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Daily Life and Family

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 499 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cruikshank family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0379
Overview Correspondence of an Alabama family, centered in Talladega and Birmingham
Dates: 1848-1909

Cunningham Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4011
Overview Correspondence, maps, newspapers, and photographs of this West Alabama family
Dates: 1834-1979

John E. Curry collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0386
Overview Photocopies of letters from David H. Vinton, Assistant Quartermaster in New York, to Lieutenant Josiah Gorgas at Watervliet Arsenal, refusing to grant Gorgas’s request for supplies to be sent to Pensacola, and from University of Alabama cadet John H. Marshall in Tuscaloosa, discussing the possible role of the cadets in the defense of the state, the fainting of several cadets during a dress parade, and inquires about his family.
Dates: 1846-1864

Dall-Tardy Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4157
Overview Letters from members of the Dall and Tardy families of Baltimore, Maryland, and Mobile, Alabama, written between 1840 and 1908.
Dates: 1840-1908

Dan T. Carter Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-092
Overview This collection consists of forty-five photographs depicting former Alabama Governor George Wallace, Jr. used by Dan T. Carter in his book "The Politics of Rage: George Wallace, The Origins of The New Conservatism and The Transformation of American Politics" 1995. Images of the various stages of Wallace's life, his family, and his wife, Lurleen. Many are official photographs released from the Governor's office.
Dates: 1918 - 1974

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

Thomas Dauser papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0398
Overview Letters, postcards, photos, newsclipping, and passport of this German shoemaker who emigrated to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in the 1880s. All material is in German.
Dates: 1882-1921

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

David Criswell Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1649
Abstract A letter from David Criswell, farmer, to Joel Lynn of Hartford, Indiana, February 17, 1862.
Dates: 1862-02-17

Alex Van Hoose Davies family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0402
Overview Photocopies of the family history of an early northwest Alabama family, one of whom became mayor of Birmingham in the 1890s. There are also some personal recollections of the Union Army raid on Tuscaloosa led by John T. Croxton in April 1865, augmented with notes by grandson Alexander Van Hoose Davies, as well as copies of memorials of various Van Hoose men, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1925-1980

Jere Clemens Dennis papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0428
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.
Dates: 1841-1935

Columbus C. Dodson letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0440
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0443
Abstract A genealogical record of the ancestors of Lily Dorman Ramsey, plus family correspondence of the Dormans and Noels of Greensboro and Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1831-1866

C. W. Duke letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0454
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0456
Abstract A collection of correspondence, financial papers, and artifacts belonging to this Blocton, Alabama, resident.
Dates: 1894-1932

Durst Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0461
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0463
Overview Correspondence dealing with Earle's tenure as a congressman representing South Carolina, and genealogical papers of Earle's grandson, Samuel M. Earle.
Dates: 1780-1907

Early 20th century newspapers, magazines, and miscellaneous material

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3723
Overview Newspapers, magazines, and other miscellaneous materials dating from about 1915 through 1954
Dates: 1915-1954

Eborn and Peteet Families papers

 Collection — Box 3154: [1005585077]
Identifier: MSS-0469
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.
Dates: 1879-1955

Lizzie Snow Pearson Eddins papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1788
Overview Autograph album from 1879-1884 and two cabinet cards of studio portraits of Patrick H. Eddins and Lozzie Snow Pearson Eddins.
Dates: 1879-1884

Jim Edwards papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2936
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.
Dates: 1934-1947

Eleanor Drenth Dodson Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4165
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4211
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.
Dates: 1840-1844

Elizabeth Harwood Katz Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3661
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

Elizabeth Herndon Inge Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0727
Abstract A letter dated 1 February 1864, written from Inge's home near Forkland, Greene County, Alabama to her sister, A. Tremlet Herndon, in Mobile, asking her to purchase cloth, discussing the paucity of salt, and giving news of family and friends.
Dates: 1864-02-01

John K. and William M. Elliott daybooks

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0482
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.
Dates: 1870-1911

Joseph J. Elliott letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0481
Overview A copy book of letters, primarily to his fiance/wife, Maud Hoskinson of Weogufka, Coosa County, Alabama.
Dates: 1900-1902

Estes Embroidery Circle records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0491
Overview Letters, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, photos, scrapbooks, and diaries of members of this social club in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Dates: 1928-1996

James Clifford Estes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0492
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0494
Overview Extensive genealogy notes collected by Alice Estill of Miami, Florida (probably for the purpose of joining the Daughters of the American Revolution).
Dates: 1948-1950

Eugene Allen Smith Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-024
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

Evans family letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3655
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0496
Overview A collection of Judge Evans' incoming and outgoing correspondence.
Dates: 1925-1952

Ezell Store ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0498
Abstract Record book for store located in either Grove Hill, Clarke County, Alabama, or Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1879-1910

F. A. Savage Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1656
Abstract A letter from Mrs. F. A. Savage of Germantown, [Ohio?], to her husband, October 4, 1864.
Dates: 1864-10-04

T. J. Farmer family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0504
Overview Miscellaneous correspondence, mostly among members of this Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, farm family, and an 1876 grade report from Alabama Central Female College.
Dates: 1853-1898

City of Faunsdale, Marengo County, Alabama, correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0509
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.
Dates: 1927-1933

Frank Finnerty papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0516
Overview Papers and radio scripts written by this University of Alabama graduate.
Dates: 1940-1970

Fitts and Alston Families Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4198
Overview Papers, correspondence, and photographs from three generations of two Tuscaloosa, Alabama, families.
Dates: 1900 - 1966

Fitts and Alston Families Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-008
Overview Collection consist of two photo albums and eighty-six loose photographs of Fitts and Alston families adventures on their boat, "Mary Francis" through Alabama and Florida, and family portraits.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1830 - 1920