Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/gf2014026141
Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:
Adams Family papers
Abstract This collection consists principally of correspondence among members of the Adams Family, the majority of which concerns the Confederate service of a son, who wrote many letters detailing army life and conditions. It also contains papers related to Homer and John Adams, prisoners of war who died before returning home, and an Adams Family history by Irving Adams, dated December 18, 1948.
Dates: 1849 - 1926; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1865
Lamar Aldridge papers
Overview Letters home written while Aldridge was in training in Georgia and then serving in France during World War I.
Jonathon A. B. Allison letter
Overview A letter dated 6 March 1862, from "Camp Alabama, near Dumfries, Virginia," to "Dear Uncle," with news of friends and the war.
Dates: 1862 March 6
Letters from Archie to Sarah and Brother
Abstract Collection consists of family correspondence between Archie and siblings. Discusses education, farming, and family matters.
Dates: 1860 - 1874
Ethel Marie Armes papers
Overview Personal letters written by Ethel Armes, a Birmingham journalist and author, primarily to Alice Wiggin of Franklin, Massachusetts.
Dates: between 1890 and 2002
A. Babbitt letter
Abstract Letter from Babbitt to his cousin William H. Babbitt of Princeton, New Jersey, describing an ocean voyage from New York to Mobile, and Babbitt's subsequent doings in Alabama.
Dates: circa 1843 December
Harvey Beeson letters and photographs
Abstract Letter and photographs relating to Harvey Beeson’s ancestors in Michigan, August 1939.
William Robert Bell letter
Abstract A letter dated 29 May 1864 from a Confederate soldier to his mother and sister while stationed in Bayou La Batre, Alabama.
Dates: 1864 May 29
Winafred Bird letter
Abstract A letter from Bird dated 5 May 1822, from Lower Salem, Sumter District, South Carolina to her son John Goodson Falls of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Bird asked that he visit her and that she might join him in Tuscaloosa.
Dates: 1822 May 5
Winton M. Blount papers
Abstract This collection contains the papers of this Montgomery, Alabama, business leader, during his term as United States Postmaster General (1969-1971).
Sarah Blue collection
Abstract A collection of items, most of them relative to the 1915 high school graduation of Sarah Blue of Union Springs, Alabama, including a keepsake book, “My Golden School Days.”
Dates: 1894-circa 1915
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.
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
Charles Mitchell Burford letter
Overview Letter written by Burford, dated 20 October 1847, from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to his brother in Summerfield [Alabama?]
Dates: 1847 October 20
T. H. Crenshaw, Jr., papers
Overview Photocopies of the papers of the Crenshaw family, including personal and business correspondence, bills, receipts, etc.
Jefferson Carroll Davis Papers
Overview World War II letters, scrapbook, and genealogical materials
Frank Murray Dixon papers
Abstract Family correspondence, newsclippings, financial records, and photos of this Alabama governor and his family.
Dorman and Noel family papers
Abstract A genealogical record of the ancestors of Lily Dorman Ramsey, plus family correspondence of the Dormans and Noels of Greensboro and Mobile, Alabama.
William Edwards letters
James Clifford Estes papers
Overview Personal correspondence, papers relating to academic matters, a diploma, cards, maps, newspaper clippings, and photographs of Estes, his family, and friends
Dates: 1914-1955; Majority of material found within 1919 - 1924
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
Frank A. Rose Papers
Overview Personal correspondence, files, and memorabilia collected by Dr. Rose during his tenure as President of The University of Alabama.
George H. Denny Papers
Overview Letters from Denny to Professor J. M. Ward in Birmingham, Alabama, as well as a Christmas card, souvenir postcards, and a souvenir football program.
Virginia Chapman Green genealogical research
Overview Folders containing Green's personal genealogical research.
Hardee family papers
Overview Financial documents, letters, and genealogical documents
Daniel J. Haughton papers
Overview Mainly personal correspondence and newspaper clippings about the passing of Daniel Haughton
Ann Hollis letters
Abstract Letters, postcards, and telegrams from World War II pen pals to this former Montreat College student and resident of Headland, Henry County, Alabama.
Thomas K. Jackson letters
Overview Letters written during his career in the Confederate Army as well as a letter of amnesty on his behalf from J. Longstreet to Ulysses S. Grant
John B. Tomilson Card
Overview One card thanking family and friends for expressing sympathy for the death of the mother of possibly John B. Tomlinson.
John H. Jones Papers
Overview Letters from John H. Jones to his parents, his girlfriend Jeffie McCoy, as well as letters from her to him, along with a good sized collection of photographs, many of which were taken during his tour of duty in India and China during World War II.
George L. Kittredge letters
Overview Letters between Kittredge and his wife, including a copy of their marriage certificate as well as poetry sent in honor of his birthday
Letter from Martin to Julia C. Glasscock
Abstract A letter dated 19 July 1866 to Miss Julia C. Glasscock of Tuscaloosa, Alabama from Martin. Mentions Selma, Philadelphia, and New York.
Letters to Laura Pullen
Overview Letters to Laura Pullen in Leighton, Alabama, from her husband R.B. Pullen in Tennessee and from Dora, a friend or family member. The letters discuss travel and family.
Louis Lucet papers
Abstract A collection of personal correspondence of this native of France who emigrated to the United States and lived in Huntsville, Alabama. Also includes documents dealing with the history of France in the first half of the nineteenth century
Macon and Miles Abernathy papers
Overview This collection consists Abernathy family correspondence discussing the outbreak of the Civil War and the return of Macon, a University of Alabama student, to his hometown of Jacksonville, Alabama, to enlist in a local company. Also contains an 1878 obituary of Macon's father, Major Miles W. Abernathy.
Dates: 1861 - 1878
New accession: Box temp.86
File — Box temp 86
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Two letters from Macon at Tuscaloosa to his father and sister in Jacksonville, both dated 1861, discussing his denied requests for furloughs home, and a letter from his father, Miles, to his son in Tuscaloosa, encouraging him to return home to join a local company being raised to fight in the Civil War. The collection also includes an 1878 obituary of Macon's father, Major Miles Abernathy.Addition received in 2012 includes one letter dated April 14, 1861, written by Macon to his...
Dates: 1861 - 1878
Walter H. Powers letterbook
Abstract A single letterbook containing copies of Gurley, Alabama businessman Walter H. Powers's outgoing correspondence, March-October 1938
Samuel D. Risley Papers
Overview Papers documenting the military service of Samuel D. Risley and his brother John Risley in the 20th Iowa Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War.
Dates: 1822-1909; Majority of material found within 1862 - 1865
George Herman Simmons family papers
Abstract Correspondence written by and related to the Simmons family, primarily George Herman Simmons.
Dates: 1915 - 1947; Majority of material found within 1918 - 1922
St. John family papers
Overview Legal papers related to property, as well as personal and business letters
J. F. Stewart letters
Overview Lletters to various friends and family members
Charles Tait papers
Overview Letter from Tait to his son about the acquisition of land within what would become Alabama
Dates: 1819 January 15
Hugh Taylor papers
Abstract Contains personal papers including civic organization materials, church material (Covenant Presbyterian Church, Tuscaloosa, Alabama), business records, personal correspondence, genealogical materials, and 22 photographs of this University of Alabama School of Education professor.
Virginia Tingle papers
Scope and Contents The collection contains a letter written on May 22, 1953, from L. B. Gilbert, protestant Chaplain at the VA hospital in Lexington, Kentucky, as well as an Electrolux receipt froom 1954.
Dates: 1953 May 22
Mary Torrey papers
Overview Two letters to Mary Torrey about her upcoming marriage
William H. Ely letters
Overview Letters recounting an 1820-1821 journey to Alabama by William H. Ely, Commissioner of the Connecticut Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb. The letters describe both the difficulties of his mission and the lifestyle of the early inhabitants of the state of Alabama.
William Stokes Wyman Collection
Abstract This collection contains letters and notes about an 1848 trip to the Alabama coal fields; scrapbooks of newspaper articles about Indian languages, the early history of Tuscaloosa and Alabama; the University of Alabama's history, and copies of newspaper clippings from the Choctaw language paper "The Vindicator", published 1875 in Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory (now Oklahoma).
Dates: 1847 - 1915
Willie T. White papers
Abstract Contains correspondence, photographs, financial records, and other materials, the majority of which are related to Willie T. White, who resided in Rockford, Birmingham, and Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Woodward Family Papers
Overview An extensive collection, including business and personal correspondence, financial records, photographs, and other materials of this Birmingham, Alabama, family, which owned and operated the Woodward Iron Company.
Dates: 1829 - 1958; Majority of material found within 1866 - 1950