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
Copy of a crop lien for $50 against the crop John G. Hardin will harvest on a plantation in Elmore County, Alabama, owned by B.S. Walkley.
Letter from George and Em Hare in Michigan to Sister and Brother. They discuss daily life and an upcoming trial.
Personal and business correspondence, class notes, and financial records of attorney and politician, Andrew Coleman Hargrove of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The letterbooks and other correspondence are from 1866 through 1896. The last letter in the last book was written by Hargrove's son, Robert Jemison Hargrove in April 1896 after the death of Andrew Coleman Hargrove in December 1895. The collection also includes account books for the Oak City Club as well for the family's plantation.
Two publications, the Naval Aviation News, August 1966, and Tri-Supply, July 11, 1958, and a copy of a pamphlet about the Naval Air Technical Services Facility.
This collection contains political cartoons that appeared weekly in the early 1950s. The subjects of the cartoons are the Birmingham and Alabama school systems, the Geneva Convention, the Cold War, presidential candidates, and various other political figures and events.
Photographs taken by Harper including botanical and geological subjects as well as images of farms, people, houses, and other everyday scenes. The photos cover 31 states but the bulk are from Alabama (2545), Florida (1527), Georgia (678), New York (164), California (111), Arkansas (107) and Maryland
(106). Harper mounted the photographs in scrapbooks organized by state, annotated each for location,
date and explanation of the photographic scene, and assigned each an identification number which
represented the scrapbook page and item number.
During his many travels throughout the United States and Canada, Alabama Geological Survey botanist, Roland Harper, collected railroad timetables as souvenirs of his trips. The railroad timetables date from 1887 to 1962 and many provide maps of the locations.
A letter written by Harriman to Miss Harriet D. Mitchell, thanking her for a gesture of kindness, as well as a newspaper clipping from 19 April 1963.
Includes typewritten copies of letters written between James William and Robert Harris, both serving in the Confederate States Army, and their family in Marengo County, Alabama.
Receipts from Greensboro, Alabama, stores and notes concerning the opening of the local telephone company in Greensboro in 1909.
Two diplomas awarded to Evie Eugenia Harris by the Tuskaloosa Female College in 1884 (Mistress of Arts) and in 1888 (Graduate in Art).
A letter dated 2 November 1862, from Camp Forney, near Mobile, to "Dear Sister" in Livingston, Alabama. It discusses the weather and going into winter quarters, decries the army, and expresses Harris's wish for a substitute to take his place in the army during the Civil War.
Miscellaneous papers related to Confederate military service, including a pension application and muster roll of Capt. Lovelace's Company of Light Artillery.
Letters from Senator Sampson W. Harris of Alabama, dating from 1848 to 1857, written from Washington, DC, to the Congressional Globe and to the Secretary of the Navy, the Honorable J.C. Dobbin.