Archives & Manuscripts - Guide to the Collections
The collections of the Birmingham Public Library Archives contain more than 400,000 photographs and 30,000,000 documents, including government records, business records, maps, letters, diaries, scrapbooks and architectural drawings.
Methodist Church in Alabama
The Collections
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Abernathy, Thomas Smith (Also Abernethy)
Sermons and Notes, 1856-1864
Thomas Smith Abernathy was born March 26, 1803 in Virginia. A minister, Abernathy was living in Alabama by 1829 and was one of five clergymen who organized the First Methodist Conference in Alabama. He spent much of his career as a circuit-riding minister. Abernathy died in Dayton, Alabama in 1882. This collection contains one bound volume of Abernathy's hand-written notes and outlines for sermons. Themes addressed by Abernathy include atheism, compassion, and obedience to law. The volume includes a brief index.
Size : 1 flat box
Collection Guide Available : Yes
ACIPCO Methodist Church Sunday School Class
WW II Correspondence
This collection contains letters exchanged between members of the American Cast Iron Pipe Company Methodist Church Sunday school class and members of the church’s congregation serving during World War II.
Size : 1 box
Collection Guide Available : No
Akenhead, Linda
Survey of Six Historical Religious Structures in Birmingham.
Photographs and printed material documenting the history and architecture of six downtown Birmingham religious structures: Cathedral Church of the Advent (Episcopal), First Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, St. Paul’s Catholic Church and Temple Emanu-El.
Size : ¾ liner foot (2 boxes)
Collection Guide Available : Yes
Federation of Women's Missionary Society of Birmingham
Minutes, 1911-1923
This volume contains minutes of the semi-annual and occasional meetings of the General Board of the Federation. The group included representatives of missionary societies from the Methodist, Presbyterian, Baptist, Episcopal and Christian denominations.
Size : ¼ linear foot (1 volume)
Collection Guide Available : Yes
West End Methodist Church, Women's Bible Class
Records, 1916
This collection contains a minute book and miscellaneous other records.
Size : 1 box
Collection Guide Available : Yes
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