Includes the papers of the King family of Perry County, Alabama, who owned plantations and other businesses.
A letter dated 21 March 1862, from the Marine Hospital in Vicksburg, Mississippi, to his brother. It requests money for tobacco and other necessaries. Printed on patriotic stationery; the last page has the song "Run , Yank, or Die," composed by T.W. Crowson of the Alabama Hickories, printed on it.
Color print of a drawing of Martin Luther King, Jr., by C. Downey that includes the poem He Changed the Course of History by Tommye Nious.
This collection contains a letter from Gideon Kinports of Cherry Tree, Pennsylvania, to Eliza who is moving away from Cherry Tree. In it he expresses his deep feeling for her and includes a poem of his sentiments.
This collection consists of six letters from Corporal Menial Horton Kiser, United States Army, during World War II, to his family in Kentucky and Indiana. Also includes seven photographs.
Letters to Thomas Y. Knies of Chicago, Illinois, written between 1880 and 1889, from his "Cousin Jane," Wm. F. and Mary R. Cottle, Katie Bell Cooper ("Cousin Katie"), "friend Lizzie," and "Cousin C.S. Cooper." There are several undated letters to Thomas and a couple from Thomas to his Cousin Katie. There is also a letter from "Uncle Robt" telling of the death of Arthur along with Thomas' letter of condolence.
A letter from Edward Knox of Chicago, Illinois to Michael Knox of Nunda, Illinois about the health of friends and Edward's job.
John Frederick Kolb and Valentine Bruner Kolb were from Frederick County, Maryland, and fought for the Union in the Civil War. Valentine Kolb's letters to his family discuss battles, artillery, and prisoners; John F. Kolb's notification to enroll is included as well as a letter he wrote to his parents. Letters to their father are also included.
One letter written from George Kresal, stationed at a naval base in Apra Harbor, Guam, to his parents in Omro, Wisconsin. He wrote of daily life on base and service in the honor guard for the departure of Admiral George Murray.
Diary of Grandma Kroff of Akron, New York, given to her by Emma Kroff Yoder on 25 December 1931.
Two letters (one in German and one in English) from Maria Kruper of Munster, Westphalia, British Zone, Germany to relatives (family Herm. Kreienbrink) in Louisville, Kentucky in 1948. There is no translation available at this time for the letter in German.
Contains typewritten lyrics to thirteen Klan songs, many of which are based on patriotic, popular, or religious songs.
A letter from Alice M. Kunz to Jeanne Marsolek of Isabella, Minnesota about Alice's Peace Corps work as a librarian and English teacher in Kabul, Afghanistan.
Ledger containing entries documenting student expenses at LaGrange Military Academy in Franklin County, Alabama, between 1858-1860. The ledger also includes later entries written by John W. Kumpe documenting his personal expenses.
Souvenir post cards and other mementos and keepsakes. There is also a typed manuscript by Jacqueline Box Blaylock, "A Tribute to the Memory of Perry Jackson Box."
Manuscript of Bethea's and Austin's book about this Revolutionary War soldier and his family. The book was published in 1978.
Commencement invitation for the 1929 graduating class of the University of Alabama
This collection consists of two letters to Mary Lampton, Fort Wayne, Indiana. One letter is from a friend, Daniel L. Jenkins, Bloomington, Indiana, April 29, 1941. The other letter is from a friend, Nancy, Haverhill, Massachusetts, October 7, 1941. The letters discuss illness, travel, and mutual friends.
The collection contains one letter from P. F. C. Milton Lander, stationed at Camp Carabelle in Florida, to Gunner Lander in Brodhead, Wisconsin. Milton thanked Gunner for a money order and shared details about the amphibious training he was undergoing.
Handwritten letter and sheet of music from Geneva (Switzerland) professor Dr. R. Landesberger to President Woodrow Wilson, dated January 7, 1919. A typed transcript of the letter is also included.