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Daily Life and Family

 Subject
Subject Source: Localbroad

Found in 278 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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

John Horry Dent papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0430
Overview There are four typescript documents in the folder also: (1) Commodore John Herbert Dent, U.S. Navy, 1782–1823; (2) Charles I. Graves in Egypt (1875–1878); (3) Cape Guardafui by Lt. Col. Graves (the proceedings of the meeting of October 1880); and (4) Report of Lt. Col. Graves, 4th July 1878.The Plantation Book (or Farm Journal v.1) was written by John Horry Dent from January 1840 through December 1842 to record actual expenditures and incomes from his estate and to provide...
Dates: 1840-1891

John Horry Dent, Jr., Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0431
Overview Collection contains letters written by John Horry Dent, Jr. (signed J. Horry Dent) of Barbour County, Alabama, from 1861 March 15 to 1864 July 1 to his father, John Horry Dent of Eufaula, Alabama. There are also two letters written by Dent Jr.’s fellow officers to Dent's father detailing information of Dent Jr.’s part aboard the C.S.S. McRae during the battle of Forts Jackson and St. Philip and his subsequent capture and internment at Fort Warren in May 1862.
Dates: 1861 - 1864

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

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

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

Ambrose Doss Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0446
Overview Collection contains letters written by Ambrose Doss of Jefferson County, Alabama, to his wife, Sarah Brake Doss while he was in Co. C of the 19th Alabama Regiment from the time of his enlistment in 1861 until his death on 1864 July 5 near Kennesaw, Cobb County, Georgia. There is also a letter from Lt. J. W. Rouse, dated 1864 July 6, to Sarah telling her of Ambrose’s death and burial. There are several miscellaneous documents including a short biographical sketch of Doss and a booklet titled...
Dates: 1861 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1864

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
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

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

Eppes and Calloway family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3031
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
Dates: undated

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

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

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

Jacob Faser letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0506
Overview Letters written from Mobile, Alabama, where Faser was working as a sword maker, to his wife in Macon, Mississippi, dealing mainly with personal news and information on the prices of available goods.
Dates: 1861-1865

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

Julia Neely Finch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0515
Overview Correspondence by and to Julia Neely Finch, as well as her poetry and short stories, written between 1890 and 1926, as well as a small handwritten and typescript collection of Julia’s poems and short stories and a Common Place Book, which served as a scrapbook of her published pieces.
Dates: 1890 - 1926

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

H. P. and Elisa K. Fleischman Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0521
Overview Letters of a commission merchant in the Caribbean and on the Mississippi River, and his family.
Dates: 1827-1850

Folder 34, 1920s

 File — Box 1: [1006235666], Folder: folder 34
Identifier: Folder 34
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A collection of genealogical records.
Dates: 1920s

Folder 35, 1920s

 File — Box 1: [1006235666], Folder: folder 35
Identifier: Folder 35
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A collection of genealogical records.
Dates: 1920s

Ann and Robert Selvidge Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0531
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.
Dates: 1833-1859

Edwin Hardy Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0532
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...
Dates: 1872-1938

John Collier Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0536
Overview A sizeable collection of church correspondence, sermons, and other religious materials, and family correspondence and other personal items of this farmer and Southern Baptist minister in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dates: 1841-1892; Majority of material found within 1889 - 1892

Joshua Hill Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0535
Overview Papers of a University of Alabama graduate, Baptist minister, planter, teacher (University of Alabama, 1873-1892) and president of Alabama Central Female College, 1869-1873.
Dates: 1839-1904

Mary M. Foster fire insurance policy

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0291
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

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0538
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

Victor Hugo Friedman Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-020
Abstract Collection consists of one photo album with ninety-nine photographs depicting Victor Hugo Friedman, a native of Tuscaloosa and local philanthropist, and his friends.
Dates: 1890s

Gaillard and Hurtel families papers

 Collection
Identifier: W-0090
Overview Commonplace book, letters, and other documents and items collected by these Mobile and Claiborne, Alabama, families.
Dates: 1838-1885

Gaines Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0550
Overview Correspondence, legal and business documents relating to the Gaines family, most of it from Mobile, Choctaw, and Jefferson Counties, Alabama.
Dates: 1824-1949

Pauline Jones Gandrud papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0555
Overview The collection contains genealogical research notes covering 1820-1880, including county data, church and marriage records, family histories, and other information created and gathered by this Alabama genealogist. The collection also contains a list of military pension and bounty land applications.
Dates: circa 1900-1980

Henry Gant Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4172
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.
Dates: 1932-1988