Daily Life and Family
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 499 Collections and/or Records:
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...
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
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
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
Overview Journal includes ledger entries, transcriptions of letters, and recipes, as well as a few letters and newspaper clippings
Overview This collection contains the correspondence of Fred and Agnes Blazek, residents of Chicago, Illinois. They discuss their romantic relationship as well as daily events happening in their lives while Fred is serving in the military and stationed in Rockford, Illinois.
Dates: 1921 - 1963; Majority of material found within 1921 - 1924
Overview Commonplace book, letters, and other documents and items collected by these Mobile and Claiborne, Alabama, families.
Overview Correspondence, legal and business documents relating to the Gaines family, most of it from Mobile, Choctaw, and Jefferson Counties, Alabama.
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.
Overview Personal and professional letters to and from Dr. James R. Garber
Overview A scrapbook of local news and events compiled by Mrs. J. T. Garner of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dates: after 1892
Overview Correspondence, postcards, invitations, and other items, including letters (1887-1892) from Alston Fitts while he was in Europe.
Overview Typed transcripts of correspondence written by the extended Garner family between 1832 and 1886.
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
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
Overview Correspondence, ledgers, and other papers of Selma, Alabama, businessmen, George O. Baker, his son, Joseph M. Baker, and their various companies and businesses.
Dates: 1886 - 1898
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
Overview Letters between Gilliland and his sweetheart (later wife) Josie, church materials from Trinity United Methodist Church in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, greeting cards, and photographs
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
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
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
Overview Letter dated 28 April 1837, from Tuscaloosa, to her sister, Mary Wyckoff, discussing Louisa's move to Tuscaloosa, the failure of her husband to visit Mary while in New York, and fashions.
Dates: 1837 April 28
Overview Contains one letterbook, which includes the autobiography of James Lockhart Goodloe, a Tennessee lawyer.
Overview Correspondence, receipts, photographs, sheet music, and genealogies of the Goodloe family and several branches of the family.
Dates: 1833 - 1909
Overview This collection contains letters from Walter Goodman in Holly Springs, Mississippi, to his sweetheart, Corinne Acklen, in Huntsville, Alabama, with hopes to see her soon.
Abstract Collection consists of forty-nine photographs of William Crawford Gorgas (1854 - 1920) family, son of Josiah and Amelia Gayle Gorgas. Collection includes formal portraits of William Crawford Gorgas from infancy to adulthood, wife Marie, daughter Aileen and her children, Amelia Gayle Gorgas, friends of the Gorgas family, and interior and exterior scenes of the Gorgas homes in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Cuba and Panama. Collection also includes a portrait photograph entitled "Hood's Children" that...
Dates: 1854 - 1920
Overview Two typescript copies of an 1868 memoirs written by early Tuscaloosa resident of French ancestry, whose family were Natchez, Mississippi pioneers.
Overview Letter written by Grayson on 22 March 1880 in Demopolis, Alabama, to Belmont Perry in Woodbury, New Jersey.
Dates: 1880 March 22
Overview Photocopy of a typescript copy of an essay by the descendant of the early settlers of Jefferson County, Alabama.
Dates: after 1904
Overview Personal papers, mostly involving the activities of this Perry County farmer and justice of the peace.
Overview Typescript reminiscences of the years when he was a "paying guest" at Mrs. Ellen Peter Bryce's house.
Dates: after 1917
Overview Letter dated 2 November 1862, from Camp Forney, near Mobile, to his sister in Livingston, Alabama, discussing going into winter quarters, decrying the army and the plight of the common soldier, and vehemently expressing his wish for a substitute to take his place in the army during the Civil War.
Dates: 1862 November 2
Overview Correspondence, school papers, clippings, and photographs.
Overview Business letters to Addin Lewis in New Haven, Connecticut, from Hall in Mobile, Alabama, 10 March and 15 April 1837 and 17 August 1840.
Dates: 1837, 1840
Overview Scrapbook created by Birmingham, Alabama, resident containing clippings and other items related to World War I, particularly Birmingham soldiers and sailors.
Collection — Box 2009001.031: 
Overview Thirteen photographs depicting scenes of everyday activities in various places.
Dates: 1900 - 1930
Scope and Contents This collection consists of five photographs depicting unidentified people in Kentucky.
Overview Biographical documents concerning Peter Joseph Hamilton.
Dates: 1832 - 1900
Overview A photocopy of a typed draft of the manuscript of a biography of Judge Peter J. Hamilton written by his youngest daughter, Rachel Duke Hamilton Cannon (sometimes noted as Rachel-Duke).
Dates: circa 1950
Overview Letter written to the U.S. House of Representatives at the beginning of his term as a member of the House.
Dates: 1871 March 8
Abstract A variety of documents covering: slave ownership documents concerning crimes and deaths; Farrah Law Society plaque; UA football picture from 1920s; Church programs; Stamps; Daughters of the Confederacy minutes. McCall diploma, 1879; and Kennedy family papers.
Overview Notebook of poems written by Harriet Anna Kennedy between 1863-1864. A letter and a small collection of later poems written by Kennedy and members of her extended family are also included.
Dates: 1863 - 1903
Overview Receipts from Greensboro, Alabama, stores and notes concerning the opening of the local telephone company in Greensboro in 1909.
Dates: 1909, 1949
Overview Includes typewritten copies of letters written between James William and Robert Harris, both serving in the Confederate States Army, and their family in Marengo County, Alabama.
Overview Letters to Harrison's father and brother.
Abstract Collection consists of eighty-seven photographs of Eddins family of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Largely portraits of family members, snapshots of family and friends, and the Eddins home. Includes photographs of a young Hudson Strode and an architectural drawing of the Hendricks's home on the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1890 - 1960
Overview The collection contains two letters from Hattie R. in Illinois, to her friend Georgia giving news of daily life, recipes, and teaching.
Overview Diaries, letters, and other papers related to Havens's service in the European Theater of Operations, 1944-1945.
Overview Letter from William C. Hayne of Charleston, South Carolina, to Lewis Bristol of New Haven, Connecticut, discussing immigrating to Alabama.
Dates: 1837 February 3
Abstract The personal, legal, military, and administrative papers, of this Alabama politician, Confederate general, and University of Alabama president.