Community and Place
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 405 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract A large collection of scrapbooks, containing twenty-nine volumes of information on the Tuscaloosa, Alabama area, one volume on historic Tuscaloosa homes, one volume of political information and two volumes on local history.
Abstract A list of original members and some of the pastors of this Alabama church by an unknown author.
Dates: 1822 - 1913
Overview Collection consists of thirty-nine photographs of Howard Watts with his army friends, wife and his child. Also, collection contains images of his funeral.
Dates: 1940 - 1949
Abstract This collection consists of one photographic album with forty-three images recording the canoe trip through Alabama and Tennessee, by I. A. Winter in 1914.
Overview A collection of copies of newspaper clippings and information about Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and its people.
Scope and Contents Collection consists of one photographic album with sixty-two photographs of James Harry Cowan, a University of Alabama student from 1915 - 1918. Scenes include University athletes and sporting events, pre-game activities in front of Woods Hall, in Birmingham and Rickwood Park. Also contains newspaper clippings and memorabilia. The collection contains one card printed on one side with The University of Alabama Alma Mater and on the reverse side the song "God Save, Keep, and Hold Our Men," a...
Dates: 1915 - 1918
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, press releases, biographical notes, campaign literature, photographs, scrapbooks and memorabilia of this member of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senator from Alabama.
Dates: 1895 - 1951
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
Overview This collection consists of eighty-five photographs of Jerry A. Davis, Jr. (UA, MA, 1991), his friends and family, school pictures of Tuscaloosa Academy students, University of Alabama Sigma Chi fraternity parties, and vacation scenes.
Dates: 1979 - 1989
Overview A letter dated 5 September 1813, from St. Stephens, Alabama, to his parents, describing the Creek attack on Fort Mims during the Creek War of 1813-1814.
Dates: 1813 September 5
Abstract A bond dated 27 May 1839, posted in order to serve as notary public in Tallapoosa County, Alabama.
Overview Papers of a University of Alabama graduate, Baptist minister, planter, teacher (University of Alabama, 1873-1892) and president of Alabama Central Female College, 1869-1873.
Dates: 1839 - 1904
Abstract This collection consists chiefly of photographs relating to the Kappa Alpha Order members at the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1951 - 1988
Abstract Contract making Kate Beatty, a resident of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, a member of the Birmingham Bridal Gift Association.
Overview Souvenir post cards and other mementos and keepsakes. There is also a typed manuscript by Jacqueline Box Blaylock, "A Tribute to the Memory of Perry Jackson Box."
Abstract A collection of genealogical information, cemetery records, photos, clippings, correspondence, and other materials.
Dates: circa 1980s
File — Box 4257.002: , Folder: 4
Scope and Contents A letter from M. Baller of Townshend, Vermont, to his parents about running a boarding house. He notes that there are already two "table" boarders paying $6.00 each per week, and that he could take at least two more. He explains that the arrangement with the current boarders is "we let them have the room, and they furnish it, we take care of it, they get their own washing done."
Dates: 1874 November 16
File — Box 4257.003: , Folder: 11
Scope and Contents A letter from M. Levy of Geryville, Pennsylvania, to his friend Fred, telling him about his Fourth of July celebrations in Pennsburg, Pennsylvania.
Dates: 1904 July 5
Overview Membership registers, a ledger of church giving, and minutes and records of the Woman's Missionary Society of this Methodist church in Uniontown, Perry County, Alabama, from 1869 to 1966
Overview The signatures of the members of this Methodist Church in Newbern, Perry County, Alabama, in 1950
Overview A register of members of several churches in this Perry County, Alabama, circuit and minutes of quarterly conferences. The collection includes records pertaining to Newbern, Craig's Chapel, Flatwoods, Hamburg, Mt. Carmel, Wesley's Chapel, and Scott's Station churches.
Abstract This collection consists of one thousand seventy five photographs depicting street scenes in Tuscaloosa, Selma, and other cities in Alabama; portraits of famous people: Will Chambers, Augusta Evans Wilson, Margaret Zehmer Searcy, Roger Lee, Booker T. Washington, Samuel M. Stafford, George C. Wallace, Carl Elliot, Sr., Winton M. Blount, Jefferson Davis, and many others. Also collection consists of numerous images of Alabama rivers steam boats, Joe Sewell and Lou Gehrig in 1933 World Series;...
Dates: 1823 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1945
Abstract Three black and white mounted photographs, possibly from Greensboro, Alabama. Scenes include sawmill, a group of female students in commencement attire and the interior of an office building.
Overview Contains reports on and photographs of UA campus buildings that were slated for destruction.
Overview Records, scrapbooks, and photographs of The Other Club, a debate society on the University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Abstract Small rectangular photo album containing photographs of prominent African American family probably from around Washington, District of Columbia area.
Dates: 1910 - 1955
File — Box 6148: , Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents Images of canoeing on the Black Warrior river, camping, practicing shooting, and surveying.
Dates: 1890 - 1910
File — Box 6148: , Folder: 2
Identifier: Folder 2
Scope and Contents Images of Eugene Allen Smith and his family, Smith's family home on the University of Alabama campus, University of Alabama campus, canoeing, and camping.
Dates: 1890 - 1910
File — Box 6148: , Folder: 3
Identifier: Folder 3
Scope and Contents Images of Smith's family, steamboats, and surveying.
File — Box 6148: , Folder: 4
Identifier: Folder 4
Scope and Contents Images of Smith family, steamboats, and surveying.
Abstract This collection consists of fifty-two photographs of Poellnitz and Meador family members during the Mid-Nineteenth Century through the Early Twentieth Century.
Dates: 1859 - 1925
Overview Prices of domestic produce in Confederate Treasury Notes from 1 January 1861 to 1 January 1865
Overview The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Collection consists of forty photographs of Private James Proctor during his service in the army: Yokohama base in Japan, Germany, and United States bases.
Dates: 1930 - 1960
Abstract Photos of this Tuscaloosa family are in two photograph albums that contain images from and around The University of Alabama and Tuscaloosa County, including Bryce Hospital, the Tuscaloosa Centennial celebrations, and Warrior River (bridge and flooding), and family activities.
Dates: 1870 - 1987
Overview Letters of this Chicago, Illinois, based company to their agents in Montgomery, Alabama, concerning land development projects in southern Alabama in the late nineteenth century.
Abstract The collection consists primarily of the religious compositions of an 1840 graduate of the University of Alabama who became a prominent Baptist minister.
Overview Contains primarily the incoming correspondence from companies, firms and lawyers with whom Thomas J. Scott and Sons did business. There is also correspondence between the Scotts and some hand copied letters from the Scotts to others. There are also letters from the Scott's church, clubs and lodges as well as requests for appointments to various post offices in Alabama.
Dates: 1885 - 1943
Overview Three early twentieth century ledgers for Tuscaloosa and Pickens county businesses.
Dates: 1908 - 1945
Abstract Family photos of Truman A. Smith (son of Eugene Allen Smith) and his wife Pearl Boyles of Mobile.
Dates: 1890 - 1910
Overview Souvenir booklet commemorating the 150th anniversary of the founding of Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Dates: 1969 April 15-26
Abstract Color and black and white photographs, negatives, and transparencies depicting different events taken place at the University Libraries such as: retirements parties (1992 for Gunetta Rich; 1994 June 20 for Ann Elmore, Mary Henderson, Joyce Lamont, and Joyce Mizer) held at the University Club; 1991 service award; 1994 Tutwiler award; moving a coca cola machine; construction of Hoole Special Collections and moving in to it; 1990 Wade Hall; Amelia II photographs in box# 6142 appeared in issues of...
Dates: 1968 - 2003
Abstract Collection consists of one photo album with ninety-nine photographs depicting Victor Hugo Friedman, a native of Tuscaloosa and local philanthropist, and his friends.
Dates: 1890 - 1899
Overview This collection consists of ten color and thirty-eight black and white photographs of the residents of the International House at the University of Alabama, Shyhming Chang August 2, 1962, Christmas 1963, and different stage performances.
Dates: 1960 - 1964
Overview This collection consists of two photographic albums with 230 photographs showcasing highlights of W. A. Mair travels with his friends and family through Michigan, Texas, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Mexico, and Tennessee.
Dates: 1900 - 1901
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
Abstract This collection consists of 19th century photographic types.
Dates: 1850 - 1900
Abstract This collection consists of photographs depicting scenes from urban, everyday life in South Korea through the eyes of American soldiers during or after the Korean War. Some photographs depict American soldiers.
Dates: 1951 - 1953
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Abstract This collection consists of thirteen photographs depicting scenes from Pensacola and surrounding area, including Fort Pickens, Fort McRae, Fort Barrancas, and the Pensacola Navy Yard. This collection also depicts scenes from DeFuniak Spring, Florida.
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Abstract This collection consists of twelve photographs depicting scenes from Virginia, such as Fort Monroe, Blue Ridge Mountain, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Old Point Comfort.
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Abstract This collection consists of six photographs depicting scenes along the Hudson River.