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Mobile (Ala.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Alabama hotels and resorts of the past collection

 Collection
Identifier: W-0041
Overview Letters, receipts, and transcribed copies of newspaper articles pertaining to notable Alabama hotels, including the Exchange Hotel (Montgomery), the Morris Hotel (Birmingham), the Battle House (Mobile), the DeKalb Hotel (Fort Payne), Fruithurst Inn (Fruithurst), the Alabama Inn (Livingston), Mansion House (Mobile), the Green Bottom Inn (Huntsville), and the Point Clear Hotel (Point Clear).
Dates: 1830-1836

A. M. Blair letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0169
Abstract A letter dated 30 November 1843, to Blair's brother Edwin in Williamstown, Massachusetts, describing a sea voyage from New York, to Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1843 November 30

Peter Brannon papers

 Collection
Identifier: W-0009
Overview Correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, and other materials created by Peter A. Brannon, highlighting his career as a pharmacist, an anthropologist, and an archivist.
Dates: 1900-1966

Brewster and Conley sales records

 Collection
Identifier: W-0075
Overview Contains the sales records from 1838 to 1846 of Brewster and Conley, a buggy and carriage manufacturing company located in antebellum Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1838-1846

H. Cox Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4126
Overview Letter from uncle in Mt. Vernon, Alabama, to niece in Brooklyn, New York, telling her about the yellow fever outbreak in Mobile.
Dates: 1839 October 17

C. I. B. DeLage letter

 Collection
Identifier: W-0156
Overview A letter from C. I. B. DeLage, a Mobile, Alabama, commission agent, to Carl G. Schneider detailing the financial history of Mobile during the Civil War.
Dates: after 1865

Dorman and Noel family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0443
Abstract A genealogical record of the ancestors of Lily Dorman Ramsey, plus family correspondence of the Dormans and Noels of Greensboro and Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1831-1866

Gaillard and Hurtel families papers

 Collection
Identifier: W-0090
Overview Commonplace book, letters, and other documents and items collected by these Mobile and Claiborne, Alabama, families.
Dates: 1838-1885

Daniel Geary scrapbook on the history of the Mobile Volunteer Fire Companies

 Collection
Identifier: W-0024
Overview Scrapbook of newspaper clippings, illustrations, and handwritten notes related to the history of volunteer firefighter companies in Mobile, Alabama, compiled by Daniel Geary.
Dates: 1830-1924

Edward Hall letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0609
Overview Business letters to Addin Lewis in New Haven, Connecticut, from Hall in Mobile, Alabama, 10 March and 15 April 1837 and 17 August 1840.
Dates: 1837, 1840

L. N. Hitchcock letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0677
Abstract Letter written from Mobile, Alabama, to Gideon Luger, discussing government problems
Dates: 1838 August

John Forbes and Company land records

 Collection
Identifier: W-0074
Overview Three journals recording land sales and transfers in southern Alabama, as well as memoranda and notes concerning the partners of this mercantile firm.
Dates: 1799-1849

Henry Major Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4217
Overview Collection mostly consists of incoming business correspondence written to Henry Major from various business associates in the United Kingdom and America. Henry Major was a New York merchant around the years 1802-1836. The correspondence allows a look into the mercantile world of overseas trading of cotton and other goods, prices, and other related issues.
Dates: 1816-1841

Cowbellion de Rakin Society initiation ceremony script

 Collection
Identifier: W-0035
Overview Handwritten script outlining an 1847 initiation ceremony conducted by Mobile, Alabama's earliest mystic society, the Cowbellian de Rakin Society.
Dates: 1847

Ferdinand Masendorff financial notebook

 Collection
Identifier: W-0039
Overview Financial notebook includes lists of prices and shipping rates for items such as cotton, sugar, coffee and corn, as well as lists of currency exchange rates, United States cotton production rates, and Mobile cotton brokers.
Dates: 1849-1861

James Maxwell papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2317
Overview Letterbook about the 1907 proposed extension of the Warrior Branch for the M&O Railroad
Dates: 1907

Mississippi, New Orleans, Mobile records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1000
Abstract Miscellaneous manuscripts from the Gulf Coast; business related, bills, receipts, pricing lists
Dates: 1836 - 1876

Mobile, Alabama, Confederate newspaper scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: W-0050
Overview Scrapbook of newspaper articles from Confederate newspapers (probably in Mobile, Alabama) documenting Civil War battles including the First Battle of Bull Run, the Siege of Lexington, and the Battle of Leesburg.
Dates: 1861-1862

Mobile, Alabama, business correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: W-0098
Overview Letters, dated between 1821 and 1838, describing business conditions in Mobile, Alabama, written by Mobile lawyers to northern merchants Enoch Silsby and William R. Bowers, updating them on the status of legal cases they had filed in Mobile and updates on the sale and production of cotton.
Dates: 1821-1838

Joseph Murrell letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: W-0084
Overview Letterbook containing the correspondence of Mobile cotton broker Joseph Murrell, dated from June to October 1861.
Dates: 1861

Pettigrew Family Carte de Visite

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-026
Abstract Carte de visite (CDV) of the Pettigrew family, along with an African American woman and a young boy. Acc # 015-008
Dates: circa 1866

Cameron McRae Plummer book list

 Collection
Identifier: W-0087
Overview Contains a list of books compiled by Haunted House Book Shop owner Cameron McRae Plummer.
Dates: 1950-1961

Robert H. Smith legal notebook

 Collection
Identifier: W-0016
Overview Handwritten definitions and summaries of legal cases tried between 1869 and 1877, relating primarily to railroad interests and personal property law.
Dates: circa 1870

Southern Alabama Emigration and Development Company letters

 Collection
Identifier: W-0002
Overview Letters of this Chicago, Illinois, based company to their agents in Montgomery, Alabama, concerning land development projects in southern Alabama in the late nineteenth century.
Dates: 1897

St. John family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1330
Overview Legal papers related to property, as well as personal and business letters
Dates: 1852-1907

St. Matthew's Holy Name Society records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2310
Overview Minute book for St. Matthew's Holy Name Society in Mobile, Alabama
Dates: 1928-1941

Aurulia Taylor autograph book

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1385
Abstract Commercially published autograph book entitled "Leaves of Affection", containing handwritten notes and poems by Taylor's friends and acquaintances. Most of the signers were from Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1862-1873

Daniel Thomas papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1398
Overview Contains the records of Judge Daniel Thomas, including the Birdie Davis vs. School Board, Mobile, Alabama records, which was one of his most important civil rights cases based on desegregation, as well as other case records, certificates, and other notes.
Dates: 1940-1960

Albert J. Tully letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1425
Abstract A series of typed letters sent to family and friends by this Mobile, Alabama, resident describing his and his immediate family's experiences during and following Hurricane Frederick, which hit Mobile September 12-13, 1979.
Dates: 1979-1980

J. T. Wiswall papers

 Collection
Identifier: W-0011
Overview Two notebooks, containing mathematical equations and scientific essays, as well as the handwritten manuscripts of J. T. Wiswall's works "The African" and "Iliad of the Family," neither of which were ever published.
Dates: circa 1860

W. P. A. Federal Writers Project

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1503
Overview Photocopies of records compiled in 1936 by the Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) Federal Writers' Project, District 6, Mobile, Ala., I.D. # OI49-5073, concerning with historically significant individuals, geographical areas, monuments, parks, buildings, ceremonies, forts, squares, social customs, theatres, folklore, and art.
Dates: unknown

J. Zelinski Camp O'Neal sketchbook

 Collection
Identifier: W-0038
Overview This sketchbook contains nineteen pen and ink drawings that depict training drills, camp life, and social events held at Camp O'Neal, a training base located in Frascati Park in Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1883 June