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This collection consists of the state's six constitutions, along with supplemental material such as convention journals and records. After receiving extensive conservation treatment conserved in preparation for Alabama’s bicentennial, the original documents were displayed in a temporary exhibit, We The People: Alabama's Defining Documents.

 

 

1819 CONSTITUTION
Constitution
Delegates to the 1819 convention
Journal of the 1819 convention

 

1861 CONSTITUTION
Constitution
Records of the 1861 convention
Journal of the 1861 convention
Ordinances of the 1861 convention
Ordinance of Secession
History and Debates of the Convention by William R. Smith

 

1865 CONSTITUTION
Constitution
Records of the 1865 convention
Ordinances of the 1865 convention<

 

1868 CONSTITUTION
Constitution
Draft
Records of the 1867 convention
Journal of the 1867 convention

 

1875 CONSTITUTION
Constitution
Journal of the 1875 convention

 

1901 CONSTITUTION
Constitution
Journal of the 1901 convention
Proceedings of the 1901 convention

 

 

 

 
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