This collection consists of a deposition by Fruit, Burk, and Blangy, attesting to their attendance at a trial in Henderson County Kentucky on 3 September 1864 in which three men were tried for trying to assist an escaped slave named "Newton," the property of Archibald Dixon, cross the Ohio River and join the Union Army. All three men--J.W. Henderson, G.W. Scott, and Moses Harris--Fruit, Burk, and Blangy attest, "are unconditional Union men."
Letter written on 17 June 1906 from D.L. Fullam to Maria.
Typescript copy of a letter dated 12 April 1865, written by Fulton to his sister, Mrs. Theodora Fulton Pettus, describing the surrender of Mobile, Alabama, to Union forces.
This collection contains 35 Amish and Mennonite funeral cards dating from 1905 to 1982.
Photocopied documents, including letters, poetry, news clippings, class work, essays, and journal entries of Alabama school administrator and preacher.
Commonplace book, letters, and other documents and items collected by these Mobile and Claiborne, Alabama, families.
Correspondence, legal and business documents relating to the Gaines family, most of it from Mobile, Choctaw, and Jefferson Counties, Alabama.
Typescript copy of Gaines's "Reminiscences of Early Times in the Mississippi Territory," which discusses the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians and treaties (1810-1840).
Collection of play scripts, theatre notes, research, programs, and photographs compiled by the long-time director of the University of Alabama Theater.
The collection contains genealogical research notes covering 1820-1880, including county data, church and marriage records, family histories, and other information created and gathered by this Alabama genealogist. The collection also contains a list of military pension and bounty land applications.
Paper by Gandy titled "History of the Bethesda Presbyterian Church, Gordo, Alabama, 1838-1938." It actually covers the church's history through 1957 and includes lists of members and pastors.
Personal and professional letters to and from Dr. James R. Garber
Letters concerning the affairs of the University and the Corps of Cadets from this University of Alabama president (1854-1865).
Photocopies of letters, notebooks, and other documents created and received by Maurice Garland while serving in the Confederate Army.
A scrapbook of local news and events compiled by Mrs. J. T. Garner of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Correspondence, postcards, invitations, and other items, including letters (1887-1892) from Alston Fitts while he was in Europe.
Typed transcripts of correspondence written by the extended Garner family between 1832 and 1886.
Letters written by Alice Garnett and her husband Algernon Sydney Garnett, a professor at the University of Alabama, discussing, among other things, the hardships of travel, news of the university, its professors, and their wives, the election of a new superintendent of education, and a rebellion by the University Cadets against the commandant.
A bill of sale by which William Garrard sold three slaves, two women and one girl, to Samuel N. Luckett, Jefferson County.
Receipt dated 28 January 1836 for a 19 year old slave, Bradley, bought by William Gary from Linoir Lassiter.