The collection contains one postcard written from J. Wetz to Arch H. Stuart, in Dubuque, Iowa. Wetz is most likely providing news of mutual acquaintances, including at least one reference to a soldier who fought in the American Civil War.
This collection consists of one letter from Lucius D. Whaley at Frankfort, Kentucky, to his sister Mary M. Whaley of East Cleveland, Ohio, 23 November 1862. The letter is written on stationery with a engraving illustrating "Desperate Bayonet Charge at the Battle of Winchester" [today labeled the First Battle of Kernstown], March 23 1862. The accompanying envelope is also illustrated with a scene depicting a soldier bidding his wife or girlfriend farewell, the words "The Girl I Left Behind Me" beneath it, and below them a stanza from an unattributed poem. Whaley was evidently a convalescing soldier about to be discharged and sent home, and that subject occupies the bulk of his letter.
The M. B. Wharton Letter is written on stationery from the New St. Julien Hotel in Eufaula, Alabama, and offers best wishes to the addressee.
Confederate General Joe Wheeler wrote to John Calvin Brown, a Major in the General Confederate Army, from the U.S. House of Representatives.
Campaigns of Wheeler and his Cavalry 1862-1865 from material furnished by Gen. Joseph Wheeler to which is added his concise and graphic account of the Santiago Campaign of 1898, "Published under the auspices of Wheeler's Confederate Cavalry Association and edited by W. C. Dodson, Historian" Contains tipped in pages of handwritten annotations by G. K. Miller.
Letter written on 1 November 1858, by L. D. Wheeler of Greenfield, to her brother.
Contains the diary of Confederate soldier Adam H. Whetstone of Prattville, Alabama
This collection contains a letter written by Caroline C. Whitaker to Mrs. Bangs while visiting a friend in Colchester, Connecticut. She is on her way to see her sister Julia in Willington, Connecticut and writes of her brother in California who has recently purchased an interest in one of the mines. The contents of the letter cover the rest of the family as well as the local religious community.
Notebook containing a roster and brief history of Company I of the Fourth Virginia Volunteer Infantry, a regiment formed by students enrolled at Washington College (later Washington and Lee University).
Letter from Marcus White to his wife in Worcester, Massachesetts, describing the train ride to New York City and his fun-filled activities while there.
Whiteman, Crew & Co. of Knoxville, Tennessee, shipping bill to Joseph Johnston & Co. of Madisonville, Tennessee. Contents shipped on the steamboat Grid in the Holston River bound for Decatur.
Papers of this Marengo County, Alabama, plantation family including correspondence, financial papers and business receipts, land sale documents, and Nathan Bryan Whitfield's presidential pardon.
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.