Category Archives: Alabama

Henry Alderson Ellison papers, 1848-1882.

Creator: Ellison, Henry Alderson, d. 1862.
Collection number: 1432-z
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Abstract: The collection includes slave records and other papers relating to Henry Alderson Ellison, planter of Baldwin County, Ala., and his family, including a notebook (16 p.), containing Continue reading Henry Alderson Ellison papers, 1848-1882.

Anne C. Stouffer Foundation records, 1960s-1990s.

Creator: Anne C. Stouffer Foundation.
Collection number: 4556
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Abstract: The Anne C. Stouffer Foundation was established in 1967 by Anne Forsyth of Winston-Salem, N.C., to promote the integration of preparatory schools in the South. Over its eight years of operation, the Foundation helped 142 students, chiefly Continue reading Anne C. Stouffer Foundation records, 1960s-1990s.

Edward Ward Carmack papers, 1850-1942.

Creator: Carmack, Edward Ward, 1858-1908.
Collection number: 1414
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Abstract: Editor of Nashville and Memphis, Tenn., newspapers, prohibitionist, U.S. representative, 1897-1901, and senator, 1901-1907. Papers, chiefly from 1890, of Edward Ward Carmack, the bulk pertaining to elections: 1896 and 1898 when Carmack Continue reading Edward Ward Carmack papers, 1850-1942.

Ruffin, Roulhac, and Hamilton family papers, 1784-1957 (bulk 1823-1890).

Creator: Ruffin, Roulhac, and Hamilton family.
Collection number: 643
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Abstract: Ruffin, Roulac, and Hamilton family members resided chiefly in eastern and central North Carolina, but also in Florida, Tennessee, and Alabama. Prominent among them were Thomas Ruffin (1787-1870), Anne M. Kirkland Ruffin (b. 1794), Continue reading Ruffin, Roulhac, and Hamilton family papers, 1784-1957 (bulk 1823-1890).

Benjamin Fitzpatrick papers, 1819-1892.

Creator: Fitzpatrick, Benjamin, 1802-1869.
Collection number: 3291
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Abstract: The collection is chiefly papers of Benjamin Fitzpatrick, along with some papers of his son, Benjamin, Jr. (1854-1892). Papers of the elder Fitzpatrick consist of documents relating to his legal practice; plantation records, including Continue reading Benjamin Fitzpatrick papers, 1819-1892.

Wilson L. Newman correspondence with George Washington Carver, 1926-1943.

Creator: Newman, Wilson L.
Collection number: 4641
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Abstract: George Washington Carver (1864?-1943), African-American scientist of the Experimental Station of the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Insitute, was known for his work in Continue reading Wilson L. Newman correspondence with George Washington Carver, 1926-1943.

Lewis plantation papers, 1857-1916.

Creator: Lewis, Ivey Foreman, 1833-1884.
Collection number: 2528
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Abstract: Records of several plantations of the Lewis family of Hale and Marengo counties, Ala., chiefly those of Ivey Foreman Lewis. Plantations mentioned include: Hermitage Place, Continue reading Lewis plantation papers, 1857-1916.

Johnston and McFaddin family papers, 1839-1890.

Creator: Johnston and McFaddin family.
Collection number: 2489-z
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Abstract: Members of the Johnston and McFaddin families lived in Alabama. Most items refer to Thomas M. Johnson, cotton planter of Greensboro, Ala., with land in Greene, Hale, and Marengo counties, Ala., and Noxubee, Winston, and Continue reading Johnston and McFaddin family papers, 1839-1890.