University of Alabama
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/n79139264
Found in 232 Collections and/or Records:
Daniel Thompson McCall, Jr. collection
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."
T. C. McCorvey papers
Overview Diplomas, lecture-related materials, scrapbooks, photograph albums, a University Register, and account books
John Rankin McLure papers
Overview Contains records created by this University of Alabama College of Education dean
Million Dollar Band Photographs and Other Media
Overview This collection consists of VHS tapes, audio cassettes, negatives, and photographs of the University of Alabama Million Dollar Band.
Dates: circa 1950 - 2002
Evelyn Minor letter
Overview Contains letter from University of Alabama Recorder, Teresa Pradat, advising Minor that her application to attend UA has been accepted.
Dates: 1945 November 17
University of Alabama, Frank M. Moody Music Building articles
Overview Articles covering the construction and dedication of the Frank M. Moody Music Building on the University of Alabama campus in 1987 and 1988.
Moody Music Building Dedication Photographs
Overview Photographs of the opening gala of the Moody Music building.
Albert B. Moore papers
Overview Moore's Civil War letters, plays, naval chronology, plays, and roundtables; lists of members and board of trustees from multiple universities; notes, booklets, news, and biographies on the subject of the Civil War; etc.
Morgan Smith Gilmer papers
Overview Correspondence, as well as photocopy and typescript copies of a booklet by Gilmer, containing the last roll and brief history of "Shockley's Independent Escort Company of Alabama Cavalry," a Civil War unit formed by University of Alabama students Branscom Shockley and Henry Burt in March 1864.
Burton R. Morley retirement letterbook
Overview Book of letters, bound and presented to Morley on his retirement from the University of Alabama in 1968.
Natalie Thornton Photograph Album
Abstract One photographic album depicting scenes from The University of Alabama featuring coeds at the Kilgore House and the campus. Also scenes from Montgomery, Alabama, New York City, New Orleans, Florida, and Texas.
New accession: Box temp.86
File — Box temp 86
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Two letters from Macon at Tuscaloosa to his father and sister in Jacksonville, both dated 1861, discussing his denied requests for furloughs home, and a letter from his father, Miles, to his son in Tuscaloosa, encouraging him to return home to join a local company being raised to fight in the Civil War. The collection also includes an 1878 obituary of Macon's father, Major Miles Abernathy.Addition received in 2012 includes one letter dated April 14, 1861, written by Macon to his...
Dates: 1861 - 1878
OAR Building Reports
Overview Contains reports on and photographs of UA campus buildings that were slated for destruction.
Marvin T. Ormond papers
Overview UA Glee Club newspaper clippings and a photo
Dates: Between 1900 and 1925
The Other Club records
Overview Records, scrapbooks, and photographs of The Other Club, a debate society on the University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Thomas Waverly Palmer records
Abstract Surveys used to gather data for "Register of the Officers and Students of the University of Alabama, 1831-1901".
President Raymond R. Paty Records
Overview This record group contains the records of University of Alabama president Raymond R. Paty. The records document his years as president from 1942-1947.
Pershing Rifles, Company B-4, University of Alabama chapter minutes book
Overview Minutes book for the University of Alabama chapter of the Pershing Rifles
Phi Alpha Theta's Commemoration of the Anniversary of the Burning of the University of Alabama
Overview Contains a newspaper article entitled "Yankee colonel wavered that terrible day, but orders were to burn U of A to ground" and the carbon copy of a letter from Charles G. Summersell to C.E. Williams about Phi Theta Kappa's presentation, "Vocata," commemorating the burning of the University of Alabama by Yankee soldiers in April, 1865, just weeks before Lee's surrender in Appomattox, Virginia. There are also four photographs to accompany the "Vocata" text with a page telling who is in...
Phi Beta Kappa papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains copies of the 100th Anniversary invitation and letters pertaining to this academic honor society at the University of Alabama.
Phi Delta Kappa records
Overview Contains the slides, accounts, members, newsletters, the stamp crest, the history, two volumes on the, "Phi Delta Kappa Journal For the Promotion of Leadership in Education", Volumes 1 & 2, 1972-74, and certificate honoring and naming the 50th anniversary designated on April 25, 1980, as well as the programs presented for the anniversary.
Dates: 1970's - 1980's
Phi Sigma Kappa records
Abstract A collection of documents concerning the founding and expansion of the Alabama chapter of the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity.
Israel Pickens correspondence
Overview Correspondence from Pickens containing information about selecting of the University of Alabama seal after the University's incorporation.
Julien de Lallande Poydras papers
Overview Correspondence between W. S. Hoole and David Erdman concerning an original poem written by Julian Poydras in 1779 while in Louisiana
Laleah G. Pratt letter
Abstract A letter dated 15 September 1840, to a cousin describing the death of Professor Horace S. Pratt of the University of Alabama. The collection also includes other material on Pratt and his family.
Dates: 1840 September 15
President Frank A. Rose Records
Overview This record group contains the records of University of Alabama president Frank A. Rose. The records document his years as president, from 1958-1969, and include information on the integration of The University of Alabama in 1963.
President Oliver C. Carmichael Records
Overview This record group contains the records of University of Alabama president Oliver C. Carmichael. The records document his years as president, from 1953-1957, and include information on the attempt by Autherine Lucy to end racial segration at The University of Alabama in 1956.
Dates: 1944 - 1959
Carolyn Elizabeth Shepherd Price papers
Overview Pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and handwritten notes, instructions and essays Carolyn Shepherd Price collected and used as teaching materials in her home economics class. They include a broad range of topics including child development, clothing, health and home management and decoration.
Shorty Price letter
Abstract A letter dated 20 March 1973, from Louisville, Barbour County, Alabama, to Joyce Lamont, acquisitions librarian at the University of Alabama Library, asking for prepayment for his forthcoming book, "Alabama Politics--Tell It Like It Is".
Dates: 1973 March 20
Radical South Zine Collection
Overview Zines created by southern young women, on a variety of personal and political topics, including art, drugs, education, gender and sexuality, mental health, music, people and society, popular culture, race and ethnicity, religion and spirituality, and sex. There are approximately 150 titles from the 1990s-2000s.
Dates: 1990s - 2000s
O.M. Roberts reminiscences while a student of the University of Alabama
Abstract Contains a bound, typewritten recollection of this Texas governor's life as a student of the University of Alabama, 1833-1836. He presented this to the Erosophic Society of the University of Alabama in 1892. The work includes a photograph of a painting of him in approximately 1835.
James M. Salem research materials for The Late Great Johnny Ace
Overview This collection consists of the research done by Dr. James M. Salem, Professor Emeritus at the University of Alabama, for his book, The Late Great Johnny Ace and the Transition from R and B to Rock and Roll. Materials include audio recordings, correspondence, research notes, and documents, all pertaining to the larger context of African American Popular Culture in the 1950s.
James Benson Sellers manuscript
Overview Copy of Sellers' manuscript "History of the University of Alabama" as well as a copy of "University of Alabama Library News," Dec. 1, 1948.
Sesquicentennial Ball Photographs
Abstract This collection consists of fourty two color prints capturing the celebration of hundred and fifty years of The University of Alabama.
John Gill Shorter papers
Overview Copies of official papers, including correspondence, speeches, and miscellaneous materials, including approximately thirty items concerning the University of Alabama and the Alabama Corps of Cadets during the Civil War.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon papers
Overview Sigma Alpha Epsilon materials from 1909 to 1916
T. Julian Skinner papers
Abstract This collection consists primarily of correspondence, financial records, forms and activity reports which Skinner created as manager of the Forensic Council, a debating club at the University of Alabama, from 1933 to 1934.
Dates: 1931 - 1949; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1934
Slash Pine Press publications
Collection — Box 1
Overview Contains printed releases of poetry from the Slash Pine Press at The University of Alabama in 2009 - 2010.
Small group of people looking at a document, 1956 February
Item — Box 38034.001: , Folder: 2010.021.000002
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Photographs of Autherine Lucy attending The University of Alabama in February 1956. Lucy was the first African American student admitted to the school. University administrators expelled her after a few tumultuous days on campus.
Dates: 1956 February
Margaret B. Smith University of Alabama collection
Overview Materials that are associated with the University of Alabama and the Million Dollar Band
Rose Marie Smith papers
Overview Contains her essay, "Solidarity: A Study in Republican Voter Constancy in South Lamar County Alabama," 1994 at University of Alabama, as well as Along with genealogy papers on various peoples, in chronological order.
Septima Smith papers
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
Wilhelmine M. Easby-Smith letters
Overview Two letters, dated 9 and 15 June 1896, to James H. Fitts, regarding a portrait of Easby-Smith's husband, William Russell Smith, given to the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1896 June 9, 15
Jonas Spiro Jr. papers
Overview Spiro's University of Alabama diploma and his Bar certificate
William Angelo Steele letter
Abstract A letter dated 26 December 1853, to his father, discussing the weather and requesting money for tuition and board at the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1853 December 26
Donald W. Stewart papers
Overview Contains the papers of state congressman.
Dates: circa 1975 - 1990
John Craig Stewart book manuscript
Abstract Edited manuscript of "Through the First Gate" published by Dodd, Mead and Co. in 1950. The work derived from Stewart's 1949 University of Alabama MA thesis of the same title.
Sydnia Keene Smyth Antebellum Architecture of Tuscaloosa Photographs
Overview This collection consists of thirty-two photographs of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, antebellum architecture, taken by Sydnia Keene Smyth for her thesis in 1929.
Alma Bishop Williams Tanglewood materials
Overview Material about this Hale County, Alabama, plantation house and land, including: books, correspondence, writings, newpaper clippings, photos, maps, genealogical records, and blueprints.
Theta Nu Epsilon
Overview Yearbooks and articles about the Theta Nu Epsilon fraternal organization.