Letter written by Mrs. Amos G. Searing thanking a Mr. Palmer for a catalog and explaining that she would like to donate some items to the University of Alabama library.
Four letters written to Anna Sears of Springfield, Missouri, from her cousin Edith of Mansfield, Ohio, and from her father in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Edith wrote of the weather and holidays; her father mainly wrote of his health and relatives.
The collection contains one letter written from Sears in Winter Haven, Florida, to "Momie" in Oregon, Illinois, providing information regarding daily life.
This collection contains a typed copy of Benton Bell Seat's autobiography, which is approximately 200 pages long. Seat wrote the manuscript in 1916, and it was typed and produced in 1939 by the Arkansas Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Broadsides and other literature handed out in and around Birmingham, Alabama, by opponents of desegregation. Groups represented were: Alabama Committee for Conservative Government, Birmingham Committee to Preserve the American Republic, Citizens Councils of Alabama, Freedom Educational Foundation, National States Rights Party, and the United Americans for Constitutional Government.
A bound keepsake volume containing inscriptions from family and acquaintances to Zeverah Sellars, who lived in central Alabama
Broadsides published by the Harlem Unemployment Center, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Catholic Interracial Council of New York, and Congress of Racial Equality in support of the Civil Rights marches in Selma, Alabama.
A copy of vol. 6, no. 611 (5 April 1851) of the Semi-Weekly Tribune, a newspaper published by Greeley and McElrath of New York.
A celebratory formal ball at the University of Alabama held in April, 1981.
A letter from William H. Seward, Governor of New York, to Nious Smith of Columbus, Ohio, written at Albany on September 22, 1842, which discusses the national political situation.
Contains newslippings relating to desegregation of the University of Alabama, 1956-1957; various publications and writings by Shaffer relating to desegregation; letter from Tuscaloosa News editor Buford Boone to Shaffer; and six photographs
This collection contains one letter written by Howard P. Ruff to Reverend Robert A. (R. A.) Shannon and one letter written from John (J. C.) to his aunt, Leone Shannon, wife of R.A. Shannon.
Partial records of a Demopolis, Alabama, general store, including amounts brought forward, 1880-1892; and purchases, 1893-1911. Some loose pages are laid in to the account book.
The collection consists of several poems and songs copied by Elizabeth R. Shaw. Home and death are common themes of the poems. Authors include Elizabeth Shaw and others. A typed copy of the poem "All for the Best" was made by George Stober.
Correspondence between Mr. and Mrs. Shaw about William's travels in Florida and life at home.
Contains records of the Shelby Iron Company from 1862 to 1930, including correspondence, directors' minutes, stockholder records, manufacturing records (charcoal reports, stable reports, mining, time books, payrolls by department), commissary records, grist mill toll books, furnace record books, and many other records. It also includes records of a subsidiary, Shelby Manufacturing and Improvement Company, 1890-1923. The virtually complete set of manufacturing records also parallels the birth and growth of the Birmingham iron industry. These records provide the most detailed accounts of Confederate iron making in the west, as well as a good deal of information about the rise (and fall) of industry in the South before and after the Civil War.
Correspondence, contracts, and receipts related to the production of iron at the Shelby Iron Works from 1863-1865.
This collection consists of one letter from Shelby to an unidentified Colonel, apparently on the latter's request for information about Shelby's commissary activities in the Military Department of the Gulf from late February to late May or early June 1862.
This collection consists of a handwritten memoir of the Battle of Gainsville (28 August 1862), a preliminary action to the second Battle of Bun Run (29-30 August 1862), read to the George W. Lennard Post of the Grand Army of the Republic, New Castle, Indiana, probably sometime during the 1890s. Shelley was evidently a member of the 19th Indiana regiment, which formed part of the famous "Iron Brigade" of the 1st Division, 1st Corps, U.S. Army. Much of the paper appears to be missing.
1845-46 daybook of a Whitesburg, Madison County, Alabama general store, which contains a record of purchases by customers.