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Albert Woodcock Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2792
Abstract

Captain Albert Woodcock wrote this letter to "Dearest Leute" from camp near Franklin, Tennessee on May 6, 1863. In it, he describes daily life in camp, including a detailed diagram of the infantry's position.

Dates: 1863 May 6

Albion Tipton Blair Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3194
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence and financial papers documenting Albion Tipton Blair of McMinn County, Tennessee between 1840 and 1884. These materials detail the goods and transactions of the general store he owned and the financial collapse of another one of his operations. In addition, the collection houses poetry written or copied by Blair's wife, Eliza Ann (Reynolds) Blair.

Dates: 1840-1841, 1858, 1883-1884

Alcoa's Hydroelectric Developments in the Smoky Mountains

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3885
Abstract

This collection consists of a pamphlet titled Alcoa's Hydroelectric Developments in the Smoky Mountains. The pamphlet describes development of the Alcoa Aluminum Company's hydroelectric plants in the Smoky Mountains. Also included are two photographs, one of the Cheoah Development and one of the Narrows created by the Calderwood Dam.

Dates: 1966 July

Alethea Helen Whitney Collection on Winston Churchill

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3656
Abstract

This collection consists of research compiled by Alethea Helen Whitney on Winston Churchill. Research material includes: rough drafts for her book, press clippings, magazine and book publications.

Dates: 1935 May 4-circa 2003

Alex Haley Cassette Tape

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2451
Abstract

This cassette tape records a talk that Alex Haley gave at Mills College on June 27, 1981. The tape's B side contains a talk given by Bud Gardner on the same date.

Dates: 1981 June 27

Alex Haley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2338
Abstract

In this letter, Alex Haley thanks Mrs. William Harmon Farrow for sending him a book entitled Light and Truth by R. B. Lewis, A Colored Man, from her father's collection.

Dates: 1969 May 2

Alex Haley Letters to Waller and Elaine Wiser and Other Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2280
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of a series of letters that Alex Haley wrote to Waller B. and Elaine S. Wiser between May of 1968 and February of 1975. Also included are clippings and reviews of Roots dating from 1968 to 1996.

Dates: 1968-1996

Alex Haley Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2465
Abstract

This collection houses an undated manuscript of Alex Haley's Working Report: Before This Anger. This item features an account of some of Haley's travels in West Africa (with photographs) and Haley's genealogy. Also included are two biographical sketches describing Haley and a personal memoir and description of Haley's intent for this work.

Dates: undated

Alex Haley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1888
Abstract

This collection houses manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, cassette tapes, videotapes, trial transcripts, and other materials documenting Alex Haley's literary career. Of particular interest are those materials showing Haley's Roots and the subsequent plagiarism trials related to the book.

Dates: 1870-1991

Alex Haley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2464
Abstract

The collection houses two letters that Alex Haley wrote to Dr. Willard C. Goley in April of 1973 and August of 1974 in addition to a photocopy of an article entitled "In His Roots Search Alex Haley Feels His Link."

Dates: 1973-1974

Alex Haley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2466
Abstract

This collection houses notes, outlines, bibliographies, research, and legal papers documenting Alex Haley's Roots through 1977. Of particular interest are the items showing Harold Courlander's lawsuit against Haley, Doubleday & Company, and various affiliated groups.

Dates: 1972-circa 1977

Alex Haley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2463
Abstract

This collection houses financial statements, newspaper clippings, and handwritten notes documenting Alex Haley's work between 1963 and 1975. Among these items are statements regarding Haley's Kinte Corporation and a brief article on an intended work between Haley and Warren Beatty in Variety.

Dates: 1963-1981

Alex Haley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2378
Abstract

Series I: Notes and Basic Story Concepts houses papers detailing ideas for television shows and scripts, including possible biographies of Miles Davis and Dr. Leonard Santarelli. Series II: Family Genealogies contains genealogical charts of three family lines showing Alex Haley's connection to his Gambian ancestor Kunta Kinte.

Dates: 1979-1980

Alex Haley Research Regarding Tennessee Anecdotal History

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0420
Abstract Alex Haley, Anne Klebenow, and a number of student researchers collected these anecdotes about Tennessee history during their work on 200 Years through 200 Stories: A Tennessee Bicentennial Collection (1996). Among the topics covered are the Bell Witch, the beginning of the Ku Klux Klan, the Scopes Trial, and the Civil War. The first part of the collection houses files that the team used to compile the final edition of their book. It is followed by materials documenting notable personalities...
Dates: circa 1986-circa 1996

Alex Haley's 'Queen' Pamphlet

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3944
Overview

This collection consists of a pamphlet about Alex Haley's Queen. The pamphlet consists of set pictures, a timeline of the Civil War, and a synopsis of each part of the mini-series. The pamphlet was intended to be used as a study and discussion guide for classroom teachers to use alongside viewing Queen, a television mini-series documenting the life of Haley's grandmother.

Dates: 1993

Alexander Family Genealogical Sketch

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1177
Abstract

In this photocopied genealogical sketch, J. G. M. Ramsey traces the Alexander family's genealogy from Sir William Alexander (the first of the family to settle in the United States) to his granddaughter, Rhody (Alexander) Rodgers and her immediate family. Ramsey was related to the Alexanders through his father, who was William Alexander's great-grandson.

Dates: 1870 November 30

Alexander Gurwitch and Hermann Muller Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1645
Abstract

This collection consists of several photographs of scientists Alexander Gurwitch and Hermann Muller. The photographs of Gurwitch were taken in October 1933, November 1933, and November 1937 and also depict his wife and long-time collaborator Lydia. The photograph of Hermann Muller and his wife, Dorothea, was taken in 1950. Also included is a photograph of laboratory equipment.

Dates: 1933 October-1950

Alexander Hesler Photograph of Abraham Lincoln

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1801
Abstract

Alexander Hesler made this portrait of of Abraham Lincoln while Lincoln was campaigning for President in 1860.

Dates: 1860

Alexander Hollaender Material

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1165
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, schedules, notes, lectures, and publications documenting Alexander Hollaender's 1962 term as Messenger Lecturer at Cornell University.

Dates: 1962

Alexander Hollaender Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0652
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, notebooks, data sheets, publications, travel records, and experimental data documenting Alexander Hollaender's long scientific career. Of particular interest are the items showing Hollaender's groundbreaking work with the effects of radiation and methods of radiation protection.

Dates: 1928-1970

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