Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh85132964
Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:
Alice and Algernon Sydney Garnett Papers
Overview Letters written by Alice Garnett and her husband Algernon Sydney Garnett, a professor at the University of Alabama, discussing, among other things, the hardships of travel, news of the university, its professors, and their wives, the election of a new superintendent of education, and a rebellion by the University Cadets against the commandant.
American Association of University Professors, University of Alabama Chapter records
Overview A collection of meeting minutes, committee reports, correspondence, membership information, constitutions, and other material.
Dates: 1949-1975; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1960
Joseph Sweetman Ames physics lectures
Overview Physics lectures in form of mimeographed, bound textbook delivered in 1898-1899 to the second year students of Johns Hopkins University by Joseph S. Ames, professor of physics. Book belonged to H. A. Sayre.
Bankston School: a history
Overview Recollections of Bankston School by individuals connected to this school located in Fayette County, Alabama, which opened in 1906 and closed in the mid 1970s, detailing the history of the school's building, school activities, teachers, and principals.
Dates: circa 1906-1970
Henry R. Benagh letter
Abstract A letter containing genealogical information about the Benagh family.
Benjamin Sherwood Hedrick Letters
Overview Letters from seven former students while prisoners of war in northern prison camps, requesting food, clothing, books, tobacco, and money.
Peter Archibald Carmichael papers
Abstract A collection of this Alabama native and Louisiana State University professor's lecture notes, publications, and professional files on subjects including logic, religion, language, labor arbitration, and civil rights/segregation.
Margaret Christy Memorial Service collection
Overview Letters from Miriam Schneider to friends and students of Margaret Christy asking for "testimonials" that could be read at Christy's memorial service.
Alabama Hall of Fame collection on the nomination of Clarence William Daugette
Overview Materials relating to the nomination of Clarence William Daugette (1873-1942) to the Alabama Hall of Fame. Daugette served for forty-three years as president of Jacksonville State Teachers' College.
Delta Kappa Gamma, Beta Chapter, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, records
Abstact Documentation of the annual activities of the Tuscaloosa chapter of this international education society. The records include minutes, annual reports, financial reports and records, histories, yearbooks, correspondence, directories, and other materials.
Early Educational Institutions in the South
Overview Tuition receipts, a printed announcement, and a clipping, from several schools, primarily in Alabama.
Echola School papers
Overview Photocopies of attendance and tuition records, as well as a short history of the school written by one of its teachers.
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
Lista Geil Eddins papers
Overview Diaries, clippings, photographs, correspondence, sheet music, and church bulletins belonging to this University of Alabama music department head.
Dates: between 1910-1971
Emma Marie Cutter Diary
Overview Emma Marie Cutter (1853-1937) was born in Jaffrey, New Hampshire, and attended the State Normal School at Bridgewater, Massachesetts, from 1871-1875. Cutter began teaching at the Peabody (also known as State) Normal School in Nashville, Tennessee, immediately after her graduation until 1881. This diary, which she kept from 1876-1878, discusses her life as a teacher, her travels to the Northeast to visit her family in the summer, and the people she encountered in the post-Civil War South.
Dates: 1876 - 1878
Janie May Eppes papers
Overview Teaching materials and clippings gathered by a Birmingham, Alabama, school teacher for use in her classroom, and in the course of her own education
James M. Faircloth papers
Overview Includes student papers and personal papers of J. M. Faircloth, a professor of civil engineering at The University of Alabama during the years 1961 through 1969.
Albert John Farrah manuscripts
Overview Typescript manuscripts of two textbooks (two copies of each) created by Albert John Farrah, Dean of the University of Alabama Law School from 1912 until shortly before his death in June of 1944.
Margaret Gillis Figh papers
Abstract This collection consists mainly of folklore and tales contributed by students in Figh's folklore and English classes at Huntingdon College, plus miscellaneous contributions from family and friends.
First Presbyterian Church, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, records
Overview Contains record books, 1820-1948; list of baptisms, 1845-1894; Board of Trustees record books, 1838-1911; Board of Deacons minute book, 1886-1888; and miscellaneous other documents for this Tuscaloosa, Alabama church.
Guild of Professional Writers for Children records
Overview Materials related to the organization's activities, including its statement of purpose, membership applications and rolls, correspondence, newspaper clippings, works of members, announcements, calendars, newsletters, minutes, and financial records.
Dates: 1977-1999; Majority of material found within 1992 - 1994
Virginia Hansen scrapbook
Overview Scrapbook kept during the 13th annual session of summer school for teachers at the University of Alabama, June 8-July 19, 1916, that includes photographs, autographs, anecdotes, notes of social events, a newsletter, and postcards of University of Alabama scenes.
Henry Clifton Pannell Papers
Abstract Correspondence and other material pertaining to Pannell's work in the field of education.
Dates: 1923 - 1946
Jacob Frederic Goossen papers
Overview Correspondence, writings, teaching materials, and musical compositions of this former faculty member of the University of Alabama.
John Beecher Collection
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.
Josephine Jones Letter
Abstract A letter dated 20 November 1860, from Athens, Alabama, to a former teacher named Mrs. Washburn, containing news of the school and stating how much she misses Washburn.
Lena E. Lockhart papers
Overview Autobiographical sketch, inspirational materials, the papers "Woman's Part in Making Alabama History - the Past" presented to the Thomaston, Marengo County, Alabama Study Club, which focuses on female educators, and "History of The Thomaston Parent-Teacher Association", as well as a history of Thomaston, Alabama, by Alma Jean Compton, and materials relating to teaching.
Burton R. Morley retirement letterbook
Overview Book of letters, bound and presented to Morley on his retirement from the University of Alabama in 1968.
Myrtis Parker Handley Photographs
Abstract Collection consists of thirty-eight photographs of students and teachers at Mt. Olive School in Mt. Olive, Alabama, where Handley was a teacher.
Dates: 1947 - 1963
Staci Niemeyer paper "Folk Dancing at the Marietta Johnson School of Organic Education"
Overview Essay about folk dancing at the Marietta Johnson School of Organic Education, a school founded in 1907 by progressive educator Marietta Johnson in Fairhope, Alabama.
Dates: 1990 April 1
O. B. Emerson Papers
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
P. C. Rogers Paper
Abstract This collection contains a photocopy of the text of a speech titled "Growing Old Gracefully," delivered by P.C. Rogers to the Alabama Retired Teachers Association, Summer Conference, June 24, 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.
Roemol Henry Letter
Abstract A letter containing genealogical information about St. Sauveur Francois Bonfils, a Napoleonic exile who served as professor of modern languages and literature at Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky, 1847-1849.
Tuscaloosa Retired Teachers Association records
Overview Contains the yearbooks, from 1966-1992, newsletters and the organizations highlights from 1978-1992.