Letters to and from Georgia Bovell during the 1880s. Georgia, a young teacher in Illinois corresponds with family and friends as she tries to find a position and settle down. Her friends, also teachers, share their experiences in the school room.
Includes several letters written by Beulah of Brodhead, Wisconsin, to her mother, a letter with a job offer to Beulah, and a letter to her written in German. Also includes two Christmas cards received cards from friends during the 1947 Christmas season.
A letter dated 24 October 1835, from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa to the editor of the Weekly Globe requesting a six-month subscription to the newspaper.
Twenty-nine letters written to and by Jennie Sheldon Bowden of Brodhead, Wisconsin. Some of the letters are to and from her children Ray and Beulah. Many letters from her friend Rebecca Meigs discuss camp meetings, Christianity, and daily life.
A substantial collection of papers and materials relating to James Bowron, one of the 19th century iron and mining pioneers in the Deep South. It includes Bowron's 1624-page, unpublished autobiography, as well as his daily journals, letters, and pictures.
Papers of an important Dallas County, Alabama, planter family, including correspondence, household and plantation records, materials regarding James Boykin's cavalry unit during the Civil War, and papers of Boykin's descendants down to the mid-twentieth century.
Papers of an important Dallas County, Alabama planter family, including correspondence, household and plantation records, domestic and business expenditures, records of cotton sales, sales receipts for slaves, foodstuffs, tools and other hardware, papers regarding James Boykin's cavalry unit during the Civil War, and papers of Boykin's descendants down to the mid twentieth century
Paper titled Enoch Hooper Cook, Sr., of Wilcox County, Alabama, presented to the Alabama Historical Association by Mrs. Ralph Draughon.
Business accounts of Coosa County cotton factory owner. Many of the customers were from Talladega, Alabama.
Letter from Private Arthur F. Bradley, written on 18 May 1944, while stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia, to his parents in Dubuque, Iowa.
The journals of this Luverne, Alabama, farmer.
Copies of incoming letters dated 1881-1882, from the Alabama state archives.
Lists of members, pastors, marriages, baptisms, and deceased members, as well as church directories of this Methodist church in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Letter from the Governor of Mississippi to Alabama Governor John Murphy regarding an unsettled financial transaction between the two states.
Documents concerning Alabama governor William Woodward Brandon, including letters, news clippings, postcards, and transcripts of speeches.
Correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, and other materials created by Peter A. Brannon, highlighting his career as a pharmacist, an anthropologist, and an archivist.
Letters, land grants, diplomas, certificates, scrapbook, daguerreotype, and other miscellaneous documents, as well as quilts and other textiles (including a wedding dress from the early 20th century)
Diary, travel journals, and account book of Richard Edwin Branscomb (1902-1980), Methodist Minister from Guin, Alabama, and Condensed Minute Book for Presiding Elders of the Southern Methodist Episcopal Church belonging to Branscomb's father, Lewis Capers Branscomb (1865-1930).
Includes a carbon copy of the manuscript Banking in Alabama, 1816-1860, volume 2, written by William H. Brantley Jr. The bound manuscript is 371 pages long and covers the history of banking in the state from 1837 to 1849; it is part of a two-volume work that covers the years 1816-1860.
Correspondence and other materials regarding the Battle of Horseshoe Bend and Creek Indian leader William Weatherford (Red Eagle)