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Alabama -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Alabama Cultivation Promotional Photographic Album

Identifier: 2022-025
Scope and Contents One photographic album created in July 1911 of 18 black and white photographs promoting land cultivation in Mobile and Baldwin counties in Alabama. Photographs are of different types of fruit that can grow in Alabama and examples of orchards in bloom. The photographs measure 3 3/8" x 5 1/2" and are adhesive mounted to 16 paper leaves.
Dates: 1911-07-22 - 1911-07-24

Banking in Alabama, 1816-1860, volume 2, manuscripts

Identifier: W-0007
Overview Includes a carbon copy of the manuscript Banking in Alabama, 1816-1860, volume 2, written by William H. Brantley Jr. The bound manuscript is 371 pages long and covers the history of banking in the state from 1837 to 1849; it is part of a two-volume work that covers the years 1816-1860.
Dates: 1967

Lewy Dorman papers

Identifier: MSS-0444
Overview Papers that discuss Barbour County, Alabama, history.
Dates: undated

James F. Doster papers

Identifier: MSS-0447
Overview Materials this Tuscaloosa native and history professor at The University of Alabama created and collected.
Dates: undated

Doy L. McCall Papers

Identifier: MSS-0942
Overview Typescript copy of an article on General Lafayette's visit to Alabama, subsequently published in the Alabama Historical Quarterly, vol. 17, nos. 1 and 2 (Spring/Summer 1955), pp. 33-77. The collection also contains carbon copies of the author's transcripts of original documents relating to Lafayette's visit.
Dates: 1955

Fourth Alabama Regiment Newspaper Article Transcriptions

Identifier: MSS-1189
Overview Typewritten transcriptions of articles about the 4th Alabama Regiment. Original articles were in unnamed Huntsville, Alabama, newspapers
Dates: 1861 - 1862

Hosea Holcombe papers

Identifier: MSS-0689
Overview Letter written by Holcombe asking a bookseller in Pennsylvania to send him two books by a Dr. Gills.
Dates: 1824

James E. Nunn Diary

Identifier: MSS-1062
Abstract Diary of this Mooresville, Limestone County, Alabama resident
Dates: 1854 - 1856

Jesse B. Hearin Paper

Identifier: MSS-1265
Overview Text of a speech or paper on William Tecumseh Sherman.
Dates: unknown

Lincoln Normal School Photographic Albums

Identifier: WP-2013001
Overview This collection consists of two personal albums with photographs of teachers, administrators, and students at the Lincoln Normal School, an early African-American school in Marion, Alabama. The albums include formal group portraits, informal photographs from everyday life, and images of the school's surroundings.
Dates: 1909 - 1924

Marie Ball Papers

Identifier: MSS-3472
Overview Newspaper clipping from 1954, a letter from 1894, and an unpublished manuscript about the early history of Tuscaloosa from 1874-1897
Dates: 1950

Libba Mayo papers

Identifier: MSS-0936
Overview Excerpts from the diary of John G. Traylor (1817-43), an early Dallas County, Alabama resident, a genealogy of the Traylor family, and a history of the town of Pleasant Hill, Dallas County, Alabama.
Dates: 1825-1925

Monroe F. Cockrell research notes

Identifier: MSS-0330
Abstract Research notes and synopses on Emma Sansom, General Pickett at Gettysburg, "The Bivouac of the Dead," and General Forrest's crossing of the Sipsey River, March 29, 1865.
Dates: 1949-1956

Phillips High School Collection

Identifier: MSS-1141
Abstract This collection consists of a miscellany of items pertaining to the Phillips High School (Birmingham, Alabama) class of 1930.
Dates: 1930 - 1980

R.E. Pettus Papers

Identifier: MSS-1133
Abstract Contains a variety of materials belonging to this Huntsville, Alabama, businessman, including maps; letters received from B.H. Meek, Carlos Surish, W.P. Hall; and an invitation to an event at the Alabama Central Female College.
Dates: 1875 - 1921

Robert S. Lanier Letter

Identifier: MSS-0841
Abstract A letter dated 4 June 1890, to his son, describing his reaction to the nomination of Thomas Goode Jones as Democratic Party candidate for governor of Alabama and to an article his son had written.
Dates: 1890-06-04

Paula E. Robertson papers

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

Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Alabama Records

Identifier: MSS-4034
Overview Records of the Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Alabama for 1966-1969.
Dates: 1966-1969

United States Congressional Act establishing the Alabama Territory

Identifier: MSS-3794
Overview This collection contains a copy of the United States congressional act establishing Alabama as an equal member of the Union.
Dates: 1817 March 3

W. D. LeCray Account Book

Identifier: MSS-0850
Scope and Contents Day/account book of a business in Goodwater, Coosa County, Alabama.
Dates: 1882 - 1925

Wilhelmina Simpson Robinson Papers

Identifier: MSS-1203
Abstract This collection contains materials relating to Simpson's participation in the Rural Project, a 1930s "program of supervised student teaching in selected crowded rural Negro schools of Montgomery County [Alabama]." It includes photographs of Tankersley, Peoples Village, Ramer, Little Zion, Jericho, and Pine Grove schools, and information about students' activities.
Dates: 1937 - 1938

William Gray Little Papers

Identifier: MSS-0868
Abstract A collection of family correspondence, financial and legal documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia relating to this Livingston, Alabama native who is credited with introducing football at the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1837 - 1938

William Russell Smith Papers

Identifier: MSS-1298
Abstract This collection consists of letters to his wife and others written while serving in the Alabama secession convention, and a holograph manuscript book of poetry.
Dates: 1834 - 1865