Photocopies of the family history of an early northwest Alabama family, one of whom became mayor of Birmingham in the 1890s; also some personal recollections of the Union Army raid on Tuscaloosa led by John T. Croxton in April 1865, augmented with notes by grandson Alexander Van Hoose Davies, copies of memorials of various Van Hoose men, and newspaper clippings.
Includes materials related to the Alabama-born activist Angela Davis and the early 1970s movement to have her freed from prison along with materials related to her campaigns to win the seat of U.S. vice-president as part of the Communist ticket in the 1980s.
F.A. Davis writes to his brother and sister about friends at home and panning for gold in Oregon.
A letter from Geri Davis, a student in Chicago, Illinois, to Valerie Hudson of Coloma, Michigan, about her trip to the Lincoln Park Zoo.
Typescript of Susan Hunt Ingram Ray's master's thesis on Harwell G. Davis.
Extensive correspondence, business records, and receipts of this Marion, Alabama, plantation owner and attorney, and his family.
Letters, newspaper clippings, event programs, photographs, and other items reflecting the personal interests of their compiler during his high school and undergraduate years. The collection is arranged by item type (i.e., letter, newsletter, clipping, invitation etc.) and chronologically. Letters with unknown surnames are arranged alphabetically by first name.
A mortgage dated 20 June 1835 on slaves made out to Whitman Brane company in Montgomery County, Alabama.
This collection contains Davis' resume, photographs of plating machines designed by him and Udylite company pamphlets.
This collection contains a letter written by L. A. Davis of Blaine, Kansas, to her niece about Mr. Davis' accident. She states that he was struck by an electric car that bruised him badly and that he will need a cane for some time as his knee was also injured.
Portion of letter from Aunt Eva in Berlin, Wisconsin, to Mrs. Myron Davis in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. Discusses family news and daily life.
This collection consists of eight letters to Ronald H. Davis, United States Air Force, Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi. Most of the letters are from his fiance, Jeanne Schroeder, Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Typed transcription of letters of Captain Sumner Danforth Davis, II, Medical Detachment 386 Infantry Regiment, 77th Liberty Division, U.S. Army, found in collection u0003_0003916.
Diary kept by Vernon Keith Davisson of West Manchester, Ohio, while he was aboard the U.S.S. George A. Johnson, DE-583.
Reverend R. E. Dawkins writes an open letter "To Whom It May Concern" demanding that T. M. Jolly appear at The Gospel Tabernacle in Kansas City, Kansas, on April 3, 4, or 5, 1956, while a national gathering of the brethren is meeting, to provide reasons as to why he should not be "dis-fellowshipped" from their movement.
The Andrew L. Dawson papers consist of correspondence, a registration certificate, and an admission ticket and program. The letters in this collection were written to Dawson's family and friends and describe his service experiences during World War I, as well as furnishing information about himself and his family. The collection is divided into the following series: Correspondence, Other Correspondence and Miscellaneous. Series descriptions: Correspondence: The outgoing correspondence consists of approximately 55 letters written to Andrew L. Dawson's family and friends 1918-1919. The majority of them are to his mother. There is one letter written to Andrew L. Dawson from his uncle, Joe Reese. This series is arranged according to recipient and chronologically. Other correspondence: The other correspondence series consists of one letter written about Dawson to Dr. Paul Bagby by G.A. Barrett, who served with Dawson during World War I. Miscellaneous: The miscellany series consists of Andrew L. Dawson's registration certificate and an admission ticket and program from the Base Hospital Farewell Ball.
A letter dated 4 January 1861, certifying that there are no demands against W. L. Trenholm, quartermaster, 4th brigade.
A letter testamentary to Edgar G. Dawson, naming him executor of the estate of William Eliza Terrell, June 3, 1867, one to "My darling," June 4, 1885 written while on a trip to Italy, and the plantation book for "Ravenswood," January 1869-January 1, 1873.
Letters and unpublished speeches; photocopies of letters written by Joseph Lakanal, 1762-1845.
Contains incoming correspondence to L.O. Dawson, a Baptist minister in west Alabama and east Mississippi at the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th century, including letters from family members and friends as well as correspondence with members of the various religious organizations with which Dawson was affiliated.