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Alabama

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 495 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Coleman Hargrove papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0630
Overview Personal and business correspondence, class notes, and financial records of attorney and politician, Andrew Coleman Hargrove of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dates: 1835-1911

Andrew Dawson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1626
Abstract Contains correspondence and other material relating to this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, native's service in Europe during World War I.
Dates: 1918-1919

Al Andrews Amateur Journalism Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0016
Abstract A very large collection of individually-produced fan magazines (fanzines or ‘zines), circular letters, and related materials, principally of science fiction fantasy subjects, named in honor of Birmingham native and science fiction artist, Al Andrews. See the finding aid for a detailed inventory of the contents of the collection.
Dates: 1961-[2009]

Ann Jordan Farm papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0080
Overview Photocopies of Sidney Z. Mitchell's correspondence, articles relating to his career, and other biographical information. It also includes Jordan family deeds, photographs taken at Ann Jordan Farm, legal documents and correspondence relating to the Jordan Family Cemetery, articles about Ann Jordan Farm and Jordan Dam, and furniture catalogs and floor plans.
Dates: 1874-1950

Annie Perkins commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3875
Overview The collection consists of one commonplace book containing handwritten and published recipes as well as published poems collected by Perkins of Eutaw, Alabama.
Dates: Approximately 1867

Douglas Arant Alabama Academy of Honor materials

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0081
Overview Materials relating to Arant's 1978 induction into the Alabama Academy of Honor, including a scrapbook with pictures from the induction, biographical information on members, and past programs from induction ceremonies.
Dates: 1974-1986

Letters from Archie to Sarah and Brother

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2214
Abstract Collection consists of family correspondence between Archie and siblings. Discusses education, farming, and family matters.
Dates: 1860 - 1874

Edmund Armes papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0086
Overview Typed correspondence and telegrams from Armes in his capacity as Birmingham, Alabama chairman of the Sewanee (University of the South) endowment campaign to area Episcopalians, seeking donations for the institution. The collection also contains newspaper clippings pertaining to the campaign, and information on fundraising events.
Dates: 1919

Askew family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0091
Overview Biographical sketch, ledger, diaries, church histories, newspaper clippings, copies of poetry and pieces written about Confederate history in Alabama, address and appointment books from this Dayton, Alabama, family.
Dates: 1844-1993

Viscountess Astor letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0092
Abstract A letter dated 5 November 1952, from Astor to Dr. John M. Gallalee, president of the University of Alabama, declining a speaking invitation.
Dates: 1952 November 5

Audubon Place (Tuscaloosa, Alabama) Historic District collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0094
Overview A collection of information compiled in 1981 in the process of applying for historic designation for this Tuscaloosa, Alabama district. It includes historical data, newspaper clippings about houses, lists of previous owners, special features of houses, floor plans, and an historical inventory of various homes.
Dates: 1981-1985

Augusta Evans Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1563
Abstract Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a bound manuscript of the 19th-century author Augusta Evans Wilson of Mobile, Alabama.
Dates: 1859-1909

A. Babbitt letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0100
Abstract Letter from Babbitt to his cousin William H. Babbitt of Princeton, New Jersey, describing an ocean voyage from New York to Mobile, and Babbitt's subsequent doings in Alabama.
Dates: circa 1843 December

Arthur Bagby papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0102
Abstract Contains materials, mostly photocopies, created by or relating to Arthur Bagby, the tenth governor of Alabama.
Dates: 1837

Baltzell and Bullock families papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0105
Abstract The papers of two Greene County, Alabama families involved in post-Civil War Alabama politics, including correspondence, a diary, essays, deeds, and financial documents.
Dates: 1839-1921

Bank of the State of Alabama cashier's checks

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0106
Abstract Three cashier's checks drawn by Samuel Pickens.
Dates: 1826

John Taylor Banks diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0109
Abstract Diary of druggist who served in the 6th Alabama Regiment. Also includes a biographical sketch and a coroner's report signed by Banks.
Dates: 1862-1893

Marion Banks letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0110
Abstract Letter to Dr. E. H. Moren recommending W. C. Richardson for the professorship of English literature at Alabama A and M College.
Dates: 1878 May 24

Bankston School: a history

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0583
Overview Recollections of Bankston School by individuals connected to this school located in Fayette County, Alabama, which opened in 1906 and closed in the mid 1970s, detailing the history of the school's building, school activities, teachers, and principals.
Dates: circa 1906-1970

Barker Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0112
Overview Letters, photographs, newspaper clippings, genealogical records and other materials relating to Henry A. Barker (1879-1962), a Methodist Minister in Boaz, Alabama, and his family.
Dates: undated

Frederick A. P. Barnard letter and speech

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0113
Abstract An address to the "Gentlemen of the Erosophic Society" in 1848 at The University of Alabama and a letter to Barnard from his brother, John G. Barnard, regarding a pass for travel in 1862.
Dates: 1848, 1862

Barrie Lucien Holt papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0692
Overview Contains the papers of Barrie Lucien Holt, covering his life as a capitalist, planter, financier, and quartermaster general of the Alabama National Guard. Holt was an organizer and majority shareholder in the Prattville Cotton Mills and Banking Company, as well as a partner in D. M. Snow and Company.
Dates: 1841-1950

J. D. Barron research material on Native Americans

 Collection
Identifier: W-0088
Overview Research notes and correspondence related to J. D. Barron's research on native American place names in Alabama.
Dates: 1887-1906

W.R. Barron paper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0119
Abstract A paper titled "History of Fairview Presbyterian Church from Organization to Present Date (April 23, 1889)," that includes lists of pastors, members, and elders of this Presbyterian Church in Perry County, Alabama, 1823-1889.
Dates: 1889 April 23

James M. Barry notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0120
Abstract Notebooks containing addresses and miscellaneous of papers and notes.
Dates: circa 1940

Barton and Stewart law firm records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0121
Abstract Daybook and docket, 1827-32, of this Tuscaloosa law firm.
Dates: 1827-1832; Majority of material found within 1827 - 1829

Junius K. Battle commencement address text

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0124
Abstract Commencement address titled "Footprints of the Creator," delivered on July 15, 1858, at the University of Alabama.
Dates: 1858 July 15

Jesse Beene letters

 Collection
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

Bell Factory letterbook and cloth samples

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0131
Abstract Corporate letterbook, 1882-1906, and cloth samples of "Bell checks" and "Bell stripes" manufactured by the Bell Factory, Huntsville, Alabama, after the Civil War.
Dates: 1882-1906

Robert K. Bell papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0133
Abstract Unpublished manuscript of the 167th U.S. Infantry, Fourth Alabama Infantry Regiment ("The Fighting Fourth") titled "The Warrior Guards from the Reconstruction to the Great War" along with some newspaper clippings, transcripts, etc. on the "Warrior Guards."
Dates: 1840-1935

William Robert Bell letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0134
Abstract A letter dated 29 May 1864 from a Confederate soldier to his mother and sister while stationed in Bayou La Batre, Alabama.
Dates: 1864 May 29

Belle R. Harrison letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0645
Overview Letters to Harrison, a member of the Tuscaloosa women's literary society, the Kettledrum, relating to her book of poetry. Correspondents include Martha Young and Augusta Evans Wilson.
Dates: 1895-1903

Sam Bennett letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0138
Abstract An 1848 letter written from Chickasaw, Alabama, to his cousin in Tuscumbia, Alabama, discussing the weather of the "sunny South," temperance, sailing to New Orleans, and various family matters.
Dates: 1848 May 7

Nimrod E. Benson deeds

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0140
Abstract Two deeds recording the conveyance of land in Montgomery County, Alabama, by Nimrod E. Benson to George Whitman, 19 February 1830 and 2 April 1832.
Dates: 1830, 1832

Benton County, Alabama, land contract

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0141
Abstract Land contract dated 29 July 1834, at White Plains, Benton (later Calhoun) County, Alabama.
Dates: 1834 July 29

James Berney letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0142
Abstract Letter dated 31 January 1846, from Montgomery, Alabama, to A. Jackson at Mayhew [Mississippi?] on news of Montgomery being voted the state capital and the subsequent celebration.
Dates: 1846 January 31

Charles Bernier papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0143
Abstract This collection contains the correspondence of The University of Alabama's alumni association director, 1920-54, and a proposed constitution for the Alabama Alumni Association (AAUA).
Dates: 1920-1954; Majority of material found within 1948 - 1951

Bert Neville collection of steamboat documents

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1342
Abstract A collection of bills of lading and receipts for freight costs, passage, storage, and other documents, relating to steamboat lines, mostly within Alabama, plus some receipts from stagecoaches, warehouse and storage companies, and railroads.
Dates: 1820-1945

Bessemer Civic Music Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0144
Abstract Collection of items relating to this club from Bessemer, Jefferson County, Alabama, including programs, press releases, clippings, etc.
Dates: 1949-1954

Bessemer Coal, Iron, and Land Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0145
Abstract This collection contains much of the business correspondence and records of the Bessemer Coal, Iron and Land Company, including lists of stock holders, minutes of meetings, maps of mine sites, and correspondence with government entities.
Dates: 1886-1982

Beta Phi Mu, Beta Kappa Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0147
Abstract Correspondence, bank records, scrapbooks, meeting agendas, and minutes, of the University of Alabama chapter of the National Library and Information Studies honorary.
Dates: 1975-1990

Bethany Baptist Church, Buhl, Alabama, records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0149
Abstract Contains original and photocopies of the church records books of Bethany Baptist Church of Buhl (now at Coker), Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, dating from 1832 to 1981, including the Articles of Faith, Rules of Decorum, members names, pastor’s salary, and the constitution of the Bethany Baptist Church.
Dates: 1832-1981

Bethel Presbyterian Church records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0151
Abstract Contains “Historical Sketch of Bethel Presbyterian Church, Bullock County, East Alabama Presbytery.” It is dated June 12, 1958, and is six pages in length. Includes a list the tenure of pastors, texts of building dedications, and description of the Presbyterian Church hierarchy.
Dates: 1850-1958; Majority of material found in 1900 - 1900

Peyton B. Bibb papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0153
Abstract Documents, mainly letters written to or by Peyton B. Bibb. There are also receipts and minutes from unidentified meetings. There is also a copy of the “Complete Rudiments of Music” by A.J. Showalter (©1906) with the name “George Bibb” written on the front cover and on the first page.
Dates: 1886–1906

Big Creek Baptist Church Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0156
Abstract Deed for land, lists of members, and monthly meeting minutes of this Baptist church in Coker, Alabama.
Dates: 1821 - 1913

Bill of Sale for Enslaved Man Named Zeke

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0012
Abstract Bill of sale and warrantee for an enslaved person, Zeke, sold by W. S. Adkins of Lowndes County, Alabama, for $1600. The buyer's name is illegible.
Dates: 1860 February 16

Walter P. Billings newspaper clippings

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0157
Abstract Several newspaper clippings relating to the trial of several white men for the murder of Walter P. Billings, an African-America resident of Sumter County, Alabama, on 1 August 1874, and also a lengthy jury charge by U.S. Circuit Court Judge Ballard decrying violence used by the Ku Klux Klan and other white supremacist organizations against African-Americans.
Dates: 1873

Birmingham Coal and Coke Company shipping records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0160
Abstract Ledger of shipping records including destinations, prices and kinds of coal, dates, etc.
Dates: 1920-1923

Birmingham Dental College minutes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0161
Abstract A collection of board minutes, including some organizational information.
Dates: 1893-1899

Birmingham Examiner financial records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0162
Abstract Financial records ledger and checkbook from this Birmingham, Alabama, newspaper
Dates: 1963-1964