Julia, a girl away at school in Oxford, Ohio, writes to her mother in Illinois and Indiana respectively, about the trials of social and school life, including a strict diet enforced by her teachers that has caused her to lose a lot of weight.
Letterbook from 12 March to 15 May 1888, other correspondence and cases, a ledger labeled "pleadings" between 18 July 1888 to 26 February 1891 containing general correspondence and cases, and other miscellaneous material from 1888.
The Cornelia and Hans Hanson Papers contain fifteen letters written by various friends and relatives to Cornelia and Hans Hanson of Viroqua, Wisconsin. The letters mainly discuss news of family members and acquaintances: illnesses, births, and deaths. Five letters were from Cornelia's mother. Two were addressed to the Hansons' daughter, Luella. There are also wedding and shower invitations and a Christmas card. Letters were mostly written from various places in Wisconsin, with one letter from friends in Gary, South Dakota. The collection also contains a blank "Questionnaire to be filled out by legally responsible relatives."
A collection of Ku Klux Klan material, including a copy of the handbook "Kloran," 5th ed., a leather wallet with the Klan seal, and a group photo of unidentified Ku Klux Klan women.
Letter written in 1876 by African American member of Congress from Alabama to the United States Centennial Commission in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, requesting an additional invitation for his wife to attend the opening of the Centennial International Exhibition of Industry.
Religious poems and hymn written by Hardin when he was in his 80s and 90s
Copy of a crop lien for $50 against the crop John G. Hardin will harvest on a plantation in Elmore County, Alabama, owned by B.S. Walkley.
Letter from George and Em Hare in Michigan to Sister and Brother. They discuss daily life and an upcoming trial.
Personal and business correspondence, class notes, and financial records of attorney and politician, Andrew Coleman Hargrove of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The letterbooks and other correspondence are from 1866 through 1896. The last letter in the last book was written by Hargrove's son, Robert Jemison Hargrove in April 1896 after the death of Andrew Coleman Hargrove in December 1895. The collection also includes account books for the Oak City Club as well for the family's plantation.
This collection contains political cartoons that appeared weekly in the early 1950s. The subjects of the cartoons are the Birmingham and Alabama school systems, the Geneva Convention, the Cold War, presidential candidates, and various other political figures and events.
Photographs taken by Harper including botanical and geological subjects as well as images of farms, people, houses, and other everyday scenes. The photos cover 31 states but the bulk are from Alabama (2545), Florida (1527), Georgia (678), New York (164), California (111), Arkansas (107) and Maryland
(106). Harper mounted the photographs in scrapbooks organized by state, annotated each for location,
date and explanation of the photographic scene, and assigned each an identification number which
represented the scrapbook page and item number.
During his many travels throughout the United States and Canada, Alabama Geological Survey botanist, Roland Harper, collected railroad timetables as souvenirs of his trips. The railroad timetables date from 1887 to 1962 and many provide maps of the locations.
Two diplomas awarded to Evie Eugenia Harris by the Tuskaloosa Female College in 1884 (Mistress of Arts) and in 1888 (Graduate in Art).
A letter dated 2 November 1862, from Camp Forney, near Mobile, to "Dear Sister" in Livingston, Alabama. It discusses the weather and going into winter quarters, decries the army, and expresses Harris's wish for a substitute to take his place in the army during the Civil War.
Mistress of Arts diploma awarded to Stella Searcy Harris in 1884 by the Tuskaloosa Female College.
A collection of letters to and from Maria (Harriet Pike) Gage. She was the sister of General Zebulon Montgomery Pike, the discoverer of Pike's Peak (1779-1813), and aunt of Clarissa Brown Pike Harrison, wife of John Cleves Symmes Harrison, son of William Henry Harrison. There are also transcripts of letters from William Henry Harrison dating from 1813 to 1840.
A letter from L. A. Harrison of Kingston Center, Ohio to Clifton Stark of Mansfield, Ohio about the price of Stark's old land and the breeding of horses.
This collection contains a letter written in 1908 by Harry of Stockton, California, to his cousin, Libbie, making arrangements to ship his belongings to California.
Dr. John Harthan of Peru writes to Wilma and Dr. Foord Bichowsky. The letters include the South American opinion of the United States' actions in Germany and the immigration of Jews into Peru.
This collection contains a letter to Albert A. Hartzell, a student at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York and a member of Delta Kappa Episilon fraternity, from his mother. She tells him about a young man who asked for a copy of one his father's sermons that Mr. Hartzell had compiled for publication.