Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85075742
Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:
Alabama Circuit Court, 17th District, Records
Overview A collection of court records from the Alabama Circuit Court's 17th District, including minutes and trial, appearance, and subpoena dockets, 1815-1835.
Alabama Circuit Court, 23rd District, records
Overview Primarily records of suits for debt, arranged chronologically, by circuit court and county court, including judge's dockets.
Alabama historical documents collection
Overview Miscellaneous deeds, certificates, bills of sale, legal suits, court orders, and bonds pertaining to various regions or persons in Alabama. Includes a copy of the post-Civil War loyalty oath.
Austin family collection
Abstract A collection of genealogical information on the Austin, Hutto, Lambert and Knox families. It also contains family correspondence, photographs, and legal documents.
Barton and Stewart law firm records
Abstract Daybook and docket, 1827-32, of this Tuscaloosa law firm.
Dates: 1827-1832; Majority of material found within 1827 - 1829
Nimrod E. Benson deeds
Abstract Two deeds recording the conveyance of land in Montgomery County, Alabama, by Nimrod E. Benson to George Whitman, 19 February 1830 and 2 April 1832.
Dates: 1830, 1832
Bessemer Coal, Iron, and Land Company records
Abstract This collection contains much of the business correspondence and records of the Bessemer Coal, Iron and Land Company, including lists of stock holders, minutes of meetings, maps of mine sites, and correspondence with government entities.
Bogy and Smith Families genealogy
Abstract A miscellany of materials related to the Bogy and Smith families. The former were French immigrants of the early nineteenth century who appear to have settled, variously, in the Vine and Olive Colony of Alabama (Demopolis), around Arkansas Post, and around New Madrid, Missouri, while the latter were the families of Steven and Mary Jane Pitt Smith of Green and Choctaw Counties, Alabama, and Ivy Furman Smith and Mary Jane Morrison Smith of Green and Marengo Counties, Alabama.
Buford Boone papers
Abstract Correspondence, scrapbooks, litigation papers, speeches, editorials, etc., of this Pulitzer Prize winner and long-time Tuscaloosa News editor.
Dates: 1935-1968; Majority of material found within 1949 - 1968
Bootlegging Court records
Abstract One ledger containing court records of cases relating to bootlegging and illegal distillery operations.
Brierfield Ironworks records
Overview Financial and legal documents of the Brierfield Ironworks along with some correspondence and printed materials, dating from 1866 to 1882. The materials are divided into two main groups: (A) those materials generated during Josiah Gorgas' control of the ironworks (1866-1869), and (B) those materials generated during Thomas S. Alvis' control of the operations (1869-1873).
Dates: 1864-1897; Majority of material found within 1866 - 1882
Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands labor contract
Overview Labor contract dated 16 June 1865 with estate of Greene Underwood of Dallas Co., Alabama, binding former slaves to plantation in return for food, clothing and medical care
Dates: 1865 June 16
John H. Caldwell papers
Overview Business correspondence, legal papers, and reports of land agent for state of Alabama. Does not cover his entire term, 1879-1902.
Isaac Cannon and Mordecai F. Doughty legal documents
Overview Photocopies of court documents from the Tuscaloosa County (Alabama) Probate Court, regarding the estates of Isaac Cannon and Mordecai F. Doughty
Captain Slick collection
Overview Numerous legal papers pertaining to the slander case of John Berry versus James Latham, in Jackson and Madison Counties, Alabama, 1830-34, and that of Alanson Huff versus Cowart et al., Madison County, 1831-1833. These appear to have been collected by James W. Bragg for a paper delivered to the Alabama Historical Association in 1957. A photocopy of Bragg's paper, "Captain Slick, Arbiter of Early Alabama Morals," and another by Jack K. Williams, "Crime and Punishment in Alabama, 1819-1940" are...
Proctor Carlisle legal papers
Overview The draft of a claim and an answering paper, dated June 1861, relative to the seizure of the British schooner "Tropic Wind" by the U.S.S. Monticello
Dates: 1861 June
Wiley Coleman papers
Abstract 1 Ledger, 2 docket books.
Collection pertaining to the death of Martin, enslaved earthworks laborer for the Confederacy in Charleston, South Carolina
Scope and Contents Eleven documents dated between September 14, 1863, and January 21, 1864, related to the conscripted labor and death of Martin, an enslaved man, and the evaluations and repayment to Thomas W. Chiles, a slaveowner. Martin, 24 years old, was conscripted by the Confederate government to build earthworks at a strategic location on Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina. Provided out of obligation to the Confederate Army, Martin suffered intensive labor and poor, disease-ridden conditions that caused his...
Dates: 1863-09-14 - 1864-01-21
William Charles Cravner papers
Overview Legal papers, correspondence, photos, geneology, sheet music, blueprints, sermons, postcards, and journals all related to the Cravner family.
L. H. Crumpler records
Overview A collection of records of Crumpler's general store in Sylacauga, Alabama, and of his activities as justice of the peace.
John M. Cullen court docket
Overview A court room docket recording cases of this Triana, Alabama, justice of the peace.
Cunningham Family Papers
Overview Correspondence, maps, newspapers, and photographs of this West Alabama family
Dadeville, Alabama, Chancery Court records
Overview Ledger containing records of the Chancery Court at Dadeville, Alabama (the 17th District of the Middle Division of the State of Alabama), from February 1842 to May 1848.
James T. and Margaret R. Deas paper
Abstract Probate document, dated 26 November 1864.
Jere Clemens Dennis papers
Overview Personal, family, and business papers of a Tallapoosa County attorney, including legal case files as well as Sons of Confederate Veterans, Alabama National Guard, and Masonic materials.
Durst Family papers
Overview Letters, newspapers, and miscellaneous documents from the Durst family. There is also a World War One era panoramic photograph and United Stated Service, or Blue Star Mother's flag.
Dates: 1708-1977; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1868
Early Alabama documents
Overview Documents from the mid nineteenth century, including store and tax receipts, court orders, letters, property appraisals, etc., from Alabama, Tennessee, and Mississippi, mainly pertaining to West Alabama
Early Alabama Land Grants and Applications for Purchase
Overview Applications for grants and for the purchase of land, mainly in Marengo and Washington counties in Alabama. There are also a few other legal documents pertaining to disputed applications.
Dates: 1812 - 1846
Edwin H. Abbott papers
Abstract Files relating to the "Alabama Claims" handled by this Boston attorney concerning damage inflicted by the Confederate commerce raider C.S.S. Shenandoah during the final months of the Civil War.
Dates: circa 1873-1883
Five Certificates Attesting to the Service of African American Sailors during the Civil War
Overview The affidavits in this collection confirm the service of African American sailors during the Civil War
Francis Bugbee papers
Overview Consists principally of personal correspondence from Francis Bugbee's family and close friends concerning family and personal news. as well as genealogical materials relating to the Bugbee family and many other Massachusetts and Connecticut families. There is very little business correspondence or any information concerning his years as trustee, judge, or legislator.
Dates: 1818-1879; Majority of material found within 1818 - 1820
Gaines Family papers
Overview Correspondence, legal and business documents relating to the Gaines family, most of it from Mobile, Choctaw, and Jefferson Counties, Alabama.
Garnett Stancil Bibb County, Alabama, Court Record
Scope and Contents Stancil's "Criminal Docket and Fee Book" from the Bibb County, Alabama, Justice Court, 1945-1950. It includes a Justice of the Peace docket, 1950, records, one case, and a list of marriages, 1947-1948.
Dates: 1945 - 1950
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
Bird Griffin papers
Overview Personal papers, mostly involving the activities of this Perry County farmer and justice of the peace.
T. O. Harris Papers
Abstract Materials saved by the chief of Marion, Alabama, police including legislative reports, police reports, photos, newspaper articles, letters, affidavits concerning demonstrations in Marion, Selma, and Montgomery, Alabama.
Henry De Lamar Clayton, Jr., papers
Overview The majority of this collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence. It also contains speeches, newspaper clippings, legal documents, personal letters, and a scrapbook related to Henry De Lamar Clayton, Jr's death.
Henry De Lamar Clayton Sr. papers
Abstract The personal, legal, military, and administrative papers, of this Alabama politician, Confederate general, and University of Alabama president.
Allen Howison papers
Overview Letters, business records, and bank receipts from the late 1800s to the early 1900s
James Austin Anderson papers
Overview A collection of copies of newspaper clippings and information about Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and its people.
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
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 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.
Bernard, F.C., and John G. Johnson papers
Abstract A small collection of legal papers contains a letter of administration and a summons for Bernard Johnson, F.C. Johnson's commission as Captain in the Alabama state militia, and an oath of allegiance signed by John G. Johnson.
John W. Jones Legal Documents
Overview Photocopies of court documents concerning the sale of property at auction in Fayette County, Alabama.
Dates: 1901 March 22
Constitution of the State of Kansas
Overview Encapsulated copy of the Constitution of the State of Kansas
Dates: after 1861
Kennedy, Alabama, Mayor's Docket
Overview Docket from the Kennedy, Alabama, mayor's office
John S. Lackey papers
Abstract Five legal documents, dated 1821-67, from or about Lawrence County, Alabama, three of which pertain to John. S. Lackey.
Private W. N. Landrun papers
Overview Military charges and specifications against Private W. N. Landrun of the Tenth Alabama Regulars, 1863
Dates: 1863 March 17
Cabot Lull papers
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