Archive for the ‘Alabama’ Category

Wyche and Otey Family Papers, 1824-1936

February 6, 2012 Comments off

Creator: Wyche family. Otey family
Collection number: 1608
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Abstract: The Otey family of Meridianville, Ala., and Yazoo County, Miss., included William Madison Otey (1818-1865), merchant and cotton planter; his wife, Octavia Wyche Otey (fl. 1841-1891); and their children, Imogene Otey Fields, Mollie Otey Hampton; William Walter Otey; Lucille Otey Read more…

Digby Gordon Seymour Papers, 1893-1902

January 19, 2012 Comments off

Creator: Seymour, Digby Gordon, 1855-1927.
Collection number: 5372
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Abstract: Digby Gordon Seymour (1855-1927) was a railroad engineer who lived and worked in the southeastern United States. He was the father of Knoxville, Tenn., lawyer and businessman Charles Milne Seymour (1882-1958), who was the father of Tennessee medical doctor and historian Read more…

Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company Records, 1900s-1950s

November 21, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company.
Collection number: 4572
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Abstract: The Atlantic Coast Line was based in Wilmington, N.C., and possessed rail that ran through Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and Florida. The Atlantic Coast Line later formed part of the CSX Transportation System. The collection contains Read more…

Theodore Rosengarten Oral History Interviews and Other Recordings, 1971-1977

June 2, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Rosengarten, Theodore.
Collection number: 5407
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Abstract: Theodore Rosengarten (1944- ) graduated from Amherst College in 1966 and received his Ph.D. in American civilization from Harvard University in 1975. In 1969, in the course of his research on the Alabama Sharecroppers Union in Read more…

Title: John Poynter Streety Papers, 1874-2001 (bulk 1874-1894)

February 24, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Streety, John Poynter, 1820-1894.
Collection number: 5478
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Abstract: John Poynter Streety was born in Bladen County, N.C., in 1820. He arrived in the town of Haynesville, Ala., circa 1839, where he became a prosperous businessman. Streety’s plantation was located in Lowndes County, where he was Read more…

Laura Randolph Daly papers, 1906-1941.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Daly, Laura Randolph.
Collection number: 5184-z
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Abstract: Laura Randolph Daly was an instructor in the 1910s through the 1930s at Snow Hill Institute in Snow Hill, Ala., and at Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute in Tuskegee, Ala. She later worked for the United States government in the Office Read more…

James Harvey Joiner papers, 1852-1924.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Joiner, James Harvey, 1819-1881.
Collection number: 1602
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Abstract: Miscellaneous papers of Joiner, editor and publisher of the Talladega (Ala.) “Democratic Watchtower.” Joiner was also an active Baptist and Grand High Priest of the Alabama Read more…

Categories: 19th Century, Alabama, Slavery

John Peter Broun papers, 1819-1939.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Broun, John Peter, 1806-1895.
Collection number: 2448
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Abstract: John Peter Broun was a planter of Richland County, S.C., and Lowndes County, Ala. His wife was Abby Hinman Day Broun of New York, N.Y. Family correspondence of Broun, planter of Richland County, S.C., and Lowndes County, Ala., and of Read more…

A. Walker and A. T. Walker account book, 1851-1861.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Walker, A.
Collection number: 2139
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Abstract: Account book of A. Walker and A. T. Walker containing a record of slaves bought and sold in Rockingham and Caswell counties, N.C., in Alabama, and other locales, and of trade in Read more…

Alfred Batré letters, 1835.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Batré, Alfred, fl. 1835.
Collection number: 49-z
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Abstract: Letters, 1835, containing news of family, friends, and slaves, from Batré in Mobile, Ala., to his friend Mrs. J. S. Walker in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Read more…