Contains family letters from 1918 to 1946 and news clippings from the Avondale Sun during World War Two.
Personal papers, mostly involving the activities of this Perry County farmer and justice of the peace.
A letter dated 5 September 1813, from St. Stephens, Alabama, to his parents, describing the Creek attack on Fort Mims during the Creek War of 1813-1814.
Real and personal property tax assessments for members of the Grimmer and Williams families in Ariton, Alabama, from 1897 through 1945.
Fourteen letters to and from James W. Grisamore of Valparaiso, Indiana. Most letters were sent from his brothers and sisters, telling of the news from Toledo, Indiana, and various family updates.
A letter and an ink drawing from Sam Groff to his parents in Ridgefield, Washington. In 1917, Groff was in Vallejo, California, probably in naval basic training.
Collection of pre- and post- Civil War letters and genealogies (all photocopies), as well as minutes for the New River Baptist Church, in Fayette County, Alabama, from 1826-1911.
Typescript reminiscences of the years when he was a "paying guest" at Mrs. Ellen Peter Bryce's house.
A letter from Private Christian l. Gruen, written on 30 July 1918, to Miss Katie Gruen of Borden, Clark County, Indiana.
Materials related to the organization's activities, including its statement of purpose, membership applications and rolls, correspondence, newspaper clippings, works of members, announcements, calendars, newsletters, minutes, and financial records.
Documents dealing with various financial considerations concerning mortgages, bonds, consolidations, etc., between 1912 And 1914
Account and invoice ledgers of Alex Gunn's Thomasville, Clarke County, Alabama store from 1909 to 1914.
Minutes of the Board of Alderman, Gurley, Madison County, Alabama from 16 December 1913 through 8 October 1920
Ledger that shows the day-to-day finances of the store, including who bought what items and the price paid
A young girl, probably pre-teen or early teen age, Lillian Hackney describes in her diary her daily activities during a vacation taken in 1937.
Correspondence, school papers, clippings, and photographs.
Two letters sent to George W. Haglund of Red Oak, Iowa. One letters was from the endowment committee of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows branch in Des Moines, Iowa, asking for his assistance in soliciting funds, and the other from his father J. W., discussing mainly financial matters.
Newsletter from the Montgomery County Bar Association that contains information on the history of the Montgomery Law School in Montgomery, Alabama.
This collection consists of one letter from Ward to his father, dated 28 July  and written at Ft. Ward. The plastic cover in which the letter was housed on arrival identifies Ward as a member of the 166th Regiment, Ohio Volunteers, a unit that was stationed at Ft. Ward from May to September 1864. The unit also too part in defending the city from Confederate General Jubal Early's raid of 11-12 July 1864, although that episode is unmentioned in this letter. Indeed, almost the whole of the letter relates to the health of Hale and his comrades in arms.
Letter written on 23 September 1889 by Maud Hale to Rose from Pleasant View. In it she tells Rose the news of various family and friends.