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Episcopal Church -- Alabama -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Charles A. Derby papers

Identifier: MS-0030
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of Derby family correspondence. Approximately twenty-eight letters were written by Charles Derby. The Charles Derby letters, 1844-1862, cover the period from late boyhood up to his death in battle in 1862. Included are letters (1846-1847) written while he was a cadet at the Virginia Military Institute, as well as correspondence dating from his careers as teacher and Episcopal clergyman. Two items were written during his brief service in the Confederate...

Letter to Mary Derby Stancell, 1860 February 28

Scope and Contents Written from Camden, Alabama. Letter regards the success of Charles A. Derby's new church, his teaching career, and family matters.

Letter to Mary Derby Stancell, 1861 May 14

Scope and Contents Written from St. Peter's Church, Lowndes County, Alabama. Letter regards Derby family members joining the Confederate Army and Charles A. Derby's frustrations about not being able to join.

Nicholas Hamner Cobbs, D. D., In Memoriam book , 1861

Scope and Contents Funeral address and obituary notices for Nichoas Hamner Cobbs, D. D., who was the first bishop of the Protestant Episcopal church in the diocese of Alabama.