Religion and Spirituality
Subject Source: Localbroad
Found in 72 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Correspondence of this Birmingham, Alabama, minister of the A.M.E. Zion Church, principally concerning the struggle to remain solvent during the Great Depression. Also includes budget sheets, receipts, reports, and legal documents for this and other A.M.E churches throughout the South.
Dates: 1909 - 1952
Overview Album containing handwritten quotations from the Bible, classical authors, and sources, as well as two handwritten copies of notices from the "Times" and "Tuscaloosa Gazette" (1881).
Overview This collection consists of a photocopy of a church record book, which contains a register of pastors (1913-1987), marriages (1889-1936), infant baptisms (1924-1988), and members.
Overview History of Ashcraft Corner Baptist Church from 1889-1975
Abstract Contains the correspondence of this New Deal Democrat and Civil Rights supporter who owned the newspaper, the Anniston Star. The correspondence deals with local, state, and national political campaigns, elections, education, civil rights, editorials, letters to the editor, and events of the times. The collection also contains personal correspondence with other newspapermen, educators, and statesmen; copies of editorials and clippings on Alabama politics, Anniston, education, the Federal...
Overview Letters, photographs, newspaper clippings, genealogical records and other materials relating to Henry A. Barker (1879-1962), a Methodist Minister in Boaz, Alabama, and his family.
Abstract A paper titled "History of Fairview Presbyterian Church from Organization to Present Date (April 23, 1889)," that includes lists of pastors, members, and elders of this Presbyterian Church in Perry County, Alabama, 1823-1889.
Dates: 1889 April 23
Overview Contains material created and kept by the Berman family of St. Louis, Missouri. Letters written by Dr. William (Bill) Berman and his wife Marian make up the bulk of the collection. These are primarily letters written, often in Hebrew, by Bill and Marian from Ft. Riley, Kansas, where Bill served as an Army doctor during World War Two.
Abstract Contains original and photocopies of the church records books of Bethany Baptist Church of Buhl (now at Coker), Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, dating from 1832 to 1981, including the Articles of Faith, Rules of Decorum, members names, pastor’s salary, and the constitution of the Bethany Baptist Church.
Abstract Contains “Historical Sketch of Bethel Presbyterian Church, Bullock County, East Alabama Presbytery.” It is dated June 12, 1958, and is six pages in length. Includes a list the tenure of pastors, texts of building dedications, and description of the Presbyterian Church hierarchy.
Dates: 1850-1958; Majority of material found in 1900 - 1900
Abstract Deed for land, lists of members, and monthly meeting minutes of this Baptist church in Coker, Alabama.
Abstract Bound prayer book and related materials dealing with this Lay Reader of the Episcopal Church's healing missions in Anniston and Ensley, Alabama.
Overview A collection of financial records, membership rolls, church directories, and the floor plan of this Methodist church in Birmingham, Alabama.
Abstract This collection contains the constitution, membership lists, articles of faith, rules of decorum, records of church activities 1843-1904, and church register, 1862-1935, giving lists of members and of pastors of this Methodist church in Northport, Alabama.
Abstract Photocopies of records, including board meeting minutes, the covenant, rules of decorum, lists of members, of members received, and resolutions by this Caledonia, Mississippi church.
Dates: 1900-1949; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1949
Overview Lists of members, pastors, marriages, baptisms, and deceased members, as well as church directories of this Methodist church in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Overview Diary, travel journals, and account book of Richard Edwin Branscomb (1902-1980), Methodist Minister from Guin, Alabama, and Condensed Minute Book for Presiding Elders of the Southern Methodist Episcopal Church belonging to Branscomb’s father, Lewis Capers Branscomb (1865-1930).
Overview Records of this African Methodist Episcopal church in Burnsville, Alabama, from 1924-1973.
Dates: 1924-1973; Majority of material found within 1926 - 1956
Overview Letter from Bryson, dated 12 March 1891, from Huntsville, Alabama, to the Rev. A. A. E. Taylor, St. Louis, Missouri, inviting him to visit Huntsville and discussing the inauguration of a Mr. Briggs
Dates: 1891 March 12
Overview Miscellaneous papers related to Aliceville, Pickens County, Alabama, including the Oak Grove Presbyterian Church Centennial program, 1937, the 50th anniversary booklet of the Tuesday Study Club, 1964, a Bible Study schedule for 1913, and clippings and photos related to Pickens County landmarks.
Abstract Diary (and photocopies) and other documents written by Samuel Richmond Caffee, physician and founding member of Avondale Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. There are also documents written by others about Dr. Caffee.
Overview A miscellany of materials, primarily genealogical records of a large number of families. The collection also contains files on the Hopewell Baptist Church in Fayette County, Alabama, the 26th Alabama Infantry Regiment Company F, Alabama land records, and on women's suffrage.
Overview Scrapbooks and newspaper articles highlighting church members who worked for the University and college students who attended Canterbury Chapel.
Abstract A collection of this Alabama native and Louisiana State University professor's lecture notes, publications, and professional files on subjects including logic, religion, language, labor arbitration, and civil rights/segregation.
Abstract Document describing the provisions of Grandfather McClung's will, including the direct and contingency provisions to the Missionary Society and the Bishops Cobbs and Brownell for use in their diocese.
Dates: circa 1850
Overview Commonplace book with entries addressing a number of topics, including church politics, theological concerns, childrearing practices, and slavery.
Dates: between 1840 and 1851
Overview Collection of meeting minutes and membership lists, 1887-1933, for this Cross Keys, Macon County, Alabama, church.
Overview Photocopy of a record book including the minutes, rolls, and mission reports of this Talladega church
Overview This collection contains the diary of F.M. Dansby, an Episcopalian priest in Birmingham, Jeffereson County, Alabama. The diary only covers the Sundays of each month, where Dansby indicates where he preached and on what texts.
Overview Diary of an unidentified Presbyterian minister from Alabama, recording his travel from Alabama to New York to attend the Presbyterian Church's Assembly in Philadelphia in 1832.
Abstract A collection of correspondence, financial papers, and artifacts belonging to this Blocton, Alabama, resident.
Overview Records of members, deeds to church land, enrollments and dismissals, deaths, and expenses of this Baptist church in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama.
Overview Paper providing a brief history of the church and its founders. Also includes a list of members and description of church teachings.
Overview Contains articles written about and by this Methodist minister and professor of religion at the University of Alabama
Dates: after 1892
Overview Diaries, clippings, photographs, correspondence, sheet music, and church bulletins belonging to this University of Alabama music department head.
Dates: between 1910-1971
Overview Collection of letters describing daily life of a mother to her daughter during pre- and post-Depression America
Dates: 1919-circa 1942
Overview List of pastors, rules of decorum, the church covenant, and baptism lists, 1838-1904. It also includes an article, "Chronicles of the First Baptist Church," by Tom Garner, clerk.
Overview Contains record books, 1820-1948; list of baptisms, 1845-1894; Board of Trustees record books, 1838-1911; Board of Deacons minute book, 1886-1888; and miscellaneous other documents for this Tuscaloosa, Alabama church.
Overview Transcript of a presentation by John C. Fletcher at the Alabama Clergy Conference, 1970, on the impact of industrial society and the post-industrial revolution on the youth of America
Dates: 1970 May 14
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
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.
Overview Photocopied documents, including letters, poetry, news clippings, class work, essays, and journal entries of Alabama school administrator and preacher.
Overview Paper by Gandy titled "History of the Bethesda Presbyterian Church, Gordo, Alabama, 1838-1938." It actually covers the church's history through 1957 and includes lists of members and pastors.
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 Contains one letterbook, which includes the autobiography of James Lockhart Goodloe, a Tennessee lawyer.
Overview Notebook recording the names of members of this Fosters, Alabama, Baptist church giving the date they joined the church, were baptized, and, in some instances, when they were dismissed, excluded, restored, or died
Overview Collection of pre- and post- Civil War letters and genealogies (all photocopies), as well as minutes for the New River Baptist Church, in Fayette County, Alabama, from 1826-1911.
Overview Two copies of Hall's "The History of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Alabama Prior to 1826" and a notebook detailing his sermons and revival participation from September 1886 through May 1887; a large portion of the notebook contains Myra Hall's writings
Abstract Collection consists of 1708 stereocards depicting scenes from all over the world.
Dates: 1874 - 1950
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