Correspondence, research notes, typescripts, and galley proofs of sisters and Alabama authors Alice Alison Lide and Margaret Allison Johnson.
This collection consists of a typescript copy of a paper titled "Franklin K. Beck," by Neoma Lide, a descendant of Beck's, recounting her ancestor's life and accomplishments. It is based largely on secondary sources.
The collection contains one scrapbook with items collected by Lightelle, vaudeville performer, and contains receipts for payments for performances; employment contracts; photographs; programs; song lyrics and scripts; plot ideas and storylines; and two pieces of handwritten sheet music.
An essay on deer hunting, ghost tales, Tom Haney, dipping, pranks, the hunter, and vocabulary
A thank you note from Lillian to Mrs. Gordon Winge of Wautoma, Wisconsin, for looking after Karen while she was sick.
The collection contains a letter written by S. A. Limentir of Springfield, Illinois, to her sister-in-law, Sarah, about her children. Blanche has been sick with the Measles. She also mentions the purchase of the neighbor's farm and raising cattle. The lined stationary is embossed with the image of a basket of flowers in the upper left corners.
This collection consists of two photograph albums from Lincoln Normal School in Marion, Alabama, among the first schools established for the education of freed slaves after the Civil War. Taken 1909-1924, they include images of students, teachers, facilities, and activities.
Contains letters from various family members to John Linderman and his wife Lucy. Letters contain family updates and news of neighbors, and many were sent from Newfield, New York.
A letter from Laban E. Lindley, while stationed in Columbus, Mississippi, to his brother telling that he may be mustered out of the 13th Indiana Cavalry, but that if he isn't discharged, he may go out to the Plains and fight Indians.
The collection contains V-mail letters to and from Lindsay, who was stationed in the South Pacific during World War II. Most of the letters are written to his sweetheart, Helene Phillips, in New Jersey, but there are a few letters from other friends. They discuss missing home, church services in the jungle, movies, and family.
Letter from Ben Linger to his wife written on 4 September 1859, descibring his various activities over the course of a couple of weeks.
Includes one letter written by Andrew A. Lipscomb, president of the University of Georgia, to Benson J. Lossing and contains overt references to the contemporary political divisions between the North and South.
The collection contains a handwritten poem by an unknown author about a man who sails to another land and meets an Indian with whom he falls in love. He leaves her to return to his own land but cannot find another as beautiful as her.
Letter from Harold E. Little, serving in the U. S. Navy in Shoemaker, California, to Robert and Richard Young, Chicago, Illinois, October 2, 1944.
This collection contains two related articles by Matthew Lively and Daniel Wadley Josselyn. Each article is titled The Lively Complex with differing subtitles.
The collection contains a letter Lizzie received from her cousin in Cheltenham about the family. The Whiskey Ring trial had began, and many wealthy and affluent members of the community had been implicated. (The Whiskey Ring Scandal trials began in Jefferson City, Missouri in October 1875.) Her cousin also told her about a feud between Catholic and Protestant priests over the control of the public school system in St. Louis.
She discusses attending dancing school, her impressions of the English moving into her town, and daily life.
Ten letters between a young woman living in Steubenville, Ohio, and a young man fighting for the Union Army in the Civil War.
Allie W. Long writes to her great aunt, S.A. Cathey in Farmington, Tennessee, from Weatherford, Texas. She introduces herself and her siblings, mentions the death of her grandmother, and that her father has been ill for several years, adding a request for Miss Cathey to visit the family in Weatherford.
The collection contains a letter from Aunt Lou in Illinois to her nephew Milo Horn in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Aunt Lou discusses their family, how she'll continue to pray for him, and how she wishes the war would end quickly.