Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:
W. T. Alexander genealogical papers
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.
Alice A. Lide Papers
Abstract This collection consists of a typescript copy of a paper titled "Franklin K. Beck," by Alice A. Lide, recounting his life and accomplishments. It is based largely on secondary sources.
Ambrose Doss Papers
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
Douglas Arant Alabama Academy of Honor materials
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.
John Taylor Banks diary
Abstract Diary of druggist who served in the 6th Alabama Regiment. Also includes a biographical sketch and a coroner's report signed by Banks.
Charlie J. Black papers
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.
Winton M. Blount papers
Abstract This collection contains the papers of this Montgomery, Alabama, business leader, during his term as United States Postmaster General (1969-1971).
Iveson L. Brookes papers
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
Overview Copies of this University of Alabama graduate and faculty member’s dissertation with other manuscripts and documents
Ottokar T. Cadek papers
Overview Correspondence, diaries, genealogies, and various other documents relating to the life of this violinist, conductor, and teacher.
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.
Clement Claiborne Clay, Jr., letter and biographical sketch
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
Eyre Damer papers
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
David W. Aiken, Sr. Papers
Overview Two copies of "John Gayle Aiken, M.D." by Dr. David W. Aiken, Sr., a small booklet that relates the story of his grandfather, John Gayle Aiken who was the son of Mary Gayle (sister of Amelia Gayle Gorgas)
William Graham Echols papers
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
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
Overview Newspaper clippings and other published material by and about Dr. Farmer, including bibliographies, offprints of articles, book reviews, and other materials.
Frank Finnerty papers
Overview Papers and radio scripts written by this University of Alabama graduate.
Elizabeth Finklea Florey Research Collection on Richard Henry Stone
Overview Research papers on Richard Henry Stone, author of In Afric's Forest and Jungle
Eliza Williams Chotard Gould memoirs
Overview Two typescript copies of an 1868 memoirs written by early Tuscaloosa resident of French ancestry, whose family were Natchez, Mississippi pioneers.
Frank L. Grove reminiscence
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
Overview Biographical documents concerning Peter Joseph Hamilton.
Dates: 1832 - 1900
Rachel Duke Hamilton papers
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
Henry De Lamar Clayton Sr. papers
Abstract The personal, legal, military, and administrative papers, of this Alabama politician, Confederate general, and University of Alabama president.
James Austin Anderson papers
Overview A collection of copies of newspaper clippings and information about Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and its people.
James Bowron papers
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.
John Lambert and descendants manuscript
Collection — Box 1758: 
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
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.
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.
Charles Pelham papers
Abstract This collection includes short biographical clippings, letters, and other materials of this Talladega, Alabama, attorney and Congressman.
Rare vertical file
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
Roland Lee Adams papers
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
William Henry Sheppard papers
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
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
Thomas Haughey letter
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
Mrs. Dupont Thompson biography
Abstract This collection contains an unpublished biography of Mrs. Dupont Thompson, a board member of Partlow State School in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.