Papers of a freeborn African American family who lived in Mississippi, Tennessee, and Alabama, in the latter half of the nineteenth century and through the mid-1960s
Contains primarily the incoming correspondence from companies, firms and lawyers with whom Thomas J. Scott and Sons did business. There is also correspondence between the Scotts and some hand copied letters from the Scotts to others. There are also letters from the Scott's church, clubs and lodges as well as requests for appointments to various post offices in Alabama.
One letter addressed to Hattie Seaman in Bradbury, Illinois, and another addressed to D. P. Seaman in Toledo, Ohio. The letters are from friends and family; they give updates on their lives and request visits from the Seamans.
Twenty-six letters written to and from Hattie Seaman of Bradbury, Illinois. Letters mention news and events in the towns of Arcola and Bradbury, Illinois, including harvests and church activities.
Testimonial awarded to Stella M. Searcy in 1854 by the Alabama Female Institute in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Letter written by Mrs. Amos G. Searing thanking a Mr. Palmer for a catalog and explaining that she would like to donate some items to the University of Alabama library.
Four letters written to Anna Sears of Springfield, Missouri, from her cousin Edith of Mansfield, Ohio, and from her father in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Edith wrote of the weather and holidays; her father mainly wrote of his health and relatives.
The collection contains one letter written from Sears in Winter Haven, Florida, to "Momie" in Oregon, Illinois, providing information regarding daily life.
This collection contains a typed copy of Benton Bell Seat's autobiography, which is approximately 200 pages long. Seat wrote the manuscript in 1916, and it was typed and produced in 1939 by the Arkansas Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Broadsides and other literature handed out in and around Birmingham, Alabama, by opponents of desegregation. Groups represented were: Alabama Committee for Conservative Government, Birmingham Committee to Preserve the American Republic, Citizens Councils of Alabama, Freedom Educational Foundation, National States Rights Party, and the United Americans for Constitutional Government.
A bound keepsake volume containing inscriptions from family and acquaintances to Zeverah Sellars, who lived in central Alabama
Broadsides published by the Harlem Unemployment Center, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Catholic Interracial Council of New York, and Congress of Racial Equality in support of the Civil Rights marches in Selma, Alabama.
A copy of vol. 6, no. 611 (5 April 1851) of the Semi-Weekly Tribune, a newspaper published by Greeley and McElrath of New York.
A celebratory formal ball at the University of Alabama held in April, 1981.
A letter from William H. Seward, Governor of New York, to Nious Smith of Columbus, Ohio, written at Albany on September 22, 1842, which discusses the national political situation.
Contains newslippings relating to desegregation of the University of Alabama, 1956-1957; various publications and writings by Shaffer relating to desegregation; letter from Tuscaloosa News editor Buford Boone to Shaffer; and six photographs
This collection contains one letter written by Howard P. Ruff to Reverend Robert A. (R. A.) Shannon and one letter written from John (J. C.) to his aunt, Leone Shannon, wife of R.A. Shannon.
Partial records of a Demopolis, Alabama, general store, including amounts brought forward, 1880-1892; and purchases, 1893-1911. Some loose pages are laid in to the account book.
The collection consists of several poems and songs copied by Elizabeth R. Shaw. Home and death are common themes of the poems. Authors include Elizabeth Shaw and others. A typed copy of the poem "All for the Best" was made by George Stober.
Letter to and one from former governor George C. Wallace