Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 495 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Letter written by Thomas Haughey of Alabama, dated December 28, 1868 and written from Washington, DC, to Ben Perley Poone providing a short biographical sketch. Mentions having to live in the north during the Civil War due to his anti-secessionist ideals.
Dates: 1868 December 28
Abstract The collection contains diaries of an Alabama lawyer, planter, and legislator from Athens, Limestone County, Alabama. Included is a three-month diary from 1862, when Hobbs was Captain of Co. F., Ninth Alabama Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. The diaries also cover his time as a legislator representing Limestone County, Alabama; his support for the railroads; and his work on the family plantation.
Abstract This collection contains an unpublished biography of Mrs. Dupont Thompson, a board member of Partlow State School in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Overview Ledger documenting the expenses of Russell County, Alabama, planter George H. Thompson.
To the People of Alabama: anti-secession document signed by Robert Jemison Jr. and thirty-two other members of Alabama's 1861 secession convention
Overview Document to the people of Alabama from thirty-three men at the 1861 secession convention explaining why they did not sign the Ordinance of Secession
Abstract A paper by Birdsong entitled "The Destruction of the University of the State of Alabama," prepared for presentation to the Alabama Historical Association in 1975.
Abstract Letters to his wife and family sent from Kentucky and Corinth, Mississippi in 1862. The letters give instructions for handling his business affairs and express discontent with the war.
Overview Two sales ledgers for a plantation store belonging to Louis W. Turpin of New Berne, Alabama. Contains daily listings by person, listing what they purchased and how much each item cost. One book is from April 21-July 17 1879, and the other is January 1 - March 9, 1880.
Abstract A scrapbook containing photographs, letters, greeting cards, newspaper clippings, activity programs, and other items relating to the Tuscaloosa Service Men's Center for soldiers during World War Two.
Overview Program for the 1890 Tuskaloosa Female College commencement exercises.
Dates: 1890 June 10
Overview Legal papers from the Mississippi Circuit Court and an Annual Report for the company from 1836
Abstract A letter from Tutwiler recommending a student for a teaching position at an unidentified school in Cahaba, Alabama
Dates: 1834 June 17
Overview Minutes and yearbooks of this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, women's study club.
Overview This collection contains a letter about a meeting and the business of the chapter.
Overview Contains the surveys of business records in Alabama from 1931-1936.
Abstract This collection consists of ledgers containing: Land Commission correspondence; applications for land in Mississippi and Alabama territories; copies of land grants from England, France and Spain to residents in Mobile; marriage contracts; wills; and plats of grants, 1783-1813. Ledger 17 contains diary entries by James E. Henderson of Co. C, 12th Iowa Infantry, who was assistant provost marshall in Alabama in 1865. Several ledgers have been indexed by names.
Abstract This collection contains scrapbooks, newspaper articles, yearbooks, minutes, financial records, and photographs pertaining to, along with the constitution of, this Tuscaloosa women's civic organization.
Overview Minutes, financial records, correspondence, newspaper articles about, and yearbooks of this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, women's club.
U.S. Land Office at Montgomery, Alabama, July 1884, Commissioners' Land Selection Descriptions for the University of Alabama
Overview Ledger page describing the land selected for the University of Alabama in 1884
Overview A variety of materials related to the United States Civil War
Dates: 1861 - 1932
Overview This collection contains management records from the business ventures of the Thomas Arthur Walthall, Jr. family in Newbern, Hale County, Alabama. These include records from the family’s cotton gins, dairy farm and warehouse. A small number of miscellaneous items are also included in the collection.
Overview Letters, recipes, and love poems, as well as her diary, written between 1857 and 1864 in Huntsville, Alabama, with her daily thoughts, favorite excerpts from literature and history, math problems, drawings of architecture, and problem solving.
Overview Statements from the Watkins Mercantile and Banking Company of Faunsdale, Alabama, detailing items purchased by Miss Winnie Walker in the last quarter of 1892.
Overview A miscellany of materials evidently amassed for the West Blocton, Alabama's centennial.
Dates: circa 1980s
Overview Extensive scrapbook concerning the life and home of Annie Wheeler, daughter of "Fighting" Joe Wheeler.
Overview Papers of this Marengo County, Alabama, plantation family including correspondence, financial papers and business receipts, land sale documents, and Nathan Bryan Whitfield's presidential pardon.
Overview Photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and church programs
Overview Correspondence and other materials regarding the Battle of Horseshoe Bend and Creek Indian leader William Weatherford (Red Eagle)
Overview Letters recounting an 1820-1821 journey to Alabama by William H. Ely, Commissioner of the Connecticut Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb. The letters describe both the difficulties of his mission and the lifestyle of the early inhabitants of the state of Alabama.
Abstract This collection consists of a handwritten original paper and typescript copy containing the names of family members and stories about the family's experience during Rousseau's Raid, July 10-22, 1864, in which a Union Army force raided from Decatur, Alabama, to the southward.
Abstract Diaries of travels from New Hampshire to Alabama; to Havana, Cuba; and to the midwestern United States. The majority of entries were written in Gainesville, Alabama, where this New Hampshire native settled.
Dates: 1839 - 1848
Overview Business correspondence, account sheets, contracts, miscellaneous receipts, etc., of a Montgomery, Alabama, merchant, 1843-1867.
Overview Legal documents, financial records, correspondence, and other personal papers of this Tuscaloosa County probate judge in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Abstract Contains correspondence, photographs, financial records, and other materials, the majority of which are related to Willie T. White, who resided in Rockford, Birmingham, and Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Overview Ledgers of J. E. Windham of Gainesville, Alabama, and photocopies of two volumes of the Gainesville Presbyterian Church records.
Dates: between 1820 and 1900
Overview Papers, grant proposals, program guides, brochures, postcards, photographs and other materials from 1984 to 1986, concerning the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, originally based in Anniston, Alabama, and moved to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1985.
Overview Contains notes, photograph albums, scrapbooks, notebooks, research notes, geneaology notes, family records, wills and letters on the Wood family from the 1860's-1972.
Overview An extensive collection, including business and personal correspondence, financial records, photographs, and other materials of this Birmingham, Alabama, family, which owned and operated the Woodward Iron Company.
Dates: 1829 - 1958; Majority of material found within 1866 - 1950
Overview Correspondence, financial and legal records, annual reports, and employee newsletters produced by the Woodward Iron Company and members of the Woodward Voting Trust, from 1945-1977.
Abstract This collection contains diaries, correspondence, and other materials related to four generations of this Tennessee/Alabama family.
Overview Papers of a Sheffield, Alabama, elementary school teacher, her family, and allied families.
Overview Bound manuscript titled "Alabama and the NYA," a history of the National Youth Administration organization
Abstract A letter from William S. Wright of Pittsford, Vermont, to Emerson R. Wright in Greenville, Alabama. The letter discusses education, family matters, and the evils of slavery.
Dates: 1840 February 24
Abstract An extensive collection of correspondence, diaries and legal and financial papers relating to John Henry Irby Wynn (1787-1854), teacher and farmer in Limestone County, Alabama, and his son Alexander Montgomery (1823-1897), daughter-in-law Martha (Curtis) Wynn (1826-1907), and grandson John Robert Wynn (ca. 1860-1896). The diaries include accounts of Alexander Wynn's trip to Arkansas in the 1850s.
Abstract Records of this Sulligent, Lamar County, Alabama, general store which operated 1905 to 1933.