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Alabama

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Edwin L. Gibson daybook

 Collection — Box 148
Identifier: MSS 0-124
Scope and Contents This item is a day-by-day account of work done and/or activities in the area of Centerville, Alabama. The author is unknown, and it is poorly written and in poor condition. It provides a description of menial or slavish labor performed, such as picking corn, picking cotton and slaughtering pigs and beef. It is interesting only in that it furnishes an insight into how people lived and worked during the early 1800s.
Dates: Created: 1836-1838; Other: Date acquired: 01/09/1930

Eldridge Williams papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0298 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-01.0298
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript of a retired African American lieutenant colonel, and one of the Tuskegee Airmen, as he discusses his experiences during WWII and the Korean War.
Dates: Created: 1940-1963; Other: Date acquired: 07/26/2001

Florence Gregory Walker Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: HP 2009-030
Scope and Contents Personal items of Florida State College for Women student Florence Gregory (B.A. Sociology, 1940) and Florida State University (M.S., Social Work, 1962). Items includes photographs, scrapbooks, and other ephemera related to her years as a student at FSCW/FSU.

Online Copies Available Select materials from this collection have been digitized and are available through the FSU Digital Library as part of a larger photograph collection.
Dates: Created: 1931-1962; Other: Majority of material found in 1931-1947; Other: Date acquired: 07/01/2009

Florida State University Southern Business History Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2008-016
Scope and Contents The Florida State University Southern Business History Center Records include, correspondence to and from the center, including memos, form letters, responses, questionnaire, annual reports, photographs and publications; and oral interviews recorded in May and June, 1954 and August 1956 on 1/4 inch audio tape reels. They also include a group of historical records of the Eberhard Faber Pencil Company at Cedar Key, Florida.
Dates: Created: 1855-1956; Created: Majority of material found in 1940-1956

Historical Papers of Massachusetts and Alabama

 Collection — MSS 0-139
Identifier: MSS 0-139
Scope and Contents Collection consists of the following: 1. 1620-1646. Prospectus (broadside) "Of Plimoth Plantation," by William Bradford, Governor, who wrote a detailed history of the early years of Plymouth Colony. He covers in great detail everything that happened from the landing of the Mayflower in December, 1620, through the year 1646. 2. 1804. Newspaper. 'New England Palladium,' Boston, Tuesday, November 27, 1804. No. 43, Vol. 24. The four-page issue is a good example of a New England newspaper format of the period. 3. 1840. Alabama. U.S.A. Land Grant No. 12009. Signed by Martin Van Buren, President, and issued to Allen Masengale of Madison County, Alabama. It...
Dates: Created: 1620-1840; Created: Majority of material found in 1620-1646, 1804, 1840; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1965

Land patent - U.S.A. to Pul-sey, one of the Creek Tribe of Indians

 Collection — Folder MSS 0-159, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 0-159
Scope and Contents This item is a United States certificate of transfer of public land in "The Tallapoosa Land District Alabama," (1845) to Pul-sey, one of the Creek Tribe of Indians. The transfer of land to Pul-Sey was, "by virtue of a Treaty between the United States and the said Creek Tribe of Indians, made by the 24th day of March 1832." The certificate is dated July 9, 1845. Other names mentioned were: Nat Macon Thornton & Co., Henry Meadows, J. Knox Walker, Secretary of the President, and S. H. Laughlin, Recorder of the General Land Office.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1845

Plantation Record Book

 Collection — Box 155
Identifier: MSS 1-10
Scope and Contents This item is a plantation record book and appears to be the financial records of William Armistead, who either owned or managed one or more large plantations or farms. He also acted as guardian for several children, as indicated by entries for tuition and books, as well as entries for Orphans Court. He was also involved in land deals and skilled blacksmith work. Some places mentioned, Candy's Landing and Greensboro, can be located on an early map of Alabama, indicating that the activities recorded took place somewhere in west Alabama. A large number of persons are named in the record book, and some of the locations and subjects mentioned include: cotton, Candy's Landing, Fenwick...
Dates: 1836-1841

Marcia Watts papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections-2003 Box, Folder: 03.0065 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-03.0065
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript of Marcia Wilkinson who served with the USO on the home front during World War II. This collection also contains personal photographs.
Dates: Created: 1943; Other: Date acquired: 04/28/2003

William Warren Rogers and Robert David Ward Manuscript

 Collection — Box 321
Identifier: MSS 83-5
Scope and Contents Corrected typescript draft of August Reckoning: Jack Turner and Racism in Post-Civil War Alabama by William Warren Rogers and Robert David Ward. Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press. 1973.
Dates: 1973; Other: Date acquired: 07/28/1983