This collection consists of a scrapbook compiled after Dr. Partlow's retirement in 1965. It includes official correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and newsletters, his diplomas, certificates of recognition, and an undated, handwritten collection of stories on the lighter side of his fifty-three years of work. It provides a historical look at the progression of the mental health profession in Alabama and traces growing public awareness of and activism in patient care. The collection also addresses segregation of health institutions in the state and treatment ideas such as sterilization of patients with congenital mental retardation. The scrapbook is arranged chronologically. Various photographs and articles are inserted. News clippings inserted following Dr. Partlow's death were probably added by members of his family.
The A. T. Patrick Letters consists of thirty-eight letters from S/Sgt. A. T. Patrick to Mary E. Coffman in Keyser, West Virginia. He was a radio operator in the Army stationed in Walla Walla, Washington; Redmond, Oregon; and Avon Park, Florida. All of the letters were to "Sally." Every letter expressed how much he missed Sally and how he thought about her frequently. The collection Includes newspaper clippings of Army jokes and affidavit forms for marriage.
Paper samples, printouts of the Project's blog and website, and other items, including oversized papers and prints, and postcards
A letter from J. R. Pearce, secretary of the Planning Committee for the Thirteenth Annual Convention of the Supervisors, County Commissioners and County Clerks of Illinois, to Charles Schofield of Carthage, Illinois, requesting him to address the convention.
The collection contains four letters addressed to Dr. Charles Pearson and his wife Edith of Staten Island, New York. One is an RSVP to their daughter's wedding, and the other three are from Edith's friend Eleanor, who discussed gifts and grandchildren.
A sharecropping contract from Macon County, Georgia dated January 3, 1866, between landowner Margaret Pearson and freed slave Warren Whitehard.
Collection contains this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, attorney's correspondence, financial papers, and material relating to the Alabama Constitutional Convention of 1867, of which Peck was chairman.
Three letters regarding business matters, money, and loans, written to Ira Peck of Britt, Iowa.
Six pencil sketches of various military buildings and camps of the Civil War.
Letter from Confederate solider, G. Penn, to mother from Fort Lee, Virginia, during the Civil War. Discusses delays in assignment in the camp, soldier's living conditions, hopes to come home on leave soon. Refers to upcoming "great battle."
A letter written by Pennie to her relative, Nant, about the family and her brief courtship.
Kow Periba writes to the Christian Salvage Mission for a Bible.
This collection consists chiefly of personal and family correspondence and photographs, together with diaries, essays, literary essays, literary manuscripts, legal and financial papers, receipts, clippings, memorabilia, and printed material relating to Stephens C. Perkins, of Tuscaloosa, Alabama; his wife, Caroline A. Walker Perkins; his children, Brook, Edwin and Maude; and their children. The principal correspondent is P. W. Connor, of Virginia, who describes his life in the period 1840-1870, including the effects of the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Photographs taken in late nineteenth-century Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and surrounding areas document the lives of Julian C. Perkins, his wife Mary (Mamie) Perkins, and their children Edwin, Brook, and Julian.
Letters and other documents donated by a source in Perry County, Alabama. The collection consists of eight letters to Elias Benson. There is also one summons order included in the Elias Benson series. Another series contains the will of Philip Smith of South Carolina. The Thomas and Mary Jones series contains three statements of debt made to John E. Cook, along with an indenture statement and draft. The final series includes miscellaneous documents including deed certification, court records, official statements, indenture papers, excerpts from company minutes and poems.
The collection contains a letter written by Mrs. Peterson of Wabasha, Minnesota to Mrs. Hansen on Christmas Day. She mentions her children and her hope to maintain correspondence (the letter is signed "From your friends, Mr. and Mrs. Peterson").
Letters written from Colbert Shoals and Florence, Alabama, to a business partner about digging canals around shoals on the Tennessee River. Petrie discusses sickness, heavy rains, high water, and lack of funding.
A letter from Susan Petty to her sister in June 1869.
Letters to Genevieve Peyton of Gordonsville, Virginia between 1885 March and 1886 March.
A letter to Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Haferman of San Francisco, California, from Chuck and Julia Pfarr in Kotna, Mt. Hagen, New Guinea.