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AUBURN UNIVERSITY SPECIAL COLLECTIONS & ARCHIVES


Guide to the

Frazer Sparkman Collection, RG 356
 

Listed by: PLL
 

Date: October 23, 1975


Date Span: 1861-1865

Biographical Sketch: Frazer Sparkman, a collector from Mountain Brook, AL, sold items to the Archives in 1975.  Allen Jones Green, Jr. [original owner of the Civil War materials collected by Frazer Sparkman] was a physician and planter from Columbia, South Carolina. In September 1864, he was named commander of the Confederate military post at Columbia. After Columbia was burned in February 1865, he was assigned to the post at Chester, South Carolina. No information is available about the original owner(s) of the photographs included in the collection.

Scope / Content: Confederate records collected by Allen Jones Green, including the Special Orders Logs from Columbia, South Carolina; Letterpress books, orders and telegram logs, telegrams (1865), letters (1865), from the military posts at Columbia and Chester, South Carolina. 

There are also 79 photographs separated from this collection into the AU Archives's Photograph Collection (listed below), some of Arizona and Mexico in ca. 1903, many of Huntsville, Alabama, and other Northeast Alabama areas, ca. 1890 - 1940s.

 


SERIES 1: Bound volumes

SERIES 2: Telegrams and Letters

SERIES 3: Photographs [Click link to access JPG copy of image]

Image Ref. # Description / Title Date Photographer
IV A 1271 Calebet Springs, Monte Sano, Huntsville, AL n.d.  
IV A 1272 "Old Memphis Row" on Monte Sano, Huntsville, AL ca. 1900  
IV A 1273 "Tally Ho" carriage on Monte Sano, Huntsville, AL ca. 1890s  
IV A 1274 Sightseeing wagon on Monte Sano, Huntsville, AL ca. 1890s  
IV A 1275 Dick & Lucy Schrimsher, res. of Monte Sano, Huntsville, AL ca. 1900s  
IV A 1276 5 unidentified young men, poss. in Huntsville, AL ca. 1890s  
IV A 1277 Big Spring, downtown Huntsville, AL 1937  
IV A 1278 [South Side of] Courthouse Square, Huntsville, AL ca. 1940s  
IV A 1279 Double-Drilling contest in Bisbee, AZ 1903  
IV A 1280 View of Bisbee, AZ ca. 1903  
IV A 1281 Survey party, U. S. Southwest ca. 1903 Fred J. Feldman, El Paso
IV A 1282 Ore Car Race, Bisbee, AZ ca. 1903  
IV A 1283 Ore Car Race, Bisbee, AZ ca. 1903  
IV A 1284 View of Bisbee, AZ ca. 1903  
IV A 1285 El Paso & South Western RR. Car on siding ca. 1903 Fred J. Feldman, El Paso
IV A 1286 Surveying party at work in U. S. Southwest ca. 1903  
IV A 1287 Mexican family ca. 1903  
IV A 1288 Church of Guadeloupe, Ciudad Juarez, Mex. ca. 1903  
IV A 1289 Making Pulque, Mexico ca. 1903  
IV A 1290 Child wood-gatherers w/ burros, Mexico ca. 1903  
IV A 1291 Bullfighters (incl. Women), Mexico ca. 1903  
IV A 1292 Woman bullfighter, Mexico ca. 1903  
IV A 1293 Prison in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico ca. 1903  
IV A 1294 John Thomas Bushrod, guide at Washington Gravesite 1901  
IV A 1295 CSA Memorial Statue, Madison Co. Courthouse, Huntsville, AL ca. 1950s  
IV A 1296 "Cotton Row," West Side, Courthouse Square, Huntsville, AL n.d.  
IV A 1297 Scene on Adams Ave, Huntsville, AL ca. 1950  
IV A 1298 "Cotton Row," West Side, Courthouse Square, Huntsville, AL ca. 1930s  
IV A 1299 Slaughter Home, Madison Pike, Huntsville, AL n.d.  
IV A 1300 Courthouse, no place indicated ca. 1940  
IV A 1301 Mule and Surrey, no place indicated ca. 1930s  
IV A 1302 Street Scene, Courthouse Square, Huntsville, AL ca. 1930s  
IV A 1303 First National Bank & Madison Co. Courthouse, Huntsville, AL ca. 1930s  
IV A 1304 Banquet, WBHP Radio [Huntsville or Birmingham] ca 1950s  
IV A 1305 Speaker at Banquet, WBHP Radio ca 1950s  
IV A 1306 CCC-built shelter, poss. in Monte Sano State Park, Huntsville ca. 1940s  
IV A 1307 Norman-style keep tower, poss. in Monte Sano Park, Huntsville n.d.  
IV A 1308 Monte Sano Hotel surrounded by trees, Huntsville, AL n.d.  
IV A 1309 Skyline Farms, Jackson Co., AL ca. 1935  
IV A 1310 Skyline Farms, Jackson Co., AL ca. 1935  
IV A 1311 Motorcoach on residential street n.d.  
IV A 1312 Makeshift watertanks near flooded road n.d.  
IV A 1313 "Advertizing Auto," Model T, on street ca 1930s  
IV A 1314 Military "Deuce-and-a-half" truck on flooded road ca 1940s  
IV A 1315 Big Springs at Huntsville, AL n.d.  
IV A 1316 Crew setting telephone / electric line poles, n.p. n.d.  
IV A 1317 Entrance to Laxon-Arnold Warehouse Co. n.d.  
IV A 1318 Electrical substation, n.p. n.d.  
IV A 1319 Machines in a factory, product unknown n.d.  
IV A 1320 St. Clair Co. Courthouse, Ashville, AL n.d.  
IV B 0616 Madison Co. Courthouse, Huntsville, AL n.d.  
IV B 0617 Dedication, Confederate Monument (UDC), Huntsville, AL 1905  
IV B 0618 O'Shaughnessy Place, Monte Sano, Huntsville, AL 1890  
IV B 0619 O'Shaughnessy Place Entrance, Monte Sano, Huntsville, AL 1890  
IV B 0620 Old Monte Sano Hotel, built 1887, Huntsville, AL ca. 1890  
IV B 0621 East Side, Courthouse Square, Huntsville, AL ca. 1950  
IV B 0622 "Cotton Row," West Side, Courthouse Square, Huntsville, AL ca. 1950  
IV B 0623 "Old Huntsville Hotel," Courthouse Square, Huntsville, AL ca. 1900  
IV B 0624 South Side, Courthouse Square, Huntsville, AL ca. 1867  
IV B 0625 Tavern, Monte Sano St. Park, Huntsville, AL 1946  
IV B 0626 On "Cotton Row," Courthouse Square, Huntsville, AL ca. 1905  
IV B 0627 McGee Hotel, Courthouse Square, Huntsville, AL 19th C.  
IV B 0628 Courthouse Square, Scottsboro, AL ca 1940s  
IV B 0630 Elks Club excursion to Flint River, [AL] ca. 1900  
IV B 0631 Entrance to Alum Spring 1890  
IV B 0632 Famous Cold Spring 1890  
IV B 0633 Dog-trot Log cabin, n. p. n.d.  
IV B 0634 Gravestone of Samuel Davis, 1842, New Market, AL n.d.  
IV B 0635 [Big Spring, Huntsville, AL] ca. 1910  
IV B 0636 151st Engineers, embarking for Louisiana June, 1940  
IV B 0637 151st Engineers, entrained for Louisiana June, 1940  
IV C 0102 Button-Hole Cut, Monte Sano RR, Huntsville, AL ca. 1900 Horgan Photo, B'ham
IV C 0103 Gradient, Monte Sano RR, Huntsville, AL ca. 1900 Horgan Photo, B'ham
IV C 0104 Stone crusher, Monte Sano RR, Huntsville, AL ca. 1900 Horgan Photo, B'ham
IV C 0105 Tracks of Monte Sano RR, Huntsville, AL ca. 1900 Horgan Photo, B'ham
IV C 0106 Pat Dugan's Cut, Monte Sano RR, Huntsville, AL ca. 1900 Horgan Photo, B'ham
IV C 0107 O'Brien's Button-Hole, Monte Sano RR, Huntsville, AL ca. 1900 Horgan Photo, B'ham
IV C 0108 Grading, Monte Sano RR, Huntsville, AL ca. 1900 Horgan Photo, B'ham

 


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