University of Alabama -- Buildings -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
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
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.
Overview Scrapbooks and newspaper articles highlighting church members who worked for the University and college students who attended Canterbury Chapel.
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
Abstract Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, scrapbooks, and other papers of Sarah Ann Gayle Crawford, sister to Amelia Gayle Gorgas, and William B. Crawford.
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.
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
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.
Overview Correspondence, writings, teaching materials, and musical compositions of this former faculty member of the University of Alabama.
Overview Early history of Northport, Ala. (1931, photocopy); Brief history of Gorgas House with 1962 Inventory; - T.A. Dearson Inventory
Dates: after 1900
Overview This collection consists of thirty-two photographs of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, antebellum architecture, taken by Sydnia Keene Smyth for her thesis in 1929.
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
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.