This collection consists of a handwritten paper about Indiana's contributions to the Civil War, read to the George W. Lennard post of the Grand Army of the Republic in New Castle, Indiana, on 2 March 1895 by Monenntly (?). It contains no references to any individual service or regiment, being an encomium lauding the service of Indiana regiments and officers. Were its hagiographic qualities in any doubt, ?Monenntly's paper actually heaps praise on General Ambrose Burnside, calling him "as fine a specimen of soldierly bearing as ever led men to battle," who "fairly earned and worthily wore two stars."
Contains two minute books, with entries from directors' and stockholders' meetings of the Montgomery and West Point Railroad from March 1846 to June 1870.
Contains records of the Montgomery Mechanics' Hook and Ladder Company.
Ledger documenting expenses, admittances, and discharges at a Montgomery, Alabama, hospital from 1 April to 4 November 1861.
Correspondence, time book, and ledger of Birmingham, Alabama, industrialist J. A. Montgomery.
Articles covering the construction and dedication of the Frank M. Moody Music Building on the University of Alabama campus in 1987 and 1988.
Letters to and from John Moohr of Chicago, Illinois, a stamp collector and dealer, about collection prices, specifically Ethiopian stamps.
This collection consists of one letter dated January 28th written and signed by P. Lockett, private secretary to Governor Andrew B. Moore thanking Joel E. Mathews of Cahaba, Alabama for his generous gift. The newspaper clipping, which does not identify what newspaper it is from or when this clipping was printed, states that a letter dated January 20, 1861, from Joel Mathews of Dallas County was found in a batch of old papers. The clipping indicates that the letter covered a check for $15,000, payable in gold to A.B. Moore, then governor for the defense of Alabama. The clipping ends "More than 20 years have elapsed, the $15,000 went up in blood and smoke, the patriotic writer, and the no less patriotic Governor have gone the way of all flesh; but the bold letters conveying the gift, are as fresh and defiant appearing, as if the transaction were only yesterday."
Essay (probably never published) written in 1989 by Dr. Edward C. Moore titled "The Madrid Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci". The article explains what Moore, as Dean of the Graduate School of the University of Massachusetts, had witnessed and experienced when a colleague found two of the "lost notebooks" of Leonardo Da Vinci in the Spanish National Library.
This collection consists of a handwritten memoir of Civil War service by Lou Moore, which was read to the George W. Lennard Post of the Grand Army of the Republic at New Castle, Indiana, on 13 April 1895. It describes Moore's service in the 16th Indiana Infantry Regiment, which was mustered into U.S. service on 12 August 1862. The regiment saw service in the Western theater, including the Battle of Richmond (29-30 August 1862), the Vicksburg campaign, the Battle of Arkansas Post (11 January 1863), and the Red River Campaign.
This collection consists of a letter from Thomas A. Moore, United States Army, stationed in France during World War I, to his friend Martin L. Watson, West Virginia, April 22, 1919. He writes to his friend that he is not able to receive packages, he looks forward to coming home, and he enjoys having the men and women come from the States to entertain them.
An undated letter from Senator John Tyler Morgan to Alabama governor Joseph F. Johnston regarding the transfer of Major Barnard Goldsmith West from the Birmingham state troops to the staff of General Wheeler.
Book of letters, bound and presented to Morley on his retirement from the University of Alabama in 1968.
Two certificates awarded to Burton R. Morley, a faculty member in the College of Commerce and Business Administration, in 1968.
Diary written by Union soldier Alfred Morris, containing entries written between October 1862 and September 1863.
Letter from R. Morrow, written on 5 November 1861 to Joseph Pomery concerning a shipment of leather.
This collection consists of one letter from Mortimer, a member of the Union forces in central Kentucky, under the command of General Don Carlos Buell, to William Smith of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In the letter Mortimer describes Union designs on Bowling Green, the weather, the state of his regiment's health, and other matters.
Transcript of an interview given by Mrs. Alvin Mosley of Ensley, Alabama, on Novemeber 30, 1942, on Birmingham radio station WBRC, regarding the government supervised Labor Board election at the TCI (Tennessee, Coal, Iron and Railroad Company) and the United Steelworkers of America union.
Letter from a mother to her daughter, updating her on family and friends.
Letter written in Norwegian to Ingeborg Johnson in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, from her mother.