This collection contains correspondence, legal documents, and genealogical material relating to the Walters and Calhoun families.
A collection of Walter correspondence, clippings, programs, and other materials relating to this writer, cook, and costume designer, collected by Mary Bess Paluzzi.
A letter dated 5 April 1935, to James A. Anderson regarding the raid on Tuscaloosa, Alabama by Union Army forces under the command of General John Croxton in April 1865. The author, at the time seven years old, witnessed the incident.
Page from the 2 November 1861 issue of Harper's Weekly, illustrating war scenes in and around Washington, D.C.
Letter from Booker T. Washington asking for financial support for the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute. The letter is dated November 12, 1915, two days before Washington's death.
This collection consists of a stamp and program commemorating the issuing of a Dinah Washington stamp.
A collection of papers, most of them relating to the business dealings of this Marengo County, Alabama family of cotton planters and slaveowners.
Statements from the Watkins Mercantile and Banking Company of Faunsdale, Alabama, detailing items purchased by Miss Winnie Walker in the last quarter of 1892.
This collection consists of one letter from Watson to John E. Boos, describing his experiences at the Battle of Gettysburg, where Watson fought as a member of the 13th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment, and where he had two comrades fatally wounded at his side.
A letter from John Watson, Deputy Magistrate of Georgia, to Acting Georgia Governor William Rabun, protesting the Executive's interference in the execution of his legal duties in the case of 59 Africans who were allegedly seized under Executive orders and later sold.
Letter from Walter R. Way, written on February 1, 1916, to unnamed loved ones. The entire letter is a passionate argument against the isolationists and pacifists in the United States before the first world war.
Letter written on 4 August 1865 to Orrville Wayne. The letter is in German and no translation is available at this time.
The collection contains a letter from William S. Weatherstone of Toronto, Canada, to the Pentucket Stamp Company in Haverhill, Massachusetts about collecting and dealing in stamps and his own stamp and postcard collections primarily consisting of Revolutionary postage.
A letter written from S/Sgt. Robert K. Webb to Mr. Howard Robinson of Oberlin, Ohio, describing cutting bamboo in the Philippines as well as a course in American government he will be teaching while stationed there.
Three composition books filled with collections of quotations and illustrations and one book of devotions.
One letter written by N. Weese of Little York, Illinois, to her friend Madeline Lowe of Des Moines, Iowa. She shared news of family and friends.
Correspondence, photocopies of the Torah and other religious documents, scholarly work in English and Hebrew, materials relating to the Judaic Studies series of The University of Alabama Press, and other materials produced and gathered by this University of Alabama professor.
Three letters from Weir ______, who served in France in a field hospital during World War I.
One school composition written by Lillie Weis of Ohio about her summer trip to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
An autograph book containing signatures of classmates, teachers, and others, and two newspaper clippings.