This collection consists of two letters from C. A, Carson, Union Army soldier at "Camp near Sulphur Springs, Virginia (the extreme southwestern corner of the state, wedged between Kentucky and Tennessee), 12 September 1863, to his parents and brother. The letters are both on the same sheet of paper, and discuss, among other things, an episode of fraternization between Carson's unit and a Confederate force on the far side of a river. The accompanying envelope is postmarked Washington, DC, 15 September 1863, and addressed to S. L. Carson, South Dorridgewood, Maine.
Commonplace and letterbook, with early entries dating from 1823, includes hand-written poetry and by authors such as Shakespeare and Lord Byron. Later entries date from at least 1843 and include copies of letters that mention Mobile, Alabama, Mardi Gras societies.
The collection consists of reports and agendas for the annual, fall and spring meetings of the Carver Research Foundation Board of Trustees. Each report contains a list of the members of the Board of Trustees, addresses, and their professional positions. The reports also include detailed meeting agendas, reports by trustees and the Foundation director, financial reports, and other material describing activities of the Foundation.
Poster (37" x 25") of George Washington Carver by Betsy Graves Reyneau.
This collection consists of one letter from Luther K. Casey, Union soldier in Anderson Court House, South Carolina to his uncle, W. D. Barrell, in Turner, Maine, 16 October 1865. Discusses health of his fellow soldiers (evidently a part of the 1st Maine Battalion) , an incident in which three of his comrades were murdered, and denounces South Carolina as "the hardest Secesh hole in the whole south."
Letters from Sargeant Howard L. Cash to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Cash of Princeton, Kentucky, while he was stationed in England, France and Czechoslovakia. There is also a V-Mail letter from Bill, a nephew of the Cash's and a bill of sale for a 1941 Plymoth P11.
Marcia Cassady writes to her mother, Anna, from the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair. She details the exhibits. Later C.A. Smith writes to Marcia about the vegetation of Florida where he vacations. He also mentions the Ohio floods.
One love letter from William Castleman in Sparta, Kentucky, to Lura C. Baker in Verona, Kentucky.
Six catalogs of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Three are clothing catalogs, one is a plant catalog, one is an automobile supply catalog, and one is a biography/silverware catalog.
Four letters and three envelopes from Horace H. Catinna of Louisville, Kentucky, to Hattie F. Pryor also of Louisville, Kentucky. In these letters, Horace professes his love for Hattie.
This collection contains five postcards written to Merrill and Iris Caudry in Elgin, Illinois, from Mildred and Dwight (John) Caudry in Savanna, Illinois. The postcards discuss general news from home as well as a vacation or possible move by Mildred and Dwight to Texas.
Letter to Mrs. Caufield from her son Ken, a factory worker in New Jersey. He apologizes for a lost letter and thanks her for gifts she has sent to him.
Papers submitted for credit in University of Alabama course EXT318 "Cemeteries and Local History," a course in the New College Life Track. The focus of the papers is on cemeteries as reflecting the history of a locale and may examine burial patterns, customs, ornamentation, or simply be an inventory of interments.
Four photographic albums from 1902 depict different aspects of coal and iron production of the Central Iron and Coal Company in Alabama; from mining to building a furnace, and transporting the material by train, as well as workers living areas, offices, and stores .
Charter and organizational information of the Tallassee Branch of the Central Plank Road Company
City Council minutes for 1890-1891 of this Bibb County, Alabama, city.
Letters written to his mother and brother while serving with the 52nd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers in the Peninsular Campaign and the Charleston Expedition
Letters written to other members of the Fort Morgan Historical Commission concerning the fort and Chandler's "Little Gems" project.
Handwritten and typescript documents - correspondence, affidavits, etc. - relating to two southern clients of the New York lawyer Quinton Corwine, dealing with compensation due them for cotton seized by federal agents during the Reconstruction period
The depositions of Lewis and Mary Ann Chandoin of Virginia regarding two slave women (mother and daughter) belonging to a deceased neighbor, Mrs. Elizabeth Mimms.