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Montgomery County Archives Subject Files Collection

  • US US-almoca Montgomery County Archives Subject Files Collection
  • Collection
  • ca. 2004-2012

The subject files cover a wide array of topics concerning Montgomery and Montgomery County, Alabama. The collection is mostly made up of articles, clippings, and other sorts of published materials describing a particular topic. These files were created to aid users in their research related to the city and county of Montgomery, Alabama.

Emilie Richards

Montgomery County Circuit, Chancery, and City Courts Record Group

  • US US-almoca Montgomery County Circuit, Chancery, and City Courts Record Group
  • Collection
  • ca. 1820-2002

This record group consists of Montgomery County, Alabama Circuit, Chancery, and City Court-related cases and records. Divorce records make up a significant portion of the Circuit Court Records, as well as the entire collection. Additionally, various cases from Montgomery’s city/chancery court make up another large amount of the collection. However, within each sub-record group; circuit, chancery, and city court, exist many unique types of records. In addition to numerous divorce cases, many of the circuit court cases consist of non-criminal related cases like business-related lawsuits in which businesses, individuals, and the county or state, sue each other.

Montgomery County, Circuit, Chancery, and City Courts

Montgomery County Commission Record Group

  • US US-almoca 2016.008
  • Collection
  • ca. 1826-2016

This record group consists of records created by the Montgomery County, Alabama County Commission during the course of normal business. This extensive collection contains a wide variety of paper-based and photographic records, including: county commission minutes, budgets, issuing and redemption of bonds, materials related to managing elections such as polling districts and requests to change voting places, aerial photographs of the county, photographs of past and present county commissioners, records related to the construction, maintenance, and rehabilitation of county-owned buildings; various datasets including projects
related to county census, claims against the county, the county’s funding and oversite of various non-profit entities, employee rules and regulations, employee handbooks, official bonds and oaths of various county employees, deeds to county properties, records no longer created by the Montgomery County Commission, and miscellaneous records. This record group also contains the county Board of Equalization records. The Board of Equalization occupies a unique place in county government structure since it has a fair degree of independence in conducting its duties. For instance, the Board of Equalization reviews the work of the county revenue commission and if necessary changes property valuations.

Montgomery County, Alabama County Commission

Montgomery County Historical Society Collection

  • US US-almoca 2015.008
  • Collection
  • ca.1996-2015

This collection consists of issues of the “Herald,” published by the Montgomery County [Alabama] Historical Society. The collection mostly consists of “Herald” issues printed on bound paper. The collection contains “Herald” issues from 1996 to 2015. The collection does not have all issues published between 1996 and 2020.

Montgomery County Historical Society

Montgomery County Judge of Probate Office Record Group

  • US US-almoca Montgomery County Judge of Probate Office Record Group
  • Collection
  • ca. 1816-2019

This record group consists of records created by the Montgomery County Judge of Probate Office in the course of conducting its normal business. This record group contains a wide assortment of records related to the Judge of Probate Office’s former and current duties.

Montgomery County, Alabama Judge of Probate Office

Montgomery County Records and Recording Department Master Files Back-Up Collection

  • US US-almoca Montgomery County Records and Recording Department Master Files Back-Up Collection
  • Collection
  • ca.1971-Present

As part of its duties, the Montgomery County Records and Recording Department makes three back-ups of the contemporary records it records. The Department also scans and inputs into its records management system older and non-current records housed in the county archives. On-site microfilm, off-site microfilm, and on-site CDs, make up the three sets of back-ups. The records in this collection include: copies of Real Property Records, Corporate Records, Direct and Reverse Real Estate Indexes, Plats, Deeds, Property Records, Wills, Property Maps (with indexes), Condo Records, Marriage License Books,
and other assorted records.

Montgomery County Records and Recording Department

Montgomery County Revenue Commissioner Record Group

  • US US-almoca Montgomery County Revenue Commissioner Record Group
  • Collection
  • ca. 1818-2000

This record group consists of records created by the Montgomery County, Alabama Revenue Commissioner in the course of conducting their normal business. The record group mostly consists of county property valuation notices, and property assessment books. The record group also holds property tax plat books, some tax assessor records, land record books,
and right-of-way records. In 1982 Alabama voters approved legislation allowing counties to combine the office of tax assessor and tax collector into the office of revenue commissioner.

Montgomery County, Alabama Revenue Commissioner

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Record Group

  • US US-almoca Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Record Group
  • Collection
  • ca. 1878-1985

This record group consists of records created by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office during the course of conducting normal business. This large collection primarily contains two types of records: inmate mugshots and logs documenting the processing of persons accused of committing various crimes. Inmate mugshots include those who took part in the 1953 Montgomery Bus Boycott, including Jo Ann Robinson and Rosa Parks. Inmate mugshots also include photographs of 1961 Freedom Riders arrested in Montgomery, Alabama. The logs documenting the intake of persons accused of a crime generally include the individual’s name,
race, age, sex, offense accused of, etc. The records listed under Administering Internal Operations-Managing the Agency; (9.03) Historical and Publicity Files; Box 1, folders 1-3, may serve as evidence of early convict-leasing in Montgomery County, Alabama. The folders’ titles, composed by another archivist, map a connection between the Montgomery County Alabama Sheriff’s Office, Dr. Robert Barber, and inmate labor in 1870 related to the Freeman’s Bend Plantation. Robert Barber served as the secretary of the 1868 convention to rewrite Alabama’s constitution. Further research is needed to uncover more information regarding
Barber, as well as Freeman’s Bend Plantation.

Montgomery County, Alabama Sheriff’s Office

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