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Alabama

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 495 Collections and/or Records:

Order of the Eastern Star, Equity Lodge Number 29, records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1810
Abstract A ledger containing lists of dues collected, minutes of meetings held, and other information related to the Order of the Eastern Star Equity Lodge Number 29, of Elba, Coffee County, Alabama
Dates: 1920-1951

Winifred Ruth O'Rear Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4133
Overview Mid-1930s diaries of a northeast Alabama woman
Dates: 1936-1937

Page Windham Constable Appointment Document

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4152
Overview Document signed by Alabama territorial governor William W. Bibb appointing Page Windham as the constable for Monroe County.
Dates: 1818 March 14

William B. "WIllie" Pape Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3689
Overview Two scrapbooks kept by Willie Pape during his years in England as well as a bound volume of his sheet music.
Dates: 1862-1875

Perkins Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1127
Overview This collection consists chiefly of personal and family correspondence and photographs, together with diaries, essays, literary essays, literary manuscripts, legal and financial papers, receipts, clippings, memorabilia, and printed material relating to Stephens C. Perkins, of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, his wife, Caroline A. Walker Perkins, his son, Julian C. Perkins, and his children. The principal correspondent is P. W. Connor of Virginia, who describes his life in the period from 1840-1870,...
Dates: 1813-1928

Thomas Minott Peters papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1130
Overview A collection of Thomas Minott Peters' notes on the study of Alabama's lichens, a composite organism that arises from algae or cyanbacteria living among fungus. The notes are handwritten by Thomas in the scientific form of Latin. Also includes his original typed paper titled, "Cataloge of Lichens in Alabama," 1881.
Dates: 1881

Phillips-Lester Manufacturing Company

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1140
Overview Contains the records of this clothing company including: papers on the correct measurement styles and clothing type for menswear, safety manual, audit records, and transaction booklet.
Dates: unknown

Pickett Springs, Alabama, city records

 Collection
Identifier: W-0027
Overview Ballots, voting lists, city council minutes, oaths of office, and correspondence related to elections in the town of Pickett Springs, Alabama, and a map of the area.
Dates: 1888-1920

Walter H. Powers letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1779
Abstract A single letterbook containing copies of Gurley, Alabama businessman Walter H. Powers's outgoing correspondence, March-October 1938
Dates: 1938

Private Rosser's Colt

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1363
Overview Photocopy of a typescript paper titled "Private Rosser's Colt" on the history of a Colt pistol carried by Henry Preston Rosser in the Civil War as a member of Shockley’s Independent Escort Company, from Alabama.
Dates: unknown

Wylheme H. Ragland Collection of Genealogical Research

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4186
Overview Genealogical research material on several successful families of North Alabama in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
Dates: Unknown

Nell Marshall Reid Postcards and Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4132
Overview Postcards and photographs documenting the travels of the Marshall and Reid families of Alabama.
Dates: 1900 - 1938

Reports and Executive Information

 Series
Scope and Contents This series contains information executive roles within the organization, leadership and planning materials and annual reports.
Dates: 1928-2002

J.J. Ricks and William Hines plantation rental agreement with Martha Jones

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2211
Abstract A legal contract in which J.J. Ricks and William Hines rent Martha Jones' plantation in Lawrence County, Alabama.
Dates: 1825 November 22

Rifle Team list, 1907

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3728
Overview List of 1907 Alabama state rifle team.
Dates: 1907

Robert Jemison, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0753
Abstract The Robert Jemison, Jr. Papers span the period from 1797 to 1960 and include both the personal and business papers of Robert Jemison Jr., along with papers of Robert Jemison (grandfather), William Jemison (father), Priscilla Jemison (wife), Cherokee Jemison Hargrove (daughter), and Andrew Coleman Hargrove (son-in-law), and Robert Jemison Jr. (IV) of Birmingham (1878-1973). Included are the records of his grist and lumber mills, plantations, stage line, the Tuskaloosa Plank Road, toll bridges,...
Dates: 1797 - 1973

Sallie Bruchac Collection of Dr. Harald Rohlig Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2500
Overview The collection consists of recital programs and worship bulletins, sheet music, photographs, audiocassettes, reel-to-reel audio tapes, and one LP record featuring the music and performance of Dr. Harald Rohlig.
Dates: 1962 - 1992

Leverett Saltonstall papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1225
Overview Letters between Ralph Cowert and U.S. Senator Leverett Saltonstall about Saltonstall's family for the Tuscaloosa Historical Society
Dates: 1963

Samuel Richmond Caffee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2114
Abstract Diary (and photocopies) and other documents written by Samuel Richmond Caffee, physician and founding member of Avondale Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. There are also documents written by others about Dr. Caffee.
Dates: 1858-1977

Sardis Baptist Church, Heiberger, Alabama, records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1232
Abstract This collection contains records, 1846-1951, including lists of members, pastors, dismissals, and minutes of monthly meetings, as well as a short history of the church. Baptist church in Heiberger, Perry County, Alabama, established 1846.
Dates: 1846-1951

Schaudies and Banks Families Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4190
Overview Papers of two prominent mixed-race families in north Alabama.
Dates: unknown

Charles H. Scott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3060
Overview Letters written to Charles H. Scott and others concerning Republican party politics in Alabama.
Dates: 1889-1906

Scrapbooks, Photographs

 Series
Scope and Contents This series contains scrapbooks and scrapbook materials such as news clippings and photographs.
Dates: 1928-2002

Segco Mine Number One papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1241
Overview Final inspection report and blueprints for Segco Mine Number One
Dates: 1966

Septimus D. Cabaniss papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0252
Abstract Legal and personal papers of the Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, attorney, S.D. Cabaniss, who served as executor for the estate of Samuel Townsend. Also includes materials of other Huntsville attorneys and of the S.D. Cabaniss family.
Dates: 1820-1937

Shackelford records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1255
Abstract Contains customers' names, goods and services provided, and amount paid at this Courtland, Alabama, blacksmith shop.
Dates: 1856-1859

Shackelford and McMahon papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1256
Overview Contains account records, letters of correspondence, and contracts.
Dates: 1830-1860s

John Gill Shorter papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1267
Overview Copies of official papers, including correspondence, speeches, and miscellaneous materials, including approximately thirty items concerning the University of Alabama and the Alabama Corps of Cadets during the Civil War.
Dates: 1861-1872

Sidney Lanier High School Oracle Newspaper

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1723
Abstract A copy of vol. 1, no 5 (December 17, 1925) of the Oracle News, a newspaper published by the students of Sidney Lanier High School, Montgomery, Alabama.
Dates: 1925-12-17

George Herman Simmons family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2220
Abstract Correspondence written by and related to the Simmons family, primarily George Herman Simmons.
Dates: 1915 - 1947; Majority of material found within 1918 - 1922

Gene Smith Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4116
Overview Scrapbook documenting a young woman's enjoyment of her life and times as she moves from high school to college.
Dates: 1937-1941

Mary Lucinda Smith Commonplace Book

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4146
Overview Commonplace and copybook of this Birmingham, Alabama, young woman.
Dates: after 1860

Robert Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4096
Overview The Robert Smith papers contain correspondence between Robert Smith and his family during his military training in 1942 and his deployment to England and France in 1944 during World War II.
Dates: 1942-1956

Southern Alabama Emigration and Development Company letters

 Collection
Identifier: W-0002
Overview Letters of this Chicago, Illinois, based company to their agents in Montgomery, Alabama, concerning land development projects in southern Alabama in the late nineteenth century.
Dates: 1897

Spencer J. McMorris daybook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0967
Abstract Records of daily sales in a general store in Lafayette, Chambers County, Alabama, 1837.
Dates: 1837

Lorraine Standish Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1636
Abstract Columns, poems, songs, and other materials of this Lillian, Alabama, poet and songwriter.
Dates: circa 1970-2010

Donald W. Stewart papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1349
Overview Contains the papers of state congressman.
Dates: circa 1975 - 1990

George H. Stewart papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3507
Overview "Bastard Checks" from 1918 to 1921 issued by Judge George H. Stewart (Rockford, Alabama) for the care of illegitimate children on behalf of others.
Dates: 1918-1921

George Stiggins papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1352
Overview Contains a copy of "The Stiggins Manuscript", which was copied from the original historical narrative in the State Historical Society of Wisconsin Collection, 1901. This is a narrative of the genealogical traditions and down fall of the Ispocoga or Creek Indians, written by one of its members of the tribe. Also contains letters of correspondence and a copy of Alabama Highways vol. VII, July - August 1933.
Dates: unknown

Oliver Day Street papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1358
Abstract This collection contains correspondence and other papers. They concern his activities as a candidate for Congress (1898 and 1902), as U. S. district attorney for northern Alabama (1907-1914), special assistant to the U. S. Attorney General (1914-1920), chairman of the Republican executive committee for the Seventh Congressional District (1904-1908), delegate to two Republican national conventions (1912 and 1916), and member of the Republican National Committee (1916-1920).
Dates: 1888-1944

George Stritikus papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1360
Abstract This collection contains materials on floriculture in Alabama, including papers on roses and on old English boxwoods, a plant inventory of Fendall Hall, Eufaula, Alabama, and indexes of plants mentioned in books on Alabama and Georgia plantations and homes, plus photos, garden plans, and written descriptions from Stitikus's traveling exhibit, "Alabama : Her People, Houses and Gardens," (1986).
Dates: 1981-1986

W. C. Strong letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0132
Abstract A January 1927 letter by W. C. Strong of Mobile, Alabama, recounting the circumstances surrounding the death of Robert F. Bell, Jr., an employee of the Munson Steam Ship Company docks who died on the job in late 1926.
Dates: 1927

Mary Rebecca Strudwick memory book

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3633
Overview Memory book from Demopolis (Ala.) High School 1909 graduate
Dates: 1909

David Crockett Stuart memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1364
Abstract A copy of Stuart's 1913 memoir, which discusses his early life, Civil War service in the Fourth Alabama Cavalry Regiment, and his move to Utah in 1872.
Dates: 1913

Surveyor's District of Northern Alabama papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1371
Overview Survey of a unknown town from a surveyors office in Huntsville, Alabama
Dates: 1820

Sydnia Keene Smyth Antebellum Architecture of Tuscaloosa Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-006
Overview This collection consists of thirty-two photographs of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, antebellum architecture, taken by Sydnia Keene Smyth for her thesis in 1929.
Dates: 1929

Talbot, Jones, and Company letter and promissory notes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1379
Abstract An 1839 letter to E. L. Woodward of Jacksonville, Alabama, with instructions to collect on an enclosed promissory note from James M. Mitchell, deceased.
Dates: 1837-1839

Eldred Burder Teague papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1390
Abstract The collection consists primarily of the religious compositions of an 1840 graduate of the University of Alabama who became a prominent Baptist minister.
Dates: 1844-1883

Thomas B. Strong bankruptcy papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1478
Abstract A collection of documents relating to the bankruptcy case of Thomas B. Strong of Madison County, Alabama, conducted in the United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama.
Dates: 1868-1874

Thomas H. Dodd, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4315
Scope and Contents The collection is mostly comprised of correspondence between American botanists Roland McMillan Harper and John Kunkel Small between 1897-1935 and copies of articles, journal interviews, and various other publications written by both botanists during their careers. The correspondence was compiled by Thomas H. Dodd, Jr. of Semmes, Alabama, a prominent horticulturalist, nursery owner, and colleague of Harper. There is a small collection of correspondence between Thomas H. Dodd, Jr. and Marie...
Dates: 1897 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1897 - 1937