University of Alabama
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/n79139264
Found in 305 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Contains one journal of autographs, belonging to J. Robert Kennedy, a University of Alabama graduate. Some of the autographs belong to those who fought in the Civil War.
Dates: 1859 - 1885
Overview Scrapbook of the historical places on the University of Alabama campus
Dates: after 1950
Overview Correspondence, writings, teaching materials, and musical compositions of this former faculty member of the University of Alabama.
Abstract A letter dated 16 March 1864 to General Joel Briggs, Adjutant and Inspector General of Alabama, declining to detail George Breitenbach as shoemaker for the cadets of the University of Alabama.
Overview A collection of copies of newspaper clippings and information about Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and its people.
Scope and Contents Collection consists of one photographic album with sixty-two photographs of James Harry Cowan, a University of Alabama student from 1915 - 1918. Scenes include University athletes and sporting events, pre-game activities in front of Woods Hall, in Birmingham and Rickwood Park. Also contains newspaper clippings and memorabilia. The collection contains one card printed on one side with The University of Alabama Alma Mater and on the reverse side the song "God Save, Keep, and Hold Our Men," a...
Dates: 1915 - 1918
Overview Collection includes a letter from James, president of Athens College, Athens, Alabama, to William Stanley Hoole, head of the University of Alabama Libraries, about a paper James had written, "The Counties North of the Tennessee River," and a manuscript of the paper.
Overview This collection consists of one photograph of the University of Alabama Marching Band on the steps of the Amelia Gorgas Library.
Collection — Box 38034.001: 
Abstract Photographs taken by James William Oakley Jr. during the week that Autherine Lucy, the first African American student at The University of Alabama, enrolled in February 1956.
Dates: 1956 February
Overview This collection contains a scrapbook.
Overview A 1980 "Bibliography of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1826-46," “prepared at the request and with the support of Dean Thomas Christopher of the University of Alabama School of Law. It is an attempt to bring together all the primary and secondary material dealing with Tuscaloosa while it was Alabama’s state capital." (p. 2)
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
Overview This collection consists of eighty-five photographs of Jerry A. Davis, Jr. (UA, MA, 1991), his friends and family, school pictures of Tuscaloosa Academy students, University of Alabama Sigma Chi fraternity parties, and vacation scenes.
Dates: 1979 - 1989
Scope and Contents This collection contains a variety of newspaper and periodical clippings about John Beecher, his appearances and poetry readings, and reviews of his published works. Press releases are included as well. Most of the clippings were collected by Barbara Beecher. There are Web pages about John Beecher printed out by Martha Huie included in the collection. There is a small amount of correspondence and three sound recordings of the author reading his poetry.
Abstract Contains correspondence to and from John Gorman Barr, as well as other papers of this University of Alabama student, Tuscaloosa attorney, and United States Consul in Australia, known for his humorous writings.
Overview Contains personal papers, documents, records, and accomplishments of John L. Blackburn.
Abstract A series of letters written from May to September 1954, by the wife of the chair of the political science department at the University of Alabama while accompanying her husband to New Zealand, where he was teaching. They were written to family and friends and contain accounts of the family's experiences and descriptions of local customs. One newspaper clipping is also included.
Overview Two three-ring binders of material and two bound books (unpublished memory books, "Sylvester Jones: In Rememberance")
Overview One scrapbook compiled by Joseph Judson Smith Jr. during his time at The University of Alabama, containing ephemera, documents, and photographs related to academics, clubs, sports, and activities.
Dates: 1923 - 1937
Abstract Arithmetic textbook/workbook used by Joshua Busby Oden. A 1956 note inside the front cover says the book was presented to Dr. A.B. Moore, University of Alabama history professor and dean of the Graduate School
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.
Overview This collection consists of colored photographs relating to the Jubilee Singers' 1972 and 1973 concert tours of northeast Alabama.
Dates: 1972 - 1973
Abstract This collection consists chiefly of photographs relating to the Kappa Alpha Order members at the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1951 - 1988
Overview This collection consists of twelve photographs of homecoming festivities at the University of Alabama, probably taken by Lamar McCarty, University of Alabama Graduate (1938).
Dates: 1937 - 1938
Abstract Notes for a class lecture on Abercrombie, president of the University of Alabama. Includes information on the construction of University buildings during his tenure, as well as his conflicts with former acting president and Latin professor William S. Wyman.
Dates: not dated
Abstract A collection of materials, including many photographs, on the University of Alabama dancers, 1964-86.
Dates: 1964 - 1986
Overview Papers of the former University of Alabama Dean of Men.
Dates: 1956-02-03 - 1956-09-14
Abstract A letter dated 8 October 1857, from a student at the University of Alabama to his father, which dicusses student life.
Abstract The collection contains material created and gathered as research for "A North Alabama Country Boy's Journey into the World of Nuclear Technology." Written for Professor Gary Mills at the University of Alabama, the paper is about Lester Elkin Burkhart, who worked in the United States atomic energy program.
Abstract A 1981 paper titled "John William Abercrombie, Thirteenth President of the University of Alabama, 1902-1911" written for a University of Alabama class by Mary C. Partlow and John C. Pritchitt.
Scope and Contents This collection contains the college diplomas of Frederick Richard Maxwell from the University of Alabama and the National Business College from 1881; and the tintype of Frederick Richard Maxwell.
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."
Overview Diplomas, lecture-related materials, scrapbooks, photograph albums, a University Register, and account books
Overview Contains records created by this University of Alabama College of Education dean
Abstract This collection contains an account of the society's proceedings, a list of members, and a note for $5,000 to W. P. Douthit dated Oct. 15, 1844.
Dates: 1836 - 1844; Majority of material found within 1836 - 1837
Overview This collection consists of VHS tapes, audio cassettes, negatives, and photographs of the University of Alabama Million Dollar Band.
Dates: circa 1950 - 2002
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
Overview Articles covering the construction and dedication of the Frank M. Moody Music Building on the University of Alabama campus in 1987 and 1988.
Overview Photographs of the opening gala of the Moody Music building.
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.
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.
Overview Book of letters, bound and presented to Morley on his retirement from the University of Alabama in 1968.
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.
Abstract A carbon copy of transcript of a speech titled "History of American Architecture," given by Smith in September 1963, to volunteers at the Birmingham Museum of Art.
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
Abstract This collection consists of one thousand seventy five photographs depicting street scenes in Tuscaloosa, Selma, and other cities in Alabama; portraits of famous people: Will Chambers, Augusta Evans Wilson, Margaret Zehmer Searcy, Roger Lee, Booker T. Washington, Samuel M. Stafford, George C. Wallace, Carl Elliot, Sr., Winton M. Blount, Jefferson Davis, and many others. Also collection consists of numerous images of Alabama rivers steam boats, Joe Sewell and Lou Gehrig in 1933 World Series;...
Dates: 1823 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1945
Overview The collection chiefly consists of correspondence between O. B. Emerson and various individuals including authors, former students, and other faculty and staff from The University of Alabama. The collection also includes materials about different authors and subjects on which Dr. Emerson either taught or published, as well as a significant amount of materials related to professional organizations in which he was involved.
Dates: 1945 - 1990
Overview Contains reports on and photographs of UA campus buildings that were slated for destruction.
Abstract Collection consists of fourteen photographs of University of Alabama coeds engaged in a variety of activities around campus, probably taken by Hardesty, a 1933 graduate of Alabama.
Dates: 1931 - 1933
Overview UA Glee Club newspaper clippings and a photo
Dates: Between 1900 and 1925