Alabama -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
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
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.
Overview Papers that discuss Barbour County, Alabama, history.
Overview Materials this Tuscaloosa native and history professor at The University of Alabama created and collected.
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.
Overview Typewritten transcriptions of articles about the 4th Alabama Regiment. Original articles were in unnamed Huntsville, Alabama, newspapers
Dates: 1861 - 1862
Overview Letter written by Holcombe asking a bookseller in Pennsylvania to send him two books by a Dr. Gills.
Abstract Diary of this Mooresville, Limestone County, Alabama resident
Dates: 1854 - 1856
Overview Text of a speech or paper on William Tecumseh Sherman.
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
Overview Newspaper clipping from 1954, a letter from 1894, and an unpublished manuscript about the early history of Tuscaloosa from 1874-1897
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.
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.
Abstract This collection consists of a miscellany of items pertaining to the Phillips High School (Birmingham, Alabama) class of 1930.
Dates: 1930 - 1980
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
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.
Overview Early history of Northport, Ala. (1931, photocopy); Brief history of Gorgas House with 1962 Inventory; - T.A. Dearson Inventory
Dates: after 1900
Overview Records of the Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Alabama for 1966-1969.
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
Scope and Contents Day/account book of a business in Goodwater, Coosa County, Alabama.
Dates: 1882 - 1925
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
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
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