Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85033035
Found in 499 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box WSC001: , Folder: W0129.17
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
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
Overview Documents pertaining to Simpson's personal and professional life.
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.
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.
Abstract Letters written by John Bragg of Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama to the editor of the “Daily Globe” from November 1853 to December 1857 requesting subscriptions to the “globe” during the sessions of Congress.
Dates: 1835-11-28 - 1857-12-22
Abstract This collection consists of papers pertaining to banking, Person's World War II military service,and civic activities, along with correspondence, reports, speeches, scrapbooks, and other materials.
Dates: 1917 - 1970
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.
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
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.
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
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...
Abstract A letter to Secretary of the Navy Samuel Southard, recommending the appointment of Henry Francis Toulmin as midshipman. The collection also contains two other letters by McKee and a payroll list of Choctaw Indians who served in the Creek War.
Dates: 1826 - 1827
Abstract Two letters, dated February 15, 1827, and September 4, 1828, written by Alabama Governor John Murphy to Secretary of State James J. Thornton regarding the filling of judicial vacancies.
Dates: 1827 - 1828
Abstract Letters from this soldier in the 57th Indiana Volunteers, stationed near Huntsville, Alabama, to his wife and daughter in Richmond, Indiana, January 1 to March 29, 1865. They describe winter quarters and the city of Huntsville after it had been partially burned.
Abstract Includes financial and other business related papers of John Spinks Kennedy, a Civil War veteran and lawyer who lived in Lauderdale County, Alabama.
Dates: 1858 - 1892
Overview Manuscripts, correspondence, and newspaper clippings written by and related to Birmingham newspaper columnist John Temple Graves II.
Dates: 1910 - 1967
Overview An undated letter from Senator John Tyler Morgan to Alabama governor Joseph F. Johnston regarding the transfer of Major Barnard Goldsmith West from the Birmingham state troops to the staff of General Wheeler.
Dates: 1896 - 1900
Abstract A collection of correspondence and other papers. Johnson's correspondents included John H. Bankhead, Albert Boutwell, Carl Elliott, Lister Hill, Albert Rains, James A. Simpson, John Sparkman, and Chauncey Sparks.
Dates: 1936 - 1951
Overview Materials related to naval history, including manuscripts, research notes, and photographs
Dates: circa 1950-2008
Abstract A letter dated 9 March 1838, introducing Frederick Augustus Porter Bernard to James Hogan of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
File — Box WSC001: , Folder: W0129.14
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
Abstract A letter dated 27 July 1846, from Gainsville, Alabama to Price Williams, Livingston, Alabama, seeking information on claims of Daniel Scott.
Abstract A letter dated 26 May 1845, by a Mobile resident named Jones, to William M. Murphy of Greensboro, Alabama, regarding a note held by Murphy.
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.
Overview Typescript transcriptions of twenty-one letters written by Confederate soldier Joseph Zebulon Hearst between May 1862 and December 1864.
Abstract A letter dated 20 November 1860, from Athens, Alabama, to a former teacher named Mrs. Washburn, containing news of the school and stating how much she misses Washburn.
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
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.
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
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.
Overview Includes the papers of the King family of Perry County, Alabama, who owned plantations and other businesses.
Abstract A letter dated 8 September 1818, to James Penn, transmitting account against Mr. David Miller, “a merchant established at the falls of the Black Warrior” (i.e., Tuscaloosa, Alabama) regarding recovery of a debt owed by Miller.
Overview Letters between Kittredge and his wife, including a copy of their marriage certificate as well as poetry sent in honor of his birthday
File — Box WSC001: , Folder: W0129.06
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
Abstract Letter written from Mobile, Alabama, to Gideon Luger, discussing government problems
Overview Deed and survey from 1843 for land in North Carolina, correspondence covering family news and daily life, two family Bibles, as well as three books written by family friends
Dates: 1843 - 1990
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.
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
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
Overview Letters to Elizabeth J. Coman of Athens, Alabama, from her husband and sisters between 1834 and 1843.
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
Abstract Subject files, correspondence, reports, and other materials by, to, and about this Alabama senator who served in the U. S. House of Representatives from 1923- 1938 and the U. S. Senate from 1938-1969.
Abstract A collection of papers of a Tuscaloosa, Alabama, family, including some correspondence, financial papers, clippings, and sketches.
Dates: 1857 - 1950
Overview A handmade book celebrating the 25th wedding anniversary of S. D. Logan and his wife Ivey and a Centreville, Alabama, newspaper from 1936
Overview Letters and papers reflecting the social, political and economic disorder in Santo Domingo, where the Comtesse was an important land owner, together with miscellaneous items pertaining to Duke Gaston Pierre Marc de Levis, as well as . The collection also includes references to Comtesse de Lostanges' father, the Marquis Laurent Francois Le Noir de Rouvray. In French.
Dates: 1775 - 1852
Abstract Correspondence, financial records, legal documents and to a lesser extent newspaper clippings, photographs and various miscellaneous material relating to personal, business, political, and official matters of this former blockade runner and Elmore County merchant and probate judge.
Dates: 1816-1935; Majority of material found within 1852 - 1912
Overview Courtship letters between Ira Keagy and Grace Lykens of Pennsylvania. There are also letters to Grace from several other pen pals.
Dates: 1905-1945; 1908-1913
Overview Letters showing Manning's efforts to stop the disenfranchisement of African American voters in Alabama in early twentieth century.
Dates: 1902 - 1912; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1906
Overview Letter dated 25 December 1885, from Maria in Wentworth, New Hampshire, to her cousin Martha in Laconia, New Hampshire.
Dates: 1885 December 25