Papers, primarily letters, of two Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, brothers, Samuel D. Cameron, 2nd Alabama Cavalry and Maxwell A. Cameron, 18th Alabama Infantry Regiment, to their sister, Sarah, and brother-in-law, Isham Robertson, during the Civil War. Additional materials include financial documents and other family letters.
An "Atlantic Cable Charm Book" autograph album owned by a person named Campbell, containing the signature of Sam Houston and various handwritten poems.
Diary of J. O. Campbell, a young man employed as a stenographer and typist in Montgomery, Alabama
A deposition by W. L. Campbell involving a lawsuit against James Campbell over ownership of a slave woman named Harriet and her children, Elkton, Kentucky, April 12, 1849.
Materials relating principally to the community of Dayton in Marengo County, Alabama. It includes land grants, the Dayton city code, town council minutes, and some family records.
Detailed travel diary of a young man and his family traveling in Scotland and Europe in 1860.
Photocopies of court documents from the Tuscaloosa County (Alabama) Probate Court, regarding the estates of Isaac Cannon and Mordecai F. Doughty
An agreement dated 10 January 1899 and executed in Elmore County, Alabama, between J. W. Adams and John Cannon, indenturing Archie Cannon, a minor, to five months agricultural labor.
The records of a general store in Berry, Fayette County, Alabama, 1914-52, including correspondence, mortgages, invoices, orders, and etc.
Photocopies of various documents concerning the ancestry of members of the Cantelou family of South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama.
Scrapbooks and newspaper articles highlighting church members who worked for the University and college students who attended Canterbury Chapel.
Souvenirs and mementoes of University of Alabama football, with some boxing and baseball memorabilia, 1932-1948, including photos of players, many of them signed, and newspaper clippings, as well as some 1935 Rose Bowl materials and photos.
The draft of a claim and an answering paper, dated June 1861, relative to the seizure of the British schooner "Tropic Wind" by the U.S.S. Monticello.
Letter written by this acclaimed author of Stars Fell on Alabama to Mrs. Raymond McClain, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, discussing Mrs. McLain's association with Ruby Pickens Tartt, who Carmer praises for her value to the state of Alabama and her work to raise awareness of the folk traditions of Alabama.
Approximately 300 letters sent to Emmett Carmichael by "renowned Americans," primarily from prominent physicians and university administrators from Alabama.
A miscellany of material relating to this University of Alabama president, including a newspaper clipping, a Carmichael writing entitled "The Function of Instinct in Education," and a scrapbook.
A contract dated 20 April 1950, with Charles Scribners Sons for her book, No Odds - No Victory.
Letter from Caroline in Henrico, Virginia, to her cousin. Discusses family and friends, including the medical problems one has, and criticizes the actions of the South and laments the problems in the Union.
A letter from J. Carr of Lynn, Massachusetts, to the N. N. Hill Brass Company about an order.
The collection contains a letter written by Carrie from Columbus to a friend about the women's actions against drinking. They were seen praying in saloons and sometimes on the sidewalks just outside.