A miscellany of materials including genealogy, correspondence, the diary of Priscilla Cooper Tyler, daughter-in-law of President John Tyler, a journal, and Coleman's manuscript of "Priscilla Cooper Tyler and the American Scene: 1816-1889." Includes three letters from President Tyler to his son Robert.
A letter written by Coleman, dated 22 February 1842, from Athens, Alabama, to John H. Cocke, of Winnsville, Fluvanna County, Virginia. Discusses local temperance activities, the celebration of Washington's birthday, and family health.
This collection consists of 55 photographs of Jefferson Jackson Coleman, former Director of Alumni Affairs at the University of Alabama. Collection includes images from football games, athletic banquets and other sporting events; also images of Coleman family, Joe Namath, Paul Bryant and the Delta Chi Fraternity.
A collection of tax receipts, bills for drygoods items, indenture contracts, and miscellaneous papers.
Various documents, including speeches, correspondence, reports, faculty newsletters, alumni magazines, newspapers and newspaper clippings of this Alabama native and University of Alabama professor of Romance Languages
Letters and two versions of a paper titled "Tallapoosa and Elmore Counties Litigants," read before the Alabama Historical Association, 26 April 1963, concerning a dispute over division of tax revenues generated by hydroelectric power from damming the Tallapoosa River.
Documents on Collective Protection probably produced by authorities in Birmingham, Alabama, and Montgomery, Alabama, shortly after the United States entered World War II. They cover all areas of collective protection such as home protection, lighting restrictions, espionage and sabotage, war gases and shelters.
Uncorrected manuscript of Coley's translation of Le Roman de Thebes, published in 1986 as part of the Garland Library of Medieval Literature.
Among these photocopied selections from various manuscripts and diaries penned in Clermont County by Charles H. Collins are a eulogy on an elder brother and three short poems.
Booklet giving information about the Colonial National Monument, Yorktown, and the Battlefield.
Letters to Alice Comstock of Evanston, Illinois, from friends and accquaintances thanking her for gifts. One letter informs her of the sender's marriage and requests paperwork so that they can join a new church.
Business correspondence, account sheets, contracts, miscellaneous receipts, etc., of a Montgomery, Alabama, merchant, 1843-1867.
Reproduction confederate flag last used by the Ku Klux Klan Klavern of Crenshaw County, Alabama, in the early 1960s.
The short-lived Confederacy produced more than 7,000 books, pamphlets, broadsides, maps, pieces of sheet music, pictures, and periodicals. All of the publications produced in Confederate states not held by Union forces are known as Confederate imprints. The printed music included songbooks, sheet music, and broadside ballads. Songsters, inexpensive collections of secular song lyrics, were not a popular book genre in the south until after the Civil War began. However, Confederate publishers put out more songsters during the four years of war than they had during the preceding four decades. The lyrics held within the songsters, many of which were patriotic, helped to keep up southern morale. soldiers comprised much of the audience for morale-boosting publications such as songsters.
Vouchers issued to soldiers of the Ninth Georgia Cavalry Regiment by the Confederate States Army for pay, etc.
The muster roll of Captain William G. Swanson's Company, Company D, of the Third Alabama Infantry Regiment, 4 May 1861.
Roll of this Civil War unit organized at Favors Beat [now Coaling], Tusaloosa County. It lists the names of 110 officers and enlisted men.
Letter dated 4 October 1864, from W.H.C. Price, Superintendent of the C.S.A. War Department's Nitre and Mining District 10, to P.J. Weaver, requesting his urgent cooperation in the manufacturing of nitre.
A miscellany of materials pertaining to the 38th Virginia Infantry Regiment, including muster rolls of Company A, a special order naming hospital stewards, a certificate of disability, and a list of payment and clothing issued.
Mary in New York writes to brother Elisha Conklin of Cayuga, New York, requesting a family visit and detailing their friends' or family members' travel to California, possibly during the Gold Rush.