Photocopies of letters, notebooks, and other documents created and received by Maurice Garland while serving in the Confederate Army.
A scrapbook of local news and events compiled by Mrs. J. T. Garner of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Correspondence, postcards, invitations, and other items, including letters (1887-1892) from Alston Fitts while he was in Europe.
Typed transcripts of correspondence written by the extended Garner family between 1832 and 1886.
Letters written by Alice Garnett and her husband Algernon Sydney Garnett, a professor at the University of Alabama, discussing, among other things, the hardships of travel, news of the university, its professors, and their wives, the election of a new superintendent of education, and a rebellion by the University Cadets against the commandant.
A bill of sale by which William Garrard sold three slaves, two women and one girl, to Samuel N. Luckett, Jefferson County.
Receipt dated 28 January 1836 for a 19 year old slave, Bradley, bought by William Gary from Linoir Lassiter.
This collection contains letters written by Benjamin J. Gaston, who served as a first lieutenant with the Independent 2nd Battalion Alabama Volunteers and as a private in the 10th Alabama Cavalry. The collection includes letters he wrote while a prisoner of war in Rock Island, Illinois.
Recipe book of C. Gatchet handwritten probably between 1862 and 1864. Includes recipes for foods (icings, custards, soft gingerbread, tomato sauce, etc.), medicines (dropsy, kidney affliction, small pox, cancer, etc.), and household uses (whitewash, soap, fly paper, dying fabrics, scouring fluid, etc.). It also has several poems written upon the deaths of friends and a short account of the military career of Thomas H. Smith until his death in West Point, August the 14th 1864.
Letters to and from Lloyd W. Gates, an attorney in Louisville, Kentucky, dealing with estates and divorce cases.
Raymond Gautier of Sarthe, France writes to Arthur Persons of Northfield, Minnesota.
The collection contains a letter to William Gayton of Waterloo, New York, from his brother James Gayton of Cleveland, Ohio and also contains a note to Mary Ann from William. The first letter discusses Richard's ill health, the coming Winter, money, wanting to visit his family, and how much grains and produce are sold for. The second letter discusses James' work and the family of his employer.
Scrapbook of newspaper clippings, illustrations, and handwritten notes related to the history of volunteer firefighter companies in Mobile, Alabama, compiled by Daniel Geary.
Ballot, with tallies of May 4, 1954 Democratic Primary in Geneva County, Alabama.
This collection contains one letter written from Gennie in Harpers Ferry, Iowa, to Regina Wiedner at the Mercy Hospital in Dubuque, Iowa. The letter discusses general news, probably of mutual friends, and gives details that most likely would be of interest to researchers interested in women's history.
A letter written to George from his mother in Hazelhurst, Wisconsin along with some money as a Christmas gift.
A letter written by George of Chicago, Illinois, to Myrtle about a shortage of coal.
Contains an unbound manuscript of Robert Duncan Chapman's published Civil War memoir.
This collection consists of a State of Georgia Confederate bond of five dollars, No. 11548, dated Milledgeville, 6 April 1864. It states "The State of Georgia will pay the bearer five dollars at her treasury on the 25th day of December next, in Confederate Treasury notes issued after the 1st of April 1864, if presented within three months after maturity, otherwise not redeemable except in payment of Public Dues."
Twenty-six letters and five postcards in German. Letters include newspaper clippings and drawings. Some of the letters are postmarked Stuttgart, Germany.