Papers, books, and photographs belonging to Mabel Smythe-Haith, former ambassador to Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea, concerning academics, diplomacy, and civil rights.
This letter contains traveling arrangements and plans for a visit to New York City between friends H. Snow of New York City and Armam Levassar in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The collection contains 359 United States Land Office certificates of title for soldiers, their heirs, and assignees, dated from 1848 to 1881 and arranged alphabetically by the last name of the soldier. The land grants (generally 40 acres) were given in token of military service during the Creek, Cherokee, and Seminole Indian Wars, the Mexican War, the Florida War, and the War of 1812 or in recognition of volunteer service in a state militia.
Letters of this Chicago, Illinois, based company to their agents in Montgomery, Alabama, concerning land development projects in southern Alabama in the late nineteenth century.
The collection consists of documents generated or received by The Southern Courier, 1965-1969.
The by-laws (with amendments) and minutes of regular and special called meetings of the Southside Baptist Church of Tuscalooas, Alabama, from 1961 through 1995.
The Souvenir Postcard is blank on one side while the other features a black and white photo of a young man encircled by painted symbols of patriotism and learning.
A letter from J. Pinnell of Danville, Virginia, to Thomas Carter of Virginia about cotton sales and requesting information about a possible smallpox outbreak.
Letters between Sperry and Willards and from family members and acquaintances. Letters discuss money, society, health issues, and everyday life. The Sperry and Willard families, of Ohio, were connected by marriage through Mary Sperry Willard.
Letter from Melissa Sprague, written on 5 March 1867, to her daughter, Julia, discussing family issues and problems. The second letter, written on the back of the first, to Julia and George (presumably her husband) from her father, J. Sprague, describes how wet and muddy the weather and roads have been.
Letter from a Christian minister (possibly Lutheran) in Jonesboro, Illinois, to his friend George Schramm in Farmington, Iowa. The letter discusses a growing church membership in his area. He also discusses at length national politics, U.S. Army deserters during the Civil War, and former slaves in the South, saying, "God pity the poor negro."
Letters to Joe R.P.S. Sprigg between 1902 and 1911 from various family members and friends..
St. John's Episcopal Church, Montgomery , Alabama. St. John's Parish was organized in 1834, and the first church was built in 1837. The current building was erected in 1855. The earliest extant records date to 1848. Included are memberships, marriages, baptisms, confirmations, deaths, funerals, and other records.
Columns, poems, songs, and other materials of this Lillian, Alabama, poet and songwriter.
Newsletters, newspaper clippings, certificates, awards, mementos from various NASA Apollo space flights, and a notebook with the house plans for the house built in Lillian, Alabama, by this retired NASA engineer.
Contains one letter from M. E. Stapleton of Philadelphia to daughters Nellie and Hattie. She wrote that she would send them money and bring them Chinese silk on her next visit. The letter ended with travel arrangements.
Letter from Steele in Brooklyn, New York, to W. H. Davis and Sons in Newburyport, Massachusetts. Captain Steele is inquiring about the patent for the new reef ring Davis invented for boating.
A letter from Samuel Steele to Daniel Coleman relative to the hire of two slaves, December 25, 1833.
Correspondence of two related families, the Steins and the Thals, of St. Louis, Missouri.
Two postcards sent to Mamie Stein in Des Moines, Iowa. The writers of both postcards ask Mamie to write the sender a letter.