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.
Certificates from Sowell as Alabama's State Auditor, granting the American Surety Company of New York the authority to become sureties on the official bonds of State, County, and Municipal officers, etc.
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 from Dr. Edmund D. Spear Jr. of Boston, Massachusetts, to Millie Peterson and her mother, Mrs. A.R. Peterson, also of Boston, between 1880 and 1882, telling them of his affection for Millie. Also included in the collection are several newspaper clippings and poems, some regarding love and relationships.
A draft and a copy of a letter from Norene Speckman of Cincinnati, Ohio, to Mr. D.W. Jordan of the Missouri Pacific Railway Company. Speckman describes her experience riding on the overcrowded Colorado Eagle train.
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.
A husband traveling in Ohio and Oklahoma discusses his trip and objectives in two letters to his wife in Cincinnati. He mentions work, family members and information-gathering activities.
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.
Birth and baptism certificate written in old German calligraphy
Contracts and business correspondence related to the publication of books written by Alabama author Emma Gelders Sterne.