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Daily Life and Family

 Subject
Subject Source: Localbroad

Found in 278 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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

John Burnham papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0233
Abstract Correspondence and other material relating to the captivity of Captain John Burnham in Algiers, 1793-94, his attempts to buy his freedom and subsequent efforts to secure reimbursement from Congress.
Dates: 1792-1832/1943?

Sallie Burt letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0238
Overview Letter written by Burt on 12 February 1850, from Columbus [Georgia?], to friend her Lizzie, with news of family and friends
Dates: 1850 February 12

Lucille Dorroh Burton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0239
Overview A collection of genealogical records.
Dates: unknown

Rosa Lee Busby papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0240
Overview Genealogical research and papers compiled by Busby
Dates: unknown

O. T. Buswell letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0242
Overview Copy of a letter written by O.T. Buswell on 22 February 1870 from Rockville, Alabama, to George P. Buswell
Dates: 1870 February 22

Helen N. Butler scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0244
Overview A scrapbook by Helen N., "Nellie," Butler of Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, consisting of clippings of newspaper articles, obituaries, poetry, marriage announcements, invitations, visiting cards, letters, prints and engravings.
Dates: 1857–1888

Jack S. Butler papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2485
Overview Letters written to and from Lt. Jack S. Butler and his wife, Maxine, in 1945, while he was stationed in Italy, and she was in Notasulga and Auburn, AL
Dates: 1945

Cahill Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2282
Abstract The Cahill Family Papers consist of personal correspondence to and from Clyde M., Michael J., and Belle Mills Cahill of Ohio. Also included in the collection are receipts and miscellaneous financial documents.
Dates: 1886-1935

Hamlin Caldwell family genealogy

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0256
Overview Genealogy completed in 1958 by Daisy Caldwell and Jessie King Cave. The work documents the life of Hamlin Caldwell of Scottsboro, Alabama, and his descendants.
Dates: 1958 December 1

J. F. J. Caldwell letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0257
Overview Letter written by Caldwell, dated 5 September 1861, to James Simms of Charleston, South Carolina, inquiring about a note and asking for assistance in getting a secretaryship with the Confederate Commissioners being sent to Europe.
Dates: 1861 September 5

Callahan Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0262
Overview A miscellany of materials, primarily genealogical records of a large number of families. The collection also contains files on the Hopewell Baptist Church in Fayette County, Alabama, the 26th Alabama Infantry Regiment Company F, Alabama land records, and on women's suffrage.
Dates: unknown

Samuel D. Cameron and Maxwell A. Cameron Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0264
Overview Papers, primarily letters, of two Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, brothers, Samuel D. Cameron, 2nd Alabama Cavalry and Maxwell A. Cameron, 18th Alabama Infantry Regiment, to their sister, Sarah, and brother-in-law, Isham Robertson, during the Civil War. Additional materials include financial documents and other family letters.
Dates: 1858-1884; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1864

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?

John Cannon indenture

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0269
Overview An agreement dated 10 January 1899 and executed in Elmore County, Alabama, between J. W. Adams and John Cannon, indenturing Archie Cannon, a minor, to five months agricultural labor.
Dates: 1899 January 10

Cantelou family genealogy

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0271
Overview Photocopies of various documents concerning the ancestry of members of the Cantelou family of South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama.
Dates: 1855–1965

Jesse Carter commonplace and letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0284
Overview Commonplace and letterbook, with early entries dating from 1823, includes hand-written poetry and by authors such as Shakespeare and Lord Byron. Later entries date from at least 1843 and include copies of letters that mention Mobile, Alabama, Mardi Gras societies.
Dates: 1823-1882

James Chamberlin letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0294
Overview Letters written to his mother and brother while serving with the 52nd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Peninsular Campaign and the Charleston Expedition
Dates: 1861-1898; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1863

I. M. Clark letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0308
Overview Letter dated 28 July 1861, from "Clover Bottom" (near Huntsville) to his sister, giving news of crops and weather, and stating his desire to join the army.
Dates: 1861 July 28

Clement Claiborne Clay, Jr., letter and biographical sketch

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0309
Overview Letter written from Tuscaloosa in 1834, to his aunt, Mrs. Robert W. Withers of Erie, Greene County, Alabama, and a biographical sketch, author and date unknown, which includes information on Clay's political career, wedding, and friends.
Dates: circa 1834

Hugh Lawson Clay letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0311
Overview Letter written by Clay from Richmond, Virginia, to an unidentified person in response to a request for help in locating Mr. Mayhew, a mutual friend.
Dates: 1864

Henry De Lamar Clayton Sr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0313
Abstract The personal, legal, military, and administrative papers, of this Alabama politician, Confederate general, and University of Alabama president.
Dates: 1840-1925

Nelson Clayton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0315
Abstract Papers reflecting the activities of a cotton planter in Lee County, Alabama, 1808-1868.
Dates: 1808-1868; Majority of material found within 1848 - 1860

Clements family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0316
Abstract Papers of a Tuscaloosa family whose members included Hardy Clements, Rufus Hargrove Clements, Martha Lavinia Clements, Frank Bugbee Clements, Luther Morgan Clements, and others. The bulk of the papers relate to Frank Bugbee Clements.
Dates: 1846-1948

Thomas H. Clements letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0317
Abstract Letters to an Alabama farmer from 1866 to 1870
Dates: 1866-1870

Elizabeth Clitherall letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0320
Abstract Letter dated 30 July 1863, from Mobile, to her cousin Ann Greenough Burgwyn in North Carolina, extending sympathy on death of Burgwyn's son, Henry King Burgwyn, at Gettysburg, and expressing anti-war sentiments
Dates: 1863 July 30

John Cocke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0328
Overview Business correspondence, accounts, legal documents, and other materials (including the selling and purchasing of slaves) of this 19th century Marengo County, Alabama, plantation owner.
Dates: 1810-1899

Elizabeth Tyler Coleman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0335
Abstract A miscellany of materials including genealogy, correspondence, the diary of Priscilla Cooper Tyler, daughter-in-law of President John Tyler, a journal, and Coleman's manuscript of "Priscilla Cooper Tyler and the American Scene: 1816-1889." Includes three letters from President Tyler to his son Robert.
Dates: 1776-1955

Coleman and Truss family letters

 Collection
Identifier: W-0103
Overview Contains letters written before, during, and after the Civil War by the Coleman family of St. Clair, Alabama
Dates: 1860-1868

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

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

Letters to Elizabeth J. Coman

 Collection
Identifier: W-0047
Overview Letters to Elizabeth J. Coman of Athens, Alabama, from her husband and sisters between 1834 and 1843.
Dates: 1834-1843

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

Francis L. Constantine ledger and letter book

 Collection
Identifier: W-0045
Overview Journal includes ledger entries, transcriptions of letters, and recipes, as well as a few letters and newspaper clippings
Dates: 1866-1889

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

Cowin family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0364
Overview Photocopies of the diary and essays written by John H. Cowin of Green County, Alabama covering events from 22 April through 13 November 1861 as well as a smaller diary for the month of January 1863. There is also a presidential pardon and oaths of allegiance certificates for Samuel Cowin, as well as photocopies of miscellaneous documents including Alabama tax statements from 1875 and 1877 and newspaper clippings, and a Civil War era Smith and Wesson Model 2 Army revolver. Also in the...
Dates: 1861–1921

J.M. Craft Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2539
Overview J.M. Craft, a veteran living in a U.S. Soldier's Home in Kansas City, Missouri, writes about his daily life.
Dates: 1940 January 9

David Crawford letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0368
Overview Letter dated 30 November 1829, from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to his wife, Caroline, in Mobile, telling her of his election as Solicitor of the First Judicial Circuit.
Dates: 1829 November 30

Sarah Ann (Gayle) and William B. Crawford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0369
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, scrapbooks, and other papers of Sarah Ann Gayle Crawford, sister to Amelia Gayle Gorgas, and William B. Crawford.
Dates: 1833-1889

James P. Creath letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0370
Overview Letter written by a Uniontown, Alabama, businessman dated 29 April 1893, to his fiancée.
Dates: 1893 April 29

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

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

Daphne Cunningham Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0385
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