Autographed concert program, newspaper articles and a copy of the Ebony magazine featuring Marian Anderson.
A letter to Mercy A. Anderson, a student at Mt. Holyoke Female Seminary in South Hadley, Massachusetts, from her mother and a note from her sister describing home and wishing her well with her studies.
This collection consists of a photocopy of a church record book, which contains a register of pastors (1913-1987), marriages (1889-1936), infant baptisms (1924-1988), and members.
A very large collection of individually-produced fan magazines (fanzines), circular letters, and related materials, principally of science fiction, by Alabama authors and artists. See the finding aid for a detailed inventory of the collections contents.
A letter fragment from Ann about the Christmas holiday and the gifts her children received.
Photocopies of Sidney Z. Mitchell's correspondence, articles relating to his career, and other biographical information. It also includes Jordan family deeds, photographs taken at Ann Jordan Farm, legal documents and correspondence relating to the Jordan Family Cemetery, articles about Ann Jordan Farm and Jordan Dam, and furniture catalogs and floor plans.
A letter written by Anna from Rock Elm to Sarah about some mutual acquaintances.
Letter from Annie, written on 1 January 1886 in Glenview, to Sue and talks about the losses in the family and the desire to not "darken the children's pleasure" by grieving.
Letter to Colonel R. Apperson written on 22 February 1862, in Mt. Sterling (state unknown), by G. W. Gist, James H. French, and O. S. Tenry.
Two letters to and from Lula Applegate of Guthrie Center, Iowa. One was from the alumni association of Simpson College informing her of an upcoming fraternity and sorority reunion, and the other from Lula to her sister Mary "Liz" Applegate, at prep school in Albuquerque, New Mexico, mostly discusses real estate and their future living situation.
Materials relating to Arant's 1978 induction into the Alabama Academy of Honor, including a scrapbook with pictures from the induction, biographical information on members, and past programs from induction ceremonies.
Documents pertaining to the career of Dr. Allan F. Archer from 1932 to 1951 when he worked at the University of Alabama Museum of Natural History and Geological Survey of Alabama. The material primarily focuses on Dr. Archer's study of spiders, but includes crabs, mollusks, crustacean and matters of ecological and biological importance as well.
One letter that discusses girls, movies, and sports from Ardys of Promise City, Iowa, to his brother
Typed correspondence and telegrams from Armes in his capacity as Birmingham, Alabama chairman of the Sewanee (University of the South) endowment campaign to area Episcopalians, seeking donations for the institution. The collection also contains newspaper clippings pertaining to the campaign, and information on fundraising events.
Letter from Mrs. G. Amil in Moline, Illinois, to H. H. Crofford in Port Byron, Illinois. She sends Christmas greetings and some type of plant as a gift.
One letter from Tallo(?) of New York City to a friend, Katharine (Katee) Arnold, in Poughkeepsie, New York. The letter was written in French, which was not the writer's first language, and discussed French books the writer had read recently and an upcoming visit by Katee.
Friends and suitors write to Minnie Arthur of Ohio on a variety of topics, from minutiae to politics and travel. A few letters are from siblings, but most are from female friends and male suitors concerning socializing and visiting.
Anna V. Ashby of Parkersburg, West Virginia receives a letter from her grandparents thanking her for her letters and inviting her to visit when the strawberries are ripe.
One typewritten letter from Charles Ashton of Guthrie Center, Iowa, to his young grandson Ned Ashton of Knoxville, Iowa. Charles Ashton talked of the new hens bought by Ned's father and instructed Ned to obey his mother and father.
This collection includes Dayton, Alabama, area church histories, newspaper clippings, copies of poetry and pieces written about Confederate history in Alabama, address and appointment books belonging to Mrs. W. R. Askew, and genealogical information on the Askew family.