Perkins Family papers , 1813-1928 , 2.5 linear feet
This collection consists chiefly of personal and family papers and photographs relating to the Stephen and Caroline Perkins family of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The photographs series conatains two photographic albums with 209 images, 72 loose photographs, and 121 glass negatives. THe life of Julian C. Perkins, his wife Mary (Mamie) Kennedy Perkins, their three children Edwin, Brook, Julian, and Maud Perkins, and their extended families is well documented in this photographic collection compiled by their son Edwin. There are also photographs of The University of Alabama (Woods Hall, and President's Mansion); photographs of Tuscaloosa, and surrounding area around 1890s; John Robinson's Circus arriving to Tuscaloosa; Tuscaloosa Street Fair; some parts of Birmingham around the same time period, as well as Lake Lorraine, and Meridian Mississippi.