Materials relating to the 1986 renovation of the University of Alabama bell tower and the fund drive to purchase a new 25-bell carillon, kept by Sandee Gibson. The collection includes a fund drive notebook, photographs of the restoration and rededication, and an information pack for fundraisers.
Contains three ledgers (a plantation book, a farm journal, and a letter copybook) and a folder of miscellaneous letters written by John Horry Dent of Eufaula, Barbour County, Alabama, and Cave Springs, Floyd County, Georgia, from January 1840 to November 1891.
Collection contains letters written by John Horry Dent, Jr. (signed J. Horry Dent) of Barbour County, Alabama, from 1861 March 15 to 1864 July 1 to his father, John Horry Dent of Eufaula, Alabama. There are also two letters written by Dent Jr.'s fellow officers to John Horry Dent detailing information of Dent Jr.'s part aboard the C.S.S. McRae during the battle of Forts Jackson and St. Philip and his subsequent capture and internment at Fort Warren in May 1862.
Correspondence and other business materials of this Brooklyn, New York, resident with business interests in Mobile, Alabama. Aside from extensive business correspondence, it includes detailed descriptions of Mobile's antebellum social life, and accounts of yellow fever epidemics and fires.
Photocopy of a map and pictures depicting the route of Hernando DeSoto's expedition through the Southern States between 1539 and 1543.
Letter sent from John De Wolf to his wife, L.DM. De Wolf. He writes of life in the camp, explaining that it is difficult to know what is going on in the larger world because they do not have access to news.
Letter from the Dexter family in Warren, Massachesetts, to Merrill Taylor at Fort McKinley, Portland, Maine, where he was in non-commissioned officer training. The Dexters ask how he is enjoying training and give updates on various people.
A letter dated 6 May 1848 to Mssrs. Mason and Lawrence, Boston, regarding cotton sales.
Letter from Diantha to Mary Ann which talks about family illnesses and an upcoming visit by other family members.
Notebook of this Mobile, Alabama, native's poetry and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings and letters relating to his work.
Diary of an unidentified Presbyterian minister from Alabama, recording his travel from Alabama to New York to attend the Presbyterian Church's Assembly in Philadelphia in 1832.
The collection contains letters from Belle Lolita Dibley, writing from Oak Creek and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Arthur about an upcoming ball, the Fourth of July, Christmas, and the visit of friends.
Letters home from Dick during World War II while he received training all over the U. S. for the Air Force. He discusses military life. There is also one partial letter from Charles Collins, U.S. Air Force, to Dick.
Letter written by A.S. Dickey, a college student in Tipton, Indiana, to his friend suggesting that the recipient may have been too attentive to a female. He also speaks of several girls who are also students and says that he is studying geometry, Latin, and grammar.
Two "notebooks" filled with handwritten short stories, verse and other thoughts, written by Josef Dignan of Louisville, Kentucky.
Diary kept by Corporal Latimer N. Dike, member of the 67th Ohio Regiment in 1865.
A collection containing business correspondence and receipts of this Mobile, Alabama, partnership which included the city's Chief of Police, C. A. R. Dimon.
Letter from Dina T. (last name given but it is undecipherable) to her Uncle, written on 20 January 1901, possibly from Germany. The letter is in German and there is no translation available at this time.
Weekly bulletins from several central Alabama churches served by the Rev. Frederick Divers in the 1940s and 1950s. There are also letters and certificates of study as well as a booklet of baptismal certificates from 1933 to 1951. There are several World War II ration books and correspondence relating to the building program of Union Bethel Independent Methodist Church in Birmingham.
Letter from Divine and Ferrclo in Sycamore, Illinois, to S. E. Jones in Iowa Falls, Iowa. They discussed business involving the sale or renting of land and/or property in Iowa and Minnesota.