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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

American Cast Iron Pipe Company nomination binder

Identifier: MSS-3456
Scope and Contents The collection contains a binder of materials and photographs nominating the American Cast Iron Pipe Company for Birmingham, Alabama's fifth annual Beautification Award.
Dates: 1975

American Settlement Company letter and constitution

Identifier: W-0135
Overview Constitution of the American Settlement Company (a subscription company which sold plots of land to Kansas settlers) and a letter written by a company representative
Dates: 1855-06-11

Jesse Beene letters

Identifier: MSS-0128
Abstract Two letters written from Cahawba, Alabama, to Rowland G. Hazard in Peace Dale, Rhode Island. The first, dated 14 July 1839, orders shoes for Beene's sixty-eight slaves and includes a list of slaves and a measurement of their feet in inches. In the second, dated 16 December 1841, Beene expresses dissatisfaction with both shoes and prices.
Dates: 1839-1841

Benjamin T. Barret Papers

Identifier: MSS-0117
Abstract A collection containing family correspondence, bills, receipts, clippings, and other items.
Dates: 1836 - 1921; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1900

Beta Gamma Sigma records

Identifier: MSS-0146
Abstract This collection contains an account book, receipts, and clippings pertaining to this national scholastic fraternity for commerce and business.
Dates: 1929-1944

Cahaba, Alabama Public Land Office record

Identifier: MSS-1172
Overview Public land office records from Cahaba, Alabama, possibly created by George S. Gaines.
Dates: 1825 - 1830

William Cash papers

Identifier: MSS-0285
Scope and Contents The contents of both boxes are IBM Quality Control Cards.
Dates: unknown

Coleman and Coleman mercantile records

Identifier: W-0051
Overview Two ledgers documenting sales made at the Coleman, Hearst, and Company mercantile, also named Coleman and Coleman, located in Richmond, Alabama, in the 1860s.
Dates: 1861-1862

Dauphin Island, Alabama, public development papers

Identifier: W-0148
Overview Papers and plat maps of real estate developments in Dauphin Island, Alabama, in 1953, 1958, and 1961.
Dates: 1953 - 1961

Diary of E. Carey Moore in England in 1890

Identifier: MSS-4337
Scope and Contents One diary consisting of 205 pages kept by E. Carey Moore from January to July of 1890 as he traveled throughout England on business. The diary makes mention of interactions with politician Robert Todd Lincoln, British diplomat Clement Lloyd Hill, and banker John C. New. Some of the companies mentioned throughout the diary are Colonia Coffee Plantation, Canara and Escuadron Coffee Plantations, and Tepis. The diary is bound, with blank pages dated from July 25, 1890, to the end of the year. The...
Dates: 1890-01-01 - 1890-07-24

Ethel Armes letters

Identifier: W-0146
Overview Letter to Robert Jemison Jr. of Birmingham, Alabama, about uncredited copying of material from her book, The Story of Coal and Iron in Alabama, and a letter to her brother about a promotion.
Dates: 1921 - 1944

Exchange Club, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, papers

Identifier: MSS-1640
Overview Issues of the newsletter "The Unitor" (1922-2011), framed pictures, and brochures
Dates: 1922-2011

George O. Baker and Joseph M. Baker papers

Identifier: W-0066
Overview Correspondence, ledgers, and other papers of Selma, Alabama, businessmen, George O. Baker, his son, Joseph M. Baker, and their various companies and businesses.
Dates: 1886 - 1898

Daniel J. Haughton papers

Identifier: MSS-0649
Overview Mainly personal correspondence and newspaper clippings about the passing of Daniel Haughton
Dates: 1980s

James Hogan papers

Identifier: MSS-0687
Overview This collection contains letters of correspondence and bills pertaining to duties and tasks of the business; primarily with the distribution of cotton.
Dates: Unknown

J. O. Campbell diary

Identifier: W-0139
Overview Diary of J. O. Campbell, a young man employed as a stenographer and typist in Montgomery, Alabama
Dates: 1895-01 - 1895-05

Kennedy Store ledger

Identifier: MSS-0802
Overview Store ledger of a Florence, Alabama firm.
Dates: Unknown

L. H. Woodley letter, 1924 August 21

 File — Box WSC001: [1006241611], Folder: W0129.19
Scope and Contents In a letter dated August 21, 1924, L. H. Woodley acknowledges the receipt of William J. Mims's loan payment and agrees to extend the loan thirty days.
Dates: 1924 August 21

L. M. Falk and Company records

Identifier: MSS-0833
Overview A ledger and cash book.
Dates: unknown

Edward F. McCrossin papers

Identifier: MSS-0950
Overview Contains personal papers and company records.
Dates: Unknown

Earl McGowin papers

Identifier: MSS-0955
Overview Contains family papers and business records.
Dates: Unknown

Early Huntsville, Alabama, letters

Identifier: W-0100
Overview Two unrelated letters, dated from 1822 and 1831, containing information about Huntsville, Alabama.
Dates: 1822, 1831

Mobile Terminal and Railway Company circular

Identifier: MSS-1783
Abstract A prospectus and preliminary circular for the Mobile Terminal and Railway Company, with the details of the company and bonds that would mature on 1 September 1935.
Dates: circa 1911

Perry County, Alabama, papers

Identifier: MSS-0139
Abstract Letters and other documents donated by a source in Perry County, Alabama. The collection consists of eight letters to Elias Benson. There is also one summons order included in the Elias Benson series. Another series contains the will of Philip Smith of South Carolina. The Thomas and Mary Jones series contains three statements of debt made to John E. Cook, along with an indenture statement and draft. The final series includes miscellaneous documents including deed certification, court records,...
Dates: 1796 - 1898

Phillips-Lester Manufacturing Company

Identifier: MSS-1140
Overview Contains the records of this clothing company including: papers on the correct measurement styles and clothing type for menswear, safety manual, audit records, and transaction booklet.
Dates: unknown

Phoenix Hotel, Carrollton, Pickens County, Alabama records

Identifier: MSS-1144
Overview This collection contains the hotels ledgers, of whom visited the hotel: date visited, their name, where they're from, and room numbers. Inside the ledgers are some of the hotels bills and certificates, including Alabama Power bill and Health Inspection certificates, as well as some other clippings the hotel may have received from their customers. Dates of the ledgers range from September 1929 - 1938.
Dates: 1909-1948

Pla-Gem Company papers

Identifier: MSS-1149
Overview Brochures for the Pla-Gem Steel Furniture Company of Cullman, Alabama, selling children.s steel gym sets.
Dates: 1964

Plantation Patterns, Inc. papers

Identifier: MSS-1150
Overview Brochures from the late 1950s for Arlington House wrought iron furniture
Dates: 1965-1968

George and James Skinner papers

Identifier: MSS-1280
Overview Material concerning the business and plantation activities of George (1812-1879) and James Skinner (1801-1883) of Marengo County.
Dates: 1829-1950

Southern Trade and Diplomacy Collection

Identifier: MSS-4214
Overview The collection consists of one letter and two pamphlets related to trade and diplomacy in the antebellum South.
Dates: 1837 - 1860

J. D. Sutter papers

Identifier: MSS-1372
Overview Contains the plans, letters, lists of supplies needed, and other personal notes of J.D. Sutter, a landscape contractor in Birmingham, Alabama, from the late 1920s through the 1950s.
Dates: 1928-1961

"Tall Shadows: Origins and Operations of McGriff, Seibels, and Williams, Inc., Insurance Brokers"

Identifier: W-0028
Overview Unpublished corporate history of McGriff, Seibels and Williams Inc., one of the largest insurance brokerage firms in the United States, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.
Dates: 1985

Traders' National Bank Records

Identifier: MSS-1792
Overview Booklets that have information about the various positions and tasks associated with the bank
Dates: circa 1922 - 1927

College of Business and Administration theses

Identifier: MSS-2389
Overview Theses, primarily unbound, by students in the College of Business & Administration
Dates: unknown

W. K, Schimmel Letter, 1889 July 24

 File — Box 4257.006: [1006214231], Folder: 27
Scope and Contents Letter from W. K. Schimmel, in South Bend, Indiana, to a friend, describing a near accident on his bicycle and the pleasure he is having on this trip. He tells his friend that he is writing from his brother-in-law's factory and that his desk looks out at 250 young women and girls busily making shirts of all descriptions; each has a specific part to make and nothing else.
Dates: 1889 July 24

Wendell Willkie letter, 1940 February 10

 File — Box WSC001: [1006241611], Folder: W0129.10
Scope and Contents The collection contains a letter from Wendell L. Willkie, dated February 10, 1940, to John Calhoun Caldwell of Birmingham, Alabama. Willkie thanks Caldwell for commenting on an article Willkie wrote for Reader's Digest.
Dates: 1940 February 10