Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85037601
Found in 91 Collections and/or Records:
A. C. Roycroft papers
Abstract Papers of a Confederate Army officer and Northport, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama resident, including his diary from the final months of the Civil War.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1866 - 1884
Adam H. Whetstone diary
Overview Contains the diary of Confederate soldier Adam H. Whetstone of Prattville, Alabama
Dates: 1864 - 1865
James Richard Albin Journal
Overview Journal with daily entries from January 1, 1949, through April 2, 1954, kept by James R . Albin, describing his various activities, both at work and at home, and the various trips he and his family take.
Alfred Morris diary
Overview Diary written by Union soldier Alfred Morris, containing entries written between October 1862 and September 1863.
Dates: 1862 - 1863
Askew family papers
Overview Biographical sketch, ledger, diaries, church histories, newspaper clippings, copies of poetry and pieces written about Confederate history in Alabama, address and appointment books from this Dayton, Alabama, family.
William Pitt Ballinger diary
Abstract Diary covering the 1865 negotiations with General E. R.S. Canby and others over the cessation of hostilities between the U.S. and the state of Texas, other legal cases legal and business, as well as personal and family affairs.
Baltzell and Bullock families papers
Abstract The papers of two Greene County, Alabama families involved in post-Civil War Alabama politics, including correspondence, a diary, essays, deeds, and financial documents.
John Taylor Banks diary
Abstract Diary of druggist who served in the 6th Alabama Regiment. Also includes a biographical sketch and a coroner's report signed by Banks.
James C. Bennett papers
Abstract A miscellaneous collection of Civil War material of this Union soldier from Indiana, including enlistment lists, muster roles, war songs, writings, drawings, a diary, genealogical information, and clippings. All materials are photocopies of originals.
Dates: circa 1862-1899; Majority of material found within 1862 - 1869
Richard Branscomb and Lewis Branscomb papers
Overview Diary, travel journals, and account book of Richard Edwin Branscomb (1902-1980), Methodist Minister from Guin, Alabama, and Condensed Minute Book for Presiding Elders of the Southern Methodist Episcopal Church belonging to Branscomb’s father, Lewis Capers Branscomb (1865-1930).
Charles Raven Brockmann diaries
Overview The diaries of a librarian, traveling salesman, and committed diarist.
Iveson L. Brookes papers
Abstract A large collection of letters to and from this Baptist clergyman, planter and southern sectionalist, including defenses of the South, Brookes's business transactions, and family matters.
Dates: 1811-1911; Majority of material found within 1825 - 1865
Ottokar T. Cadek papers
Overview Correspondence, diaries, genealogies, and various other documents relating to the life of this violinist, conductor, and teacher.
Mr. Canly Scotland and European Travel Diary
Overview Detailed travel diary of a young man and his family traveling in Scotland and Europe in 1860.
Elizabeth Tyler Coleman papers
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.
R. H. Cook Diary and Poems
Overview Diary for the year 1869 written by a young man in Rose Hill, Mississippi.
Cowin family papers
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...
Cunningham Family Papers
Overview Correspondence, maps, newspapers, and photographs of this West Alabama family
Eyre Damer papers
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
Daniel R. Hundley Diary
Abstract Hundley's diary covers the years 1861-64. The entries discuss secession and preparations for war, wartime service, private thoughts, news from home, and other matters.
Dates: 1861 - 1864
Daphne Cunningham Diaries
Abstract Diaries whose short entries provide information on the daily activities of this coed from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, member of Kappa Delta sorority, and 1916 University of Alabama graduate.
Dates: 1913 - 1914
David Holmes Papers
Overview Collection of two diaries, two sketchbooks, six letters, and other items created by Sergeant David Holmes (1841-1864) of the 20th Michigan Infantry. The materials provide insight into the rigors of daily life for an Civil War soldier
Diary of an Alabama Presbyterian Minister, 1832
Overview Diary of an unidentified Presbyterian minister from Alabama, recording his travel from Alabama to New York to attend the Presbyterian Church's Assembly in Philadelphia in 1832.
Diary of an unidentified author
Overview Missionary or church related diary
Diary of E. Carey Moore in England in 1890
Scope and Contents One diary consisting of 205 pages kept by E. Carey Moore from January to July of 1890 as he traveled throughout England on business. The diary makes mention of interactions with politician Robert Todd Lincoln, British diplomat Clement Lloyd Hill, and banker John C. New. Some of the companies mentioned throughout the diary are Colonia Coffee Plantation, Canara and Escuadron Coffee Plantations, and Tepis. The diary is bound, with blank pages dated from July 25, 1890, to the end of the year. The...
Dates: 1890-01-01 - 1890-07-24
Lista Geil Eddins papers
Overview Diaries, clippings, photographs, correspondence, sheet music, and church bulletins belonging to this University of Alabama music department head.
Dates: between 1910-1971
Edward R. Norville diary
Overview Diary of Edward R. Norville, a Mobile, Alabama, river pilot.
Dates: 1873 - 1891
Eliza Ann McCants Diaries
Overview The collection consists of two diaries kept by Eliza Ann McCants (1817-1844) in the antebellum South. Volume One contains 160 pages and covers the years 1840-1842. Volume Two contains 136 pages and covers the years 1843-1844.
John K. and William M. Elliott daybooks
Overview Photocopies of the daybooks of John K. Elliott and his son, William M. Elliott, of the Payneville, Sumter County, Alabama area, spanning the years from 1870 through 1911.
Charles Ellis diary
Overview Diary written by First Sergeant Charles Ellis of the 96th Illinois Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. The diary contains daily notes concerning regimental duty in Huntsville, Alabama, in 1865.
Ellsworth Hults diary
Overview The diary of the paymaster's clerk aboard the USS Galena from February through November 1864. There is also a transcription of the diary and a photograph of Admiral James Forsyth "the tallest man in the American Navy, 6 ft 6."
Dates: 1864 February - November
Esbon C. Lambert Diary and Letters
Abstract Diary and letters from Lambert, a United States Navy landsman aboard the USS Itasca from 1863-1864, during the Battle of Mobile Bay.
Estes Embroidery Circle records
Overview Letters, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, photos, scrapbooks, and diaries of members of this social club in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
George and Eleanor Bridges Papers
Overview Letters written to George and Eleanor Bridges, of Homewood, Jefferson County, Alabama, and others written by George. There are also newspaper clippings, miscellaneous items and four journals.
George O. Baker and Joseph M. Baker papers
Overview Correspondence, ledgers, and other papers of Selma, Alabama, businessmen, George O. Baker, his son, Joseph M. Baker, and their various companies and businesses.
Dates: 1886 - 1898
Eddy Lanier King Gilmore papers
Overview Compositions, scrapbooks, correspondence, and clippings of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Eddy Lanier King Gilmore, of Selma, Alabama, and his Russian-born wife, Tamara Kolb-Chernashovaya, a ballerina with the Bolshoi Ballet. The bulk of material is from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s.
Dates: circa 1940 - 1967
Charles S. Goodrich Diary and World War I Memorabilia
Overview Diary, banquet programs and menus, uniform insignia, and miscellaneous medals of a World War I veteran of the 167th Infantry, part of the Rainbow Division.
Harold Bank papers
Abstract A Battalion log of the 3rd Battalion, 167th Infantry, 31st Infantry Division while stationed in Mindanao, Philippine Islands, from 15 July 1944, until 10 October 1945, and the front portion of the Chicago Daily Tribune, from Tuesday, 8 May 1945. The headline reads “V. E. Day – Today”.
Ralph Murray Havens papers
Overview Diaries, letters, and other papers related to Havens's service in the European Theater of Operations, 1944-1945.
Herman Packard journal
Abstract Diary of a Pennsylvania minister and agent of the American Tract Society, written while he was in New Orleans and Greenville, Louisiana, in 1839 and 1846.
Edna Lee Holladay Diary
Overview Diary (and transcription) kept by Edna Lee Holladay during her college days at the University of Alabama
Fletcher and Jean Howington Family papers
Overview Correspondence, writings, sermons, church bulletins, and personal financial papers relating to this Methodist minister and his wife in Alabama.
Dates: 1826 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1938 - 1978
Joseph S. Huhn Diary
Overview Pocket diary of Civil War Union soldier, Joseph S. Huhn of Company "F" of the Ohio 114th Infantry, documenting daily activities between 1 January and 21 August 1865. The remainder of the diary is miscellaneous information and a series of exam questions.
J. J. Magee diary
Overview Civil War diary of Captain J. J. Magee of Company D, Eighth Alabama Infantry.
J. O. Campbell diary
Overview Diary of J. O. Campbell, a young man employed as a stenographer and typist in Montgomery, Alabama
Dates: 1895-01 - 1895-05
Miss T. Jackson Diary
Overview Primitive diary of a young lady of Gainesville, Alabama.
Dates: circa 1860
James A. Goble diary
Overview Civil War diary of a soldier in the First Alabama Infantry who was born in New York and later lived in Auburn, Alabama, before moving to Chelsea, Massachusetts.
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 E. Nunn Diary
Abstract Diary of this Mooresville, Limestone County, Alabama resident
Dates: 1854 - 1856
John A. Vaughn diary
Abstract Civil War diary of a Virginia native who later settled in Alabama. The entries are limited to 1863.