Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Personal correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

Macon and Miles Abernathy papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0003
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

Adams Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0006
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0059
Overview Letters home written while Aldridge was in training in Georgia and then serving in France during World War I.
Dates: 1917-1919

Jonathon A. B. Allison letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0068
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2214
Abstract Collection consists of family correspondence between Archie and siblings. Discusses education, farming, and family matters.
Dates: 1860 - 1874

Ethel Marie Armes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0087
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0100
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0129
Abstract Letter and photographs relating to Harvey Beeson’s ancestors in Michigan, August 1939.
Dates: 1939

William Robert Bell letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0134
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0158
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0176
Abstract This collection contains the papers of this Montgomery, Alabama, business leader, during his term as United States Postmaster General (1969-1971).
Dates: 1956-2004

Sarah Blue collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0177
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0210
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.
Dates: 1932-1965

Iveson L. Brookes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0214
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

Francis Bugbee papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0228
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

Charles Mitchell Burford letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0231
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0372
Overview Photocopies of the papers of the Crenshaw family, including personal and business correspondence, bills, receipts, etc.
Dates: 1810-1884

Jefferson Carroll Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4232
Overview World War II letters, scrapbook, and genealogical materials
Dates: 1884-1945

Frank Murray Dixon papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0439
Abstract Family correspondence, newsclippings, financial records, and photos of this Alabama governor and his family.
Dates: 1938-1981

Dorman and Noel family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0443
Abstract A genealogical record of the ancestors of Lily Dorman Ramsey, plus family correspondence of the Dormans and Noels of Greensboro and Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1831-1866

William Edwards letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3812

William H. Ely letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0484
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.
Dates: 1820-1821

James Clifford Estes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0492
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

Frank A. Rose Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1207
Overview Personal correspondence, files, and memorabilia collected by Dr. Rose during his tenure as President of The University of Alabama.
Dates: 1957-1969

George H. Denny Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3874
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.
Dates: 1934-1957

Virginia Chapman Green genealogical research

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0589
Overview Folders containing Green's personal genealogical research.
Dates: unknown

Hardee family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3815
Overview Financial documents, letters, and genealogical documents
Dates: 1852-1889

Daniel J. Haughton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0649
Overview Mainly personal correspondence and newspaper clippings about the passing of Daniel Haughton
Dates: 1980s

Ann Hollis letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1789
Abstract Letters, postcards, and telegrams from World War II pen pals to this former Montreat College student and resident of Headland, Henry County, Alabama.
Dates: 1943-1946

Thomas K. Jackson letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3814
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
Dates: 1844-1865

John H. Jones Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4104
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.
Dates: 1922-1958

George L. Kittredge letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3808
Overview Letters between Kittredge and his wife, including a copy of their marriage certificate as well as poetry sent in honor of his birthday
Dates: 1886-1888

Louis Lucet papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0880
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
Dates: 1803-1887

Walter H. Powers letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1779
Abstract A single letterbook containing copies of Gurley, Alabama businessman Walter H. Powers's outgoing correspondence, March-October 1938
Dates: 1938

Samuel D. Risley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4141
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2220
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1330
Overview Legal papers related to property, as well as personal and business letters
Dates: 1852-1907

J. F. Stewart letters

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

Charles Tait papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1378
Overview Letter from Tait to his son about the acquisition of land within what would become Alabama
Dates: 1819 January 15

Hugh Taylor papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1387
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.
Dates: 1959-1975

Virginia Tingle papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3482
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1415
Overview Two letters to Mary Torrey about her upcoming marriage
Dates: 1893

Willie T. White papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1548
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.
Dates: 1860-1970

Woodward Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1577
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