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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:

Robert Owen Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1086
Abstract A letter dated 24 June 1847, to British Foreign Secretary Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston (1784-1865), concerning the situation in Ireland.
Dates: 1847-06-24

Robert S. Lanier Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0841
Abstract A letter dated 4 June 1890, to his son, describing his reaction to the nomination of Thomas Goode Jones as Democratic Party candidate for governor of Alabama and to an article his son had written.
Dates: 1890-06-04

Roemol Henry Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0666
Abstract A letter containing genealogical information about St. Sauveur Francois Bonfils, a Napoleonic exile who served as professor of modern languages and literature at Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky, 1847-1849.
Dates: 1951

Roger Hertz Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4167
Overview Almost daily letters written by Hertz and his family between 1944 and 1946 while he was serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Dates: 1944 - 1946

Bert Rogers letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3616
Overview Letter written to Rogers' brother
Dates: 1904 June 22

Roland Lee Adams papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0011
Abstract This collection includes documents related to the army service of this York, Alabama, native; an essay; a biographical sketch; and three miscellaneous letters.
Dates: 1891- circa 1919

Rufus W. Cobb Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2011
Abstract Letter, dated November 18, 1879 written by Rufus W. Cobb, Governor of Alabama, to General A. McD. McCook, declining an invitation to attend the 11th reunion of the Society of the Army of the Cumberland and the unveiling of the memorial statue of General George H. Thomas.
Dates: 1879-11-18

S. R. Norton letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1059
Abstract Letters of a Union soldier in the 18th Michigan Infantry to his wife, written from Decatur, Stevenson, and Huntsville, Alabama and Nashville, Tennessee, during the Civil War.
Dates: 1864-1865

Leverett Saltonstall papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1225
Overview Letters between Ralph Cowert and U.S. Senator Leverett Saltonstall about Saltonstall's family for the Tuscaloosa Historical Society
Dates: 1963

Samuel D. Cameron and Maxwell A. Cameron Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0264
Overview Papers, primarily letters, of two Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, brothers, Samuel D. Cameron, 2nd Alabama Cavalry and Maxwell A. Cameron, 18th Alabama Infantry Regiment, to their sister, Sarah, and brother-in-law, Isham Robertson, during the Civil War. Additional materials include financial documents and other family letters.
Dates: 1858-1884; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1864

Samuel Pickens Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1148
Abstract This collection contains Pickens' school notebook, 1858; his friendship book, 1858-59; war letters to his mother; and a typed transcript of his diary, 1862-1865.
Dates: 1858 - 1865

Samuel W. Mardis Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2052
Abstract A letter written by Samuel W. Mardis of Montevallo, Shelby County, Alabama, on March 13, 1834, in reply to a letter published in the Charleston Mercury. The letter also asks F. P. Blair, editor of the Globe, to print it.
Dates: 1834-03-14

Samuel Williams Inge Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2014
Abstract Two letters written by Samuel Williams Inge during his term in the United States House of Representatives requesting services to constituents and self.
Dates: 1848 - 1850

John C. C. Sanders papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1229
Overview Contains copies of diaries, letters of correspondence, and newspapers.
Dates: 1896-1906

Sarah Ann (Gayle) and William B. Crawford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0369
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, scrapbooks, and other papers of Sarah Ann Gayle Crawford, sister to Amelia Gayle Gorgas, and William B. Crawford.
Dates: 1833-1889

Schaudies and Banks Families Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4190
Overview Papers of two prominent mixed-race families in north Alabama.
Dates: unknown

Jennie B. Scott Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4108
Overview Papers of a freeborn African American family who lived in Mississippi, Tennessee, and Alabama, in the latter half of the nineteenth century and through the mid-1960s
Dates: 1910-1965

Armistead I. Selden Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1244
Abstract Papers of this Greensboro, Alabama, native who served Alabama in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1953-1969 and was appointed U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga, and Western Samoa in 1974.
Dates: 1953-1979

Septimus D. Cabaniss papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0252
Abstract Legal and personal papers of the Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, attorney, S.D. Cabaniss, who served as executor for the estate of Samuel Townsend. Also includes materials of other Huntsville attorneys and of the S.D. Cabaniss family.
Dates: 1820-1937

Shackelford and McMahon papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1256
Overview Contains account records, letters of correspondence, and contracts.
Dates: 1830-1860s

Shelby Iron Company correspondence during the Civil War

 Collection
Identifier: W-0071
Overview Correspondence, contracts, and receipts related to the production of iron at the Shelby Iron Works from 1863-1865.
Dates: 1863 - 1865

Sheldon C. Treat Civil War Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4235
Overview Sheldon C. Treat was a Union soldier in the US Civil War as part of the Fourth Iowa Infantry. This collection includes twenty-one letters he wrote to his family in New England, most of them sent in 1862-1863 during his war service. It also contains a letter from his commanding officer, and a short biographical document.
Dates: 1860-1873, undated

L. W. Shepherd letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1263
Abstract A letter dated 6 December 1863, from a camp near Dalton, Georgia, to S. D. Cabaniss, Huntsville attorney.
Dates: 1863 December 6

T. Julian Skinner papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1281
Abstract This collection consists primarily of correspondence, financial records, forms and activity reports which Skinner created as manager of the Forensic Council, a debating club at the University of Alabama, from 1933 to 1934.
Dates: 1931 - 1949; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1934

James Q. Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1290
Overview Contains a certificate from the Marion Military Institute, 1898, letters of correspondence 1892 -1939, financial receipts, newspaper clippings, telegrams 1918, legal documents from his election time period as Attorney General of Alabama 1918-1930, personal papers, notes and remarks as his time as judge 1930-1940's.
Dates: unknown

Robert Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4096
Overview The Robert Smith papers contain correspondence between Robert Smith and his family during his military training in 1942 and his deployment to England and France in 1944 during World War II.
Dates: 1942-1956

Septima Smith papers

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Identifier: MSS-1296
Overview Notes (research and school) on Biology, 1926, an address book, telegrams, receipts, notecards/research notes, a catalyst of a bug, photos, postcards, scrapbook of newspaper clippings and photos related to biology, programs and bulletins related to science. Also includes Martha Sue Garr papers and Dr. Robert S. Hodges personal and scientific papers, as well as the Unit Museum Plan file for the Alabama Museum of Natural History.
Dates: circa 1965

Sidney Smith Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4095
Overview The Sidney Smith family papers contain the business records, including work-related blueprints and material delivery receipts, for Sidney A. Smith during his career as a plumber from 1921 to 1955.
Dates: 1920-1955

Wilhelmine M. Easby-Smith letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0467
Overview Two letters, dated 9 and 15 June 1896, to James H. Fitts, regarding a portrait of Easby-Smith's husband, William Russell Smith, given to the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1896 June 9, 15

Sons of the American Revolution, James "Horseshoe" Robertson Chapter (Tuscaloosa, Ala.) records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1202
Abstract Correspondence, membership lists, bank deposits, programs of chapter meetings, genealogical worksheets, and newspaper clippings relating to the Tuscaloosa chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution and biographical sketches of James Robertson, for whom the chapter was named.
Dates: 1946-1960; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1959

Southern Alabama Emigration and Development Company letters

 Collection
Identifier: W-0002
Overview Letters of this Chicago, Illinois, based company to their agents in Montgomery, Alabama, concerning land development projects in southern Alabama in the late nineteenth century.
Dates: 1897

Sue Spencer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1323
Overview This collection chiefly consists of correspondence from Sue Spencer to her family and friends during the time she spent with her husband and three sons living in Africa, an experience from which she published African Creeks I Have Been Up. Both the manuscript and galley proofs are included in this collection, as well as notes and observations for Mrs. Spencer's other publications, and newspaper clippings and other items related to Mrs. Spencer's life as an...
Dates: 1956 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1964

Emma Gelders Sterne papers

 Collection
Identifier: W-0099
Overview Contracts and business correspondence related to the publication of books written by Alabama author Emma Gelders Sterne.
Dates: 1934-1953

Donald W. Stewart papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1349
Overview Contains the papers of state congressman.
Dates: circa 1975 - 1990

J. F. Stewart letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3802
Overview Lletters to various friends and family members
Dates: 1845-1899

George Stiggins papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1352
Overview Contains a copy of "The Stiggins Manuscript", which was copied from the original historical narrative in the State Historical Society of Wisconsin Collection, 1901. This is a narrative of the genealogical traditions and down fall of the Ispocoga or Creek Indians, written by one of its members of the tribe. Also contains letters of correspondence and a copy of Alabama Highways vol. VII, July - August 1933.
Dates: unknown

W. H. Storey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4048
Overview Correspondence, diaries, educational materials, and genealogical documents of Storey and his family
Dates: 1890-1935

Oliver Day Street papers

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Identifier: MSS-1358
Abstract This collection contains correspondence and other papers. They concern his activities as a candidate for Congress (1898 and 1902), as U. S. district attorney for northern Alabama (1907-1914), special assistant to the U. S. Attorney General (1914-1920), chairman of the Republican executive committee for the Seventh Congressional District (1904-1908), delegate to two Republican national conventions (1912 and 1916), and member of the Republican National Committee (1916-1920).
Dates: 1888-1944

W. C. Strong letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0132
Abstract A January 1927 letter by W. C. Strong of Mobile, Alabama, recounting the circumstances surrounding the death of Robert F. Bell, Jr., an employee of the Munson Steam Ship Company docks who died on the job in late 1926.
Dates: 1927

J. D. Sutter papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1372
Overview Contains the plans, letters, lists of supplies needed, and other personal notes of J.D. Sutter, a landscape contractor in Birmingham, Alabama, from the late 1920s through the 1950s.
Dates: 1928-1961

Milton Swift letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1375
Overview Two letters written from Swift to his sister Lucinda Baker, discussing living and working in Tuscumbia, Alabama, as well as health issues of his family and friends.
Dates: 1827,1834

Alma Bishop Williams Tanglewood materials

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Identifier: MSS-0165
Overview Material about this Hale County, Alabama, plantation house and land, including: books, correspondence, writings, newpaper clippings, photos, maps, genealogical records, and blueprints.
Dates: 1860-1973

Thomas Bayley Lawson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1622
Abstract Written from Mobile, Alabama, by Thomas Bayley Lawson, a portrait and miniature painter active primarily in Massachusetts, to Rufus Spaulding, in Newburyport, Massachusetts. Speaks in great detail about business conditions and the high cost of living in Mobile. Makes observations on the treatment of slaves in the city.
Dates: 1838-01-19

Thomas E. Kilby Letter

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Identifier: MSS-2028
Abstract A letter written by Thomas E. Kilby, as Governor of Alabama, dated April 20, 1921, to F. T. Raiford, the editor of the Selma Times.
Dates: 1921-04-20

Thomas H. Herndon Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0667
Overview This collection contains letters of correspondence.
Dates: 1850 - 1879

Thomas Haughey letter

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Identifier: MSS-0648
Overview Letter written by Thomas Haughey of Alabama, dated December 28, 1868 and written from Washington, DC, to Ben Perley Poone providing a short biographical sketch. Mentions having to live in the north during the Civil War due to his anti-secessionist ideals.
Dates: 1868 December 28

Thomas S. Jordan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0791
Abstract Papers of this Birmingham, Alabama, dentist and his family.
Dates: 1884 - 1928

Henrietta Thompson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1403
Abstract This collection contains the papers and correspondence of an University of Alabama Home Economics professor.
Dates: 1910-1966

Jeanie Thompson papers

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Identifier: MSS-2511
Overview Contains the papers of Alabama author and publisher, Jeanie Thompson. Includes poems and drafts by Thompson, as well as her Master's thesis and books How to Enter the River, Witness, and Litany for a Vanishing Landscape. There are no special restrictions placed on access to the Jeani Thompson papers, although literary and copyrights to her published and unpublished writings have not been...
Dates: 1974-1977

Edward Dorr Tracy correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1421
Abstract Copies of correspondence between Tracy and Clement C. Clay, Tracy and his wife, and others. The originals are held by the Perkins Library, Duke University.
Dates: 1861-1863