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Biography

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

Roland Lee Adams papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0011
Abstract This collection includes documents related to the army service of this York, Alabama, native; an essay; a biographical sketch; and three miscellaneous letters.
Dates: 1891- circa 1919

W. T. Alexander genealogical papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0061
Abstract Biographies of William Simeral Alexander of North Carolina (1817-1898) and his descendants, with reference to his ancestors to 1716, compiled in 1930 by W. T. Alexander.
Dates: 1817-1930

James Austin Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0078
Overview A collection of copies of newspaper clippings and information about Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and its people.
Dates: 1898-1941

Douglas Arant Alabama Academy of Honor materials

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0081
Overview Materials relating to Arant's 1978 induction into the Alabama Academy of Honor, including a scrapbook with pictures from the induction, biographical information on members, and past programs from induction ceremonies.
Dates: 1974-1986

John Taylor Banks diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0109
Abstract Diary of druggist who served in the 6th Alabama Regiment. Also includes a biographical sketch and a coroner's report signed by Banks.
Dates: 1862-1893

Charlie J. Black papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0167
Overview Photocopy of Black’s autobiography, “After The Fact: 20/20 Hindsight,” which covers Black’s youth in Beatrice, Monroe County, Alabama, his upbringing, education, teaching career, and political life in Washington. Also, some correspondence and newspaper articles by Black.
Dates: 1985-1987

Winton M. Blount papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0176
Abstract This collection contains the papers of this Montgomery, Alabama, business leader, during his term as United States Postmaster General (1969-1971).
Dates: 1956-2004

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 It includes Bowron's 1632-page, unpublished autobiography, as well as his daily journals, letters, and pictures.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

Iveson L. Brookes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0214
Abstract A large collection of letters to and from this Baptist clergyman, planter and southern sectionalist, including defenses of the South, Brookes's business transactions, and family matters.
Dates: 1811-1911; Majority of material found within 1825 - 1865

Wilburt Scott Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0221
Overview Copies of this University of Alabama graduate and faculty member’s dissertation with other manuscripts and documents
Dates: 1960-1992

Ottokar T. Cadek papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0253
Overview Correspondence, diaries, genealogies, and various other documents relating to the life of this violinist, conductor, and teacher.
Dates: unknown

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

Clement Claiborne Clay, Jr., letter and biographical sketch

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0309
Overview Letter written from Tuscaloosa in 1834, to his aunt, Mrs. Robert W. Withers of Erie, Greene County, Alabama, and a biographical sketch, author and date unknown, which includes information on Clay's political career, wedding, and friends.
Dates: circa 1834

Henry De Lamar Clayton Sr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0313
Abstract The personal, legal, military, and administrative papers, of this Alabama politician, Confederate general, and University of Alabama president.
Dates: 1840-1925

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

Ambrose Doss Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0446
Overview Collection contains letters written by Ambrose Doss of Jefferson County, Alabama, to his wife, Sarah Brake Doss while he was in Co. C of the 19th Alabama Regiment from the time of his enlistment in 1861 until his death on 1864 July 5 near Kennesaw, Cobb County, Georgia. There is also a letter from Lt. J. W. Rouse, dated 1864 July 6, to Sarah telling her of Ambrose’s death and burial. There are several miscellaneous documents including a short biographical sketch of Doss and a booklet titled...
Dates: 1861 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1864

William Graham Echols papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0471
Overview Contains articles written about and by this Methodist minister and professor of religion at the University of Alabama
Dates: after 1892

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

Hallie Farmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0503
Overview Newspaper clippings and other published material by and about Dr. Farmer, including bibliographies, offprints of articles, book reviews, and other materials.
Dates: 1924-1960

Frank Finnerty papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0516
Overview Papers and radio scripts written by this University of Alabama graduate.
Dates: 1940-1970

Elizabeth Finklea Florey Research Collection on Richard Henry Stone

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4098
Overview Research papers on Richard Henry Stone, author of In Afric's Forest and Jungle
Dates: 1858-2001

Eliza Williams Chotard Gould memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0582
Overview Two typescript copies of an 1868 memoirs written by early Tuscaloosa resident of French ancestry, whose family were Natchez, Mississippi pioneers.
Dates: 1868

Frank L. Grove reminiscence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0600
Overview Typescript reminiscences of the years when he was a "paying guest" at Mrs. Ellen Peter Bryce's house.
Dates: after 1917

Peter Joseph Hamilton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0613
Overview Biographical documents concerning Peter Joseph Hamilton.
Dates: 1832 - 1900

Rachel Duke Hamilton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0455
Overview A photocopy of a typed draft of the manuscript of a biography of Judge Peter J. Hamilton written by his youngest daughter, Rachel Duke Hamilton Cannon (sometimes noted as Rachel-Duke).
Dates: circa 1950

Thomas Haughey letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0648
Overview Letter written by Thomas Haughey of Alabama, dated December 28, 1868 and written from Washington, DC, to Ben Perley Poone providing a short biographical sketch. Mentions having to live in the north during the Civil War due to his anti-secessionist ideals.
Dates: 1868 December 28

John Lambert and descendants manuscript

 Collection — Box 1758: [1006212575]
Identifier: MSS-0150
Abstract Manuscript of Bethea's and Austin's book about this Revolutionary War soldier and his family. The book was published in 1978.
Dates: circa 1978

Charles Lanman letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0842
Abstract A collection of letters and other materials containing biographical data from from U.S. congressmen from Alabama, 1828-68, biographical letters from two other persons, five photographs, five letters from congressmen to other government officials, and one letter of transmittal.
Dates: 1828-1868

Albert B. Moore papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1013
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.
Dates: unknown

Charles Pelham papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1123
Abstract This collection includes short biographical clippings, letters, and other materials of this Talladega, Alabama, attorney and Congressman.
Dates: 1873-1903

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

William Henry Sheppard papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3487
Overview Two photogarphs of and a book about one of the first African American missionaries.
Dates: Between 1893 and 1896

Winston C. Shotts biography of Winston Stidham

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1269
Abstract Biographical sketch of Winston Stidham, an anti-secessionist from Winston County, Alabama, and a delegate to the Alabama secession convention, January - February 1861.
Dates: circa 1943

Mrs. Dupont Thompson biography

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0135
Abstract This collection contains an unpublished biography of Mrs. Dupont Thompson, a board member of Partlow State School in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dates: 1951