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University of Alabama

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 305 Collections and/or Records:

Oscar D. Cully Jr. Photographs

Identifier: 2010-008
Overview This collection consists of sixty-seven photographs of the University of Alabama campus and buildings, a scene of the downtown Tuscaloosa parade, and Nitrate Plant No. 2 with Wilson Dam in the background.
Dates: 1935 - 1936

The Other Club records

Identifier: MSS-3720
Overview Records, scrapbooks, and photographs of The Other Club, a debate society on the University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Dates: 1992-2010

Thomas Waverly Palmer records

Identifier: MSS-1097
Abstract Surveys used to gather data for "Register of the Officers and Students of the University of Alabama, 1831-1901".
Dates: 1890

President Raymond R. Paty Records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-011
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.
Dates: 1942-1954

Pershing Rifles, Company B-4, University of Alabama chapter minutes book

Identifier: MSS-3813
Overview Minutes book for the University of Alabama chapter of the Pershing Rifles
Dates: 1932-1939

Phi Alpha Theta's Commemoration of the Anniversary of the Burning of the University of Alabama

Identifier: MSS-2565
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...
Dates: 1956

Phi Beta Kappa papers

Identifier: MSS-1136
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.
Dates: 1851-1913

Phi Delta Kappa records

Identifier: MSS-1138
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

Identifier: MSS-1139
Abstract A collection of documents concerning the founding and expansion of the Alabama chapter of the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity.
Dates: 1879-1930

Israel Pickens correspondence

Identifier: MSS-1146
Overview Correspondence from Pickens containing information about selecting of the University of Alabama seal after the University's incorporation.
Dates: 1822-1825

Julien de Lallande Poydras papers

Identifier: MSS-1158
Overview Correspondence between W. S. Hoole and David Erdman concerning an original poem written by Julian Poydras in 1779 while in Louisiana
Dates: 1779

Laleah G. Pratt letter

Identifier: MSS-1162
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

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-006
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.
Dates: 1958-1969

President Oliver C. Carmichael Records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-013
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

Identifier: MSS-1632
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.
Dates: 1921-1984

Shorty Price letter

Identifier: MSS-1169
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

Identifier: PM-005
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

Rex Milford Wallace Jr. Paper

Identifier: MSS-1515
Overview A copy of a paper, "The University of Alabama: From the Beginning to the End. A Comparison of the Experiences of Members of the War Classes of the University of Alabama, 1861-1865 in the Confederate Army with that of Other Southerners," written for History 415: The New South at the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1980

Richard Furman papers

Identifier: MSS-0549
Overview Photocopied documents, including letters, poetry, news clippings, class work, essays, and journal entries of Alabama school administrator and preacher.
Dates: 1826-1865

Rives Family Photographs

Identifier: 2009-209
Abstract Two photographs from Rives Family Papers depicting Tutwiler and Little Hall in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dates: 1910 - 1919

R.M. Brumby Letters

Identifier: MSS-1825
Abstract Includes letters written to R.M. Brumby, a University of Alabama graduate, from his mother and son from the late 19th-century through the early 20th-century. It also includes an appointment letter from the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1892 - 1920

Robert E. Tidwell Papers

Identifier: MSS-1407
Abstract This collection includes papers, some written by Tidwell, correspondence, invitations, and bulletins.
Dates: 1941 - 1974

Robert Loveman Papers

Identifier: MSS-0879
Abstract This collection consists primarily of correspondence, 1884-1923, to and from a University of Alabama graduate, author, and poet.
Dates: 1884 - 1981

O.M. Roberts reminiscences while a student of the University of Alabama

Identifier: MSS-1199
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.
Dates: 1892

James M. Salem research materials for The Late Great Johnny Ace

Identifier: MSS-2494
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.
Dates: 1929-2003

Samuel Frances Hobbs Photographs

Identifier: 2012-005
Abstract One photographic album, labeled on the cover “Poison a Farce” theater production. Scenes show individuals in costume for theatrical production, probably at the University of Alabama, where Hobbs was a law student in 1907.
Dates: 1907

Samuel Henry Sprott, Jr. Papers

Identifier: MSS-1829
Abstract Includes examination books and scrapbook of Samuel Henry Sprott, Jr. The materials pertain to Mr. Sprott's years at the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1893 - 1897

Sarah Ann (Gayle) and William B. Crawford Papers

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

Saul Gordon Photographic Album

Identifier: 2010-013
Abstract Collection consists of one photo album with one hundred and forty-three photographs of Saul Gordon, a University of Alabama student in the early 1930s. Album contains scenes of campus life, including coeds, buildings, football, the band, ROTC and dorm life. Several photographs are depicting devastation caused by the March 22, 1932 Northport tornado. These photographs are accompanied by clippings relating details of the disaster. Album also includes photographs with scenes from the 1932 New...
Dates: 1930 - 1932

Scott Logan Photographs

Identifier: 2021-008
Overview This collection consists of thirty-seven photographs depicting the University of Alabama sporting events.
Dates: 1952 - 1953

James Benson Sellers manuscript

Identifier: MSS-1245
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.
Dates: unknown

Sesquicentennial Ball Photographs

Identifier: 2008-023
Abstract This collection consists of fourty two color prints capturing the celebration of hundred and fifty years of The University of Alabama.
Dates: 1981-04

John Gill Shorter papers

Identifier: MSS-1267
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.
Dates: 1861-1872

Sigma Alpha Epsilon papers

Identifier: MSS-3512
Overview Sigma Alpha Epsilon materials from 1909 to 1916
Dates: 1909-1916

T. Julian Skinner papers

Identifier: MSS-1281
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
Identifier: PM-019
Overview Contains printed releases of poetry from the Slash Pine Press at The University of Alabama in 2009 - 2010.
Dates: 2009-2010

Small group of people looking at a document, 1956 February

 Item — Box 38034.001: [1006241591], Folder: 2010.021.000002
Identifier: 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

Identifier: MSS-3676
Overview Materials that are associated with the University of Alabama and the Million Dollar Band
Dates: unknown

Rose Marie Smith papers

Identifier: MSS-1295
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.
Dates: unknown

Septima Smith papers

Identifier: MSS-1296
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

Identifier: MSS-0467
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

Identifier: MSS-1326
Overview Spiro's University of Alabama diploma and his Bar certificate
Dates: unknown

William Angelo Steele letter

Identifier: MSS-1347
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

Identifier: MSS-1349
Overview Contains the papers of state congressman.
Dates: circa 1975 - 1990

John Craig Stewart book manuscript

Identifier: MSS-1351
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.
Dates: 1950

Sydnia Keene Smyth Antebellum Architecture of Tuscaloosa Photographs

Identifier: 2007-006
Overview This collection consists of thirty-two photographs of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, antebellum architecture, taken by Sydnia Keene Smyth for her thesis in 1929.
Dates: 1929

Alma Bishop Williams Tanglewood materials

Identifier: MSS-0165
Overview Material about this Hale County, Alabama, plantation house and land, including: books, correspondence, writings, newpaper clippings, photos, maps, genealogical records, and blueprints.
Dates: 1860-1973

"The Federal raid into central Alabama"

Identifier: W-0040
Overview Text of a speech presented by James A. Anderson on April 3, 1935, at a meeting of the Kiwanis club of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, commemorating the seventieth anniversary of Union raids in Selma, Montgomery, and Tuscaloosa.
Dates: 1935 April 3

The University of Alabama Valedictory Address

Identifier: MSS-3905
Overview The collection contains one thirteen-page speech, handwritten by the valedictorian of the graduating class of the University of Alabama, recalling fond memories of college life, time spent in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, as well as an appreciative address to the University president, and an address to fellow students offering advice for the future.
Dates: 1870

Theta Nu Epsilon

Identifier: MSS-1394
Overview Yearbooks and articles about the Theta Nu Epsilon fraternal organization.
Dates: 1916-1990s