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Mobile County (Ala.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

A. Babbitt letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0100
Abstract Letter from Babbitt to his cousin William H. Babbitt of Princeton, New Jersey, describing an ocean voyage from New York to Mobile, and Babbitt's subsequent doings in Alabama.
Dates: circa 1843 December

Sam Bennett letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0138
Abstract An 1848 letter written from Chickasaw, Alabama, to his cousin in Tuscumbia, Alabama, discussing the weather of the "sunny South," temperance, sailing to New Orleans, and various family matters.
Dates: 1848 May 7

Helen N. Butler scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0244
Overview A scrapbook by Helen N., "Nellie," Butler of Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, consisting of clippings of newspaper articles, obituaries, poetry, marriage announcements, invitations, visiting cards, letters, prints and engravings.
Dates: 1857–1888

Jesse Carter commonplace and letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0284
Overview Commonplace and letterbook, with early entries dating from 1823, includes hand-written poetry and by authors such as Shakespeare and Lord Byron. Later entries date from at least 1843 and include copies of letters that mention Mobile, Alabama, Mardi Gras societies.
Dates: 1823-1882

Ethel Creighton poem and watercolor

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0365
Overview A poem and a watercolor by Ethel Creighton featuring the Old Spanish Tower in Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: between 1880-1953

Creole Social Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0374
Overview Insurance policies on the club house, an account book from a Mobile, Alabama, apothecary with the club, and tickets for social events sponsored by this African-American social club.
Dates: 1878-1902

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

Dimon, Fay, and Beers records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0436
Abstract A collection containing business correspondence and receipts of this Mobile, Alabama, partnership which included the city's Chief of Police, C. A. R. Dimon.
Dates: 1866

Dorman and Noel family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0443
Abstract A genealogical record of the ancestors of Lily Dorman Ramsey, plus family correspondence of the Dormans and Noels of Greensboro and Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1831-1866

Elliott and Carl Mill time book

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0479
Overview A ledger of the Elliott and Carl Mill which records days and hours worked by employees as well as accounts and orders for lumber.
Dates: 1886 - 1891

Gaines Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0550
Overview Correspondence, legal and business documents relating to the Gaines family, most of it from Mobile, Choctaw, and Jefferson Counties, Alabama.
Dates: 1824-1949

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

Edward R. Norville diary

 Collection
Identifier: W-0105
Overview Diary of Edward R. Norville, a Mobile, Alabama, river pilot.
Dates: 1873-1891

Julian Lee Rayford papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1181
Abstract Articles and other writings of this Mobile, Alabama, artist, journalist, folklorist, and muralist who was known for his work to increase awareness of Mobilian Joe Cain who revived Mardi Gras after the Civil War.
Dates: 1953-1973

Louisa Anna Toulmin letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1417
Abstract A letter dated 5 August 1842, from Toulminville, Mobile County, Alabama, to Mrs. Samuel Ward, Newport, Rhode Island. In it Toulmin thanks Ward for the time spent together on her trip north the previous year, and inquires about various people.
Dates: 1842 August 5