The collection contains a letter from Ida to her child about the Fourth of July celebrations.
Letter from Ida to her sister, Mary. written on 2 October 1888 from River View, Ohio, telling her sister about the weather, gathering nuts, and a trip to Gallipolis, Ohio, Ida and their mother took to buy dresses.
One letter from Ida, in Janesville, Wisconsin, to S. L. Swenson in Brodhead, Wisconsin. Ida was in Janesville for medical reasons.
This is a ledger pasted full of cuttings, mostly from Illinois newspapers between 1895 and 1897, on various topics. Predominant themes include Christianity/agnosticism, football, and theatre, with some items on politics, including political cartoons, and women's rights.
Research material for the book, The Herndon and Inge Families: Genealogical, Historical, Biographical.
One letter from Isabel to her sister Minnie in Hopkinton, Massachusetts. She discussed her new job at the post office and life at her boarding house.
One letter and a receipt to A. Peter and Company of Louisville, Kentucky, from the J. W. Crowdus Drug Company about a shipment.
Letter written by J.E. B____, Jr., a student at Lake Forest Academy in Illinois, to an unidentified friend. He writes about preparing for a class that will assure his entrance into Kenyon College, explaining that he will be required to read Homer and Xenophon's "Anabasis" in Greek.
Mrs. T.R. Jack writes home to her husband in Memphis, Tennessee, while visiting Sewanee, Tennessee with their daughter, Marinan. The letter details Marinan's illness, treatment with calomel, and recovery.
Four journals documenting the daily life of Thomas K. Jackson.
This collection contains a letter from James of Dodge Center, Minnesota, to C. W. Barber of North Loup, Nebraska, about a small pox scare in town. He also mentions a search for good men to serve as pastors.
James, a young man in college at St. Mary's, writes anecdotes to Miriam A. Berry of Big Spring, Kentucky.
J.C. James of Ft. Worth, Texas writes to his wife who is vacationing with family in Athol, Kansas. It is a generic letter about how much he misses her.
This collection contains one Japanese Centavo, a bank note issued by the Japanese Military Authority during World War II, which was used to replace the local currency during the Japanese occupation of the Philippines.
Letters from Trena Jarmuiokice of Poland, to H. Jarmuiokice in Canada. The letters are written in Polish, translation unavailable.
The family and friends of Harry E. Jarvis write to him from Glendale and Los Angeles, California, regarding an orchard and farm struggling to make a profit from fruit sales and chickens. Twenty-four of the thirty letters are from Mr. Jarvis's wife, Cece, who is very homesick and describes the hard work of trying to keep the farm afloat, as well as her anxiety over child-rearing decisions made alone.
Jason ____ writes a "thank you" note to his grandparents for a gift of money.
This collection consists of two scrips submitted as part of applications to participate in the 1951 Jason's Jamboree.
Two 1943 menus and postcard from the Jefferson Davis Hotel in Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama.
The collection contains a letter written from Jefferson in New Orleans, Louisiana, to the Postmaster of New Orleans, Louisiana, requesting employment, as well as photocopies of documents issued between Jefferson's widow and the United States War Department debating his service in the First Alabama Cavalry during the American Civil War.