Horry Dent, Jr. (signed J. Horry Dent) of Barbour County, Alabama, from 1861 March 15 to 1864 July 1 to his father, John Horry Dent of Eufaula, Alabama. There are also two letters written by Dent Jr.’s fellow officers to Dent's father detailing information of Dent Jr.’s part aboard the C.S.S. McRae during the battle of Forts Jackson and St. Philip and his subsequent capture and internment at Fort Warren in May 1862.
Dates: 1861 - 1864
John Horry Dent papers
Overview There are four typescript documents in the folder also: (1) Commodore John Herbert Dent, U.S. Navy, 1782–1823; (2) Charles I. Graves in Egypt (1875–1878); (3) Cape Guardafui by Lt. Col. Graves (the proceedings of the meeting of October 1880); and (4) Report of Lt. Col. Graves, 4th July 1878.The Plantation Book (or Farm Journal v.1) was written by John Horry Dent from January 1840 through December 1842 to record actual expenditures and incomes from his estate and to provide...
Robert Johnson papers
Overview Materials related to naval history, including manuscripts, research notes, and photographs
Dates: circa 1950-2008
Jonathan Daniels letter, 1970 October 5
File — Box WSC001: , Folder: W 0129.14
Scope and Contents A letter from Jonathan Daniels, dated October 5, 1970, explaining to Dr. Abernathy how two copies of his (Daniels') book were sent to Abernathy. Daniels also tells Abernathy about his progress on his next book.
Dates: 1970 October 5
Joseph Emerson Brown letters
Overview Letters from Brown, most of them to his friend and business associate General Ira R. Foster, Quartermaster General of the State of Georgia during the Civil War. Also contains copies of letters between Brown and Georgia politician Howell Cobb, regarding appointing Foster as a special railway postal agent for north Georgia and north Alabama.
Joshua Hill Foster Papers
Overview Papers of a University of Alabama graduate, Baptist minister, planter, teacher (University of Alabama, 1873-1892) and president of Alabama Central Female College, 1869-1873.
Dates: 1839 - 1904
Josiah and Amelia Gorgas family papers
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, scrapbooks, and other papers of Josiah Gorgas, chief of the Confederate Bureau of Ordnance and president of the University of Alabama, and his wife Amelia Gayle Gorgas, librarian at the University of Alabama and daughter of Alabama governor John Gayle.
Julia Neely Finch Papers
Overview Correspondence by and to Julia Neely Finch, as well as her poetry and short stories, written between 1890 and 1926, as well as a small handwritten and typescript collection of Julia’s poems and short stories and a Common Place Book, which served as a scrapbook of her published pieces.
Dates: 1890 - 1926
John Percy Kennedy family papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains newspapers from 1875 to 1936, educational material, correspondence, photographs of the family, and miscellaneous materials. There are two "Jenness Miller Monthly" which was a magazine that promoted correct dress for women.
King family papers
Overview Includes the papers of the King family of Perry County, Alabama, who owned plantations and other businesses.
George L. Kittredge letters
Overview Letters between Kittredge and his wife, including a copy of their marriage certificate as well as poetry sent in honor of his birthday
L. A. Shaver letter, 1880 June 22
File — Box WSC001: , Folder: W 0129.06
Scope and Contents A one-page letter written by Montgomery County (Alabama) Superintendent of Education L. A. Shaver to J. W. Dubose, appointing him to the Montgomery County Board of Education following the resignation of another board member. The letter, dated June 22, 1890, is written on stationery from Shaver's law firm.
Dates: 1880 June 22
L. N. Hitchcock Letter
Abstract Letter written from Mobile, Alabama, to Gideon Luger, discussing government problems
R. Landesberger letter and music
Overview Handwritten letter and sheet of music from Geneva (Switzerland) professor Dr. R. Landesberger to President Woodrow Wilson, dated January 7, 1919. A typed transcript of the letter is also included.
Dates: 1919 January 7
Charles Lanman letters
Abstract A collection of letters and other materials containing biographical data from from U.S. congressmen from Alabama, 1828-68, biographical letters from two other persons, five photographs, five letters from congressmen to other government officials, and one letter of transmittal.
Chauncey Leonard Letter
Overview Letter from an African American U. S. Army chaplain during the Civil War to the father of one of the soldiers at the hospital in Alexandria, Virginia
Dates: 1865 March 24
Letter to Servant Cokeram
Abstract Letter from unknown writer to his servant Cokeram, instructing to provide provisions for an impending visit by the queen. Undated.
Dates: no date; possibly 1600s
Letters to Lucile
Overview A numbered series of letters to Lucile from an unknown man living in on Guadeloupe, an island in the Lesser Antilles, during the early nineteenth century. Alternating between verse and prose, they discuss the geography, geology, and agriculture of the island, as well as reveal details about local creole culture.
Dates: after 1803 and before 1815
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.