Pen and ink drawings, [199--]-[1993].

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Glick, Nathan H. (Nathan Harold), 1912-. Pen and ink drawings, [199--]-[1993].

Pen and ink drawings, [199--]-[1993].

This collection contains 143 pen and ink drawings, roughly measuring 8 x 10. The subjects depicted include prominent Alabamians such as Braxton Bragg Comer, William J. Samford, and Dr. Peter Bryce, and important historical events such as the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, the running of the first electric street car and the founding of various societies. The drawings run the gamut of Ala. history, beginning with prehistory and coming up to modern times.

.33 cubic ft. (1 oversized archives box)

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Incorporated in Maine in 1907, the Telepost Company was an independent telegraph company using the rapid system of telegraphy invented by Patrick B. Delaney. The company operated between Chicago, St. Louis, Indianapolis, Louisville and other cities in the west. Rates were a quarter for 25 words and a nickel for each additional 10 words when the message was delivered by messenger; and 50 words for a quarter when the message was sent by wire and delivered to the post office in a sealed envelop. Th...

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Peter Joseph Hamilton was a lawyer in Mobile, Ala. who also served as a federal judge in Puerto Rico. He authored books on Mobile history. From the description of Photographs, [190-]-[199-]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122587175 ...

Comer, B. B. (Braxton Bragg), 1848-1927

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Braxton Bragg (B. B.) Comer, 1848-1927, served as Governor of Alabama from 1907 to 1911. From the description of Printed materials collection, 1905-1911. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122368404 Braxton Bragg Comer of Birmingham and Comer, Barbour County, Ala., was president of Avondale Cotton Mills, planter, merchant, and prominent politician, who served as president of the Alabama Railroad Commission, 1904-1907; governor of Alabama, 1908-1911; and U.S. senator, 1920. ...

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U.S. Representative from North Carolina, a Senator from Alabama, and the thirteenth Vice President of the United States. From the description of William R. King letter, 1832 Dec. 12. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 86117079 KIng was U.S. minister to France from 1844 to 1846. From the description of Letter : Paris, to L.H.A. Fengel, Basle, Switzerland, 1844 July 28. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 78573272 From the d...

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James Monroe, fifth president of the United States of America (b. April 28, 1758, Monroe Hall, Virginia-d. July 4, 1831, New York, New York) fought with distinction in the Continental Army, and he practiced law in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a young politician, he joined the anti-Federalists in the Virginia Convention which ratified the Constitution, and in 1790, an advocate of Jeffersonian policies, he was elected United States Senator. As Minister to France in 1794-1796, Monroe showed strong ...

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Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889

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Mary Ann Lamar Cobb (1818-1889), wife of Gen. Howell Cobb (1815-1868). From the description of Letter to Mary Ann Lamar Cobb, 1888 Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476494 Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) was born in Kentucky. He attended Transylvania University for a short time before enrolling at West Point in 1824, at the age of 16. He graduated in 1828 and immediately joined the First Infantry. His regiment was engaged in the Blackhawk War of 1831. In 1833, he became a...