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Alabama -- History -- 1819-1950

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Alabama Circuit Court, 17th District, Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0055
Overview A collection of court records from the Alabama Circuit Court's 17th District, including minutes and trial, appearance, and subpoena dockets, 1815-1835.
Dates: 1815-1835

Alabama Democratic Party, 1860 Delegation minutes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0057
Overview Minutes and roll of Alabama's delegation, who were "accredited to the Baltimore and Richmond Democratic convention" in Richmond, Virginia, in 1860.
Dates: 1860

Alabama Democratic Party Executive Committee minutes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0030
Overview Minutes of the Alabama Democratic Party Executive Committee meetings from 1892-1894.
Dates: 1892-1894

Alabama Election Ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3022
Overview Several articles and flyers about Alabama elections from the early 20th century.
Dates: 1916-1930

Alabama Legislature petition

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0039
Overview An 1849 petition by several Alabama legislators to Governor Reuben Chapman urging him to veto the act chartering the Central Plank Road, and a typed transcript listing the names of signers and counties that they represented.
Dates: 1849

Alabama Nurses Association records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0044
Abstract This collection includes meeting minutes, 1913-1940, copies of the organization's newsletter, 1958-1972, miscellaneous newspaper and magazine articles, photographs, and correspondence, a few rosters, and papers relating to admitting African Americans to the association, 1949-1950.
Dates: 1913-1977

Alabama Review editorial records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0051
Overview Miscellaneous correspondence, as well as copies of submitted articles (published and unpublished), of this peer-reviewed academic journal that presents the best of scholarship on the history of the state.
Dates: 1976-1987

Alpha Epsilon Delta records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0069
Overview The Alpha Epsilon Delta collection consists of the rules, rituals, petitions, reports, and memorabilia of the University of Alabama's charter chapter of this medical honors society.
Dates: 1926-1951

Harry Mell Ayers papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0097
Abstract Contains the correspondence of this New Deal Democrat and Civil Rights supporter who owned the newspaper, the Anniston Star. The correspondence deals with local, state, and national political campaigns, elections, education, civil rights, editorials, letters to the editor, and events of the times. The collection also contains personal correspondence with other newspapermen, educators, and statesmen; copies of editorials and clippings on Alabama politics, Anniston, education, the Federal...
Dates: 1918-1956

Baltzell and Bullock families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0105
Abstract The papers of two Greene County, Alabama families involved in post-Civil War Alabama politics, including correspondence, a diary, essays, deeds, and financial documents.
Dates: 1839-1921

Marion Banks letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0110
Abstract Letter to Dr. E. H. Moren recommending W. C. Richardson for the professorship of English literature at Alabama A and M College.
Dates: 1878 May 24

W.R. Barron paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0119
Abstract A paper titled "History of Fairview Presbyterian Church from Organization to Present Date (April 23, 1889)," that includes lists of pastors, members, and elders of this Presbyterian Church in Perry County, Alabama, 1823-1889.
Dates: 1889 April 23

Benton County, Alabama, land contract

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0141
Abstract Land contract dated 29 July 1834, at White Plains, Benton (later Calhoun) County, Alabama.
Dates: 1834 July 29

James Berney letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0142
Abstract Letter dated 31 January 1846, from Montgomery, Alabama, to A. Jackson at Mayhew [Mississippi?] on news of Montgomery being voted the state capital and the subsequent celebration.
Dates: 1846 January 31

Peyton B. Bibb papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0153
Abstract Documents, mainly letters written to or by Peyton B. Bibb. There are also receipts and minutes from unidentified meetings. There is also a copy of the “Complete Rudiments of Music” by A.J. Showalter (©1906) with the name “George Bibb” written on the front cover and on the first page.
Dates: 1886–1906

Big Creek Baptist Church Records

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Identifier: MSS-0156
Abstract Deed for land, lists of members, and monthly meeting minutes of this Baptist church in Coker, Alabama.
Dates: 1821-1913

George E. Brewer letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0207
Overview Two typescript copies of a 1919 letter describing Bird H. Young who was the model for nineteenth century author Johnson J. Hooper's (1815-62) character Simon Suggs.
Dates: 1919 October 15

Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands labor contract

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0230
Overview Labor contract dated 16 June 1865 with estate of Greene Underwood of Dallas Co., Alabama, binding former slaves to plantation in return for food, clothing and medical care
Dates: 1865 June 16

Cantelou family genealogy

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0271
Overview Photocopies of various documents concerning the ancestry of members of the Cantelou family of South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama.
Dates: 1855–1965

Collective Protection documents

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0344
Abstract Documents on Collective Protection probably produced by authorities in Birmingham, Alabama, and Montgomery, Alabama, shortly after the United States entered World War II. They cover all areas of collective protection such as home protection, lighting restrictions, espionage and sabotage, war gases and shelters.
Dates: 1941-1945

John Cuthbert letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0389
Overview Letter, written by John A. Cuthbert from San Souci, Mobile Bay, Alabama, on 29 June 1848 to Governor Reuben Chapman of Alabama, urging the appointment of William R. King to fill a vacant seat in the United States Senate.
Dates: 1848 June 29

Dallas County, Alabama, Treasurer records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0391
Overview One ledger containing the treasurer’s records pertaining to taxes and other fines and fees paid in Dallas County, Alabama from 1868 to 1873.
Dates: 1868-1873

Early Alabama documents

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0464
Overview Documents from the mid nineteenth century, including store and tax receipts, court orders, letters, property appraisals, etc., from Alabama, Tennessee, and Mississippi, mainly pertaining to West Alabama
Dates: 1844-1887

Early Alabama Land Grants and Applications for Purchase

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0465
Overview Applications for grants and for the purchase of land, mainly in Marengo and Washington counties in Alabama. There are also a few other legal documents pertaining to disputed applications.
Dates: 1812-1846

Early Educational Institutions in the South

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0466
Overview Tuition receipts, a printed announcement, and a clipping, from several schools, primarily in Alabama.
Dates: 1844-1879

Johnnie M. Edwards paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0477
Overview Paper titled "Inventory of Public Records in the Cherokee County Courthouse" containing an inventory of public records in the Cherokee County, Alabama, courthouse, 1882-1930.
Dates: 1980

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

William H. Ely letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0484
Overview Letters recounting an 1820-1821 journey to Alabama by William H. Ely, Commissioner of the Connecticut Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb. The letters describe both the difficulties of his mission and the lifestyle of the early inhabitants of the state of Alabama.
Dates: 1820-1821

John Falconer deed

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0502
Overview A conveyance of land in Montgomery, Alabama, from John Falconer to Jonathan Mayhew, in 1823
Dates: 1823 May 3

City of Faunsdale, Marengo County, Alabama, correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0509
Overview Letters created and received by the city of Faunsdale, Marengo County, Alabama, mainly relating to routine matters in this small town, including city maintenance concerns.
Dates: 1927-1933

Zachariah Fields deed

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0512
Overview A conveyance of land in Montgomery, Alabama, dated 3 March 1833, to Jonathan Mayhew and George Whitman.
Dates: 1833 March 2

Willis H. Gibson letter of appointment

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0568
Overview Letter dated 28 June 1850 from the U.S. Secretary of the Interior, appointing Gibson as a U.S. Marshal for the Northern District of Alabama
Dates: 1850 June 28

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

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

W. A. Handley letter

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Identifier: MSS-0618
Overview Letter written to the U.S. House of Representatives at the beginning of his term as a member of the House.
Dates: 1871 March 8

Daniel Thompson McCall, Jr. collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0393
Overview Three photographs of U. of A. students between 1884-1887 and an article by McCall about Alabamians who went to California during the 1849 "Gold Rush."
Dates: 1849-1887

Staci Niemeyer paper "Folk Dancing at the Marietta Johnson School of Organic Education"

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0525
Overview Essay about folk dancing at the Marietta Johnson School of Organic Education, a school founded in 1907 by progressive educator Marietta Johnson in Fairhope, Alabama.
Dates: 1990 April 1