A letter written by a father from Petersburg, Kentucky to his son requesting money for room and board.
Collection consists of a photograph, a short biography, and a composition by Stark Paget.
Mrs. Lewis C. Paine writes to her husband in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania about home and the death of her father-in-law.
This envelope is addressed to John C. Pallister of Cleveland, Ohio from Mobile, Alabama.
Herbert D. Palmer of Cleveland, Ohio, reminisces on his deceased daughter, Frances. He recounts to her friends, the recipients, Hart and May Lou Speiden of Louisville, Kentucky, the efforts to memorialize Frances through her personal writings. A second portion of the letter contains a philosophical discussion of war, with references to German aggression.
Two scrapbooks kept by Willie Pape during his years in England as well as a bound volume of his sheet music.
This collection contains one postcard written from Dad and Mom to Caroline Baker. The letter is most likely written from Lubbock, Texas, and postmarked from Silver Saddle, El Paso, Texas, to Dubuque, Iowa, and discusses the progress of the parents' trip.
Geo Parsons writes to his brother, Alvin Parsons, about his whereabouts and attempts to succeed in one form of business or another in order to pay back debts owed in Louisville, Kentucky. One letter of Alvin's, returned to sender from attempted delivery to China, expresses Alvin's concern for Geo.
The A. T. Patrick Letters consists of thirty-eight letters from S/Sgt. A. T. Patrick to Mary E. Coffman in Keyser, West Virginia. He was a radio operator in the Army stationed in Walla Walla, Washington; Redmond, Oregon; and Avon Park, Florida. All of the letters were to "Sally." Every letter expressed how much he missed Sally and how he thought about her frequently. The collection Includes newspaper clippings of Army jokes and affidavit forms for marriage.
Paper samples, printouts of the Project's blog and website, and other items, including oversized papers and prints, and postcards
A letter from J. R. Pearce, secretary of the Planning Committee for the Thirteenth Annual Convention of the Supervisors, County Commissioners and County Clerks of Illinois, to Charles Schofield of Carthage, Illinois, requesting him to address the convention.
The collection contains four letters addressed to Dr. Charles Pearson and his wife Edith of Staten Island, New York. One is an RSVP to their daughter's wedding, and the other three are from Edith's friend Eleanor, who discussed gifts and grandchildren.
A sharecropping contract from Macon County, Georgia dated January 3, 1866, between landowner Margaret Pearson and freed slave Warren Whitehard.
Peck served as president of Alabama's Constitutional Convention of 1867 and was Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court 1867-74. This is the text of the speech he gave to the Constitutional Convention in 1867.
Three letters regarding business matters, money, and loans, written to Ira Peck of Britt, Iowa.
Six pencil sketches of various military buildings and camps of the Civil War.
A letter written by Pennie to her relative, Nant, about the family and her brief courtship.
Kow Periba writes to the Christian Salvage Mission for a Bible.
This collection consists chiefly of personal and family correspondence and photographs, together with diaries, essays, literary essays, literary manuscripts, legal and financial papers, receipts, clippings, memorabilia, and printed material relating to Stephens C. Perkins, of Tuscaloosa, Alabama; his wife, Caroline A. Walker Perkins; his children, Brook, Edwin and Maude; and their children. The principal correspondent is P. W. Connor, of Virginia, who describes his life in the period 1840-1870, including the effects of the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Photographs taken in late nineteenth-century Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and surrounding areas document the lives of Julian C. Perkins, his wife Mary (Mamie) Perkins, and their children Edwin, Brook, and Julian.