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University of Alabama -- Buildings -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Robert L. Bass Collection of University of Alabama Negatives

 Collection
Identifier: 2018.001
Overview This collection consists of glass plate negatives, nitrate negatives, and several gelatin developing-out paper photographs depicting The University of Alabama campus, football and baseball teams, sororities and fraternities, and students, as well as negatives of Stillman College and Tuscaloosa.
Dates: 1929 - 1943

James S. P. Beck collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1795
Abstract A miscellany of materials relating to Dr. James S. P. Beck, University of Alabama graduate (1924), including two co-authored articles about radiation burns among survivors of the Nagasaki atomic bomb blast and three photos of burn victims.
Dates: 1924-1947

Canterbury Chapel Christ Episcopal Church scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0272
Overview Scrapbooks and newspaper articles highlighting church members who worked for the University and college students who attended Canterbury Chapel.
Dates: 1927-1937

Wade Hampton Coleman, Jr., papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0339
Abstract Various documents, including speeches, correspondence, reports, faculty newsletters, alumni magazines, newspapers and newspaper clippings of this Alabama native and University of Alabama professor of Romance Languages
Dates: 1924-1968; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1960

Sarah Ann (Gayle) and William B. Crawford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0369
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, scrapbooks, and other papers of Sarah Ann Gayle Crawford, sister to Amelia Gayle Gorgas, and William B. Crawford.
Dates: 1833-1889

Denny Chimes Renovation papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0429
Abstract Materials relating to the 1986 renovation of the University of Alabama bell tower and the fund drive to purchase a new 25-bell carillon, kept by Sandee Gibson. The collection includes a fund drive notebook, photographs of the restoration and rededication, and an information pack for fundraisers.
Dates: undated

Douthitt scrapbook materials

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0399
Overview Material, mostly photocopies, from a nineteenth-century scrapbook. The most significant item is a pencil sketch of the Rotunda on the campus of The University of Alabama.
Dates: circa 1865-1877

Dominique Doux Fiquet Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: 2008-028
Overview Photograph album containing images of students and faculty at The University of Alabama in 1859 and includes the oldest known photograph of the campus.
Dates: 1859

Paula E. Robertson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3601
Overview Early history of Northport, Ala. (1931, photocopy); Brief history of Gorgas House with 1962 Inventory; - T.A. Dearson Inventory
Dates: after 1900

Sydnia Keene Smyth Antebellum Architecture of Tuscaloosa Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-006
Overview This collection consists of thirty-two photographs of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, antebellum architecture, taken by Sydnia Keene Smyth for her thesis in 1929.
Dates: 1929

University of Alabama Rotunda excavation materials

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1211
Overview This collection contains materials relating to the 1984 excavation of the Rotunda, the building which originally housed the University of Alabama library, natural history collection, and assembly room. It was destroyed by United States Army forces on 4 April 1865. Included are newspaper clippings, memoranda, notes on the history of the campus, placement of buildings, surface surveys, and photographs, as well as material on the Pratt house and Madison and Jefferson Halls.
Dates: circa 1984

University of Alabama Woods Hall rededication letters and pamphlets

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1573
Overview A collection of material concerning the 1976 rededication of Woods Hall on the University of Alabama campus which was orginally constructed in the late 1860s.
Dates: 1976