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Technology and Industry

 Subject
Subject Source: Localbroad

Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:

Alabama Fuel and Iron Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0033
Overview The business records of a firm with extensive mine holdings in Alabama, including minutes of stockholders meetings, 1917-1953, minutes of the board of directors, 1927-1953, and miscellaneous material.
Dates: 1917 - 1953

Alabama Manufacturing Association records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0041
Overview Includes membership information, correspondence to members, newsletters, data on industrial growth, and civic booster brochures from various Alabama cities.
Dates: 1953-1979

Alabama Online Users Group bylaws and newsletters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3733
Overview Bylaws and newsletters of this statewide technology driven support group of the 1980s.
Dates: 1983-1987

George O. Baker and Joseph M. Baker papers

 Collection
Identifier: W-0066
Overview Correspondence, ledgers, and other papers of Selma, Alabama, businessmen, George O. Baker, his son, Joseph M. Baker, and their various companies and businesses.
Dates: 1886-1898

Bell Factory letterbook and cloth samples

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0131
Abstract Corporate letterbook, 1882-1906, and cloth samples of "Bell checks" and "Bell stripes" manufactured by the Bell Factory, Huntsville, Alabama, after the Civil War.
Dates: 1882-1906

Bessemer Coal, Iron, and Land Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0145
Abstract This collection contains much of the business correspondence and records of the Bessemer Coal, Iron and Land Company, including lists of stock holders, minutes of meetings, maps of mine sites, and correspondence with government entities.
Dates: 1886-1982

Bessemer Land & Improvement Co. and Bessemer Coal, Iron & Land Co. stock certificates

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3712
Overview Early stock certificates from these significant coal and land development companies
Dates: 1887-1918

Birmingham Coal and Coke Company shipping records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0160
Abstract Ledger of shipping records including destinations, prices and kinds of coal, dates, etc.
Dates: 1920-1923

Bonney and Bush and Bush and Lobdell collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0186
Abstract Letters to the machinery manufactures Booney and Bush, and Bush and Lobdell, both of Wilmington, Delaware, concerning machinery, cotton gins, and business conditions in Alabama, 1836-1843.
Dates: 1836-1843

James Bowron papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0193
Abstract A substantial collection of papers and materials relating to James Bowron, one of the nineteenth century iron and mining pioneers in the Deep South. It includes Bowron's 1632-page, unpublished autobiography, as well as his daily journals, letters, and pictures.
Dates: 1861-1928

Brierfield Ironworks records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0212
Overview Financial and legal documents of the Brierfield Ironworks along with some correspondence and printed materials, dating from 1866 to 1882. The materials are divided into two main groups: (A) those materials generated during Josiah Gorgas' control of the ironworks (1866-1869), and (B) those materials generated during Thomas S. Alvis' control of the operations (1869-1873).
Dates: 1864-1897; Majority of material found within 1866 - 1882

Bush and Lobdell Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0049
Overview Five letters and a telegram to a foundry in Delaware from various Alabama railroads concerning purchase of wheels, trucks, pinions, and other items.
Dates: 1860

Catalog collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0286
Overview Six catalogs of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Three are clothing catalogs, one is a plant catalog, one is an automobile supply catalog, and one is a biography/silverware catalog.
Dates: 1883–1910s

J.W. Clapp Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2647
Overview Letter from J.W. Clapp in Holly Springs, Mississippi, written on June 9, 1851, to R.C. Brinkley of Florence, Alabama, regarding what appears to be the building of a proposed railroad.
Dates: 1851

Cobb Coal Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0322
Overview This collection contains records from an Alabama coal company.
Dates: 1924-1981

Whitefoord R. Cole papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0332
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, clippings, and photographs relating to a president of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad.
Dates: 1895-1979

Eyre Damer papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0392
Overview A scrapbook and accompanying materials relating to the book “With C.H. Ellis Through Central America and Panama: Quarantine Tour of Central America and Panama by Health Authorities as Guests of the United Fruit Company,” compiled and distributed by that firm.
Dates: after 1900

John V. Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0407
Abstract This collection contains Davis' resume, photographs of plating machines designed by him and Udylite company pamphlets.
Dates: 1963-1988

Elliott and Carl Mill time book

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0479
Overview A ledger of the Elliott and Carl Mill which records days and hours worked by employees as well as accounts and orders for lumber.
Dates: 1886 - 1891

Edward Eppes notebook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0488
Overview Notebook containing handwritten notes, including billing and account information, property dimensions, worklogs, and sketches of tools, of this Georgia-based civil engineer.
Dates: 1894-1912

Essex Foundry records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0490
Overview Incorporation papers, by-laws, directors' minutes, minutes of stockholders' meetings, and related records.
Dates: 1916-1965

John Henry Faber papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0499
Overview Photocopies of reports and biographical sketches written by John Henry Faber after his retirement from the Eastman Kodak Company, as well as a section on early Alabama television.
Dates: 1933-1988

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

William J. Gray Bama-Bell II Floating Point Mathematical Interpretative System for USS 80 System (student manual)

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4013
Overview Student computer programming manual for the Bama-Bell II programming language for the Univac Solid State 80 computer system.
Dates: circa 1965

Gulf and Ship Island Railroad Company documents

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0602
Overview Documents dealing with various financial considerations concerning mortgages, bonds, consolidations, etc., between 1912 And 1914
Dates: 1912-1936

Joseph Poleman Harkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0631
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.
Dates: 1958-1966

Crittenden Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0638
Overview Receipts from Greensboro, Alabama, stores and notes concerning the opening of the local telephone company in Greensboro in 1909.
Dates: 1909, 1949

Timothy Healy Correspondence and Circular

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4306
Overview Two letters and one circular encouraging capital investment in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, approximately one year after the end of the Mexican Revolution.
Dates: 1921 April

John F. Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1806
Abstract Contains correspondence, financial materials, and material relating to the Grange, Farmers’ Alliance, Agricultural Relief, and other agricultural organizations of this Choctaw County, Mississippi, farmer who was an agent for the Daniel Pratt Company.
Dates: 1856-1888

Montgomery and West Point Railroad minute books

 Collection
Identifier: W-0102
Overview Contains two minute books, with entries from directors' and stockholders' meetings of the Montgomery and West Point Railroad from March 1846 to June 1870.
Dates: 1846-1870

J. A. Montgomery business records

 Collection
Identifier: W-0068
Overview Correspondence, time book, and ledger of Birmingham, Alabama, industrialist J. A. Montgomery.
Dates: 1889-1898

Mrs. Alvin Mosley Interview Transcript

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2651
Overview Transcript of an interview given by Mrs. Alvin Mosley of Ensley, Alabama, on Novemeber 30, 1942, on Birmingham radio station WBRC, regarding the government supervised Labor Board election at the TCI (Tennessee, Coal, Iron and Railroad Company) and the United Steelworkers of America union.
Dates: 1942

Bert Neville collection of steamboat documents

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1342
Abstract A collection of bills of lading and receipts for freight costs, passage, storage, and other documents, relating to steamboat lines, mostly within Alabama, plus some receipts from stagecoaches, warehouse and storage companies, and railroads.
Dates: 1820-1945

S.A. and M. Railway survey notes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0076
Overview Material relating to Savannah, Americus, and Montgomery (S.A. & M.) Railway
Dates: after 1888

Shelby Iron Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1261
Abstract Contains records of the Shelby Iron Company from 1862 to 1930, including correspondence, directors' minutes, stockholder records, manufacturing records (charcoal reports, stable reports, mining, time books, payrolls by department), commissary records, grist mill toll books, furnace record books, and many other records. It also includes records of a subsidiary, Shelby Manufacturing and Improvement Company, 1890-1923. The virtually complete set of manufacturing records also parallels the birth...
Dates: 1862-1930

W. C. Strong letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0132
Abstract A January 1927 letter by W. C. Strong of Mobile, Alabama, recounting the circumstances surrounding the death of Robert F. Bell, Jr., an employee of the Munson Steam Ship Company docks who died on the job in late 1926.
Dates: 1927

Valley Creek Canal, West Jefferson County, Alabama, reports

 Collection
Identifier: W-0065
Overview Two reports on a proposed canal project on the Valley and Warrior Rivers in Jefferson County, Alabama.
Dates: 1917-1943

Woodward Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1577
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

Wool Dyeing Instructions

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2643
Overview Wool dyeing instructions from an unknown author in Paisley, Scotland, detail recipes and instructions for black, blue, red, and yellow wool dyes.
Dates: 1858 August 31