This collection contains the diary of F.M. Dansby, an Episcopalian priest in Birmingham, Jeffereson County, Alabama. The diary only covers the Sundays of each month, where Dansby indicates where he preached and on what texts.
Correspondence, speeches, and writings, relating to his work as a surgeon with the 1st Regiment of Louisiana Volunteers, stationed in Tampico, Mexico, during the Mexican War.
Materials relating to the nomination of Clarence William Daugette (1873-1942) to the Alabama Hall of Fame. Daugette served for forty-three years as president of Jacksonville State Teachers' College.
Eleven receipts by various individuals and firms to a free black named Joseph Daugherty between 1847 and 1858, location unknown.
A letter from a daughter to her mother describing the cost of her surgery and hospital stay and upcoming plans to visit her mother.
Letter from daughter recounts the author's journey to and visit in Wentworth, New Hampshire. The visit included a day trip to the White Hills and rides into the country.
Eleven scrapbooks of this Tuscaloosa, Alabama,women's organization, covering the beginning years of organization (1956-1960) through 1998.
One photocopied and bound ledger, two ledgers and five loose leaf notebooks containing the minutes of the membership and board of the Chief Tuskaloosa Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution from 1901 to 1988.
A letter from H. Daulenspeck to his father about his upcoming visit home.
Papers and plat maps of real estate developments in Dauphin Island, Alabama, in 1953, 1958, and 1961.
Letters, postcards, photos, newsclipping, and passport of this German shoemaker who emigrated to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in the 1880s. All material is in German.
A paper titled "Brigadier General James Holt Clanton, Alabama's Rash Gallant" and delivered to the Alabama Historical Association, April 17, 1959.
Photocopies of the family history of an early northwest Alabama family, one of whom became mayor of Birmingham in the 1890s; also some personal recollections of the Union Army raid on Tuscaloosa led by John T. Croxton in April 1865, augmented with notes by grandson Alexander Van Hoose Davies, copies of memorials of various Van Hoose men, and newspaper clippings.
Includes materials related to the Alabama-born activist Angela Davis and the early 1970s movement to have her freed from prison along with materials related to her campaigns to win the seat of U.S. vice-president as part of the Communist ticket in the 1980s.
F.A. Davis writes to his brother and sister about friends at home and panning for gold in Oregon.
A letter from Geri Davis, a student in Chicago, Illinois, to Valerie Hudson of Coloma, Michigan, about her trip to the Lincoln Park Zoo.
Typescript of Susan Hunt Ingram Ray's master's thesis on Harwell G. Davis.
Extensive correspondence, business records, and receipts of this Marion, Alabama, plantation owner and attorney, and his family.
Letters, newspaper clippings, event programs, photographs, and other items reflecting the personal interests of their compiler during his high school and undergraduate years. The collection is arranged by item type (i.e., letter, newsletter, clipping, invitation etc.) and chronologically. Letters with unknown surnames are arranged alphabetically by first name.
A mortgage dated 20 June 1835 on slaves made out to Whitman Brane company in Montgomery County, Alabama.