A letter from Mike Whitners to his grandmother while aboard the USS Yosemite on a cruise through the Mediterranean.
Record book of Chaplain Benjamin Franklin Whittemore of the Fifty-Third Massachusetts, describing the military service of its members
Letters between Peyton Norvell Wiggins and his father and stepmother, Charles Ruben Wiggins, Sr. and Elizabeth Toombs Wiggins.
A variety of reprinted and clipped articles from various journals, magazines, and newspapers, as well as bibliographical and general notes, discussing the Civil War from many angles, including medical, literary, restitution, and even specific battles and generals.
Copy of typed script of speech given by Judge Horace C. Wilkerson to the Optimist Club (sponsored by Mobile Real Estate Association) on September 17, 1953.
Legal documents, financial records, correspondence, and other personal papers of this Tuscaloosa County probate judge in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
A letter from Gertie Williams of Barcelona, Venezuela, to Ruth and Denny Collins of Hooven, Ohio, about gifts for her daughter's (Linda) graduation.
Hank Williams shakes the hand of a young fan in this black and white image.
Three documents relating to the hire of a slave named Alexander, owned by Mrs. Sarah Williams, by a M. Stanly of Maysville, Kentucky.
This collection consists of one letter from Willis, a soldier in the 60th Massachusetts Volunteer Militia, to his parents, written from Camp Burnside, Indianapolis, Indiana, where the unit was guarding Confederate POWs, on 5 November 1864.
Receipts from grocers, clothing sellers, and other Mobile, Alabama, merchants detailing personal expenditures; also includes seventy-six letters, mostly relating family news.
The collection contains a letter written by Willy from San Francisco, California, to his mother. It is written in German and a translation is unavailable at this time.
Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and a bound manuscript of the 19th-century author Augusta Evans Wilson of Mobile, Alabama.
One letter from Melva Wilson of Portsmouth, Virginia, to her friend Ruth Bradshaw in Jefferson, Virginia. Melva told Ruth about letters from Matthew (likely her son), her health, her husband's work schedule, and new stores opening in Portsmouth.
Family members Polly Wilson and Sally Hill say their goodbyes to Mrs. Robert Hill whose health is quickly declining.
Scrapbook contains clippings of literary addresses, most relating to education, from various publications. The scrapbook itself is a Mark Twain's Adhesive Scrapbook.
A playbill for a Chicago production of Moss Hart's 1945 play, Winged Victory.
A letter written to Horace Winslow of Rochester, New York, about a small outbreak of consumption.
Samuel B. Winslow writes to Hamilton L. Gibson about family and friends. He briefly mentions his journey to Tennessee.
Letters to his father-in-law, Joel W. Jones of Selma, Alabama, from John A. Winston, 1863-64.