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Religion and Spirituality

 Subject
Subject Source: Localbroad

Found in 72 Collections and/or Records:

Oscar W. Adams papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0010
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

Album of quotations

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0058
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).
Dates: [187?]-1881

Andrews Chapel Methodist Episcopal Church South minute books

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0079
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.
Dates: 1913-1990

Ashcraft Corner Baptist Church History

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0089
Overview History of Ashcraft Corner Baptist Church from 1889-1975
Dates: 1975

Harry Mell Ayers papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0097
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...
Dates: 1918-1956

Barker Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0112
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.
Dates: undated

W.R. Barron paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0119
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

Berman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2329
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.
Dates: 1927-1957

Bethany Baptist Church, Buhl, Alabama, records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0149
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.
Dates: 1832-1981

Bethel Presbyterian Church records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0151
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

Big Creek Baptist Church Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0156
Abstract Deed for land, lists of members, and monthly meeting minutes of this Baptist church in Coker, Alabama.
Dates: 1821-1913

Henry Conrad Blanford papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0171
Abstract Bound prayer book and related materials dealing with this Lay Reader of the Episcopal Church's healing missions in Anniston and Ensley, Alabama.
Dates: 1920-1922

Bluff Park United Methodist Church records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0178
Overview A collection of financial records, membership rolls, church directories, and the floor plan of this Methodist church in Birmingham, Alabama.
Dates: 1978-1981

Bone Camp Methodist Church records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0184
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.
Dates: 1843-1935

Border Springs Baptist Church of Christ records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0189
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

Brandon Memorial United Methodist Church records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0202
Overview Lists of members, pastors, marriages, baptisms, and deceased members, as well as church directories of this Methodist church in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dates: 1911-1991

Richard Branscomb and Lewis Branscomb papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0205
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).
Dates: 1922-1935

Brien Chapel A.M.E. Church records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0211
Overview Records of this African Methodist Episcopal church in Burnsville, Alabama, from 1924-1973.
Dates: 1924-1973; Majority of material found within 1926 - 1956

John H. Bryson letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0227
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

Maude Buntin collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0229
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.
Dates: 1913-1976

Samuel Richmond Caffee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2114
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.
Dates: 1858-1977

Callahan Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0262
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.
Dates: unknown

Canterbury Chapel Christ Episcopal Church scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0272
Overview Scrapbooks and newspaper articles highlighting church members who worked for the University and college students who attended Canterbury Chapel.
Dates: 1927-1937

Peter Archibald Carmichael papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0280
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.
Dates: 1931-1974

Nicholas Hamner Cobbs paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0323
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

Commonplace book on Christianity and slavery

 Collection
Identifier: W-0032
Overview Commonplace book with entries addressing a number of topics, including church politics, theological concerns, childrearing practices, and slavery.
Dates: between 1840 and 1851

Cubahatchie Baptist Church of Christ records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0381
Overview Collection of meeting minutes and membership lists, 1887-1933, for this Cross Keys, Macon County, Alabama, church.
Dates: 1887-1933

Minutes of the Talladega Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1898-1899

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0384
Overview Photocopy of a record book including the minutes, rolls, and mission reports of this Talladega church
Dates: 1891-1899

F.M. Dansby diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2744
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.
Dates: 1890-1895

Diary of an Alabama Presbyterian Minister, 1832

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2646
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.
Dates: 1832

J. M. Duncan papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0456
Abstract A collection of correspondence, financial papers, and artifacts belonging to this Blocton, Alabama, resident.
Dates: 1894-1932

Dunn's Creek Baptist Church records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0458
Overview Records of members, deeds to church land, enrollments and dismissals, deaths, and expenses of this Baptist church in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama.
Dates: 1834-1979

Old Ebenezer Church history

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0468
Overview Paper providing a brief history of the church and its founders. Also includes a list of members and description of church teachings.
Dates: 1909

William Graham Echols papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0471
Overview Contains articles written about and by this Methodist minister and professor of religion at the University of Alabama
Dates: after 1892

Lista Geil Eddins papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0472
Overview Diaries, clippings, photographs, correspondence, sheet music, and church bulletins belonging to this University of Alabama music department head.
Dates: between 1910-1971

Evans family letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3655
Overview Collection of letters describing daily life of a mother to her daughter during pre- and post-Depression America
Dates: 1919-circa 1942

First Baptist Church, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0517
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.
Dates: 1818-1927

First Presbyterian Church, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0518
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.
Dates: 1820-1948

John C. Fletcher paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0522
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

John Collier Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0536
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

Joshua Hill Foster papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0535
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.
Dates: 1839-1904

Richard Furman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0549
Overview Photocopied documents, including letters, poetry, news clippings, class work, essays, and journal entries of Alabama school administrator and preacher.
Dates: 1826-1865

Mrs. John S. Gandy paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0556
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.
Dates: 1954

Guy Gilliland papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0570
Overview Letters between Gilliland and his sweetheart (later wife) Josie, church materials from Trinity United Methodist Church in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, greeting cards, and photographs
Dates: 1909-1981

James Lockhart Goodloe letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: W-0089
Overview Contains one letterbook, which includes the autobiography of James Lockhart Goodloe, a Tennessee lawyer.
Dates: 1876

Grant's Creek Baptist Church Record

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3907
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
Dates: 1828-1865

Vernon Grosse collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0599
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.
Dates: 1801-1911

James Hall and Myra Hall papers

 Collection
Identifier: W-0023
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
Dates: 1886-1904

Wade Hall Collection of Stereocards

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-004
Abstract Collection consists of 1708 stereocards depicting scenes from all over the world.
Dates: 1874 - 1950

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