Southern Life and Culture
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 107 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Letters recounting an 1820-1821 journey to Alabama by William H. Ely, Commissioner of the Connecticut Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb. The letters describe both the difficulties of his mission and the lifestyle of the early inhabitants of the state of Alabama.
Dates: 1820 - 1821
Overview Collection contains sixty-one photographic albums of various subjects collected by A. S. Williams III
Dates: 1840 - 2010
Overview An extensive collection, including business and personal correspondence, financial records, photographs, and other materials of this Birmingham, Alabama, family, which owned and operated the Woodward Iron Company.
Dates: 1829 - 1958; Majority of material found within 1866 - 1950
Abstract This collection contains diaries, correspondence, and other materials related to four generations of this Tennessee/Alabama family.
Dates: 1798 - 1990
Abstract An extensive collection of correspondence, diaries and legal and financial papers relating to John Henry Irby Wynn (1787-1854), teacher and farmer in Limestone County, Alabama, and his son Alexander Montgomery (1823-1897), daughter-in-law Martha (Curtis) Wynn (1826-1907), and grandson John Robert Wynn (ca. 1860-1896). The diaries include accounts of Alexander Wynn's trip to Arkansas in the 1850s.
Dates: 1845 - 1913
Overview Letters and papers of this Hale County, Alabama, family. Also included are autographed copies of Alice Coleman Griffin three books: Laura's Letters, Laura's and Her Children's Letters, and Laura's Family's Letters.
Abstract Records of this Sulligent, Lamar County, Alabama, general store which operated 1905 to 1933.
Dates: 1905 - 1933