Science and Nature
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/n97073122
Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Materials relating to the organization, including: meeting minutes, account books, lists of members and officers, and other items.
Dates: 1890 - 1900
Overview Surveys made by Alexander when he was an employee of the Office of Archaeological Research at the University of Alabama, on lands in Jefferson, Jackson, and Geneva Counties
Overview Documents pertaining to the career of Dr. Allan F. Archer from 1932 to 1951 when he worked at the University of Alabama Museum of Natural History and Geological Survey of Alabama. The material primarily focuses on Dr. Archer’s study of spiders, but includes crabs, mollusks, crustacean and matters of ecological and biological importance as well.
Abstract Contains manuscript of American Society textbook written by Lee Bidgood in 1918.
Overview These radio broadcast scripts sponsored by the American Wildlife Institute consist of a series of talks on wildlife conservation in America, 1937-38.
Overview Physics lectures in form of mimeographed, bound textbook delivered in 1898-1899 to the second year students of Johns Hopkins University by Joseph S. Ames, professor of physics. Book belonged to H. A. Sayre.
Abstract A manuscript of Ayers's guide for "Locating and Using Selected Genealogical Sources," written in 1972 and copyrighted in 1978.
Abstract A miscellany of materials including the text of Beeson's address to the fifty-seventh anniversary meeting of the Philomatic Society and at The University of Alabama commencement in 1889, photographs of him, newspaper clipping, a copy of a physics exam for seniors, and other items.
Abstract Printed maps of Georgia with additions showing routes taken for "botanical tours."
Abstract Cultural resources survey of the proposed site of a Bryant Agricultural Corporation soy bean loading facility.
Overview Letters and photographs from the governors of the 50 United States providing general information about each state, including each state’s government (number of state senators and representatives), the state flower, bird, and tree, and the population according to the United States Census of 1970
Overview This collection consists of glass plate negatives depicting Eugene Allen Smith's geological survey trips; various scenes from the University of Alabama campus, building the Smith Hall, Central Iron & Coal in Holt, Alabama, and mining sites, museum artifacts, maps, pages from books, and his family.
Dates: 1861 - 1932
Overview Contains field notes, correspondence letters, receipts, newspaper clippings, photographs, memorandum, notebooks, copy of the Crimson White (Commencement edition), and dinner guest list for E.A. Smith's 70th birthday party.
Abstract This collection consist of two hundred and sixty nine photographs depicting buildings around The University of Alabama campus; Tombigbee and other river's in Alabama; trains; Eugene Allen Smith house on campus and his family; Alabama State Capitol; steamboats; University of Alabama baseball team; scene's from University of Mississippi; and scene's from Wetumka Penitentiary.
Dates: 1813 - 1927
Overview This collection consists of 531 photographs documenting Alabama Geological Survey field trips and the growth of the University of Alabama campus from the 1880s through 1930s.
Dates: 1885 - 1938; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1930
Overview Two publications, the Naval Aviation News, August 1966, and Tri-Supply, July 11, 1958, and a copy of a pamphlet about the Naval Air Technical Services Facility.
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
Overview Letters, news clippings, glass slides, notes, photographs, and his dissertation from 1934
Abstract This collection contains the originals, photocopy, and typed transcription of Tuomey's naturalization papers.
Dates: circa 1853
Overview A collection of Thomas Minott Peters' notes on the study of Alabama's lichens, a composite organism that arises from algae or cyanbacteria living among fungus. The notes are handwritten by Thomas in the scientific form of Latin. Also includes his original typed paper titled, "Cataloge of Lichens in Alabama," 1881.
Overview Notes (research and school) on Biology, 1926, an address book, telegrams, receipts, notecards/research notes, a catalyst of a bug, photos, postcards, scrapbook of newspaper clippings and photos related to biology, programs and bulletins related to science. Also includes Martha Sue Garr papers and Dr. Robert S. Hodges personal and scientific papers, as well as the Unit Museum Plan file for the Alabama Museum of Natural History.
Dates: circa 1965
Collection — Box 2009001.016: 
Abstract This collection consists of twelve photographs depicting scenes from Virginia, such as Fort Monroe, Blue Ridge Mountain, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Old Point Comfort.
Collection — Box 2009001.011: 
Abstract This collection consists of fifteen black and white photographs depicting scenes from Hawaii, Denver, Colorado and other unidentified places.
Dates: 1900 - 1929
Collection — Box 2009001.026: 
Overview This collection consists of fifty-nine photographs depicting scenes from family’s travels through Washington State, Alaska (Taku Glacier, Columbia Glacier, Spencer Glacier, Auk Lake, Mendenhall Glacier, Portland Canal, Prince Rupert, Juneau, and Ketchikan) and British Columbia (Grenville Channel).
Dates: 1940 - 1941
Collection — Box 2009001.020: 
Abstract This collection of 155 photographs of unidentified people, and various scenes of New Zealand and United States, navy ship and sailors, people fishing, and other activities.
Dates: 1890 - 1959
Collection — Box 2009001.017: 
Abstract This collection consists of four photographs depicting scenes from Colorado and unidentified people engaged in leisurely activities.
Collection — Box 2009001.001: 
Abstract This collection consists of eighty-one black and white photographs depicting scenes from Seneca, Westminster, and Charleston, South Carolina. This collection also depicts members of an unidentified family, possibly from South Carolina.
Dates: 1920 - 1929
Abstract This collection consists of forty black and white photographs depicting scenes from Kentucky: Dix River Dam, Kentucky River, Six River and the Green River, scenes from Mammoth Cave, Great Onyx Cave, Great Onyx Hotel, Summit Hotel, and Brooklyn Bridge.
Dates: 1923 - 1925
Abstract This collection consists of thirty-three black and white photographs depicting scenes from Allegheny Mountains; railroad tracks, river, bridge and a train station.
Collection — Box 2009001.015: 
Abstract This collection consists of eighty-one photographs depicting unidentified people and scenes from Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Washington, New York, Wyoming, Wisconsin, California, Colorado, Montana, Oregon and England.
Dates: 1915 - 1940
Overview Includes personal and family photographs, as well as photographs taken in association with Jones' professional endeavors as state geologist of Alabama and during his military service in World War I and World War II.
Dates: 1915 - 1950; 1890 - 1973
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