Daily Life and Family
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract A letter containing genealogical information about the Benagh family.
Abstract A letter dated 24 October 1835, from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa to the editor of the Weekly Globe requesting a six-month subscription to the newspaper.
Dates: 1835 October 24
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
Abstract Diaries whose short entries provide information on the daily activities of this coed from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, member of Kappa Delta sorority, and 1916 University of Alabama graduate.
Dates: 1913 - 1914
Abstract This collection consist of two hundred and sixty nine photographs depicting buildings around The University of Alabama campus; Tombigbee and other river's in Alabama; trains; Eugene Allen Smith house on campus and his family; Alabama State Capitol; steamboats; University of Alabama baseball team; scene's from University of Mississippi; and scene's from Wetumka Penitentiary.
Dates: 1813 - 1927
Overview This collection consists of 531 photographs documenting Alabama Geological Survey field trips and the growth of the University of Alabama campus from the 1880s through 1930s.
Dates: 1885 - 1938; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1930
Overview Correspondence, school papers, clippings, and photographs.
Abstract A variety of documents covering: slave ownership documents concerning crimes and deaths; Farrah Law Society plaque; UA football picture from 1920s; Church programs; Stamps; Daughters of the Confederacy minutes. McCall diploma, 1879; and Kennedy family papers.
Abstract The personal, legal, military, and administrative papers, of this Alabama politician, Confederate general, and University of Alabama president.
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
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, scrapbooks, and other papers of Josiah Gorgas, chief of the Confederate Bureau of Ordnance and president of the University of Alabama, and his wife Amelia Gayle Gorgas, librarian at the University of Alabama and daughter of Alabama governor John Gayle.
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