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.
Ledgers of J. E. Windham of Gainesville, Alabama, and photocopies of two volumes of the Gainesville Presbyterian Church records.
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.
Two letters to Violet Wise, Overpeck, Ohio. One letter is from Gunnery Sergeant James E. Ramsey, Quantico, Virginia, January 25, 1945. The other letter is from Sergeant Major T. King, France, March 25, 1945.
Two notebooks, containing mathematical equations and scientific essays, as well as the handwritten manuscripts of J. T. Wiswall's works "The African" and "Iliad of the Family," neither of which were ever published.
A variety of materials related to several Alabama women, some of whom we well-known in Alabama and the nation, while others were simple women going about their daily lives. This is also the affirmative side of a debate speech presented by Benjamin F. Eborn at Southern University in Greensboro, Alabama, on the question "Is Woman Really Better Than Man?"
Letters, receipts, and robe order forms from the Women of the KKK to three of its members in Michigan.
Contains three Woman's Relief Corps convention and encampment ribbons. The three ribbons are all different representing three different conventions.
Letter from daughter traveling in Greece to her mother, Mrs. William Brewster Wood, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She discusses sight-seeing and other travelers.
E. Wood writes on stationery from Louisville, Kentucky, to his friend Dr. E.V. Hiestand with passing mention of unidentified animals, a death, and the writer's lodgings with a Dr. Vaughan.
Letters between Union soldier George Woodard, Company D, 8th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, and his fiancee Gene Smith, of Burnett, Wisconsin. Woodard served at the battle of Corinth and the Vicksburg Campaign. He died at a Memphis hospital in 1864.
A collection of letters exchanged between Henry B. and Sarah Wood during the Civil War.