Mobile County (Ala.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/n80165660
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents One photographic album created in July 1911 of 18 black and white photographs promoting land cultivation in Mobile and Baldwin counties in Alabama. Photographs are of different types of fruit that can grow in Alabama and examples of orchards in bloom. The photographs measure 3 3/8" x 5 1/2" and are adhesive mounted to 16 paper leaves.
Dates: 1911-07-22 - 1911-07-24
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
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
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.
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.
Overview A poem and a watercolor by Ethel Creighton featuring the Old Spanish Tower in Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: between 1880-1953
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.
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
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.
Abstract A genealogical record of the ancestors of Lily Dorman Ramsey, plus family correspondence of the Dormans and Noels of Greensboro and Mobile, Alabama.
Overview Diary of Edward R. Norville, a Mobile, Alabama, river pilot.
Dates: 1873 - 1891
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
Overview Correspondence, legal and business documents relating to the Gaines family, most of it from Mobile, Choctaw, and Jefferson Counties, Alabama.
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
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.
Abstract Written from Mobile, Alabama, by Thomas Bayley Lawson, a portrait and miniature painter active primarily in Massachusetts, to Rufus Spaulding, in Newburyport, Massachusetts. Speaks in great detail about business conditions and the high cost of living in Mobile. Makes observations on the treatment of slaves in the city.
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