University of Alabama Libraries
William Stanley Hoole Special Collections
P.O. Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0266
The special collections include published and unpublished records documenting the history of the state. Of particular importance is the comprehensive manuscript collection, which contains business and personal papers. The map holdings cover the Sanborn insurance maps (see page 5) and copies of many original surveyor’s plat maps and field notes.