Various sketches and drawings in pencil, pen, and watercolor. Two are signed "Doug."
Letters written to Mary Hallowell from various government officials in Washington, DC, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island, regarding her request for help for "refugees" from Tennessee during and immediately after the Civil War. These refugees were Tennessee residents who had remained loyal to the Union during and had moved farther north during the War.
Biographical documents concerning Peter Joseph Hamilton.
A photocopy of a typed draft of the manuscript of a biography of Judge Peter J. Hamilton written by his youngest daughter, Rachel Duke Hamilton Cannon (sometimes noted as Rachel-Duke).
Contains notebooks kept by this Montgomery, Alabama, resident on natural and civic historical topics.
Application, dated 8 July 1907, filed in Jefferson County, Alabama, for a Confederate veterans' pension.
Letter written to the U.S. House of Representatives at the beginning of his term as a member of the House.
Handmade memory book consists of small photographs, perhaps of school friends, accompanied by handwritten verse.
Petition to Alabama Governor Clement Comer Clay from the citizens of Morgan County, Alabama, on behalf of Archimedes Hank, to repeal or reduce penalty for forfeiture of bond for failure to appear in court.
A letter from W. G. Hann to Thompson M. Parish, concerning the transfer of Hann's slave Lucy to Parish in lieu of a debt, October 19, 1847.
Letters from Frieda Lawrence and Angelino Ravagli to Hannas from 1924 through 1958.
Scrapbook kept during the 13th annual session of summer school for teachers at the University of Alabama, June 8-July 19, 1916, that includes photographs, autographs, anecdotes, notes of social events, a newsletter, and postcards of University of Alabama scenes.
Julia, a girl away at school in Oxford, Ohio, writes to her mother in Illinois and Indiana respectively, about the trials of social and school life, including a strict diet enforced by her teachers that has caused her to lose a lot of weight.
Letterbook from 12 March to 15 May 1888, other correspondence and cases, a ledger labeled "pleadings" between 18 July 1888 to 26 February 1891 containing general correspondence and cases, and other miscellaneous material from 1888.
The Cornelia and Hans Hanson Papers contain fifteen letters written by various friends and relatives to Cornelia and Hans Hanson of Viroqua, Wisconsin. The letters mainly discuss news of family members and acquaintances: illnesses, births, and deaths. Five letters were from Cornelia's mother. Two were addressed to the Hansons' daughter, Luella. There are also wedding and shower invitations and a Christmas card. Letters were mostly written from various places in Wisconsin, with one letter from friends in Gary, South Dakota. The collection also contains a blank "Questionnaire to be filled out by legally responsible relatives."
Contains a memory book documenting the senior year of Virginia J. Hanson, a 1912 graduate of Birmingham High School. Also contains research notes, correspondence and manuscripts related to Hanson's thesis, "Alabama in Legend and Lore."
A collection of Ku Klux Klan material, including a copy of the handbook "Kloran," 5th ed., a leather wallet with the Klan seal, and a group photo of unidentified Ku Klux Klan women.
Letter written in 1876 by African American member of Congress from Alabama to the United States Centennial Commission in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, requesting an additional invitation for his wife to attend the opening of the Centennial International Exhibition of Industry.
Miscellaneous materials including newsletters, an employee handbook, memoranda, sales, publicity and marketing information, and other items.
Religious poems and hymn written by Hardin when he was in his 80s and 90s