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Travel and Tourism

 Subject
Subject Source: Localbroad

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

William P. Abrams diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0005
Abstract Diaries of travels from New Hampshire to Alabama; to Havana, Cuba; and to the midwestern United States. The majority of entries were written in Gainesville, Alabama, where this New Hampshire native settled.
Dates: 1839 - 1848

Audubon Place (Tuscaloosa, Alabama) Historic District collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0094
Overview A collection of information compiled in 1981 in the process of applying for historic designation for this Tuscaloosa, Alabama district. It includes historical data, newspaper clippings about houses, lists of previous owners, special features of houses, floor plans, and an historical inventory of various homes.
Dates: 1981-1985

A. Babbitt letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0100
Abstract Letter from Babbitt to his cousin William H. Babbitt of Princeton, New Jersey, describing an ocean voyage from New York to Mobile, and Babbitt's subsequent doings in Alabama.
Dates: circa 1843 December

William Pitt Ballinger diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0104
Abstract Diary covering the 1865 negotiations with General E. R.S. Canby and others over the cessation of hostilities between the U.S. and the state of Texas, other legal cases legal and business, as well as personal and family affairs.
Dates: 1864-1868

A. M. Blair letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0169
Abstract A letter dated 30 November 1843, to Blair's brother Edwin in Williamstown, Massachusetts, describing a sea voyage from New York, to Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1843 November 30

Dr. Bonner letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0185
Abstract Thermo-fax copy of letter dated 19 October 1958 by Dr. Bonner to Professor James H. Newman, executive vice-president University of Alabama, summarizing Bonner's trip to England, also a brief letter dated 21 October by Newman to W.S. Hoole, to whom he forwarded Bonner's letter.
Dates: 1958

Buford Boone papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0187
Abstract Correspondence, scrapbooks, litigation papers, speeches, editorials, etc., of this Pulitzer Prize winner and long-time Tuscaloosa News editor.
Dates: 1935-1968; Majority of material found within 1949 - 1968

C. L. Boynton maps

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0197
Abstract Printed maps of Georgia with additions showing routes taken for "botanical tours."
Dates: 1895-1902

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

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

John Burnham papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0233
Abstract Correspondence and other material relating to the captivity of Captain John Burnham in Algiers, 1793-94, his attempts to buy his freedom and subsequent efforts to secure reimbursement from Congress.
Dates: 1792-1832/1943?

Central Plank Road Company, Tallassee Branch records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0292
Overview Charter and organizational information of the Tallassee Branch of the Central Plank Road Company
Dates: 1850-1853

William Cooper Diaries and Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0357
Abstract The collection consists of six diaries for 1864, 1867, 1876, 1882, 1884, and 1887, and a photograph of Cooper, an attorney from Tuscumbia, Alabama. The diaries contain daily entries made by Cooper and, in his absence from home, his wife, and give a great deal of information about the community, his activities, and his family.
Dates: 1864-1887

William Charles Cravner papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0367
Overview Legal papers, correspondence, photos, geneology, sheet music, blueprints, sermons, postcards, and journals all related to the Cravner family.
Dates: 1803-1963

Sarah Ann (Gayle) and William B. Crawford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0369
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, scrapbooks, and other papers of Sarah Ann Gayle Crawford, sister to Amelia Gayle Gorgas, and William B. Crawford.
Dates: 1833-1889

Cuban postcards

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3695
Overview Postcards depicting scenes in Cuba in the early twentieth century.
Dates: circa 1910-1920

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

Edgar G. Dawson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0410
Abstract A letter testamentary to Edgar G. Dawson, naming him executor of the estate of William Eliza Terrell, June 3, 1867, one to “My darling,” June 4, 1885 written while on a trip to Italy, and the plantation book for “Ravenswood,” January 1869-January 1, 1873.
Dates: 1867-1885

James J. and Mabel Cowart Doster Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4125
Overview Contains the personal and family records, as well as photos, correspondence, and other files during his time as an educator.
Dates: 1870-1943

James Clifford Estes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0492
Overview Personal correspondence, papers relating to academic matters, a diploma, cards, maps, newspaper clippings, and photographs of Estes, his family, and friends
Dates: 1914-1955; Majority of material found within 1919 - 1924

Pauline Jones Gandrud papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0555
Overview The collection contains genealogical research notes covering 1820-1880, including county data, church and marriage records, family histories, and other information created and gathered by this Alabama genealogist. The collection also contains a list of military pension and bounty land applications.
Dates: circa 1900-1980

Thomas Henry Garner papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0560
Overview Correspondence, postcards, invitations, and other items, including letters (1887-1892) from Alston Fitts while he was in Europe.
Dates: 1887-?1913

Alice and Algernon Sydney Garnett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0561
Overview Letters written by Alice Garnett and her husband Algernon Sydney Garnett, a professor at the University of Alabama, discussing, among other things, the hardships of travel, news of the university, its professors, and their wives, the election of a new superintendent of education, and a rebellion by the University Cadets against the commandant.
Dates: 1850-1873

Eddy Lanier King Gilmore papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0572
Overview Compositions, scrapbooks, correspondence, and clippings of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Eddy Lanier King Gilmore, of Selma, Alabama, and his Russian-born wife, Tamara Kolb-Chernashovaya, a ballerina with the Bolshoi Ballet. The bulk of material is from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s.
Dates: circa 1940 - 1967

Samuel S. Goodman hotel ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0578
Overview Guest register from 11 July 1889 through 31 January 1890 of this Scottsville, Virginia, hotel.
Dates: 1889-1890

Josiah and Amelia Gorgas family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0580
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, scrapbooks, and other papers of Josiah Gorgas, chief of the Confederate Bureau of Ordnance and president of the University of Alabama, and his wife Amelia Gayle Gorgas, librarian at the University of Alabama and daughter of Alabama governor John Gayle.
Dates: 1820-1920

William Crawford Gorgas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0581
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
Dates: 1869-1920

Steven Gross Panama Canal collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3709
Overview Memorabilia from the Panama Canal.
Dates: 1915-1979

Mary Hairston Collection of Travel Ephemera from National Association of Colored Women (NACW) Convention

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4307
Overview A collection of travel ephemera from a cross-country trip Mary Hairston took to attend the National Association of Colored Women (NACW) in Los Angeles, California, in 1952.
Dates: 1952

Wade Hall Photographs, Small Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-150
Abstract This collection consists of 213 photographs depicting scenes from various places, such as cities, farms, tourist attractions, and rivers in Ireland, Scotland, France, and New York.
Dates: Circa 1900

William C. Hayne letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0652
Overview Letter from William C. Hayne of Charleston, South Carolina, to Lewis Bristol of New Haven, Connecticut, discussing immigrating to Alabama.
Dates: 1837 February 3

Gertrude Hill Lakey collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3698
Overview Souvenir post cards and other mementos and keepsakes. There is also a typed manuscript by Jacqueline Box Blaylock, "A Tribute to the Memory of Perry Jackson Box."
Dates: 1919-1934

Stella Long Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4155
Overview Postcards to and from this Hamilton, Ontario, Canada native, as well as to and from her family and friends. There are also delegate and guest tickets to the Republican National Conventions of 1908 and 1916 held in Chicago, Illinois, and a travel brochure from Havana, Cuba.
Dates: 1903-1952

Daniel Thompson McCall, Jr. collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0393
Overview Three photographs of U. of A. students between 1884-1887 and an article by McCall about Alabamians who went to California during the 1849 "Gold Rush."
Dates: 1849-1887

Rare vertical file

 Collection
Identifier: PM-013
Overview Contains a variety of rare, published materials. Most notable are the almanacs, biographies, guidebooks, art catalogs, and works of literature.
Dates: circa 1750-2000

Rev. and Mrs. J. W. Hudson Letters, 1900-1906

 File — Box 4257.003: [1006214228], Folder: 1
Scope and Contents One letter to Reverend Hudson of Peabody, Massachusetts, from John M. Nichols of Portland, Maine, saying he (Nichols) had been appointed the principle of Lewiston High School in Lewiston, Maine, and including newspaper clippings describing the appointment. The second letter is from S. F. Kittredge to Mrs. Hudson to tell her about her trip by train to Oregon and to discuss church business.
Dates: 1900-1906