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Women -- Alabama

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh2014001837

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Ethel Marie Armes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0087
Overview Personal letters written by Ethel Armes, a Birmingham journalist and author, primarily to Alice Wiggin of Franklin, Massachusetts.
Dates: between 1890 and 2002

Battle family papers

 Collection
Identifier: W-0010
Overview Letters, calling cards, scripture cards, and a small journal of this Tuskegee, Alabama, family.
Dates: 1855-1871

George H. Blelock letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0173
Abstract A letter dated 21 June 1865 to Capt. J. M. Cary of Chunnenuggee, Alabama. Blelock, a publisher in New York, offered "the most liberal terms" for the future literary productions of Augusta Jane Evans (Wilson) (1835-1909), an immensely popular sentimental novelist.
Dates: 1865 June 21

Charity Sophia Rutland Brett commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0206
Overview Mid-nineteenth-century combination cookbook and scrapbook that includes a "Cure for Cancer," a "New broth for the sick," and a "remedy for cholera," among others.
Dates: 1851-1856

Business and Professional Women's Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0241
Abstract Scrapbooks and papers of this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, chapter of the Business and Professional Women's Club. Papers include treasurer's reports, public relations reports, and other club information. Scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, articles, photographs, programs, club yearbooks, and invitations.
Dates: 1935-1967

Callahan Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0262
Overview A miscellany of materials, primarily genealogical records of a large number of families. The collection also contains files on the Hopewell Baptist Church in Fayette County, Alabama, the 26th Alabama Infantry Regiment Company F, Alabama land records, and on women's suffrage.
Dates: unknown

Carl Lamson Carmer letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0277
Overview Letter written by this acclaimed author of Stars Fell on Alabama to Mrs. Raymond McClain, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, discussing Mrs. McLain's association with Ruby Pickens Tartt, who Carmer praises for her value to the state of Alabama and her work to raise awareness of the folk traditions of Alabama.
Dates: 1972 August 9

Mary Tarver Carroll papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0283
Overview Contains two undated letters written from this Alabama resident to Peter Brannon, most likely the director of the Alabama Department of Archives and History; two hand-written verses; and three printed cards with Christmas illustrations and poems written by Carroll.
Dates: circa 1930s

Zitella Cocke papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0329
Abstract The collection contains photocopies of photographs and poems, perhaps written by Cocke.
Dates: circa 1950

Mary Elizabeth Counselman collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0361
Abstract A collection of manuscripts and publications from Alabama sci-fi/horror writer Mary Elizabeth Counselman
Dates: 1940 - 1980

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

Depositions of Peyton and Jane Graves in the Case of Elva v. Edwin Jenkins

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4234
Overview These depositions, which total fourteen pages, contain the August 1853 testimony of plantation owner Peyton L. Graves and his wife, Jane, regarding the case brought by their neighbor Elva Jenkins against her husband Edwin Jenkins, in Wilcox County, Alabama. The depositions include accounts of a violent dog attack against Elva, as well as her resentment over Edwin’s favoritism toward their slave Becky.
Dates: 1853 August 21

Four Minute Men, Women's Division, Birmingham, Alabama, scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0539
Overview Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and other materials about this organization, whose members gave speeches in support of World War I.
Dates: 1918-1919

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

Aileen Kilgore Henderson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0661
Overview Drafts and final manuscripts of the works of this award-winning Alabama children's author, and correspondence with her editor and with her fans. Also a United States Army Women's Corps uniform [not AKH's actual uniform; the attached insignia may or may not be hers either]: jacket, blouse, skirt and garrison cap, circa 1944-1951 and other military recognitions.
Dates: 1938-2008

Emory Peebles Hildreth papers

 Collection — Box 2961: [1005585069]
Identifier: MSS-0669
Overview Newspaper clippings and a manuscript written by Hildreth
Dates: unknown

Sarah Shorter Hunter commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: W-0019
Overview Commonplace book of Eufaula, Alabama, resident containing handwritten recipes, poems, quotations, and notes. In addition, the book includes a small number of newspaper clippings.
Dates: approximately 1835-1894

Lena E. Lockhart papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0871
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.
Dates: 1951-1963

Aurora Pryor McClellan commonplace and autograph book

 Collection
Identifier: W-0015
Overview Sketches, quotations, brief journal entries, and several letters.
Dates: 1861-1903

Elise Ayers Sanguinetti Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0098
Abstract This collection consists of the correspondence, manuscripts, and galley proofs, as well as reviews and notices of Elise Ayers Sanguinetti, the Alabama author of The Last of the Whitfields (1962), The New Girl (1964), The Dowager (1968), and McBee's Station (1972).
Dates: 1929-2003

Catherine P. Spell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4057
Overview Audio cassettes and transcripts
Dates: 2003 January

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

Uniontown Methodist Church Women's Missionary Society records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1465
Abstract This collection consists of a ledger containing meeting minutes, membership rolls, dues, and etc., for the early 1880s. It also contains a copy of an inspirational talk on missions and a photocopy of a history of the Women's Missionary Society.
Dates: 1880-1940; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1885

Collection on women in Alabama

 Collection
Identifier: W-0005
Overview A variety of materials related to several Alabama women, some of whom are well-known in Alabama and the nation, while others were simple women going about their daily lives. This is also the affirmative side of a debate speech presented by Benjamin F. Eborn at Southern University in Greensboro, Alabama, on the question "Is Woman Really Better Than Man?"
Dates: 1853-1957