Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 495 Collections and/or Records:
Overview A collection of copies of newspaper clippings and information about Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and its people.
Abstract A substantial collection of papers and materials relating to James Bowron, one of the nineteenth century iron and mining pioneers in the Deep South. It includes Bowron's 1632-page, unpublished autobiography, as well as his daily journals, letters, and pictures.
Abstract Papers of an important Dallas County, Alabama, planter family, including correspondence, household and plantation records, materials regarding James Boykin’s cavalry unit during the Civil War, and papers of Boykin's descendants down to the mid-twentieth century.
Dates: 1833-1967; Majority of material found within 1848 - 1870
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, press releases, biographical notes, campaign literature, photographs, scrapbooks and memorabilia of this member of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senator from Alabama.
Dates: 1895 - 1951
Overview A letter dated 5 September 1813, from St. Stephens, Alabama, to his parents, describing the Creek attack on Fort Mims during the Creek War of 1813-1814.
Dates: 1813 September 5
Abstract Three bound volumes of this Alabama attorney and politician and his wife: John Cochran's diary; Mary Wellborn Cochran's journal; and a miscellany of copies of some of John Cochran's outgoing correspondence, journal entries of his, and copies of some freedman contracts to which he was party. Also includes two unidentified photographs that appear to be from the early twentieth century.
Overview Business correspondence, accounts, legal documents, and other materials (including the selling and purchasing of slaves) of this 19th century Marengo County, Alabama, plantation owner.
Overview A sizeable collection of church correspondence, sermons, and other religious materials, and family correspondence and other personal items of this farmer and Southern Baptist minister in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Dates: 1841-1892; Majority of material found within 1889 - 1892
Overview There are four typescript documents in the folder also: (1) Commodore John Herbert Dent, U.S. Navy, 1782–1823; (2) Charles I. Graves in Egypt (1875–1878); (3) Cape Guardafui by Lt. Col. Graves (the proceedings of the meeting of October 1880); and (4) Report of Lt. Col. Graves, 4th July 1878.The Plantation Book (or Farm Journal v.1) was written by John Horry Dent from January 1840 through December 1842 to record actual expenditures and incomes from his estate and to provide...
Abstract Contains correspondence, financial materials, and material relating to the Grange, Farmers’ Alliance, Agricultural Relief, and other agricultural organizations of this Choctaw County, Mississippi, farmer who was an agent for the Daniel Pratt Company.
Overview Photocopies of court documents concerning the sale of property at auction in Fayette County, Alabama.
Dates: 1901 March 22
Abstract Business accounts of Coosa County cotton factory owner. Many of the customers were from Talladega, Alabama.
Overview Papers of a University of Alabama graduate, Baptist minister, planter, teacher (University of Alabama, 1873-1892) and president of Alabama Central Female College, 1869-1873.
Overview Correspondence by and to Julia Neely Finch, as well as her poetry and short stories, written between 1890 and 1926, as well as a small handwritten and typescript collection of Julia’s poems and short stories and a Common Place Book, which served as a scrapbook of her published pieces.
Dates: 1890 - 1926
Abstract Contract making Kate Beatty, a resident of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, a member of the Birmingham Bridal Gift Association.
Scope and Contents This collection contains newspapers from 1875 to 1936, educational material, correspondence, photographs of the family, and miscellaneous materials. There are two "Jenness Miller Monthly" which was a magazine that promoted correct dress for women.
Abstract A collection of correspondence, diaries, biographical notes, scrapbooks, photographs, memorabilia and other papers. It concerns the emigration of the family of John Washington Keyes and his wife Julia Hentz Keyes to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, after the Civil War, and their subsequent travel all over the world.
Overview Includes the papers of the King family of Perry County, Alabama, who owned plantations and other businesses.
Overview Miscellaneous labor relations documents
Abstract Five legal documents, dated 1821-67, from or about Lawrence County, Alabama, three of which pertain to John. S. Lackey.
Overview Military charges and specifications against Private W. N. Landrun of the Tenth Alabama Regulars, 1863
Dates: 1863 March 17
Overview Typescript copy of a paper titled, "The Water Ways of Alabama."
Overview Autobiographical sketch, inspirational materials, the papers "Woman's Part in Making Alabama History - the Past" presented to the Thomaston, Marengo County, Alabama Study Club, which focuses on female educators, and "History of The Thomaston Parent-Teacher Association", as well as a history of Thomaston, Alabama, by Alma Jean Compton, and materials relating to teaching.
Overview A handmade book celebrating the 25th wedding anniversary of S. D. Logan and his wife Ivey and a Centreville, Alabama, newspaper from 1936
Overview This collection consists Abernathy family correspondence discussing the outbreak of the Civil War and the return of Macon, a University of Alabama student, to his hometown of Jacksonville, Alabama, to enlist in a local company. Also contains an 1878 obituary of Macon's father, Major Miles W. Abernathy.
Dates: 1861 - 1878
Overview Letter written by Hugh Mallory of Selma, Alabama, on August 15, 1932 to an unidentified person asking for names of others in the recipient's community whom Mallory could contact regarding the use of the highways by busses and trucks being operated for personal profit. Also included is a letter to the State Legistlature requesting that body to regulate such usage.
Overview Three photographs of U. of A. students between 1884-1887 and an article by McCall about Alabamians who went to California during the 1849 "Gold Rush."
Abstract Financial records and ledgers of McCall's Dixonville Racket Store, a general store in the Brewton, Escambia County, Alabama, area. Also includes correspondence, Mormon church records, mortgage deeds, and cotton acreage allotments.
Overview Diary of young woman in Depression-era Alabama.
Overview A collection of correspondence, clippings, scrapbooks, and photographs created by these families.
Dates: 1830 - 1969; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1950
Overview Ten U.S. postal service railroad mail service directories for several southeastern states: Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas; letters, postal rating exams, etc.
Overview Contains family papers and business records.
Overview Ledgers documenting the farm inventory, taxes, profits and losses, as well as mortgages, title abstracts, and related documents
Overview Carrie T. McLester's diploma from the Alabama Female Institute
Dates: 1872 June 12
Scope and Contents This series contains official AAUW charters and bylaws, as well as policy information of AAUW branch organizations.
Overview Membership registers, a ledger of church giving, and minutes and records of the Woman's Missionary Society of this Methodist church in Uniontown, Perry County, Alabama, from 1869 to 1966
Abstract This collection contains the originals, photocopy, and typed transcription of Tuomey's naturalization papers.
Dates: circa 1853
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
Overview Ledger from the Lim Rock, Alabama, chapter of the Modern Woodmen of America
Overview Moore's Civil War letters, plays, naval chronology, plays, and roundtables; lists of members and board of trustees from multiple universities; notes, booklets, news, and biographies on the subject of the Civil War; etc.
Overview Correspondence, as well as photocopy and typescript copies of a booklet by Gilmer, containing the last roll and brief history of "Shockley's Independent Escort Company of Alabama Cavalry," a Civil War unit formed by University of Alabama students Branscom Shockley and Henry Burt in March 1864.
Overview Transcript of an interview given by Mrs. Alvin Mosley of Ensley, Alabama, on Novemeber 30, 1942, on Birmingham radio station WBRC, regarding the government supervised Labor Board election at the TCI (Tennessee, Coal, Iron and Railroad Company) and the United Steelworkers of America union.
Overview Diary of Union soldier during the final year of the Civil War.
Abstract Correspondence and other business materials of this Brooklyn, New York, resident with business interests in Mobile, Alabama. Aside from extensive business correspondence, it includes detailed descriptions of Mobile's antebellum social life, and accounts of yellow fever epidemics and fires.
Overview The signatures of the members of this Methodist Church in Newbern, Perry County, Alabama, in 1950
Overview A register of members of several churches in this Perry County, Alabama, circuit and minutes of quarterly conferences. The collection includes records pertaining to Newbern, Craig's Chapel, Flatwoods, Hamburg, Mt. Carmel, Wesley's Chapel, and Scott's Station churches.
Overview A small scrapbook filled with newspaper clippings, ca. 1937
Dates: circa 1937
Overview Essay about folk dancing at the Marietta Johnson School of Organic Education, a school founded in 1907 by progressive educator Marietta Johnson in Fairhope, Alabama.
Dates: 1990 April 1
Overview Letters from family members
Dates: 1895 and 1922
Overview Five reports to the biennial sessions of the Supreme Court of the Order of Calanthe and one annual report for the Grand Court of the Order of Calanthe of the states of Alabama. Mattie B. Rowe of Alabama was the Supreme Juvenile Matron between 1943 and 1952.