This collection consists of one letter, written by a Union soldier from Indiana in February of 1862. In this letter written from Paducah, Kentucky, the soldier provides a detailed description of the Battle of Fort Henry. He writes about finding 19 dead "Rebels" in a mud hole and says that he captured a mule and a fine rifle. He also mentions the gunning of the Essex.
Correspondence, clippings, notes, and publications from the office of Congressman Earl F. Hilliard, representative for Alabama's 7th Congressional District from 1993-2003.
Contains photocopies of correspondence of Henry Washington Hilliard with others, regarding his various diplomatic appointments, as Foreign Minister to Belgium and Berlin.
Anna Hitzig's short note to Mrs. Sutter tells about a new club member, Mrs. Neil Christian, who has just paid her dues.
Correspondence, memoranda, pamphlets, government publications and other materials concerning Samuel Francis Hobbs's career as the U.S. Congressman (1934-1951) from the 4th district of Alabama.
The collection contains diaries of an Alabama lawyer, planter, and legislator from Athens, Limestone County, Alabama. Included is a three-month diary from 1862, when Hobbs was Captain of Co. F., Ninth Alabama Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. The diaries also cover his time as a legislator representing Limestone County, Alabama; his support for the railroads; and his work on the family plantation.
Papers of a World War II German POW held in Canada.
List of property, both real estate and personal property, for tax purposes.
Don "Bud" Hoefs writes to his friend about high school and stamp collecting.
H. Holden of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania writes to a cousin about the happenings in the community and her health.
Civil War letters and miscellaneous documents of James Franklin Holliman and William Stewart, to and from their families between 1862-1911.
Autobiography of John Lawrence Hollis who was a superintendent at Mitchell Dam on the Coosa River near Verbena, Alabama, in the early and mid- twentieth century.
Correspondence, manuscripts, journal articles, newspaper clippings, and maps of this professor and Alabama author.
Sixty letters written to Sarah (Sigrid) and Norval Holmstad of Stoughton, Wisconsin, by various friends and relatives in Norway. Letters are written in Norwegian.
Contains the papers of Barrie Lucien Holt, covering his life as a capitalist, planter, financier and Quartermaster General of the Alabama National Guard. Holt was an organizer and majority shareholder in the Prattville Cotton Mills and Banking Company, as well as a partner in D.M. Snow and Company which owned a hardware store and engaged in money-lending. The bulk of papers are from the latter 19th and first decade of the 20th century.
Holt's correspondence between May and June 1908, relating to his duties as quartermaster general in securing hotels accommodations and horses for Alabama Governor Braxton Bragg Comer and members of his staff who participated in the veteran's parade and other reunion events.
A Christmas program from the Holy Spirit Church in Louisville, Kentucky, from 1940.
Handwritten notes Octavia Walton Le Vert used during her lecture, "Home of the Brownings," which described her 1855 visit to the home of Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning.
Typed and edited copies of James Hood's editorial to the Crimson White, as well as six copies of the Crimson White (9 June through 26 September 1963) and an undated campaign letter from Hank Black.
Family letter from Nathaniel H. Hood to Captain William A. Harrison, of Pickens County, Alabama.