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This page contains names of manuscript collections with brief descriptions of them. Highlighted collection names link to finding aids in PDF format that offer more detailed descriptions of the collections. The highlighted collections do not represent all available finding aids at the W.S. Hoole Library. We will add more to the list as we convert our paper finding aids to electronic aids for web presentation.

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"Charleston! Charleston!" Photocopies , 1989 , 0.1 linear feet
Photocopy of several chapters of "Charleston! Charleston!: The History of a Southern City" by Walter J. Fraser, Jr., and a blank "Research Services" form from The South Carolina Historical Society.

Ann C. Letter , Before 1860 , 0.05 linear feet
Letter from Ann C. to her sisters and brother, Sarah W., Elizabeth G. and Lenord G., telling them about her new baby boy and about the price of land and livestock.

R. H. C. Letter Fragment , After 1865 , 0.05 linear feet
Letter fragment from R. H. C. concerning her loneliness and having no one to "do for" anymore.

C.C. Clay Alfalfa Land Company, Scenes in the Demopolis Alfalfa Section Advertisement , between 1900 and 1950 , 2.0 linear feet
A pictorial advertisement of the farming benefits in the Demopolis, Alabama, alfalfa section.

C.S.S. Alabama partial muster roll , between 1862 and 1864 , 0.05 linear feet
Partial muster roll of the C.S.S. Alabama

C.S.S. Tuscaloosa logs , 1862-1864 , 0.2 linear feet
Portions of the logs for the C.S.S. Alabama and the C.S.S. Tuscaloosa. The logs document the daily weather, longitude and latitude as well as information about engagements with enemy ships. There is also a list of ships captured by the Alabama from 5 September 1862 to 20 June 1863 and copies of the correspondence between Lieutenant John Low as captain of the C.S.S. Tuscaloosa and various authorities of the British colony of the Cape of Good Hope.

S. D. Cabaniss Papers , 1820-1937 , 31.8 linear feet
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.

W. H. Cade letters , 1862 , 3 letters; 3 transcripts
Three letters written by Union soldier in Mississippi and Tennessee to his wife, discussing crops, their children, and the War.

Ottokar T. Cadek papers , unknown , 6.4 linear feet
Correspondence, diaries, genealogies, and various other documents relating to the life of this violinist, conductor, and teacher

Samuel Richmond Caffee Papers , 1858-1977 , 0.4 linear feet
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.

Cahill Family Papers , 1886-1935 , 1.2 linear feet
The Cahill Family Papers consist of personal correspondence to and from Clyde M., Michael J., and Belle Mills Cahill of Ohio. Also included in the collection are receipts and miscellaneous financial documents.

A. and R. Cain Tannery and General Store Records , 1869-1880 , 0.4 linear feet (3 volumes, 3 inches)
Daybooks and an accounts ledger kept by the owners of a tannery and general store on Tanyard Street, Northport, Alabama

Pauline Cain memory book, 1933-34, 1 book
High school memory book of Pauline Cain of Ozark, Dale County, Alabama, 1933-34.

Andrew Caldcleugh account book , 1778 - circa 1811 , 0.2 linear feet
A book containing miscellaneous accounts and receipts, 1778- c. 1811. The identifying label states that this is the account book for a sawmill. Many of the entries related to lumber sales, but others do not, throwing doubt upon the attribution. The cover is inscribed "A Caldcleugh Mill April 28th 1803."

Hamlin Caldwell family genealogy , 1958 December 1 , 0.1 linear feet (1 item, 41 pieces)
Contains one typewritten genealogy completed in 1958 by Daisy Caldwell and Jessie King Cave. The work documents the life of Hamlin Caldwell of Scottsboro, Alabama, and his descendants.

J. .F. J. Caldwell letter , 1861 September 5 , 0.05 linear feet (1 item, 1 piece)
Letter written by Caldwell, dated 5 September 1861, to James Simms of Charleston, South Carolina, inquiring about a note and asking for assistance in getting a secretaryship with the Confederate Commissioners being sent to Europe.

John H. Caldwell papers , 1886-1902 , 0.4 linear feet
Business correspondence, legal papers, and reports of land agent for state of Alabama. Does not cover his entire term, 1879-1902.

Caledonia Cemetery gravestone list , 1992 , 0.05 linear feet (1 item, 8 pieces)
A 1992 list of names found on gravestones in this Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, cemetery.

Calhoun School collection, 1891-1923, 1 inch; photocopies
This collection contains a copy of the songbook "Calhoun Plantation Songs," 3rd ed. (1923) edited by Emily Hollowell, first published in 1901 to raise money for this Lowndes County, Alabama, school for African-Americans, and six postcard views of the school and students, etc.

John C. Calhoun Letter , 1911 December 26 , 0.1 linear feet
A letter from John C. Calhoun, a dentist in Owensboro, Kentucky, to L. W. Gates of Louisville, Kentucky, about an outstanding account.

Willie Fagan Calkins Papers, 1912–1968 , 1.4 linear feet
Photographs, newspaper clippings, correspondence, handwritten notes and essays written by Willie Fagan Calkins. A large number of the materials in this collection are about Julia S. Tutwiler, mainly during her tenure at Alabama Normal College in Livingston, Sumter County, Alabama

Callahan Family papers , unknown , 3 linear feet
A miscellany of materials, primarily genealogical records of a large number of families. The collection also contains files on the Hopewell Baptist Church in Fayette County, Alabama, the 26th Alabama Infantry Regiment Company F, Alabama land records, and on women's suffrage.

Lee Callaway, III, diary, circa 1955, 2 typescript copies of diary
Two typescript copies of a diary by Lee Callaway, III, a Navy ROTC student at Vanderbilt University, during a summer cruise to Europe on USS Iowa, sometime during the 1950s.

James Strother Caller letter , 1852 August 2 , 0.05 linear feet (1 item, 1 piece)
Letter written by Caller, dated 2 August 1852, from Gosport, Clarke County, Alabama, to Messrs. Jno. A. Winston &c, commission merchants of Mobile, Alabama, asking for a correction on the account of W. McConnell

Samuel D. Cameron and Maxwell A. Cameron Papers , 1858-1884 , 0.2 linear feet (about 60 items)
Papers, primarily letters, of two Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, brothers, Samuel D. Cameron, 2nd Alabama Cavalry and Maxwell A. Cameron, 18th Alabama Infantry Regiment, to their sister, Sarah, and brother-in-law, Isham Robertson, during the Civil War. Additional materials include financial documents and other family letters.

Campbell Autograph Album , 1859-1874 , 0.1 linear feet (1 item)
An "Atlantic Cable Charm Book" autograph album owned by a person named Campbell, containing the signature of Sam Houston and various handwritten poems.

W. L. Campbell deposition, 1849 April 12, 1 item
A deposition by W. L. Campbell involving a lawsuit against James Campbell over ownership of a slave woman named Harriet and her children, Elkton, Kentucky, 12 April 1849.

William March Campbell papers, 1897-1980, about 1100 items
Correspondence, literary papers, clippings, criticism, photos, and memorabilia of this author.

Camping Trip, 1920s-1930s, 7 photographs
Black and white snapshots are showing men on a camping trip. Scenes include bathing and camp life.

Canebrake Collection , circa 1837? , 0.2 linear feet
Materials relating principally to the community of Dayton in Marengo County, Alabama. It includes land grants, the Dayton city code, town council minutes, and some family records

Mr. Canly Scotland and European travel diary , 1860 , 0.02 linear feet
Detailed travel diary of a young man and his family traveling in Scotland and Europe in 1860.

Isaac Cannon and Mordecai F. Doughty legal documents , 1876-1890 , 0.1 linear feet (photocopies)
Photocopies of court documents estate from the Tuscaloosa County (Alabama) Probate Court, concerning Isaac Cannon's estate

John Cannon indenture , 1899 January 10 , 1 item, 1 piece; typescript copy
An agreement dated 10 January 1899 and executed in Elmore County, Alabama, between J. W. Adams and John Cannon, indenturing Archie Cannon, a minor, to five months agricultural labor.

Theron Cannon records , 1914-1952 , 25.2 linear feet, 10 ledgers, 2 volumes
The records of a general store in Berry, Fayette County, Alabama, 1914-52, including correspondence, mortgages, invoices, orders, and etc.

Cantelou Family Genealogy , 1855 - 1965 , 0.05 linear feet
Photocopies of various documents concerning the ancestry of members of the Cantelou family of South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama.

Canterbury Chapel Christ Episcopal Church scrapbooks , 1927-1937 , 0.1 linear feet (4 items)
Scrapbooks and newspaper articles highlighting church members who worked for the University and college students who attended Canterbury Chapel.

Eddie Carideo scrapbook , 1932-1948 , 0.1 linear feet (1 item)
Souvenirs and mementoes of University of Alabama football, with some boxing and baseball memorabilia, 1932-1948, including photos of players, many of them signed, and newspaper clippings, as well as some 1935 Rose Bowl materials and photos.

Proctor Carlisle legal papers , 1861 June , 0.05 linear feet (1 item)
The draft of a claim and and answering paper, dated June 1861, relative to the seizure of the British schooner "Tropic Wind" by the U.S.S. Monticello.

Carl Lamson Carmer letter , 1972 August 9 , 0.05 linear fett (1 item)
Letter written by this acclaimed author of "Stars Fell on Alabama" to Mrs. Raymond McClain, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, discussing Mrs. McLain's association with Ruby Pickens Tartt, who Carmer praises for her value to the state of Alabama and her work to raise awareness of the folk traditions of Alabama.

Emmett Bryan Carmichael collection , unknown , 0.1 linear feet (1 item; approximately 300 pieces)
Approximately 300 letters sent to Emmett Carmichael by "renowned Americans," primarily from prominent physicians and university administrators from Alabama.

George W. Carmichael and Company bills, 1806-07, 2 bills
Two bills of the George W. Carmichael Co., one of them detailing the hiring charges for a Negro named Charly. Both are signed by Worden Pope, 1806-07.

Oliver Cromwell Carmichael collections , unknown , 0.1 linear feet (3 items)
A miscellany of material relating to this University of Alabama president, including a newspaper clipping, a Carmichael writing entitled "The Function of Instinct in Education," and a scrapbook.

Peter Archibald Carmichael papers , 1931-1974 , 13 linear feet
A collection of this Alabama native and Louisiana State University professor's lecture notes, publications, and professional files on subjects including logic, religion, language, labor arbitration, and civil rights/segregation.

Aubrey Toulmin Carney contract , 1950 April 20 , 0.05 linear feet (1 item, 1 piece)
A contract dated 20 April 1950, with Charles Scribners Sons for her book, "No Odds - No Victory."

Letter from Caroline to her cousin , 1861 , 0.1 linear feet
Letter from Caroline in Henrico, Virginia, to her cousin. Discusses family and friends, including the medical problems one has, and criticizes the actions of the South and laments the problems in the Union.

Julia E. Carpenter letter, circa 1930, 1 letter, 3 pages
The collection contains a typewritten letter from Julia Carpenter of Colorado to Joseph Sweeney of Kentucky. The content of the letter concerns Julia's sick husband. The letter has a decorative letterhead.

J. Carr Letter , 1901 February 6 , 0.1 linear feet
A letter from J. Carr of Lynn, Massachusetts, to the N. N. Hill Brass Company about an order.

Letter from Carrie to a friend , unknown , 0.1 linear feet
A letter written by Carrie from Columbus to a friend about the women's actions against drinking.

Carriere and Borduzat conveyance , 1836 April 22 , 0.05 linear feet (1 item, 4 sheets)
Notarized document dated 22 April 1836, for sale of slaves in New Orleans by (Auguste) Carriere & (Daniel Gregoire) Borduzat to Prosper Foy.

Mary Tarver Carroll , circa 1930s , 0.05 linear feet (7 items)
Contains two undated letters written from this Alabama resident to Peter Brannon, most likely the director of the Alabama Department of Archives and History; two hand-written verses; and three printed cards with Christmas illustrations and poems written by Carroll.

C. A. Carson letter , 1862 , 0.1 linear feet
Letter from C. A. Carson, Union Civil War soldier in Sulphur Springs, Virginia, to his family.

Dan T. Carter Photographs, 1917-c.1974, 45 photographs
Copy photographs of former Alabama Governor George Wallace, used by Dan T. Carter on his book "THE POLITICS OF RAGE: GEORGE WALLACE, THE ORIGINS OF THE NEW CONSERVATISM AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF AMERICAN POLITICS" (1995). Includes images of the various stages of Wallace's life, his family and wife Lurleen. Many are official photographs released from the Governor's Office.

Jesse Carter Commonplace and Letterbook , 1823-1882 , 0.1 linear feet (1 item)
Commonplace and letterbook, with early entries dating from 1823, includes hand-written poetry and by authors such as Shakespeare and Lord Byron. Later entries date from at least 1843 and include copies of letters that mention Mobile, Alabama, Mardi Gras societies.

George Washington Carver Poster , after 1942 , 3 linear feet
Poster (37" x 25") of George Washington Carver by Betsy Graves Reyneau.

Julius Casciotti Letter, 1943 February 22, 1 letter, 1 page
Letter from Sergeant Julius Casciotti, serving in the Medical Department of the 18th Infantry in North Africa during World War II, to the Citizens Committee of Tompkins County in Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York thanking them for his second Christmas check.

Luther K. Casey letter , 1865 , 0.1 linear feet
Letter from Luther K. Casey, Union soldier in Anderson Court House, South Carolina to his uncle W. D. Barrell in Turner, Maine, 16 October 1865.

Howard L. Cash Letters , 1941-1944 , 0.1 linear feet
Letters from Sargeant Howard L. Cash to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Cash of Princeton, Kentucky, while he was stationed in England, France and Czechoslovakia. There is also a V-Mail letter from Bill, a nephew of the Cash's and a bill of sale for a 1941 Plymoth P11.

Marcia Cassady Letters , 1904-1908 , 0.1 linear feet
Marcia Cassady writes to her mother, Anna, from the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair. She details the exhibits. Later C.A. Smith writes to Marcia about the vegetation of Florida where he vacations. He also mentions the Ohio floods.

William C. Casttinan Letter , 1928 January 18 , one letter
One love letter from William Casttinan in Sanders, Kentucky, to Lura C. Baker in Verona, Kentucky.

Catalog Collection , 1883-1907 , 0.1 linear feet (6 catalogs; 306 pages)
Six catalogs of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Three are clothing catalogs, one is a plant catalog, one is an automobile supply catalog, and one is a biography/silverware catalog.

Horace H. Catinna Letters and Envelopes , 1905 , 0.1 linear feet
Four letters and three envelopes from Horace H. Catinna of Louisville, Kentucky, to Hattie F. Pryor also of Louisville, Kentucky. In these letters, Horace professes his love for Hattie.

Sidney Johnson Catts papers , 1814-1918 , 0.4 linear feet
Contains handwritten personal, business, and legal correspondence of the Smyly and Catts families of Dallas County, Alabama between 1814 and 1914. There are also numerous legal documents (primarily land deeds), financial documents, and some miscellaneous items.

Caudry Family Postcards , 1966-1972 , 5 postcards
This collection contains five postcards written to Merrill and Iris Caudry in Elgin, Illinois, from Mildred and Dwight (John) Caudry in Savanna, Illinois. The postcards discuss general news from home as well as a vacation or possible move by Mildred and Dwight to Texas.

E.P. Caybeard Letter, 1852, 1letter, 3 pages
This collection contains one handwritten letter to E.P. Caybeard of Providence, Rhode Island, from his cousin of Louisville, Kentucky. The letter is mostly illegible, but it mentions the death of Caybeard's sister and children.

Letters to Celestia Bussell , 1891-1902 , 4 letters
Letters written to Celestia Bussell who lived in Ballston, Saratoga county, New York, and Cambridgeport, Massachesetts. Letters discuss friends and family.

Cemeteries and Local History collection , 1989-2009 , 10 linear feet
Papers submitted for credit in University of Alabama course EXT318 “Cemeteries and Local History,” a course in the New College Life Track. The focus of the papers is on cemeteries as reflecting the history of a locale and may examine burial patterns, customs, ornamentation, or simply be an inventory of interments.

Central Iron and Coal Photographs, 1901 - 1903, 0.5 linear feet
Central Iron and Coal Photographs consist of four photographic albums with 70 silver gelatin photographs. Images depict different aspects of coal and iron production; from mining (mine areas, miner, miner inside of the coal mine), to building a furnace, and transporting the material by train, as well as worker's houses, offices, and stores. Some of the photographs have locations identified: Bibbville and Vance.

Central Plank Road Company, Tallassee Branch records , 1850-1853 , 0.4 linear feet
Charter and organizational information of the Tallassee Branch of the Central Plank Road Company

Centreville, Alabama city council minutes , 1890-1891 , 0.1 linear feet (1 item, 32 pieces)
City Council minutes for 1890-1891 of this Bibb County, Alabama, city.

James Chamberlin letters , 1861-1898 , 0.02 linear feet
Letters written to his mother and brother while serving with the 52nd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Peninsular Campaign and the Charleston Expedition

Hatchett Chandler correspondence , 1960-1963 , 0.05 linear feet (15 items)
Letters written to other members of the Fort Morgan Historical Commission concerning the fort and Chandler's "Little Gems" project.

Lewis and Mary Ann Chandoin Depositions , 1835 October 1 , 0.1 linear feet
The depositions of Lewis and Mary Ann Chandoin of Virginia regarding two slave women (mother and daughter) belonging to a deceased neighbor, Mrs. Elizabeth Mimms.

Richard Chanoweth Promissory Note , 1779 , 0.1 linear feet
Photocopy of promissory note in which Richard Chanoweth of Kentucky County acknowledges receipt of a barrel of whiskey and promises to deliver deer skins to Philip Engle as payment.

Letter from Charles to Nora , 1926 , 0.1 linear feet
Charles, writing on stationery from Louisville, Kentucky, tells the recipient, Nora, not to worry about him, to enjoy her visit away from home, and he apologizes for sending a telegram that may have upset her.

Horace and Marian Chase Papers, 1860-1871, 31 letters
Personal correspondence of a young wealthy couple discussing family news, social activites, and travel.

Chatham County, Georgia tax return, 1796, 1 tax return
A return of the head tax paid on 936 slaves imported into Chatham County, Georgia, between 30 June and 30 September 1796.

Elizabeth Chenault Correspondence , 1908-1909 , 0.1 linear feet
Letters to Elizabeth Chenault written by friends from Camp Eagle Point in New Hampshire, about their schoolwork and leisure activities.

Margaret Chenault papers , 1930-1934 , 1.4 linear feet
Memorabilia of a University of Alabama student, 1930-1934, including a scrapbook, record book, newspapers, and student organization documents

Mark Childress papers , circa 1985 - 1999 , 7 linear feet
Manuscripts and related material for the Monroeville, Alabama, native's short stories and novels, including "Tender", "A World Made of Fire", "Jacko", "A Plague of Children", and "V for Victor".

Letter from Chip to Ricky , 1990 , 0.1 linear feet
Chip writes to his friend, Little Ricky, with social news and jokes about their mutual acquaintances.

Chris and Alice letters , 1898-1899 , (four letters)
Letters from Chris and Alice of Nevada City, California, to their siblings. They discuss daily life and buying/renting land.

Daniel Pinckney Christenberry Commonplace Book , 1883-1911 , 0.4 linear feet
A list of citations, evidently documenting Christenberry's reading, on various topics, mostly historical and literary

Margaret Christy Memorial Service collection , 1996 , 0.05 linear feet
Letters from Miriam Schneider to friends and students of Margaret Christy asking for "testimonials" that could be read at Christy's memorial service.

Citizens of Macon County Ku Klux Klan letter , 1870 , 0.05 linear feet (1 item)
A letter dated July 1870 and signed by "Citizens of Macon County K. K. K.", threatening W. B. Bowen of Macon County, Alabama

Civil Rights Marion, Alabama Police Department , 1959-1966 , 0.4 linear feet
Materials saved by the chief of Marion, Alabama, police including legislative reports, police reports, photos, newspaper articles, letters, affadavits concerning demonstrations in Marion, Selma, and Montgomery, Alabama.

Civil War Shoe or Boot Remains , between 1864 and 1865 , 1.5 linear feet
Framed remains of a Civil War era boot or shoe.

John D. Clap letter, 1836 June 11, 1 letter
A letter from John D. Clap, written from Louisville on 11 June 1836, to his mother in Dedham, Massachusetts, describing his travels through the southeastern United States.

J.W. Clapp Letter , 1851 , 0.1 linear feet
Letter from J.W. Clapp in Holly Springs, Mississippi, written on June 9, 1851, to R.C. Brinkley of Florence, Alabama, regarding what appears to be the building of a proposed railroad.

Mrs. H. M. Clapp Letter , 1882 June 9 , 0.1 linear feet
A letter written by Mrs. H. M. Clapp of Albany, New York, to Mrs. Rogers wishing her well though they may never meet again.

Letter from Clarence to his Wife, circa 1920-1925, 1 letter and newspaper article
The collection contains a letter on Hotel McAllister letterhead from Clarence to his "Dear Wife." Included with his letter is a news clipping about the New York and Paris financial markets. He discusses deap sea fishing, his health, the weather, how she should repair the car, and a friend wanting to teach him something. The letter is rather illegible.

Bess Clark Letters , 1908 June 1 , 1 letter
Two letters written by Bess Clark to her father Wiliam V. Clark of Matawan, New Jersey. She wrote of her recent illness and asked her father to visit and bring her home after her upcoming surgery.

I. M. Clark letter , 1861 July 28 , 0.05 linear feet (1 item, 1 piece)
Letter dated 28 July 1861, from "Clover Bottom" (near Huntsville) to his sister, giving news of crops and weather, and stating his desire to join the army.

J.H. Clark Letter , 1837 January 22 , 1 letter
J.H. Clark (U.S. Navy), in Brookyln, New York, writes an express order to a Philip Weirel, Bedford, Pennsylvania, for Bedford Water. Shipping instructions and payment questions are included.

R. J. Clark Letter , 1863 October 1 , 0.05 linear feet
A letter from R. J. Clark of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to his cousin with a discussion of the Democratic Party. On the back of letter is a note from Mother to Maggie discussing daily life.

Letters to William H. Clark , 1918-1919 , 0.1 linear feet, 7 letters, 7 envelopes
Letters to William H. Clark while he served in the United States Army at bases across the United States. Letters are from his wife and friends and discuss his promotion and health.

E.J. Clarke Letter , 1840 July 10 , 0.1 linear feet
An 1840 letter from E.J. Clarke of Talladega, Alabama, to a friend in New Hampshire, describing the pain of losing her son, the joy her baby daughter brings, life in Alabama, and the depreciation of Southern money.

Clement Claiborne Clay, Jr., letter and biographical sketch , 1834 , 0.05 linear feet (2 items, 4 pieces)
Letter written from Tuscaloosa in 1834, to his aunt, Mrs. Robert W. Withers of Erie, Greene County, Alabama, and a biographical sketch, author and date unknown, which includes information on Clay's political career, wedding, and friends.

Henry Clay letter , 1844 July 1 , (0.05 linear feet (1 item; typescript copy)
Typescript copy of a letter written by Clay, dated 1 July 1844, from his plantation, Ashland, in Lexington, Kentucky, to Stephen F. Miller of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, commenting on the possible annexation of Texas.

Hugh Lawson Clay letter , 1864 , 0.05 linear feet (1 item)
Letter written by Clay from Richmond, Virginia, to an unidentified person in response to a request for help in locating Mr. Mayhew, a mutual friend.

George Rooks Clayton deeds , 1831, 1835 , 0.05 linear feet (2 items, 2 pieces)
Conveyances of land in Montgomery, Alabama, to George Whitman, May 20, 1831, and Charles Crommelin, March 26, 1835.

Henry De Lamar Clayton, Sr., papers , 1840-1925 , 7.5 linear feet
An extensive of personal, legal, military, and administrative papers, the largest part of which is correspondence, of Alabama politician, Confederate General, and University of Alabama President Clayton.

Nelson Clayton papers , 1808-1868 , 1 linear foot
Papers reflecting the activities of a cotton planter in Lee County, Alabama, 1808-1868

Letter from Clement to Ralph, 1885 February 13, 1 letter
A letter from Clement to his brother Ralph, written from "Puehuehu," [Hawaii], concerning business matters, 13 February [18]85.

Clements Family papers , 1846-1948 , 0.8 linear feet
Papers of a Tuscaloosa family whose members included Hardy Clements, Rufus Hargrove Clements, Martha Lavinia Clements, Frank Bugbee Clements, Luther Morgan Clements, and others. The bulk of the papers relate to Frank Bugbee Clements.

Thomas H. Clements letters , 1866-1870 , 0.05 linear feet (16 items, 16 pieces)
Letters to an Alabama farmer from 1866 to 1870

Phyllis Cleveland Letters , ca. 1926 , 0.1 linear feet
Letters to Miss Phyllis Cleveland in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, written by friends aboard the Super Chief Train of the Santa Fe Railway.

Helen Cline Papers , 1948-1949 , 0.3 linear feet, 69 letters, 68 envelopes, 2 postc
Letters to Helen Cline of Evanston, Illinois, mostly from her mother Mrs. Lewis of Los Angeles, California. The letters discuss health, weather, society issues and recap daily events.

Matthew William Clinton speech text, 1946, 1 item, 16 pieces ; typescript
The text of a speech prepared for a 1946 Daughters of the American Revolution meeting on Alabama's state capitals. It includes a sketch of an architect's plans for improvement of the capitol grounds.

Sarah Clinton Letter , 1894 July 21 , 0.1 linear feet
A letter written in 1894 by Sarah Clinton to a niece about the family and the care of raspberry bushels and includes a newspaper clipping about the arrival of Mr. and Mrs. G. B Dunton's son.

Thomas P. Clinton letters , unknown , 0.05 linear feet
Letters about the burning of the University of Alabama, April 1865, which Clinton witnessed as a young boy

Clinton/Gore Campaign materials , 1992 , 2 items
Clinton/Gore 1992 Presidential Campaign materials include one "Americans For Change" volunteer card and one special guest pass to Governor Bill Clinton's campaign event in Louisville, Kentucky on September 29, 1992.

Elizabeth Clitherall letter , 1863 July 30 , 0.05 linear feet (1 item ; typescript copy)
Letter dated 30 July 1863, from Mobile, to her cousin Ann Greenough Burgwyn in North Carolina, extending sympathy on death of Burgwyn's son, Henry King Burgwyn, at Gettysburg, and expressing anti-war sentiments.

Cobb Coal Photographs, 1920s,
Black and white of coal mining. These photographs are part of an unprocessed manuscript collection, which contains more unprocessed photographs.

Rufus W. Cobb Letter, 1879 November 18, 1 letter, 1 page
Letter, dated November 18, 1879 written by Rufus W. Cobb, Governor of Alabama, to General A. McD. McCook, declining an invitation to attend the 11th reunion of the Society of the Army of the Cumberland and the unveiling of the memorial statue of General George H. Thomas.

Nicholas Hamner Cobbs division of estate document , circa 1850 , 0.05 linear feet (1 item, 2 pages)
Document describing the provisions of Grandfather McClung's will, including the direct and contingency provisions to the Missionary Society and the Bishops Cobbs and Brownell for use in their diocese.

Ben I. Coblentz survey , 1978 , 0.05 linear feet (1 item)
Cultural resources survey of the proposed site of a Bryant Agricultural Corporation soy bean loading facility.

G. O. Coburn Letter Fragment , Before 1860 , 0.05 linear feet
Letter fragment from G.O. Coburn in California to relatives in Ohio asking them to come for a visit.

Letter from Cochley, 1865 December 29, 1 letter, 3 pages
One letter from Cochley to "Dear Sir" concerning the health of "Dear Sir" as well as current happenings in Cochley's life.

B. F. Cochran papers , 1841 , 0.05 linear feet (2 items)
The texts of three of Cochran's speeches and a critical essay on the significance of Athens, Greece on later republics.

Mrs. Corydon Cochran Letter , 1960 April 28 , 1 letter
One letter from Mrs. Corydon Cochran of Wichita, Kansas, to the mayor of Corydon, Iowa. She asked for more information about the naming of the town since four generations of her husband's family had the same name.

John and Mary W. Cochran diaries and letterbook , 1840-1870 , .4 linear feet
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.

William Allen Cochrane diploma , 1840 , 0.05 linear feet (1 item; photocopy)
A handwritten copy of Cochrane's University of Alabama diploma.

John Cocke papers , 1810-1899 , 3.8 linear feet
Business correspondence, accounts, legal documents, and other materials (including the selling and purchasing of slaves) of this 19th century Marengo County, Alabama, plantation owner.

Zitella Cocke papers , circa 1950 , 0.1 linear feet (14 pieces; photocopies)
The collection contains photocopies of photographs and poems, perhaps written by Zitella Cocke (1840-1929), a Perry County, Alabama, poet, author, and musician.

Monroe F. Cockrell research notes , 1949-1956 , 0.05 linear feet (4 items)
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.

John Coglin absence report , 1831 December 24 , 0.05 linear feet (1 item, 2 pieces; photocopies)
University of Alabama report, dated 24 December 1831, stating the absences of John Colgin for the month of December.

Letter to servant Cokeram, no date; possibly 1600s, 1 letter
Letter from unknown writer to his servant Cokeram, instructing to provide provisions for an impending visit by the queen. Undated.

Whitefoord R. Cole papers , 1895-1979 , 2 linear feet
This collection contains correspondence, clippings, and photographs relating to a president of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad.

William R. Cole Letter , 1833 March 12 , 1 letter
Contains discussion of "Moral Light," the resurrection of Jesus, and church government from William R. Cole of Wilmington, Ohio, to fellow Christian, M. Winany of Greens City, Ohio.

Coleman and Duke dry goods receipt book , 1853-1869 , 0.3 linear feet (1 volume)
A ledger from a dry goods store in Cahaba, Dallas County, Alabama, containing receipts from various firms and individuals for monies received for accounts, shipping by steamer, etc.

Elizabeth Tyler Coleman papers , 1776-1955 , 0.8 linear feet (104 items)
A miscellany of materials including genealogy, correspondence, the diary of Priscilla Cooper Tyler, daughter-in-law of President John Tyler, a journal, and Coleman's manuscript of "Priscilla Cooper Tyler and the American Scene: 1816-1889." Includes three letters from President Tyler to his son Robert.

James Coleman letter , 1842 February 22 , 0.05 linear feet (1 item, 1 piece)
A letter dated 22 February 1842 from Athens, Alabama to John H. Cocke, Winnsville, Fluvanna County, Virginia. Discusses local temperance activities, the celebration of Washington's birthday, and family health.

Jefferson Jackson Coleman papers , 1961-1974 , 0.06 linear feet
Souvenirs from various events, as well as awards and honors bestowed upon Coleman, who served The University in many capacities for almost 50 years.

Jefferson Jackson Coleman, 1918-1989, 54 photographs
Photographs of Jefferson Jackson "Jeff" Coleman, former Director of Alumni Affairs at the University of Alabama. Coleman was closely involved in athletics at the University. Collection includes images from bowl games, athletic banquets and other sporting events. Also shots of the Coleman family, Joe Namath, Coach Paul W. "Bear" Bryant and the Delta Chi Fraternity.

John J. Coleman papers , 1825-1849 , 0.1 linear feet (58 items)
A collection of tax receipts, bills for drygoods items, indenture contracts, and miscellaneous papers

Wade Hampton Coleman, Jr., Papers , 1924 - 1968 , 1 linear foot
Various documents, including speeches, correspondence, reports, faculty newsletters, alumni magazines, newspapers and newspaper clippings.

C. J. Coley papers , 1963 , 0.05 linear feet (4 items)
Letters and two versions of a paper titled "Tallapoosa and Elmore Counties Litigants," read before the Alabama Historical Association, 26 April 1963, concerning a dispute over division of tax revenues generated by hydroelectric power from damming the Tallapoosa River.

John Smartt Coley manuscript , before 1986 , 0.1 linear feet (1 item)
Uncorrected manuscript of Coley's translation of "Le Roman de Thebes", published in 1986 as part of the "Garland Library of Medieval Literature."

Collective Protection Documents , 1941-1945 , 0.1 linear feet (5 documents, 23 pages)
Documents on Collective Protection probably produced by authorities in Birmingham, Alabama, and Montgomery, Alabama, shortly after the United States entered World War II. They cover all areas of collective protection such as home protection, lighting restrictions, espionage and sabotage, war gases and shelters.

College Media Advisors records, 1954-2004, 8.8 linear feet
Records for this organization which assists advisers of student newspapers, yearbooks, magazines, radio, and television stations.

Frank Collier Photographs, 1941 - 1952, 176 photographs
Photographs are depicting road construction in Alabama; work crews, convict labor, bridges, train trestles, highway flooding, erosion, and ferries on Coosa River and Mitchell Dam. Geographical areas represented are Tuscaloosa, Fayette Counties, and Gainesville, Selma, and Demopolis. Also contains scenes of Black Warrior River flood.

Henry Watkins Collier inaugural address , 1849 November 17 , 0.05 linear feet
The inaugural address given by Governor Henry W. Collier in 1849.

Collins Family Papers, 1875 - 1990, 0.2 linear feet
Photocopies of letters written by various family members, primarily James S. Collins, Martha Louvenia Symth Collins (Mrs. James S. Collins – second wife of James S.), James “Jim” Madison Collins, Lake Huron Collins Madison, Martin Lomax “Max” Collins, Irene (Mrs. Lomax Collins) and Purser Collins. There are also photocopies of the birth, marriage, and death pages from several family Bibles as well as copies of typed and handwritten pages of genealogical data and obituaries clipped from newspapers. There is also a letter from Sarah Johnson of Troy, Alabama, to Marvin Gerry Stewart of Northport, Alabama, dated May 16, 1990, which accompanies a photocopy of the minutes of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church in Pike County, Alabama.

Charles H. Collins Essay Book Excerpts , 1858 , 0.1 linear feet
Among these photocopied selections from various manuscripts and diaries penned in Clermont County by Charles H. Collins are a eulogy on an elder brother and three short poems.

Grace Collins letter , 1892 September 14 , 0.1 linear feet
Letter to Grace Collins of Rushville, Indiana, written on September 14, 1892, from her friend Clara from Huntington, Indiana, telling her about getting lost while on a picnic, a new boyfriend, traveling, and updates on mutual friends.

Colonial National Monument Information about Yorktown and the Battlefield , after 1931 , 0.05 linear feet
Booklet giving information about the Colonial National Monument, Yorktown, and the Battlefield.

Letters to Alice Comstock , 1894-1899 , 4 letters, 4 envelopes
Letters to Alice Comstock of Evanston, Illinois, from friends and accquaintances thanking her for gifts. One letter informs her of the sender's marriage and requests paperwork so that they can join a new church.

Mrs. Arthur Comstock WWII Air Warning Service certificates , 1943-1944 , 1.4 linear feet
Two World War II U. S. Army Air Forces Air Warning Service certificates awarded to Mrs. Arthur Comstock (Mae) for serving in the Ground Observer Corps.

William Strong Comstock papers , 1842-1867 , 0.2 linear feet (90 items)
Business correspondence, account sheets, contracts, miscellaneous receipts, etc., of a Montgomery, Alabama, merchant, 1843-1867.

Confederate Flag, Ku Klux Klan Klavern, Crenshaw County, Alabama , between 1950 and 1961 , 2.2 linear feet
Reproduction confederate flag last used by the Ku Klux Klan Klavern of Crenshaw County, Alabama, in the early 1960s.

Confederate States Army, Ninth Georgia Cavalry Regiment (Cobb's Legion) vouchers , 1862 , 0.2 linear feet
Vouchers issued to soldiers of the Ninth Georgia Cavalry Regiment by the Confederate States Army for pay, etc.

Confederate States Army, Second Alabama Light Artillery Battalion roll, 1861, 1 item
Muster roll of Lumsden's Battery near the time of its formation in November 1861.

Confederate States Army, Third Alabama Infantry Regiment, Company C (Swanson , 1861 May 4 , 0.05 linear feet (1 item)
The muster roll of Captain William G. Swanson's Company, Company D, of the Third Alabama Infantry Regiment, 4 May 1861.

Confederate States Army, Thirty-Eighth Virginia Infantry Regiment records , 1862-1864 , 0.05 linear feet (7 items)
A miscellany of materials pertaining to the 38th Virginia Infantry Regiment, including muster rolls of Company A, a special order naming hospital stewards, a certificate of disability, and a list of payment and clothing issued.

Confederate States Army, Thirty-Sixth Alabama Infantry, Company D, company roll , circa 1865 , 0.05 linear feet (1 item, 1 piece)
A roll of this Civil War unit organized at Favors Beat [now Coaling], Tusaloosa County. It lists the names of 110 officers and enlisted men.

Confederate States of America, War Department, Nitre and Mining Bureau, District 10 letter , 1864 October 4 , 0.05 linear feet (1 item, 1 leaf)
Letter dated 4 October 1864, from W.H.C. Price, Superintendent of the C.S.A. War Department's Nitre and Mining District 10, to P.J. Weaver, requesting his urgent cooperation in the manufacturing of nitre.

C.T. Conn slave pass, 1857 January 31, 1 slave pass
A slave pass written by C. T. Conn, requesting that his slave Nelson be allowed to visit his wife, 31 January 1857.

Union Bark "Conrad" Proof of Ownership and Registration , 1861 , 0.05 linear feet
Photocopies of the 1861 Proof of Ownership and Registration forms for the Bark "Conrad" which was later captured by the C.S.S. "Alabama" and recommissioned as the "Tuscaloosa"

Dr. Edward Augustus Cook Collection , 1882 - 1920 , 0.8 linear feet
Collection contains materials relating mainly to Dr. Edward Augustus Cook’s medical practice in Kirk’s Grove, Cherokee County, Alabama including account ledgers, daybooks, register of births and deaths, correspondence, and a photograph.

Cooper and McAmis Families Letters , 1861-1893 , 0.1 linear feet
Letters and other miscellaneous materials of two sisters, Maggie Cooper of Marion, Alabama, and Mattie McAmis of Birmingham, Alabama.

W.H.H. Cooper furlough , 1861 December 13 , 0.05 linear feet (1 item, 1 piece)
A furlough dated 13 December 1861, issued to W. H. H. Cooper, a private in Captain D. L. Patterson's Company, 20th Mississippi Volunteers for the period 13 December 1861 to 12 January 1862.

William Cooper diaries and photograph , 1864-1887 , 0.4 linear feet
The collection consists of six diaries for 1864, 1867, 1876, 1882, 1884, and 1887, and a photograph of Cooper, an attorney from Tuscumbia, Alabama, in his later years. The diaries contain daily entries made by Cooper and, in his absence from home, his wife, and give a great deal of information about the community, his activities, and his family.

William Copeland letter , 1857 March 29 , 0.1
Letter from Father and Mother in which William discusses cattle, land, and daily life.

William Preston Copeland cash books , 1877-1900 , 0.4 linear feet
Cash books of this 19th century Eufaula, Alabama, doctor.

Hugh Coperlin Letter , 1890 January 12 , 0.05 linear feet
Letter from Hugh Coperlin, written on 12 January 1890, to Gaston, describing a sale of land he wants transacted.

Letter from Cora M. to her brother Frank , 1893 May 24 , 1 letter
Letter from Cora to her brother Frank. She speaks of news from home and of reading Little Lord Fauntleroy.

Letter from Cora and Ed to her parents , 1894 June 8 , one letter
Contains one letter from Cora and Ed of Ellendale to Cora's family. She discusses livestock, crops, and financial matters, and talks of an upcoming picnic with the "Old Soldiers."

Roy C. Corbell papers , 1919-1952 , (5 items)
Miscellaneous financial documents and copy of General Order No. 38-A, American Expeditionary Forces, February 28, 1919 (letter from General John J. Pershing to soldiers at the end of WWI).

Roy C. Corbell Photographs, 1919, 1 photograph
Photo postcard of R.C. Corbell of Bidford, Alabama, in World War I soldier's uniform.

Nathaniel Cotton Letter , 1851 January 1 , 0.1 linear feet
A letter from Nathaniel Cotton of Cambridge, Massachusetts, to his brother, Leonard Cotton of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, about the health of family members, business and the new year.

Mary Elizabeth Counselman collection , 1940-1980 , 1 linear foot
A collection of manuscripts and publications from Alabama sci-fi/horror writer Mary Elizabeth Counselman

The Country Physician poem , unknown , 0.1 linear feet
Written by an unknown author, "The Country Physician" poetically traces the challenging life of a country doctor.

Elmer J. Countryman Letters , 1889-1893 , 0.1 linear feet
Letters to Elmer Countryman of Rochelle, Illinois, from his fiance, Alice, and a friend, Bruce W. McHenry, written between 1889 and 1893.

County Council of Home Demonstration Clubs scrapboook, 1911, 1 linear foot
Scrapbook documents the history of the Tuscaloosa (Alabama) Home Demonstration Club and includes photos, newsclippings, and club documents.

County Council of Home Demonstration Clubs scrapbook , 1911 , 1 linear foot
Scrapbook documenting the history of the Tuscaloosa (Alabama) Home Demonstration Club and includes photos, newspaper clippings, and club documents.

George F. Courtney Letter, 1918 September 17, 1 letter, 1 page
Letter written by Pvt. 1/c George F. Courtney, serving in the Medical Department of the 7th Field Artillery Regiment of the American Expeditionary Forces in France in 1918, to his parents, Will and Hettie Courtney of Urbana, Champagne County, Illinois.

Peter Courtney indenture , 1704 January 1 , 2.5 linear feet (1 item, encapsulated; typescript
Handwritten indenture document, dated 1 January 1704, by which Peter Courtney of Middlesex County, England, leased a property, "Eagle Hollow" or "Parks Suggs," to Samuel Rogers of Cornwall County, England.

Andrew Cowan Death Announcement , 1919 , 0.1 linear feet
Card announcing the death of Col. Andrew Cowan.

James Harry Cowan Photographs, 1915-1918, 1 album (62 photographs)
Photograph album of James Harry Cowan, a University of Alabama student from 1915-1918. Scenes include University athletes and sporting events, pre-game activities in front of Woods Hall, in Birmingham and Richwood Park. Also contains newspaper clippings and memorabilia.

Fletcher J. Cowart Autobiography and Family History , 1883 , 0.1 linear feet
A mimeographed copy of a typed manuscript about the Cowart family history compiled by Fletcher J. Cowart of Troy, Alabama, in 1883.

"The Cowel Letter", circa 1800s, 1 page, front and back
This collection contains a handwritten poem by an unknown author about a young woman's feelings after her lover has left her for another woman. The poem is dedicated to "M.E.C.," possibly the lover of the young woman.

Cowin Family Papers , 1861 - 1921 , 0.2 linear feet (photocopies)
Photocopies of the diary and essays written by John H. Cowin of Green County, Alabama covering events from 22 April through 13 November 1861 as well as a smaller diary for the month of January 1863. There are also photocopies of miscellaneous documents including Alabama tax statements from 1875 and 1877 and newspaper clippings.

Coyner Family letters , 1910-1918 , (12 letters)
Letters from friends and relatives to members of the Coyner family of Colfax, Indiana. The letters deal with everyday life, and one of the writers mentions seeing the D.W. Griffith movie "Birth of a Nation."

J.M. Craft Letter , 1940 , 0.1 linear feet
J.M. Craft, a veteran living in a U.S. Soldier's Home in Kansas City, Missouri, writes about his daily life.

Walter R. Crane Notebooks , after 1870 , 0.2 linear feet (2 bound notebooks)
Two bound notebooks of handwritten lecture notes made by Walter R. Crane

David Crawford letter , 1829 November 30 , 0.05 linear feet (1 item)
A letter dated 30 November 1829, from Tuscaloosa, Alabama to his wife, Caroline, in Mobile. It tells of his election as Solicitor of the First Judicial Circuit.

Ernest Crawford Letter , 1905 December 13 , 1 letter
Ernest Crawford of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, receives a letter from his mother of Topeka, Kansas, about a play written for him.

Sarah Ann (Gayle) and William B. Crawford Papers , 1833-1889 , 0.8 linear feet
Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, scrapbooks, and other papers of Sarah Ann Gayle Crawford, sister to Amelia Gayle Gorgas, and William B. Crawford.

Brant Crawley Photographs, 1993, 29 photographs
Color snapshots of Sardis Cemetery in Bullock County, Alabama.

James P. Creath letter , 1893 April 29 , 0.05 linear feet (1 item)
Letter written by a Uniontown, Alabama, businessman dated 29 April 1893, to his fiancée.

Creek Indian Land Sales Collection , 1833–1841 , 0.1 linear feet (6 documents)
Documents pertaining to the sale of lands belonging to Ko Yoo Quae, Alpetter Hadjo, Co Choc O Nee, Coch Che Yo Ho Lo and Pelis-hart-ke – all Creek Indians living in Alabama between 1833 and 1841.

Ethel Creighton Poem and Watercolor , between 1880-1953 , 0.1 linear foot (1 poem & 1 watercolor)
A poem and a watercolor by Ethel Creighton featuring the Old Spanish Tower in Mobile, Alabama.

Mary Creighton Letters , 1917 , 0.05 linear feet
Contains three letters written by Mary Creighton of Boston, Massachusetts, to a Mr. Jenks of Ridgeway, Missouri. She sought information on the whereabouts of her cousin William, whom she had not seen for many years.

T. H. Crenshaw, Jr., papers , 1810-1884 , 0.05 linear feet (42 items; photocopies)
Photocopies of the papers of the Crenshaw family, including personal and business correspondence, bills, receipts, etc.

Walter Henry Crenshaw commonplace book , circa 1835-86 , 0.1 linear feet (1 volume)
A copy of the Lawyers Common-Place Book, profusely annotated by Crenshaw with notes on Alabama statute and case law through 1886, and miscellaneous additional items.

Creole Social Club records , 1878-1902 , 0.05 linear feet (10 items)
Insurance policies on the club house, an account book from a Mobile, Alabama, apothecary with the club, and tickets for social events sponsored by this African-American social club.

Nellie Creson Letter , 1906 March 17 , 0.05 linear feet
The collection contains one letter written from Creson in Hudgins, Kentucky, to Mr. Lee Goff, giving news of daily life.

Crimson Theatre Radio Plays collection , circa 1953 , 0.2 linear feet
Scripts for several radio plays performed by the Crimson Theatre on the WABP radio station on the University of Alabama campus.

William H. Crins Letter , 1876 April 26 , 0.05 linear feet
Letter from William H. Crins, written on 26 April 1876 in Providence, Rhode Island, to Mr. H. M. Sawtelle.

David Criswell letter, 1862 February 17, 1 letter and envelope
A letter from David Criswell, farmer, to Joel Lynn of Hartford, Indiana, 17 February 1862.

Anne Crockett Sheet Music , 1954-1956 , 0.05 linear feet (1 page of sheet music)
One page of sheet music with handwritten words and music

W. G. Croft letter, circa 1835, 0.05 linear feet (1 item)
Letter from W. G. Croft, dated 18 November (circa 1835) from Canebreak, Union Town, Alabama, to his brother, Randall Croft, at Beaufort, South Carolina, discussing cotton crop yields in the area.

Nathan Crosby Letters , 1877 , 0.1 linear feet
This collection contains one handwritten letter from Nathan Crosby, Little Valley, New York, to James, and one letter from Eugenia L. Gibbs, Ellicottville, New York, to Nathan Crosby. Both letters relate to travel money for Willie.

Edward Calvin Crow correspondence , 1952 , 0.05 linear feet (3 items)
Correspondence between E. C. Crow and Dr. John M. Gallalee of the University of Alabama regarding a newspaper article on Gen. Josiah Gorgas, as well as a newspaper article on the oldest judge in Birmingham, Alabama.

J. W. Crowdus Drug Company Letter and Receipt , 1915 September 15 , .1 linear foot
One letter and a receipt to A. Peter and Company of Louisville, Kentucky, from the J. W. Crowdus Drug Company about a shipment.

Laurence Crowley World's Great War for Freedom Roll of Honor Certificate , after 1943 , 1.0 linear feet
Large certificate featuring a picture of Laurence Crowley in uniform with the information of the place and date of his enlistment in World War II.

Mary Mildred Crowley Diary , 1911 , 0.1 linear feet
A trip diary inscribed on the flyleaf to Mary Mildred Crowley of Indianapolis, Indiana and dated June 1, 1911.

Cruikshank family papers , 1848-1909 , 0.4 linear feet
Correspondence of an Alabama family, centered in Talladega and Birmingham

Matthew Crumb and Margaret Vest legal documents, 1801-07, 2 legal documents
Two legal documents pertaining to the establishment of a jointure for Margaret Estridge Crumb Vest by, among the other things, the sale of a slave named Bobb, Jefferson County, Kentucky, 1801, 1807.

L. H. Crumpler records , 1892-1909 , 0.3 linear feet (3 ledgers, receipts)
A collection of records of Crumpler's general store in Sylacauga, Alabama, and of his activities as justice of the peace.

Cubahatchie Baptist Church of Christ records , 1887-1933 , 0.2 linear feet
Collection of meeting minutes and membership lists, 1887-1933, for this Cross Keys, Macon County, Alabama, church.

Cuban postcards , circa 1920 , 0.1 linear feet
Postcards depicting scenes in Cuba in the early twentieth century

John M. Cullen court docket , 1827-1832 , 0.2 linear feet
A court room docket recording cases of this Triana, Alabama, justice of the peace.

Oscar D. Cully, Jr. Photographs, 1936, 67 photographs
Black and white photographs of University of Alabama campus and buildings.

Cultural Resource Reconnaissance reports , 1976-1979 , 0.4 linear feet (23 folders)
Twenty-three reports assessing the cultural and archeological significance of various Alabama sites, 1976-1979.

Minutes of the Talladega Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1898-1899 , 1891-1899 , 0.2 linear feet (1 item, 77 pages; photocopies)
Photocopy of one record book entitled “Minutes of the Talladega Presbytery of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church for 1898-1899.” In addition to church minutes, it contains rolls and mission reports.

Arme Cummins letter , 1898 March 20 , 0.05 linear feet
Letter from Arme Cummins of Kirkville, Iowa, to her sister, Louisa Robbins of Roanoke, Indiana, in 1898, discussing her rheumatism, heaven, and a picture that has possibly been misplaced.

Daphne Cunningham diaries , 1913-1914 , 0.1 linear feet (2 items)
A diary whose short entries provide information on the daily activities of this coed from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, member of Kappa Delta sorority, and 1916 University of Alabama graduate.

Sanford M. Curlis letter , 1863 , 0.1 linear feet
A letter from Sanford M. Curlis informing an unknown party of the death of his brother in a military hospital in Gallatin, Tennessee, 25 June 1863.

Letter from Currua , 1899 , 0.05 linear feet
Letter from Currua, written in an undetermined language. No translation is available at this time.

John Cottingham Curry papers , 1916-1971 , 0.2 linear feet
Items from Curry's tenure at the University of Alabama, including season tickets for sporting events, invitations to social events and organizations, and a binder of correspondence relating to reunions of the University of Alabama class of 1916.

John E. Curry Collection , 1846-1864 , 0.05 linear feet; 2 items (photocopies)
Photocopies of letters from David H. Vinton, Assistant Quartermaster in New York, to Lieutenant Josiah Gorgas at Watervliet Arsenal, refusing to grant Gorgas’s request for supplies to be sent to Pensacola, and from University of Alabama cadet John H. Marshall in Tuscaloosa, discussing the possible role of the cadets in the defense of the state, the fainting of several cadets during a dress parade, and inquires about his family.

Clarence Curtain Correspondence , 1891-1893 , 0.05 linear feet
Letters to Clarence Curtain, an attorney in Circleville, Ohio, from a client and a general merchandise dealer.

Curtis family papers, 1835-1896, 1.8 linear feet
A collection of materials relating to plantation life in Marengo County, Alabama, containing some business records, scrapbooks and autograph books.

Curtis Family Photographs, 1870s, 8 photographs


Codia Curtis Letter , 1850 October 20 , 0.1 linear feet
A letter written by Codia Curtis of New York to her cousin about moving to Sacramento, California to be with her husband who has opened a hotel.

Marie Curtis Letter , 1837 September 2 , 0.1 linear feet
A letter from Marie Curtis to her brother and sister, Charles and Minerva Bush telling them about their move to Howell and the family.

Sam B. Curtis Letter , 1841 October 5 , 0.1 linear feet
A letter from Sam B. Curtis to his brother about his disenchantment with the actions of President Tyler and the Whig party.

General Curtiss Estate Correspondence , 1871 , 0.1 linear feet
Both of these letters are to members of the Hines family in Newburgh, Indiana, discussing the will and estate of General Curtiss.

John Cuthbert Letter , 1848 June 29 , 0.05 linear feet (1 letter; 1 page)
Letter, written by John A. Cuthbert from San Souci, Mobile Bay, Alabama, on 29 June 1848 to Governor Reuben Chapman of Alabama, urging the appointment of William R. King to fill a vacant seat in the United States Senate.

Mary M. Foster fire insurance policy , 1881 December 22 , 0.05 linear feet (1 item)
A fire insurance policy dated 22 December 1881, taken out by Mary M. Foster of Clayton, Alabama, on her "frame dwelling house part one & half story & part one story, & dining room & kitchen attached, occupied by her. . . . "

Methodist Episcopal Church, Uniontown, Ala., Church Records , 1869-1966 , 0.2 linear feet (photocopies)
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

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