This collection contains digital resources that document the history of The University of Alabama since it opened in 1831. A variety of resources in different formats depict the people, organizations, places, and events that shaped its history as it evolved and grew from an all-male institution with a small enrollment to a diverse student population of more than 30,000 students.
Scrapbook of newspaper clippings covering just over half of the 1964 University of Alabama undefeated football season and the loss to Texas in the Orange Bowl on 1 January 1965. Most of the articles feature UA quarterback, Joe Namath.
The collection contains one picture postcard depicting The University of Alabama Glee Club during its seventeenth season as well as a picture of the group (year unknown) clipped from a newspaper.
Correspondence, administrative papers, and production materials from the early years of the Institute for Book Arts.
This collection contains scrapbooks, newspaper articles, yearbooks, minutes, financial records, and photographs pertaining to, along with the constitution of, this Tuscaloosa women's civic organization.
Correspondence, menus, and recipes of this branch of the University of Alabama Women's Club.
The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings of stories about the University of Alabama or her alumni.
An anonymous farmer gives short daily entries on his activities--mostly about working tobacco fields--in two year-long diaries. The diaries are promotional pocket notebooks printed by Planters Exclusive Burley Floor of Hopkinsville, Kentucky.
Minutes, financial records, correspondence, newspaper articles about, and yearbooks of this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, women's club.
E. E. Upham writes from Bangor, Maine, to Jefferson Lake, Esquire, of Brownville, Maine, requesting that Jefferson Lake provide information regarding the progression of a timber cutting job.
The medical log of the USS Winnebago, a Union river monitor stationed in Mobile Bay from 1864 to 1865.
Contains one postcard and two letters written by Jenny V. of Kentucky to her friend Marjorie Bledsoe at various locations in Kentucky and Indiana. She gave news of neighbors, family members, and church business. She also frequently discussed people who seemed to be monks and nuns.
Two reports on a proposed canal project on the Valley and Warrior Rivers in Jefferson County, Alabama.
Typescript copy of B. L. Roberson's unpublished "Valor on the Eastern Shore."
Contains one letter written on business letterhead from I. C. Van Der Karr of Kankakee, Illinois, to Agnes M. Wert of Des Moines, Iowa, concerning the latter's purchase of a grave marker for a deceased family member.
Parents C. and Louisa Van Duren of Dansville, New York, wrote to children in Franklin, Michigan, about crops and weather.
Contains materials related to William B. Van Valin's work with the Eskimos in western Alaska in the early 20th-century.
An unknown party writes to Theodore VanDyke about his lineage as listed in Baptismal records.
Letters from Hugh A. Vantreese to his wife and children while he was employed by the Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company in Mobile and Selma, Alabama. Also included are letters from W. A. Vantreese, Hugh's brother, advising Emma about suing the railway company over Hugh's death.
A petition to Congress written by several members of the "Committee of Petitioners in the City of New York" to "prevent the transportation of the mail on the Sabbath and the keeping open of post-offices on that holy day."