Women -- Alabama
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: https://lccn.loc.gov/sh2014001837
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Aileen Kilgore Henderson Papers
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
Ethel Marie Armes papers
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
Overview Letters, calling cards, scripture cards, and a small journal of this Tuskegee, Alabama, family.
George H. Blelock letter
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
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.
Business and Professional Women's Club records
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.
Callahan Family papers
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.
Carl Lamson Carmer letter
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
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
Abstract The collection contains photocopies of photographs and poems, perhaps written by Cocke.
Dates: circa 1950
Mary Elizabeth Counselman collection
Abstract A collection of manuscripts and publications from Alabama sci-fi/horror writer Mary Elizabeth Counselman
Dates: 1940 - 1980
Ethel Creighton poem and watercolor
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
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
Elise Ayers Sanguinetti Papers
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
Emory Peebles Hildreth Papers
Overview Newspaper clippings and a manuscript written by Hildreth
Four Minute Men, Women's Division, Birmingham, Alabama, scrapbook
Overview Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and other materials about this organization, whose members gave speeches in support of World War I.
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.
Sarah Shorter Hunter commonplace book
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
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.
Aurora Pryor McClellan commonplace and autograph book
Overview Sketches, quotations, brief journal entries, and several letters.
Catherine P. Spell Collection
Overview Audio cassettes and transcripts
Dates: 2003 January
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.
Uniontown Methodist Church Women's Missionary Society records
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
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?"