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Government, Law and Politics

 Subject
Subject Source: Localbroad

Found in 168 Collections and/or Records:

Presidential political campaign ephemera, 2012

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3703
Overview Bumper stickers and pins from the Obama/Biden and Romney/Ryan presidential campaigns for 2012.
Dates: 2012

Rare vertical file

 Collection
Identifier: PM-013
Overview Contains a variety of rare, published materials. Most notable are the almanacs, biographies, guidebooks, art catalogs, and works of literature.
Dates: circa 1750-2000

Reporters for the Supreme Court of Alabama: typescript, after 1921

 File — Box WSC001, Folder: W0129.11
Scope and Contents In this twenty-six typescript of his article for an unnamed publication, William H. Brantley gives a brief sketch of each of the Reporters for the Alabama Supreme Court. In his opening paragraph, he calls these men the "unsung and unheralded, but not unappreciated, scholarly and trustworthy men who have prepared the opinions and judgements of the Supreme Court of Alabama for the printers and still had left enough patience to correct the galley, supervise the binding, and finally deliver the...
Dates: after 1921

Republican Party Letters of Recommendation

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3895
Overview Two unsigned letters providing reasons why L. J. Bryan and Attorney Reese should not be given federal appointments
Dates: circa 1905

Charles H. Scott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3060
Overview Letters written to Charles H. Scott and others concerning Republican party politics in Alabama.
Dates: 1889-1906

James H. Shaw Correspondence with George Wallace

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4071
Overview Letter to and one from former governor George C. Wallace
Dates: 1991-1998

John Gill Shorter papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1267
Overview Copies of official papers, including correspondence, speeches, and miscellaneous materials, including approximately thirty items concerning the University of Alabama and the Alabama Corps of Cadets during the Civil War.
Dates: 1861-1872

Captain Slick collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0274
Overview Numerous legal papers pertaining to the slander case of John Berry versus James Latham, in Jackson and Madison Counties, Alabama, 1830-34, and that of Alanson Huff versus Cowart et al., Madison County, 1831-1833. These appear to have been collected by James W. Bragg for a paper delivered to the Alabama Historical Association in 1957. A photocopy of Bragg's paper, "Captain Slick, Arbiter of Early Alabama Morals," and another by Jack K. Williams, "Crime and Punishment in Alabama, 1819-1940" are...
Dates: 1830-1834

James Q. Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1290
Overview Contains a certificate from the Marion Military Institute, 1898, letters of correspondence 1892 -1939, financial receipts, newspaper clippings, telegrams 1918, legal documents from his election time period as Attorney General of Alabama 1918-1930, personal papers, notes and remarks as his time as judge 1930-1940's.
Dates: unknown

Robert H. Smith legal notebook

 Collection
Identifier: W-0016
Overview Handwritten definitions and summaries of legal cases tried between 1869 and 1877, relating primarily to railroad interests and personal property law.
Dates: circa 1870

Southern Poverty Law Center scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3596
Overview Newsletters, magazines, and newspapers related to civil rights, the KKK, and the Neo-Confederate movement.
Dates: circa 1980s

Donald W. Stewart papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1349
Overview Contains the papers of state congressman.
Dates: circa 1975 - 1990

Letters from U.S. Senators regarding the "Telepost Bill" of 1910

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3730
Overview Letters from three U.S. Senators from Alabama to constituents in 1910 regarding the "Telepost Bill" before the 61st Congress.
Dates: 1910

Daniel Thomas papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1398
Overview Contains the records of Judge Daniel Thomas, including the Birdie Davis vs. School Board, Mobile, Alabama records, which was one of his most important civil rights cases based on desegregation, as well as other case records, certificates, and other notes.
Dates: 1940-1960

United Daughters of the Confederacy, Arkansas Division, Confederate veterans' documents

 Collection
Identifier: W-0034
Overview Typescript copies of legal and financial documents filed in Arkansas between 1848 and 1873, as well as typescript copies of letters, diaries, and military service accounts written primarily by Confederate soldiers. The legal documents are mainly deeds of conveyance, tax records, and deeds for swampland.
Dates: 1848-1941

United States President, Cabinet, and House of Representatives, 34th Congress, Autograph Book

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0356
Overview Book containing the autographs of President Franklin Pierce (1853-1857) and his Cabinet, as well as those of virtually all members of the United States House of Representatives during the 34th Congress (3 December 1855 - 4 March 1857). The book also has the autograph of Confederate General Edmund W. Pettus, written in 1903 while he was a U.S. Senator.
Dates: 1855-1903

Judge Horace C. Wilkerson Speech

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2648
Overview Copy of typed script of speech given by Judge Horace C. Wilkerson to the Optimist Club (sponsored by Mobile Real Estate Association) on September 17, 1953.
Dates: 1953