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Sports, Recreation and Leisure

 Subject
Subject Source: Localbroad

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

James Austin Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0078
Overview A collection of copies of newspaper clippings and information about Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and its people.
Dates: 1898-1941

Ann Jordan Farm papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0080
Overview Photocopies of Sidney Z. Mitchell's correspondence, articles relating to his career, and other biographical information. It also includes Jordan family deeds, photographs taken at Ann Jordan Farm, legal documents and correspondence relating to the Jordan Family Cemetery, articles about Ann Jordan Farm and Jordan Dam, and furniture catalogs and floor plans.
Dates: 1874-1950

Bootlegging Court records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0188
Abstract One ledger containing court records of cases relating to bootlegging and illegal distillery operations.
Dates: 1871-1881

Franklin Welsh Bowdon letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0191
Abstract A letter dated 24 October 1835, from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa to the editor of the Weekly Globe requesting a six-month subscription to the newspaper.
Dates: 1835 October 24

Boyd family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0194
Abstract Photocopies of various documents and letters relating to Alfred Boyd (1814-82) and his descendants as well as a typescript history of the family of Joel Willis, Sr., and a typescript paper by Bruce L. Bennett of Ohio State University titled, "Sports and Physical Education in Colonial Times."
Dates: 1816-1943; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1859

George and Eleanor Bridges Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0210
Overview Letters written to George and Eleanor Bridges, of Homewood, Jefferson County, Alabama, and others written by George. There are also newspaper clippings, miscellaneous items and four journals.
Dates: 1932-1965

Helen N. Butler scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0244
Overview A scrapbook by Helen N., "Nellie," Butler of Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, consisting of clippings of newspaper articles, obituaries, poetry, marriage announcements, invitations, visiting cards, letters, prints and engravings.
Dates: 1857–1888

Mike Bynum papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0246
Overview Manuscript (photocopy) of Bynum's book "High Tide" (published by Cross Roads Books, 1978) and research notes
Dates: 1978

Campbell autograph album

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0265
Overview An "Atlantic Cable Charm Book" autograph album owned by a person named Campbell, containing the signature of Sam Houston and various handwritten poems.
Dates: 1859-1874

Eddie Carideo scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0275
Overview Souvenirs and mementoes of University of Alabama football, with some boxing and baseball memorabilia, 1932-1948, including photos of players, many of them signed, and newspaper clippings, as well as some 1935 Rose Bowl materials and photos.
Dates: 1932-1948

Jesse Carter commonplace and letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0284
Overview Commonplace and letterbook, with early entries dating from 1823, includes hand-written poetry and by authors such as Shakespeare and Lord Byron. Later entries date from at least 1843 and include copies of letters that mention Mobile, Alabama, Mardi Gras societies.
Dates: 1823-1882

Charlie Ellsworth Letter, 1875 August 20

 File — Box 4257.005: [1006214230], Folder: 18
Scope and Contents Letter from Charlie E. Ellsworth in Trumbull, Ohio, to his friend Hettie, telling her about playing croquet, attending concerts, potential marriages, and mutual friends.
Dates: 1875 August 20

Jefferson Jackson Coleman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0337
Abstract Souvenirs from various events, as well as awards and honors bestowed upon Coleman, who served The University in many capacities for almost 50 years.
Dates: 1961-1974

Jefferson Jackson Coleman Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-002
Overview This collection consists of fifty-five photographs of the former Director of Alumni Affairs at the University of Alabama. He was closely involved in athletics at the University of Alabama. The photographs show various aspects of his life from 1918 through 1989.
Dates: 1918 - 1989

Creole Social Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0374
Overview Insurance policies on the club house, an account book from a Mobile, Alabama, apothecary with the club, and tickets for social events sponsored by this African-American social club.
Dates: 1878-1902

W. R. Cunningham papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3516
Overview Letter from Birmingham Athletic Club discussing the fall track meet and the meeting minutes, as well as a newspaper clipping also reporting on the track meet.
Dates: 1905

John Cottingham Curry papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0387
Overview Items from Curry's tenure at the University of Alabama, including season tickets for sporting events, invitations to social events and organizations, and a binder of correspondence relating to reunions of the University of Alabama class of 1916.
Dates: 1916-1971

Dauphin Island, Alabama, public development papers

 Collection
Identifier: W-0148
Overview Papers and plat maps of real estate developments in Dauphin Island, Alabama, in 1953, 1958, and 1961.
Dates: 1953-1961

R. Bliss Edgan scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0475
Overview Scrapbooks filled with chess moves clipped from publications and other clippings on chess champions.
Dates: between 1900 and 1934

Estes Embroidery Circle records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0491
Overview Letters, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, photos, scrapbooks, and diaries of members of this social club in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Dates: 1928-1996

William Baker Flowers and Jennie Shaw Flowers University of Alabama materials

 Collection — Box 2339
Identifier: MSS-0523
Overview Items relating to Walter Flowers and Jennie Shaw Flowers as students at the University of Alabama, including commencement programs, SGA and WSGA ribbons, Triangle ribbon, library card, and invitation to a dance
Dates: 1943-1946

Folder 28, 1920s

 File — Box 1: [1006235666], Folder: folder 28
Identifier: Folder 28
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A collection of genealogical records.
Dates: 1920s

Folder 29, 1920s

 File — Box 1: [1006235666], Folder: folder 29
Identifier: Folder 29
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A collection of genealogical records.
Dates: 1920s

Folder 32, 1920s

 File — Box 1: [1006235666], Folder: folde r32
Identifier: Folder 32
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A collection of genealogical records.
Dates: 1920s

Folder 33, 1920s

 File — Box 1: [1006235666], Folder: folder 33
Identifier: Folder 33
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A collection of genealogical records.
Dates: 1920s

Folder 34, 1920s

 File — Box 1: [1006235666], Folder: folder 34
Identifier: Folder 34
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A collection of genealogical records.
Dates: 1920s

Folder 35, 1920s

 File — Box 1: [1006235666], Folder: folder 35
Identifier: Folder 35
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A collection of genealogical records.
Dates: 1920s

Victor Hugo Friedman Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-020
Abstract Collection consists of one photo album with ninety-nine photographs depicting Victor Hugo Friedman, a native of Tuscaloosa and local philanthropist, and his friends.
Dates: 1890s

Geological Survey of Alabama Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-002
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

Wade Hall Photographs, Small Collection

 Collection — Box 2009001.030: [1006241527]
Identifier: 2009-143
Abstract This collection consists of thirty-four photographs depicting people from Kentucky and Chicago, Illinois engaged in various activities: playing in a snow, playing baseball and driving cars. Also this collection consist of portraits of military men from World War I.
Dates: 1910-1940

Wade Hall Photographs, Small Collection

 Collection — Box 2009001.034: [1006241531]
Identifier: 2009-157
Overview This collection consists of three photographs depicting boys playing in a swimming pool.
Dates: 1943

Wade Hall Photographs, Small Collection

 Collection — Box 2009001.033: [1006241530]
Identifier: 2009-151
Overview This collection consists of thirteen photographs depicting scenes of harvesting hay, rifle shooting, and landscapes.
Dates: Circa 1940

Wade Hall Photographs, Small Collection

 Collection — Box 2009001.033: [1006241530]
Identifier: 2009-154
Overview This collection consists of seventeen photographs depicting people engaged in everyday activities.
Dates: 1910 - 1915

Wade Hall Photographs, Small Collection

 Collection — Box 2009001.034: [1006241531]
Identifier: 2009-155
Overview This collection consists of six photographs depicting scenes from Mount Rainier National Park.
Dates: 1920s

Marvin P. Harper papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0632
Abstract A variety of documents covering: slave ownership documents concerning crimes and deaths; Farrah Law Society plaque; UA football picture from 1920s; Church programs; Stamps; Daughters of the Confederacy minutes. McCall diploma, 1879; and Kennedy family papers.
Dates: 1875-1930

Sallie Hill paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0032
Abstract A typescript copy of an address delivered by Sallie Hill at the April 20, 1960, meeting of the Alabama Historical Association. The address, "Alabama Food Ways," describes traditional southern food and food history.
Dates: 1960

Billy Lightelle Vaudeville Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3870
Overview The collection contains one scrapbook with items collected by Lightelle, vaudeville performer, and contains receipts for payments for performances; employment contracts; photographs; programs; song lyrics and scripts; plot ideas and storylines; and two pieces of handwritten sheet music.
Dates: 1912 - 1928

Ashley Liles paper "Folklore of Hunting"

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0526
Overview An essay on deer hunting, ghost tales, Tom Haney, dipping, pranks, the hunter, and vocabulary
Dates: circa 1990

Perkins Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1127
Overview This collection consists chiefly of personal and family correspondence and photographs, together with diaries, essays, literary essays, literary manuscripts, legal and financial papers, receipts, clippings, memorabilia, and printed material relating to Stephens C. Perkins, of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, his wife, Caroline A. Walker Perkins, his son, Julian C. Perkins, and his children. The principal correspondent is P. W. Connor of Virginia, who describes his life in the period from 1840-1870,...
Dates: 1813-1928

Pickett Springs, Alabama, city records

 Collection
Identifier: W-0027
Overview Ballots, voting lists, city council minutes, oaths of office, and correspondence related to elections in the town of Pickett Springs, Alabama, and a map of the area.
Dates: 1888-1920

Walter H. Powers letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1779
Abstract A single letterbook containing copies of Gurley, Alabama businessman Walter H. Powers's outgoing correspondence, March-October 1938
Dates: 1938

Publications

 Series
Scope and Contents This series contains collection materials published by the AAUW or by branches thereof; publications include items like books, newsletters and bulletins, as well as directories, yearbooks and promotional materials.
Dates: 1928-2002

Rifle Team list, 1907

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3728
Overview List of 1907 Alabama state rifle team.
Dates: 1907

University of Alabama Corps of Cadets collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0029
Overview A miscellany of material relating to the University of Alabama Corps of cadets, 1873-1905, including invitations to the 1873 junior exhibition and Corps of Cadets hops (dances) in 1874, 1876, and 1878, and the program for a 1905 reunion of the Corps of Cadets Company E, winner of a 1885 drill competition at the New Orleans Exposition.
Dates: 1873-1905

University of Alabama Women's Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1491
Abstract This collection contains scrapbooks, newspaper articles, yearbooks, minutes, financial records, and photographs pertaining to, along with the constitution of, this Tuscaloosa women's civic organization.
Dates: 1923-1986

Up-To-Date Study Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1492
Overview Minutes, financial records, correspondence, newspaper articles about, and yearbooks of this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, women's club.
Dates: 1901-2019