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Immigration and American Expansion

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

American Settlement Company letter and constitution

 Collection
Identifier: W-0135
Overview Constitution of the American Settlement Company (a subscription company which sold plots of land to Kansas settlers) and a letter written by a company representative
Dates: 1855 June 11

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

Early Alabama Land Grants and Applications for Purchase

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0465
Overview Applications for grants and for the purchase of land, mainly in Marengo and Washington counties in Alabama. There are also a few other legal documents pertaining to disputed applications.
Dates: 1812-1846

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

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

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

Daniel Thompson McCall, Jr. collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0393
Overview Three photographs of U. of A. students between 1884-1887 and an article by McCall about Alabamians who went to California during the 1849 "Gold Rush."
Dates: 1849-1887

Paul Ohlms collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3190
Overview One photo album, Navy yearbook, postcard, newspaper, two magazines, and several documents belonging to Paul Ohlms, a machinist in the US Navy from Newark, New Jersey.
Dates: 1942-1945

United States General Land Office records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1481
Abstract This collection consists of ledgers containing: Land Commission correspondence; applications for land in Mississippi and Alabama territories; copies of land grants from England, France and Spain to residents in Mobile; marriage contracts; wills; and plats of grants, 1783-1813. Ledger 17 contains diary entries by James E. Henderson of Co. C, 12th Iowa Infantry, who was assistant provost marshall in Alabama in 1865. Several ledgers have been indexed by names.
Dates: 1738-1903