The collection contains outgoing correspondence from officers of the Florence Railroad and Improvement Company of Florence, Alabama, concerning business and legal matters.
One handwritten letter from Florence in Crystal River, Florida, to her friend. The contents of the letter concern a trip taken by Florence and day-to-day life.
Research papers on Richard Henry Stone, author of In Afric's Forest and Jungle
Items relating to Walter Flowers and Jennie Shaw Flowers as students at the University of Alabama, including commencement programs, SGA and WSGA ribbons, Triangle ribbon, library card, and invitation to a dance
This collection contains one letter from Edith Floyd to Eloise Jackson, possibly her sister. The letter concerns Charles Floyd, Edith's husband, who is missing following the fall of the Philippines in 1942.
The collection contains one letter from Foote in Macon, Mississippi, to D. W. Esmond in Akron, Ohio, expressing sympathy and offering comforting words relating to a recent death.
Ten etchings of Edwin Forbes' Life Studies of the Great Army.
Forsyth's United States Army Air Corps World War II era dress uniform and an article about his dog.
Page from the 27 April 1861 issue of Harper's Weekly with an illustration of the Confederate bombardment of Fort Sumter.
An essay on the history of Fort Toulouse, constructed in 1717 near Wetumpka, Alabama
Bettie Fort of Bolivar, Tennessee writes cousin Mrs. Aaron Thorp Dowagiac, Michigan, about her recent marriage and new life.
Archive of programs for a variety of programs related to the 45th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, from 1949 to 1979
Twenty-four essays (including one doctoral dissertation and three master's theses) on Alabama place-names written by students of Virginia O. Foscue, who was a Professor of English at the University of Alabama from 1963 to 1993.
Primarily receipts and statements but the collection also includes Robert S. Foster's will and a deed for 1,274 acres of land from the heirs of Robert S. Foster to Edmond L. Prince in 1859 for the sum of $19,110.00. Most of the statements are for the freight, wharfage, drayage, weighing and storage of cotton shipped by steamboats, and are listed for either Mrs. Ann Foster or the Estate of Robert S. Foster. Other receipts are for the purchase of clothing, books and magazine subscriptions.
Letters written by and to Foster between 1907 and 1938, as well as some miscellaneous correspondence written by Foster's family members and members of the United States House of Representatives concerning his application to the Consular Services. There is also a small collection of letters written in German; Foster's report cards from Male High School (1875-1881) and his first semester grades from The University of Alabama in 1882; reports cards for his brothers, Sumner B., Thomas J., Henry B., and Clement C. Foster; and photographs, financial statements, tax receipts, insurance policies, as well as miscellaneous class rolls and other papers.
Warranty deed for property in Alabama given by Mr. and Mrs. Henry B. Foster to Mrs. Sallie H. Hester
A sizeable collection of church correspondence, sermons, and other religious materials, and family correspondence and other personal items of this farmer and Southern Baptist minister in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
The papers of a University of Alabama graduate, Baptist minister, planter, teacher (University of Alabama, 1873-1892) and president of Alabama Central Female College, 1869-1873). The papers relate principally to Hill's activities as a planter and minister.
A fire insurance policy dated 22 December 1881, taken out by Mary M. Foster of Clayton, Alabama, on her "frame dwelling house part one & half story & part one story, & dining room & kitchen attached, occupied by her. . . . "
Scrapbook and folder containing newspaper and magazine articles as well as tributes to Foster, who died four years after becoming president of the University of Alabama.