Commonplace book, letters, and other documents and items collected by these Mobile and Claiborne, Alabama, families.
Correspondence, legal and business documents relating to the Gaines family, most of it from Mobile, Choctaw, and Jefferson Counties, Alabama.
Typescript copy of Gaines's "Reminiscences of Early Times in the Mississippi Territory," which discusses the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians and treaties (1810-1840).
Collection of play scripts, theatre notes, research, programs, and photographs compiled by the long-time director of the University of Alabama Theater.
The collection contains genealogical research notes covering 1820-1880, including county data, church and marriage records, family histories, and other information created and gathered by this Alabama genealogist. The collection also contains a list of military pension and bounty land applications.
Paper by Gandy titled "History of the Bethesda Presbyterian Church, Gordo, Alabama, 1838-1938." It actually covers the church's history through 1957 and includes lists of members and pastors.
Personal and professional letters to and from Dr. James R. Garber
Letters concerning the affairs of the University and the Corps of Cadets from this University of Alabama president (1854-1865).
Photocopies of letters, notebooks, and other documents created and received by Maurice Garland while serving in the Confederate Army.
A scrapbook of local news and events compiled by Mrs. J. T. Garner of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Correspondence, postcards, invitations, and other items, including letters (1887-1892) from Alston Fitts while he was in Europe.
Typed transcripts of correspondence written by the extended Garner family between 1832 and 1886.
Letters written by Alice Garnett and her husband Algernon Sydney Garnett, a professor at the University of Alabama, discussing, among other things, the hardships of travel, news of the university, its professors, and their wives, the election of a new superintendent of education, and a rebellion by the University Cadets against the commandant.
A bill of sale by which William Garrard sold three slaves, two women and one girl, to Samuel N. Luckett, Jefferson County.
Receipt dated 28 January 1836 for a 19 year old slave, Bradley, bought by William Gary from Linoir Lassiter.
This collection contains letters written by Benjamin J. Gaston, who served as a first lieutenant with the Independent 2nd Battalion Alabama Volunteers and as a private in the 10th Alabama Cavalry. The collection includes letters he wrote while a prisoner of war in Rock Island, Illinois.
Recipe book of C. Gatchet handwritten probably between 1862 and 1864. Includes recipes for foods (icings, custards, soft gingerbread, tomato sauce, etc.), medicines (dropsy, kidney affliction, small pox, cancer, etc.), and household uses (whitewash, soap, fly paper, dying fabrics, scouring fluid, etc.). It also has several poems written upon the deaths of friends and a short account of the military career of Thomas H. Smith until his death in West Point, August the 14th 1864.
Letters to and from Lloyd W. Gates, an attorney in Louisville, Kentucky, dealing with estates and divorce cases.
A letter from Raymond Gautier of Sarthe, France, to Arthur N. Persons of Northfield, Minnesota.
The collection contains a letter to William Gayton of Waterloo, New York, from his brother James Gayton of Cleveland, Ohio and also contains a note to Mary Ann from William. The first letter discusses Richard's ill health, the coming Winter, money, wanting to visit his family, and how much grains and produce are sold for. The second letter discusses James' work and the family of his employer.