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University of Alabama -- History -- 19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Coleman Hargrove papers

Identifier: MSS-0630
Overview Personal and business correspondence, class notes, and financial records of attorney and politician, Andrew Coleman Hargrove of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dates: 1835-1911

Charles Edward Bridges letter

Identifier: MSS-0209
Overview A letter dated 24 February 1849, written from the University of Alabama to Sam Houston, advising him that he has been elected an honorary member of the Erosophic Society.
Dates: 1849 February 24

Thomas P. Clinton letters

Identifier: MSS-0319
Overview Letters about the burning of the University of Alabama, April 1865, which Clinton witnessed as a young boy.
Dates: Unknown

D. M. N. Ross Paper

Identifier: MSS-1208
Abstract A paper titled "A brief history of the military department of the University of Alabama, 1860-1936,"written by D.M.N. Ross.
Dates: n.d.

Joanne H. Smith Letter

Identifier: MSS-1288
Abstract A letter dated 11 October 1835, from Boston to Miss Susan C. Farley, Ipswich, Massachusetts. Smith, a former pupil of Farley's, discusses the latter's intention to go to Tuscaloosa, Alabama to teach at the Tuscaloosa Female Institute.
Dates: 1835-10-11

John H. Pettway Letter

Identifier: MSS-1134
Abstract Letter from Pettway in Knoxville, Tennessee, to Professor John L. Calhoun at the University of Alabama regarding the current status of his church membership.
Dates: 1897-02

Presidents Nathaniel T. Lupton, Josiah Gorgas, and William S. Wyman Records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-249
Overview This record group contains a letterbook with correspondence to and from three Unversity of Alabama presidents, Nathaniel T. Lupton, Josiah Gorgas, and William S. Wyman, from 1871 to 1879.
Dates: 1871 - 1879

Melpothalian Society Records

Identifier: MSS-0977
Abstract This collection contains an account of the society's proceedings, a list of members, and a note for $5,000 to W. P. Douthit dated Oct. 15, 1844.
Dates: 1836 - 1844; Majority of material found within 1836 - 1837

President Landon C. Garland Records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-027
Overview This record group contains the correspondence of Landon C. Garland, University of Alabama president from 1855-1865.
Dates: 1852 - 1865; Majority of material found within 1861 - 1865

Framed Imprint of the Original Seal for the University of Alabama

Identifier: MSS-4112
Overview Imprint of the original seal of the University of Alabama's first seal which was lost for 125 years.
Dates: 2015

Thomas W. Johnston Papers

Identifier: MSS-0770
Abstract Photostats of papers relating to Johnson's pension claim, detailing his service in the 2nd Michigan Cavalry during the Civil War.
Dates: 1861 - 1891

University of Alabama Faculty Records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-154
Overview This record group contains records of The University of Alabama faculty from 1831-1922, including early correspondence and minutes of faculty meetings.
Dates: 1831 - 1922

University of Alabama Photograph Collection

Identifier: 2007-001
Abstract Depicting history of the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1800 - 1999

William Albert Jones Quarterly Report Card

Identifier: MSS-0787
Abstract Photostatic copy of an 1862 report card of this University of Alabama student from Marion, Alabama.
Dates: 1862-12-26