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Plantations -- Alabama

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Jefferson Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0404
Abstract This is a collection of mostly personal correspondence of Jefferson Davis and his family members, in both the United States and Europe. This collection also includes three folders of photographs and other visual materials.
Dates: 1823-1917

John Horry Dent papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0430
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...
Dates: 1840-1891

John G. Hardin crop lien

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0628
Overview Copy of a crop lien for $50 against the crop John G. Hardin will harvest on a plantation in Elmore County, Alabama, owned by B.S. Walkley.
Dates: 1875 July 19

Robert Jemison, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0753
Abstract The Robert Jemison, Jr. Papers span the period from 1797 to 1960 and include both the personal and business papers of Robert Jemison Jr., along with papers of Robert Jemison (grandfather), William Jemison (father), Priscilla Jemison (wife), Cherokee Jemison Hargrove (daughter), and Andrew Coleman Hargrove (son-in-law), and Robert Jemison Jr. (IV) of Birmingham (1878-1973). Included are the records of his grist and lumber mills, plantations, stage line, the Tuskaloosa Plank Road, toll bridges,...
Dates: 1797 - 1973

James R. Maxwell plantation records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0931
Overview Account book that documents business on the plantation, including several letters that were laid in between the pages that concerned renters on the property
Dates: 1923-1925

J.J. Ricks and William Hines plantation rental agreement with Martha Jones

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2211
Abstract A legal contract in which J.J. Ricks and William Hines rent Martha Jones' plantation in Lawrence County, Alabama.
Dates: 1825 November 22

George and James Skinner papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1280
Overview Material concerning the business and plantation activities of George (1812-1879) and James Skinner (1801-1883) of Marengo County.
Dates: 1829-1950

Daniel C. Smyly papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1300
Abstract Correspondence, financial papers, and other material pertaining this Dallas County, Alabama, plantation owner and physician, and his family.
Dates: 1843-1871

Alma Bishop Williams Tanglewood materials

 Collection
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

George H. Thompson plantation records

 Collection
Identifier: W-0073
Overview Ledger documenting the expenses of Russell County, Alabama, planter George H. Thompson.
Dates: 1855-1874

Thornhill (Talladega, Ala.) article and photographs, 1932 March 12

 File — Box WSC001, Folder: W0129.13
Scope and Contents This short article gives a brief overview of the ownership and residents of this Talladega, Alabama, historic home. There are also two black and white photographs of the house.
Dates: 1932 March 12

Louis W. Turpin plantation store ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1431
Overview Two sales ledgers for a plantation store belonging to Louis W. Turpin of New Berne, Alabama. Contains daily listings by person, listing what they purchased and how much each item cost. One book is from April 21-July 17 1879, and the other is January 1 - March 9, 1880.
Dates: 1879-1880