Daily Life and Family
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 366 Collections and/or Records:
Jere Clemens Dennis papers
Overview Personal, family, and business papers of a Tallapoosa County attorney, including legal case files as well as Sons of Confederate Veterans, Alabama National Guard, and Masonic materials.
Columbus C. Dodson letter
Abstract A letter dated 15 February 1848, written from Mexico City to his sister, Miss A. W. Dodson, Telaga Spring, Chatooga County, Georgia.
Dates: 1848 February 15
Dorman and Noel family papers
Abstract A genealogical record of the ancestors of Lily Dorman Ramsey, plus family correspondence of the Dormans and Noels of Greensboro and Mobile, Alabama.
C. W. Duke letter
Overview Typescript copy of a letter written by C.W. Duke in Smith County, Texas, to Mr. D.W. Walkley describing life in Texas.
Dates: 1870 April 20
J. M. Duncan papers
Abstract A collection of correspondence, financial papers, and artifacts belonging to this Blocton, Alabama, resident.
Durst Family papers
Overview Letters, newspapers, and miscellaneous documents from the Durst family. There is also a World War One era panoramic photograph and United Stated Service, or Blue Star Mother's flag.
Dates: 1708-1977; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1868
Samuel Earle papers
Overview Correspondence dealing with Earle's tenure as a congressman representing South Carolina, and genealogical papers of Earle's grandson, Samuel M. Earle.
Early 20th century newspapers, magazines, and miscellaneous material
Overview Newspapers, magazines, and other miscellaneous materials dating from about 1915 through 1954
Eborn and Peteet Families papers
Collection — Box 3154: 
Overview Letters, written by Benjamin F. Eborn between 1884 and 1885 to his sweetheart (later his wife), Corinne Peteet Eborn. There are also other letters to Corinne from various family members, including her father, W.Y. Peteet, mother-in-law, Bettie Eborn, and her sister, Mary P. Jones.
Lizzie Snow Pearson Eddins papers
Overview Autograph album from 1879-1884 and two cabinet cards of studio portraits of Patrick H. Eddins and Lozzie Snow Pearson Eddins.
Jim Edwards papers
Overview Contains correspondence letters of Jim Edwards written to his family and friends, mostly containing information about his daily life. Also contains his grade reports during his time at Miami University, 1934-1938.
Eleanor Drenth Dodson Letters
Overview Letters written in the 1940s to Eleanor ("Ellie" or "Elly") Drenth Dodson of Portland, Oregon, and San Diego, California, from her mother, Mabel Anderson Drenth, who lived in Fresno, California.
Dates: 1942 - 1946
Eliza Ann McCants Diaries
Overview The collection consists of two diaries kept by Eliza Ann McCants (1817-1844) in the antebellum South. Volume One contains 160 pages and covers the years 1840-1842. Volume Two contains 136 pages and covers the years 1843-1844.
Elizabeth Harwood Katz Letters
Overview A collection of letters sent to Elizabeth Harwood from friends, family, and others from 1934 to 1984. They deal primarily with personal lives of Elizabeth, her sister, her friends, and her first husband Richard. For more letters, see Donald and Betty Katz letters, mss_3666.
Dates: 1934 - 1984; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1942
John K. and William M. Elliott daybooks
Overview Photocopies of the daybooks of John K. Elliott and his son, William M. Elliott, of the Payneville, Sumter County, Alabama area, spanning the years from 1870 through 1911.
Joseph J. Elliott letterbook
Overview A copy book of letters, primarily to his fiance/wife, Maud Hoskinson of Weogufka, Coosa County, Alabama.
Epps and Calloway family papers
Overview A mix of materials from the Eppes and Calloway families at various points of time. Most of the materials are letters with some photographs
Estes Embroidery Circle records
Overview Letters, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, photos, scrapbooks, and diaries of members of this social club in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
James Clifford Estes papers
Overview Personal correspondence, papers relating to academic matters, a diploma, cards, maps, newspaper clippings, and photographs of Estes, his family, and friends
Dates: 1914-1955; Majority of material found within 1919 - 1924
Alice Estill papers
Overview Extensive genealogy notes collected by Alice Estill of Miami, Florida (probably for the purpose of joining the Daughters of the American Revolution).
Evans family letters
Overview Collection of letters describing daily life of a mother to her daughter during pre- and post-Depression America
Dates: 1919-circa 1942
Richard V. Evans correspondence
Overview A collection of Judge Evans' incoming and outgoing correspondence.
Ezell Store ledger
Abstract Record book for store located in either Grove Hill, Clarke County, Alabama, or Mobile, Alabama.
T. J. Farmer family papers
Overview Miscellaneous correspondence, mostly among members of this Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, farm family, and an 1876 grade report from Alabama Central Female College.
City of Faunsdale, Marengo County, Alabama, correspondence
Overview Letters created and received by the city of Faunsdale, Marengo County, Alabama, mainly relating to routine matters in this small town, including city maintenance concerns.
Frank Finnerty papers
Overview Papers and radio scripts written by this University of Alabama graduate.
Fitts and Alston Families Papers
Overview Papers, correspondence, and photographs from three generations of two Tuscaloosa, Alabama, families.
Dates: 1900 - 1966
H. P. and Elisa K. Fleischman Correspondence
Overview Letters of a commission merchant in the Caribbean and on the Mississippi River, and his family.
Stewart Flowers collection of 19th century photographs, letters, journals, and artifacts
Overview Collection of 19th century photographs, letters, journals, and artifacts
Folder 34, 1920s
File — Box 1: , Folder: folder 34
Identifier: Folder 34
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A collection of genealogical records.
Folder 35, 1920s
File — Box 1: , Folder: folder 35
Identifier: Folder 35
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A collection of genealogical records.
Ann and Robert Selvidge Foster papers
Overview Primarily receipts and statements but the collection also includes Robert S. Foster’s will and a deed for 1,274 acres of land from the heirs of Robert S. Foster to Edmond L. Prince in 1859 for the sum of $19,110.00. Most of the statements are for the freight, wharfage, drayage, weighing and storage of cotton shipped by steamboats, and are listed for either Mrs. Ann Foster or the Estate of Robert S. Foster. Other receipts are for the purchase of clothing, books and magazine subscriptions.
Edwin Hardy Foster papers
Overview Letters written by and to Foster between 1907 and 1938, as well as some miscellaneous correspondence written by Foster’s family members and members of the United States House of Representatives concerning his application to the Consular Services. There is also a small collection of letters written in German; Foster’s report cards from Male High School (1875-1881) and his first semester grades from The University of Alabama in 1882; reports cards for his brothers, Sumner B., Thomas J., Henry...
Mary M. Foster fire insurance policy
Overview A fire insurance policy dated 22 December 1881, taken out by Mary M. Foster of Clayton, Alabama, on her "frame dwelling house part one & half story & part one story, & dining room & kitchen attached, occupied by her. . . . "
Dates: 1881 December 22
William Lovelace Foster letter
Overview Typescript copies of a lengthy and detailed letter from Foster during the siege of Vicksburg, to his wife, begun before communications were cut off and continued at intervals throughout the siege (June 1863) until the city's surrender to Union forces on 4 July 1863.
Dates: 1863 June 20
Francis Bugbee papers
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
Gaillard and Hurtel families papers
Overview Commonplace book, letters, and other documents and items collected by these Mobile and Claiborne, Alabama, families.
Gaines Family papers
Overview Correspondence, legal and business documents relating to the Gaines family, most of it from Mobile, Choctaw, and Jefferson Counties, Alabama.
Henry Gant Scrapbook
Overview Scrapbook, which covers over fifty years, focuses on the Gant family of Hiller and Brownsville, Pennsylvania, particularly on Henry Gant and his sons, Gene and Tim.
James R. Garber correspondence
Overview Personal and professional letters to and from Dr. James R. Garber
Garner Family scrapbook
Overview A scrapbook of local news and events compiled by Mrs. J. T. Garner of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dates: after 1892
Thomas Henry Garner papers
Overview Correspondence, postcards, invitations, and other items, including letters (1887-1892) from Alston Fitts while he was in Europe.
Garner family letters
Overview Typed transcripts of correspondence written by the extended Garner family between 1832 and 1886.
Geological Survey of Alabama Photographs
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
George Nichols Photographs
Overview This collection consists of black and white photographs depicting the life of George Nichols as a student at the University of Alabama and some years after his graduation.
Dates: 1940 - 1959
Marie Giles letter
Overview Letter dated 8 August 1864 to her cousin, a soldier in the Confederate Army, discussing interruptions in railroad service, provisions for the army, and poor people at home.
Dates: 1864 August 8
Guy Gilliland papers
Overview Letters between Gilliland and his sweetheart (later wife) Josie, church materials from Trinity United Methodist Church in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, greeting cards, and photographs
Eddy Lanier King Gilmore papers
Overview Compositions, scrapbooks, correspondence, and clippings of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Eddy Lanier King Gilmore, of Selma, Alabama, and his Russian-born wife, Tamara Kolb-Chernashovaya, a ballerina with the Bolshoi Ballet. The bulk of material is from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s.
Dates: circa 1940 - 1967
Letter to Glady and Gordon
Overview A letter to Glady and Gordon from their mother in Columbus, Wisconsin about Bob, who plans to enlist after graduation.
Dates: 1945 April 29
Ruth Bealle Glass Memory Book and UA Athletic Association membership ticket
Overview The Ruth Bealle Glass Memory Book is from Glass's senior year at Tuscaloosa High School and includes notes from classmates and faculty, photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, invitations, programs, and other mementos.
Dates: 1926 - 1927