Contains the papers of Barrie Lucien Holt, covering his life as a capitalist, planter, financier and Quartermaster General of the Alabama National Guard. Holt was an organizer and majority shareholder in the Prattville Cotton Mills and Banking Company, as well as a partner in D.M. Snow and Company which owned a hardware store and engaged in money-lending. The bulk of papers are from the latter 19th and first decade of the 20th century.
Holt's correspondence between May and June 1908, relating to his duties as quartermaster general in securing hotels accommodations and horses for Alabama Governor Braxton Bragg Comer and members of his staff who participated in the veteran's parade and other reunion events.
A Christmas program from the Holy Spirit Church in Louisville, Kentucky, from 1940.
Handwritten notes Octavia Walton Le Vert used during her lecture, "Home of the Brownings," which described her 1855 visit to the home of Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning.
Typed and edited copies of James Hood's editorial to the Crimson White, as well as six copies of the Crimson White (9 June through 26 September 1963) and an undated campaign letter from Hank Black.
Family letter from Nathaniel H. Hood to Captain William A. Harrison, of Pickens County, Alabama.
One letter from Frank H. Hoppe, serving with the American Expeditionary Force in France, to his sister, Mrs. Anna Addie, of Agra Kansas.
This collection consists of a photo album of industrial photographs taken around Birmingham and Sheffield, Alabama, areas from 1889. Photographs were taken by John Horgan, Jr., photographer from Birmingham, for Truman H. Aldrich, and given to him on June 1889.
Diary of this young woman from Madeira, Ohio, whose entries include descriptions of ice skating, visits with family and friends, daily life, and art school classes.
Letter dated 31 March 1796, from Hoskins in Bordeaux, France, to James Swan in America, addressing potential business prospects.
Broadside with wood-engraved and letterpress elements, addressed in ms. on verso to Elijah Fuller, Esq. of Fayetteville, Georgia.
Various hotel and motel keys from Kentucky, Tennessee, Florida, New York, and Illinois.
The collection contains one bill from the Hotel Caldwell, located in Birmingham, Alabama.
Staff Sergeant (later, Master Sergeant) Donald Householder writes to his parents in Erie, Michigan, from various encampments on the French and German fronts during the conluding months of World War II.
Letters from Huntsville, Texas to "My Dear Miller" and "My Dear Smith."
Letters written by William Penn Houston, Dorothy Carroll Houston, and various friends and relatives detail the couple's courtship and marriage. They lived in Cincinnati and California.
Letter to Elizabeth A. Bostwick from her sister, Frances M. Howard, in Georgia. Letter discusses the weather, plants, and society issues.
Correspondence, writings, sermons, church bulletins, and personal financial papers relating to this Methodist minister and his wife in Alabama.
This album contains photos with various Hughes family members: Grady Hughes; Claudia Mae Medlin; Horace Hughes; Cecil Rice; Ruth Hughes; Winfield Hughes; Albert Hughes; Lamar Duncan; Perry Hughes; and Bob Hughes. It depicts various locations and activities on the campus of The University of Alabama: Morgan Hall; University barn; football practice; and Comer Hall. There are also pictures at Camp Horne in Tuscaloosa County; Grady Hughes at Paris Island; Evergreen Cemetery; and camp at Santo Domingo. One newspaper clipping of a poem is attached in the album, "A Crimson Dream," by Grantland Rice
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.