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Daily Life and Family

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 499 Collections and/or Records:

Birmingham Examiner financial records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0162
Abstract Financial records ledger and checkbook from this Birmingham, Alabama, newspaper
Dates: 1963-1964

Charlie J. Black papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0167
Overview Photocopy of Black’s autobiography, “After The Fact: 20/20 Hindsight,” which covers Black’s youth in Beatrice, Monroe County, Alabama, his upbringing, education, teaching career, and political life in Washington. Also, some correspondence and newspaper articles by Black.
Dates: 1985-1987

John Blackwell deed

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0168
Abstract A deed recording a transfer of land in Montgomery County, Alabama, dated 25 September 1828, from John Blackwell to Thomas Mastin.
Dates: 1828 September 25

A. M. Blair letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0169
Abstract A letter dated 30 November 1843, to Blair's brother Edwin in Williamstown, Massachusetts, describing a sea voyage from New York, to Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1843 November 30

Blocton, Alabama Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-004
Overview This collection consists of nine photographs of Italian - Americans living in Blocton, Alabama. Photographs were used in the fall 1986 Alabama Heritage article.
Dates: 1900 - 1938

Susie L. Meyers Bobb letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3658
Overview Correspondence between family and friends of the Bobb, Raymond, and Meyers families of Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Iowa. The letters date from 1873-1922, and most of them are written to Susie L. Meyers Bobb, who was likely also Susie L. Raymond.
Dates: 1873-1922

Erline Bodine papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0179
Overview An amalgam of genealogical research done by Bodine into the Bodine and Pate families, and a copy of a letter to Alabama Governor Guy Hunt, dated 21 March 1987, claiming damages of “about 160 A[cres] and one billion dollars” owing to a “stragedy” [sic] concocted by “Big Jim” [Fulsom?] and Franklin Roosevelt “to help the nation with my family’s resources.”
Dates: undated

Bogy and Smith Families genealogy

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0180
Abstract A miscellany of materials related to the Bogy and Smith families. The former were French immigrants of the early nineteenth century who appear to have settled, variously, in the Vine and Olive Colony of Alabama (Demopolis), around Arkansas Post, and around New Madrid, Missouri, while the latter were the families of Steven and Mary Jane Pitt Smith of Green and Choctaw Counties, Alabama, and Ivy Furman Smith and Mary Jane Morrison Smith of Green and Marengo Counties, Alabama.
Dates: undated

Boling Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0181
Overview Correspondence, receipts, mortgages, wills, indentures, and other materials concerning the property and affairs of the Boling and Saffold families of Hayneville, Lowndes County, Alabama.
Dates: 1833-1870

Booth Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3170
Overview Letters to and from members of the Booth family. Family and friends write about their experiences farming and raising livestock in Missouri, Ohio, Illinois, and Iowa from 1857 to 1886.
Dates: 1857 - 1886

Amelia Boswell letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0190
Abstract Letter dated 13 August 1847, from Boswell of El Dorado, Arkansas, to her cousin, Elizabeth A. Boswell of Pike County, Alabama, discussing the health of family members, crops, and weather.
Dates: 1847 August 13

Franklin Welsh Bowdon letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0191
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

Charles Boyd genealogy

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0195
Abstract A collection of genealogical records pertaining to Boyd's family.
Dates: undated

Boyd family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0194
Abstract Photocopies of various documents and letters relating to Alfred Boyd (1814-82) and his descendants as well as a typescript history of the family of Joel Willis, Sr., and a typescript paper by Bruce L. Bennett of Ohio State University titled, "Sports and Physical Education in Colonial Times."
Dates: 1816-1943; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1859

L.O. Brackeen paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0451
Overview Paper titled Enoch Hooper Cook, Sr., of Wilcox County, Alabama, presented to the Alabama Historical Association by Mrs. Ralph Draughon.
Dates: 1962 April 26

Branscomb Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4017
Overview Letters, land grants, diplomas, certificates, scrapbook, daguerreotype, and other miscellaneous documents, as well as quilts and other textiles (including a wedding dress from the early 20th century)
Dates: after 1865

Charity Sophia Rutland Brett commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0206
Overview Mid-nineteenth-century combination cookbook and scrapbook that includes a "Cure for Cancer," a "New broth for the sick," and a "remedy for cholera," among others.
Dates: 1851-1856

1926 Bridal shower booklet

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2751
Overview A 1926 bridal shower booklet created for the bride, Bernice, by the women who attended the party.
Dates: 1926

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

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

Alfred A. Brown letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0218
Overview Letter dated 16 January 1863, from Canterbury, New Hampshire, to Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Burroughs, West Acton, Massachusetts, concerning friends and family
Dates: 1863 January 16

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

C. C. Sale and Sallie Sale Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1223
Abstract This collection contains two letters, one by C. C. Sale from Harpers Ferry, Virginia, 26 May [1864] to his wife, and one from Sallie Sale from Culpeper Courthouse, Virginia 30 July [1864] to her sister.
Dates: 1860

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

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

Caroline Virginia Samuel Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1227
Abstract Letters from Tuscaloosa to Samuel's cousin Edmond W. Samuel, with news, social and otherwise, of Tuscaloosa, the aftermath of the Civil War, and much else.
Dates: 1865 - 1871

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

Catherine Hixon Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0679
Abstract A letter dated 17 July 1853, from Pike County, Alabama to her friend, Mrs. Elizabeth Horn at St. Andrews Bay, Florida. It discusses family matters and health.
Dates: 1853-07-17

Charles Scott Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-017
Abstract Black and white photographs taken by Charles Scott and exhibited at the World's Fair in New York, 1936. Scenes of rural people and life, New York City and Jersey City, and industrial scenes in the northeastern United States.
Dates: 1888 - 1930

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

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

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