Letters written by brothers Arley and Eli Hughes while serving in the Army during World War I and late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century artifacts of this large, rural Alabama family.
Letters from Chattanooga, Tennessee; Meridian, Mississippi; and Richmond, Virginia, primarily to his wife in Northport, Alabama, and also to his mother and other family members during the Civil War. The letters include news of family and friends, accounts of camp life, and other matters.
Pocket diary of Civil War Union soldier, Joseph S. Huhn of Company "F" of the Ohio 114th Infantry, documenting daily activities between 1 January and 21 August 1865. The remainder of the diary is miscellaneous information and a series of exam questions.
Correspondence and papers, photographs, video and sound recordings, and artifacts of Bill Huie and his family members throughout the span of his life.
Oscar Hultier, a citizen near Kewanee, Illinois, sent a postcard to Willard Breckenridge of Rockford, Illinois, concerning a road trip to visit family.
The diary of the paymaster's clerk aboard the USS Galena from February through November 1864. There is also a transcription of the diary and a photograph of Admiral James Forsyth "the tallest man in the American Navy, 6 ft 6."
Print of a pen and ink sketch of the C.S.A. submarine, H.L. Hunley.
Scrapbook of Hunt's years in the Sigma Chi fraternity at the University of Alabama.
Print of a photograph of a highly detailed - and "sea-worthy" - model of the C.S.S. Alabama built in Cornwall, United Kingdom, by Raymond Hunt
A letter from James Hunter and Company of New York City, New York to Watson, McGill and Company of Petersburg, Virginia about tobacco sales.
Field orders for a strategic withdrawal from Major Robert W. Hunter / AAAG (C.S.A.) at General Edward Johnson's headquarters to Colonel B.T. Johnson of Jones' Brigade
Commonplace book of Eufaula, Alabama, resident containing handwritten recipes, poems, quotations, and notes. In addition, the book includes a small number of newspaper clippings.
This collection contains one letter written by Viola A. Hunting, from Plateau, New South Wales, Australia, to Marie Miller, in Vancouver, Washington. Hunting writes of the passing of Austin, a drought in Australia, the rising cost of food, and general news of daily life.
A paper containing a list of trades and professions in Huntsville, Alabama, and describing the geography of Huntsville and Madison County. Includes original, typewritten copy, and photocopy.
Two receipts from Huntsville, Alabama, for groceries in 1916 and 1917
Two letters written by Benjamin Hurd while stationed in Tennessee with the 1st Ohio Light Artillery, Battery G, to his brother stating that "Richmond has fallen into our hands" and that the Rebels "fight like the Devil."
Pages from the 22 August 1954, Florida Living magazine, with hurricane information in the Miami/Miami Beach area of Florida, and includes a map of hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico, between 1926 and 1950, plotting their courses through the area.
A letter from John C. Huser, a New York merchant, to W. Scott and Son about a supply of butter.
The Husted Family Papers consist of letters written to and from Francis Lee Husted, a seaman in the United States Navy during World War II. During the summer months of 1943, Francis was hospitalized at the U.S. Naval Hospital on Long Island. While in recovery, Francis received letters from his siblings, parents, grandparents, and a friend about day-to-day business at home. More letters are dated January and February of 1944 during which time the family lost contact with Francis for a period of 3 months.
This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and other materials created by the Huston family in Selma, Dallas County, Alabama, and extended family in Mobile, Alabama. Most materials center around George Waring Huston, who was killed in World War One.