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Community and Place

 Subject
Subject Source: Localbroad

Found in 173 Collections and/or Records:

Altrusa Club, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, charter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3736
Overview Charter of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, branch of this international service organization
Dates: 1966 March 4

American railroad station plans

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3747
Overview Over 140 original plans of train stations from the late nineteen and early twentieth centuries, primarily on the Louisville and Nashville railroad. Most are in ink on waxed architect's paper and are variously sized.
Dates: 1881-1942

American Revolution Bicentennial Commission papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0074
Overview Materials related to Bicentennial celebrations throughout America and pamphlets concerning the American Revolution.
Dates: 1974-1976

American Society manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0154
Abstract Contains manuscript of American Society textbook written by Lee Bidgood in 1918.
Dates: 1918

James Austin Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0078
Overview A collection of copies of newspaper clippings and information about Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and its people.
Dates: 1898-1941

Andrews Chapel Methodist Episcopal Church South minute books

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0079
Overview This collection consists of a photocopy of a church record book, which contains a register of pastors (1913-1987), marriages (1889-1936), infant baptisms (1924-1988), and members.
Dates: 1913-1990

Ann Jordan Farm papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0080
Overview Photocopies of Sidney Z. Mitchell's correspondence, articles relating to his career, and other biographical information. It also includes Jordan family deeds, photographs taken at Ann Jordan Farm, legal documents and correspondence relating to the Jordan Family Cemetery, articles about Ann Jordan Farm and Jordan Dam, and furniture catalogs and floor plans.
Dates: 1874-1950

Audubon Place (Tuscaloosa, Alabama) Historic District collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0094
Overview A collection of information compiled in 1981 in the process of applying for historic designation for this Tuscaloosa, Alabama district. It includes historical data, newspaper clippings about houses, lists of previous owners, special features of houses, floor plans, and an historical inventory of various homes.
Dates: 1981-1985

Bankston School: a history

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0583
Overview Recollections of Bankston School by individuals connected to this school located in Fayette County, Alabama, which opened in 1906 and closed in the mid 1970s, detailing the history of the school's building, school activities, teachers, and principals.
Dates: circa 1906-1970

W.R. Barron paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0119
Abstract A paper titled "History of Fairview Presbyterian Church from Organization to Present Date (April 23, 1889)," that includes lists of pastors, members, and elders of this Presbyterian Church in Perry County, Alabama, 1823-1889.
Dates: 1889 April 23

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

Nimrod E. Benson deeds

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0140
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

Benton County, Alabama, land contract

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0141
Abstract Land contract dated 29 July 1834, at White Plains, Benton (later Calhoun) County, Alabama.
Dates: 1834 July 29

James Berney letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0142
Abstract Letter dated 31 January 1846, from Montgomery, Alabama, to A. Jackson at Mayhew [Mississippi?] on news of Montgomery being voted the state capital and the subsequent celebration.
Dates: 1846 January 31

Bessemer Civic Music Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0144
Abstract Collection of items relating to this club from Bessemer, Jefferson County, Alabama, including programs, press releases, clippings, etc.
Dates: 1949-1954

Birmingham Real Estate Board banquet program

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0164
Abstract Part of the program and text of the 1940 annual banquet of the Birmingham Real Estate Board, held on 16 January 1941.
Dates: 1941 January 16

Roy E. Blair reports

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0170
Abstract Reports assessing the archeological and cultural significance of various sites in Alabama.
Dates: 1978-1979

John H. Blitz report

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0174
Abstract A Cultural Resources Report by Blitz on the archaeological significance of the proposed site for a poultry processing plant in Cullman County, Alabama.
Dates: 1978

Border Springs Baptist Church of Christ records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0189
Abstract Photocopies of records, including board meeting minutes, the covenant, rules of decorum, lists of members, of members received, and resolutions by this Caledonia, Mississippi church.
Dates: 1900-1949; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1949

Brandon Memorial United Methodist Church records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0202
Overview Lists of members, pastors, marriages, baptisms, and deceased members, as well as church directories of this Methodist church in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dates: 1911-1991

Richard Branscomb and Lewis Branscomb papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0205
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).
Dates: 1922-1935

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

Brien Chapel A.M.E. Church records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0211
Overview Records of this African Methodist Episcopal church in Burnsville, Alabama, from 1924-1973.
Dates: 1924-1973; Majority of material found within 1926 - 1956

Broadnax, Cleavland, and McKerrill account ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0213
Overview Ledger recording purchases by customers at this general store in Eutaw, Green County, Alabama.
Dates: 1866

Brookwood Silver Liners Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2653
Overview The minutes, agenda, newspaper clippings, membership directories, and miscellaneous papers of this Brookwood, Alabama senior citizens organization.
Dates: 1985?-2009

W. L. Bruce and Sons records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0223
Overview Ledgers and daybooks of this Catherine, Wilcox County, Alabama, country store, reflecting the economic and social conditions of this rural community from 1911 to 1936
Dates: 1911-1936

John H. Bryson letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0227
Overview Letter from Bryson, dated 12 March 1891, from Huntsville, Alabama, to the Rev. A. A. E. Taylor, St. Louis, Missouri, inviting him to visit Huntsville and discussing the inauguration of a Mr. Briggs
Dates: 1891 March 12

Maude Buntin collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0229
Overview Miscellaneous papers related to Aliceville, Pickens County, Alabama, including the Oak Grove Presbyterian Church Centennial program, 1937, the 50th anniversary booklet of the Tuesday Study Club, 1964, a Bible Study schedule for 1913, and clippings and photos related to Pickens County landmarks.
Dates: 1913-1976

Calcedonia Cemetery gravestone list

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0259
Overview A 1992 list of names found on gravestones in this Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, cemetery.
Dates: 1992

Canebrake collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0267
Overview Materials relating principally to the community of Dayton in Marengo County, Alabama. It includes land grants, the Dayton city code, town council minutes, and some family records.
Dates: circa 1837?

Theron Cannon records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0270
Abstract The records of a general store in Berry, Fayette County, Alabama, including correspondence, mortgages, invoices, orders, etc.
Dates: 1914-1952

Cemeteries and Local History collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0289
Overview Papers submitted for credit in University of Alabama course EXT318 “Cemeteries and Local History,” a course in the New College Life Track. The focus of the papers is on cemeteries as reflecting the history of a locale and may examine burial patterns, customs, ornamentation, or simply be an inventory of interments.
Dates: 1989-2009

Centreville, Alabama, City Council minutes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0293
Overview City Council minutes for 1890-1891 of this Bibb County, Alabama, city.
Dates: 1890-1891

Hatchett Chandler correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0295
Overview Letters written to other members of the Fort Morgan Historical Commission concerning the fort and Chandler's "Little Gems" project.
Dates: 1960-1963

Coleman and Duke dry goods receipt book

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0334
Abstract A ledger from a dry goods store in Cahaba, Dallas County, Alabama, containing receipts from various firms and individuals for monies received for accounts, shipping by steamer, etc.
Dates: 1853-1869

James Coleman letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0336
Abstract A letter written by Coleman, dated 22 February 1842, from Athens, Alabama, to John H. Cocke, of Winnsville, Fluvanna County, Virginia. Discusses local temperance activities, the celebration of Washington's birthday, and family health.
Dates: 1842 February 22

Jefferson Jackson Coleman Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-002
Overview This collection consists of fifty-five photographs of the former Director of Alumni Affairs at the University of Alabama. He was closely involved in athletics at the University of Alabama. The photographs show various aspects of his life from 1918 through 1989.
Dates: 1918 - 1989

John J. Coleman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0338
Abstract A collection of tax receipts, bills for drygoods items, indenture contracts, and miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1825-1849

Collective Protection documents

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0344
Abstract Documents on Collective Protection probably produced by authorities in Birmingham, Alabama, and Montgomery, Alabama, shortly after the United States entered World War II. They cover all areas of collective protection such as home protection, lighting restrictions, espionage and sabotage, war gases and shelters.
Dates: 1941-1945

Collins family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0346
Abstract Photocopies of letters written by various family members, primarily James S. Collins, Martha Louvenia Smyth Collins (Mrs. James S. Collins – second wife of James S.), James “Jim” Madison Collins, Lake Huron Collins Madison, Martin Lomax “Max” Collins, Irene (Mrs. Lomax Collins) and Purser Collins. There are also photocopies of the birth, marriage, and death pages from several family Bibles as well as copies of typed and handwritten pages of genealogical data and obituaries clipped from...
Dates: 1875–1990

William Strong Comstock papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0348
Overview Business correspondence, account sheets, contracts, miscellaneous receipts, etc., of a Montgomery, Alabama, merchant, 1843-1867.
Dates: 1842-1867

Dr. Edward Augustus Cook collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0354
Overview Collection contains materials relating mainly to Dr. Edward Augustus Cook’s medical practice in Kirk’s Grove, Cherokee County, Alabama including account ledgers, daybooks, register of births and deaths, correspondence, and a photograph.
Dates: 1882 - 1920

William Cooper Diaries and Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0357
Abstract The collection consists of six diaries for 1864, 1867, 1876, 1882, 1884, and 1887, and a photograph of Cooper, an attorney from Tuscumbia, Alabama. The diaries contain daily entries made by Cooper and, in his absence from home, his wife, and give a great deal of information about the community, his activities, and his family.
Dates: 1864-1887

County Council of Home Demonstration Clubs scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0362
Overview Scrapbook documenting the history of the Tuscaloosa (Alabama) Home Demonstration Club and includes photos, newspaper clippings, and club documents.
Dates: 1911

W. G. Croft letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0377
Overview Letter from W. G. Croft, dated 18 November (circa 1835) from Canebreak, Union Town, Alabama, to his brother, Randall Croft, at Beaufort, South Carolina, discussing cotton crop yields in the area.
Dates: circa 1835

Cruikshank family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0379
Overview Correspondence of an Alabama family, centered in Talladega and Birmingham
Dates: 1848-1909

L. H. Crumpler records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0380
Overview A collection of records of Crumpler's general store in Sylacauga, Alabama, and of his activities as justice of the peace.
Dates: 1892-1909

Cubahatchie Baptist Church of Christ records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0381
Overview Collection of meeting minutes and membership lists, 1887-1933, for this Cross Keys, Macon County, Alabama, church.
Dates: 1887-1933

Cuban postcards

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3695
Overview Postcards depicting scenes in Cuba in the early twentieth century.
Dates: circa 1910-1920

Carey B. Oakley Cultural Resource Reconnaissance reports

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0383
Overview Twenty-three reports assessing the cultural and archeological significance of various Alabama sites, 1976-1979.
Dates: 1976-1979