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Government, Law and Politics

 Subject
Subject Source: Localbroad

Found in 168 Collections and/or Records:

Four Minute Men, Women's Division, Birmingham, Alabama, scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0539
Overview Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and other materials about this organization, whose members gave speeches in support of World War I.
Dates: 1918-1919

Will Franke paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0540
Overview A paper titled "Jefferson County 1850," written by this Birmingham, Alabama, native at the request of the Birmingham Historical Society and includes a detailed listing of the county's merchants and political leaders circa 1850.
Dates: 1950

Freemasons, Amity Lodge, No. 54, and Mt. Moriah Lodge, No. 19, resolution

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0542
Overview An 1866 resolution addressed to President Andrew Johnson by two Alabama freemasons chapters, requesting the pardon and release of several associates.
Dates: circa 1866

George Strother Gaines paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0551
Overview Typescript copy of Gaines's "Reminiscences of Early Times in the Mississippi Territory," which discusses the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians and treaties (1810-1840).
Dates: 1908

Willis H. Gibson letter of appointment

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0568
Overview Letter dated 28 June 1850 from the U.S. Secretary of the Interior, appointing Gibson as a U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of Alabama
Dates: 1850 June 28

George Washington Goethals letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0575
Overview Letter from Goethals, former chief engineer of the Panama Canal and civil governor of the Panama Canal Zone, to O.M. Carter regarding Carter's return to the "service."
Dates: 1918 March 27

Albert Taylor Goodwyn Alabama secession essay and notes

 Collection
Identifier: W-0037
Overview Brief narrative and collection of notes related to Alabama secession written by politician Albert Taylor Goodwyn in 1916
Dates: 1916

William Crawford Gorgas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0581
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, writings, and other material of this Alabama native who eradicated yellow fever from the Panama Canal Zone and served as Surgeon General of the U.S. Army
Dates: 1869-1920

Collection of Alabama governors materials

 Collection
Identifier: W-0054
Overview Correspondence, certificates, programs, and other documents signed by twenty-six Alabama governors serving between 1820 and 1970.
Dates: 1820-1970

Joseph B. Graham papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0585
Overview Correspondence of this delegate to the Alabama Constitutional Convention of 1901 as well as printed reports from the Convention.
Dates: 1901

Greene County, Alabama, Democratic Party ballot

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0590
Overview Ballot with tallies of votes for the 1 May 1934 Democratic Party Primary in Greene County, Alabama.
Dates: 1934 May 1

Bird Griffin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0596
Overview Personal papers, mostly involving the activities of this Perry County farmer and justice of the peace.
Dates: 1805-1885

Gurley, Madison County, Alabama, Board of Aldermen meeting minutes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0604
Overview Minutes of the Board of Alderman, Gurley, Madison County, Alabama from 16 December 1913 through 8 October 1920
Dates: 1913-1920

Edward David Haigler Montgomery Law School materials

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0608
Overview Newsletter from the Montgomery County Bar Association that contains information on the history of the Montgomery Law School in Montgomery, Alabama.
Dates: 1972-1980

Mary M. Hallowell letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0612
Overview Letters written to Mary Hallowell from various government officials in Washington, DC, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island, regarding her request for help for "refugees" from Tennessee during and immediately after the Civil War. These refugees were Tennessee residents who had remained loyal to the Union and had moved farther north during the War.
Dates: 1864-1865

Peter Joseph Hamilton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0613
Overview Biographical documents concerning Peter Joseph Hamilton.
Dates: 1832 - 1900

Rachel Duke Hamilton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0455
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

W. A. Handley letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0618
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

Archimedes Hank petition and letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0619
Overview Petition to Alabama Governor Clement Comer Clay from the citizens of Morgan County, Alabama, on behalf of Archimedes Hank, to repeal or reduce penalty for forfeiture of bond for failure to appear in court.
Dates: 1836

A. B. Hanson records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0623
Overview Letterbook from 12 March to 15 May 1888, other correspondence and cases, a ledger labeled "pleadings" between 18 July 1888 to 26 February 1891 containing general correspondence and cases, and other miscellaneous material from 1888.
Dates: 1888-1891

Jere Haralson letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0625
Overview Letter written in 1876 by African American member of Congress from Alabama to the United States Centennial Commission in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, requesting an additional invitation for his wife to attend the opening of the Centennial International Exhibition of Industry.
Dates: 1876 April 27

Andrew Coleman Hargrove papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0630
Overview Personal and business correspondence, class notes, and financial records of attorney and politician, Andrew Coleman Hargrove of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dates: 1835-1911

Claude Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0637
Overview This collection contains congressional papers.
Dates: circa 1980 - 1995

Sampson W. Harris letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0642
Overview Letters from Senator Sampson W. Harris of Alabama, dating from 1848 to 1857, written from Washington, DC, to the Congressional Globe and to the Secretary of the Navy, the Honorable J.C. Dobbin.
Dates: 1848-1857

W. Stuart Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0643
Overview Papers and manuscript drafts of this Alabama author.
Dates: Unknown

Ralph Murray Havens papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0650
Overview Diaries, letters, and other papers related to Havens's service in the European Theater of Operations, 1944-1945.
Dates: 1943-1946

Charles Hays papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0653
Overview Notes that were written by Charles Hays and two copies of a letter that was titled "Temper of the South"
Dates: after 1834

G. W. Hewitt letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0668
Abstract A 1876 letter to the editor of the Congressional directory.
Dates: 1876, no date

Senate Lady: typescript

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2409
Overview Incomplete typescript of Henrietta McCormick Hill's memoirs, later published as A Senator's Wife Remembers: From the Great Depression to the Great Society
Dates: between 1963 and 1974

Lister Hill papers

 Record Group
Identifier: MSS-0670
Abstract Subject files, correspondence, reports, and other materials by, to, and about this Alabama senator who served in the U. S. House of Representatives from 1923- 1938 and the U. S. Senate from 1938-1969.
Dates: 1921-1968

Henry Washington Hilliard correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0674
Abstract Contains photocopies of correspondence of Henry Washington Hilliard with others, regarding his various diplomatic appointments, as Foreign Minister to Belgium and Berlin.
Dates: 1841-1887

Samuel Francis Hobbs papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0682
Abstract Correspondence, memoranda, pamphlets, government publications and other materials concerning Samuel Francis Hobbs's career as the U.S. Congressman (1934-1951) from the 4th district of Alabama.
Dates: 1921-1952; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1950

W. E. Hobson, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0684
Abstract A large collection of scrapbooks, containing twenty-nine volumes of information on the Tuscaloosa, Alabama area, one volume on historic Tuscaloosa homes, one volume of political information and two volumes on local history.
Dates: 1938-1966

Jack Hodges property tax assessment list

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3734
Overview List of property, both real estate and personal property, for tax purposes.
Dates: 1869 April 15

Admiral Samuel Hood collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0697
Abstract Includes a letter written from British Admiral Hood to Earl Cornwallis as a letter of introduction for a Mr. Bayard Including an engraving of Joshua Reynolds portrait of Hood, printed in 1831 and a clipping from newspaper with brief biography of Hood, circa 1900.
Dates: 1788-circa 1900

Sam Houston letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0706
Overview Letters from Huntsville, Texas to "My Dear Miller" and "My Dear Smith."
Dates: 1853-1857

James Thomas Heflin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0659
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, press releases, biographical notes, campaign literature, photographs, scrapbooks and memorabilia of this member of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senator from Alabama.
Dates: 1895-1951

Joseph Forney Johnston Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2015
Abstract Five letters (three holographs and two typescripts), written on United States Senate stationery, by Joseph Forney Johnston from March 26, 1910 to April 10, 1910, regarding his support of the Telepost Bill.
Dates: 1910

Thomas G. Jones Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3012
Overview A collection of papers written by and related to Thomas G. Jones. Correspondence includes letters written about Jones' service in the Civil War and an open letter to B.B. Comer. Other papers are written about Jones.
Dates: 1864-1911

Andrew Lipscomb Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1818
Abstract Includes one letter written by Andrew A. Lipscomb, president of the University of Georgia, to Benson J. Lossing and contains overt references to the contemporary political divisions between the North and South.
Dates: 1861 March 18

Hugh Mallory Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2649
Overview Letter written by Hugh Mallory of Selma, Alabama, on August 15, 1932 to an unidentified person asking for names of others in the recipient's community whom Mallory could contact regarding the use of the highways by busses and trucks being operated for personal profit. Also included is a letter to the State Legistlature requesting that body to regulate such usage.
Dates: 1932

Marion, Alabama, Democratic Party Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3896
Overview One Tally Sheet and one Certificate of Results for the offices of Mayor, Councilmen, and members of the City Democratic Executive Committee
Dates: 1932 May 31

Midway, Alabama, city records

 Collection
Identifier: W-0046
Overview Handwritten copy of the town charter with all ordinances from 1882 to 1937, court records, and town council minutes for the town of Midway, Alabama.
Dates: 1882-1937

Letter to Henry Holman Mize

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3013
Overview A letter to Henry Holman Mize discussing Judge James J. Mayfield of Tuscaloosa.
Dates: 1932 December 12

Andrew B. Moore Letter and Clipping

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2055
Abstract A newspaper clipping noting the gift of $15,000 to Alabama Governor A.B. Moore in January 1861 for the defense of the state and a letter written to Joel E. Mathews of Cahaba, Dallas County, Alabama, thanking him for the gift. The letter was written and signed by P. Lockett, private secretary to the Governor.
Dates: 1861 January 28

Mary Jane Neilson Law Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4036
Overview Notebook of law cases
Dates: 1859

John Newland and George Wilcox receipt

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1703
Abstract This collection consists of a single receipt dated March 6, 1811 and signed by Newland and Wilcox, acknowledging payment of $3 by Hugh Lemasster for taxes owed for 1809 on a farm of 100 acres of second-rate land, 2 tiths, 3 slaves, and 7 horses.
Dates: 1811 March 6

Elisha Wolsey Peck papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1120
Overview Correspondence and financial papers of this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, attorney, as well as material relating to the Alabama Constitutional Convention of 1867, of which Peck was chairman.
Dates: 1837-1887

Perry County, Alabama, papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0139
Abstract Letters and other documents donated by a source in Perry County, Alabama. The collection consists of eight letters to Elias Benson. There is also one summons order included in the Elias Benson series. Another series contains the will of Philip Smith of South Carolina. The Thomas and Mary Jones series contains three statements of debt made to John E. Cook, along with an indenture statement and draft. The final series includes miscellaneous documents including deed certification, court records,...
Dates: 1796 - 1898