Three letters sent to Pearl McMurry of Corydon, Iowa, from various old acquaintances and military friends across Iowa and Texas contain mostly personal updates.
Contains a biographical sketch of A.M. McWhorter (1828-1892), of Cherokee County, Alabama, the 1822 marriage announcement of A.A. McWhorter and Sarah Smith of Coosawda, Alabama, and a newspaper clipping of the 1952 McWhorter family reunion in Blount County, Alabama.
Contains a letter from and two biographical sketches of the Andrew L. McWilliams family of Jefferson County, Alabama.
This collection contains one letter from John C. Medinos, stationed at the Sampson Naval Training Station in New York, to his future brother-in-law Herbert Dessert of Fall River, Massachusetts. He told Dessert he had gotten a military haircut and his training was not too hard.
This notebook contains Meek's lecture notes for his English literature classes for 1872 and 1873, as well as a poem by A. J. Ryan. Printed schedules for essays and orations of the senior class of 1872-1873 and printed copies of senior class examinations in English Literature, February 1873, and in English Philology, June 1873, are pasted inside the covers.
Ten letters from Meek and one from Haynes in Livingston, Alabama, and Nashville, Tennessee, to Samuel Logan of Abingdon, Virginia, relating, to among other things, slave dealing.
A letter fragment from Melinda to her sister discussing various friends and family, as well as the 1857 economic depression caused by the failure of the Ohio Life Insurance and Trust Company.
This collection consists of a handwritten paper titled "From School Room to Army," read to the Grand Army of the Republic George W. Lennard post in New Castle, Indiana, on 8 June 1895 by Mendenhall, a soldier in the 101st Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment. The regiment saw extensive service in the Western theater, including the Battle of Chickamauga, the siege of Chattanooga, and Sherman's "March to the Sea." These events, however, are only mentioned in passing in Mendenhall's very brief paper.
Family letters written by Juliet Bestor Coleman, her daughter, Alice Coleman Meriwether and her son-in-law, John Samuel Meriwether between 1833 and 1864. The letters to and from Juliet's mother and sisters have been transcribed. There is also a small collection of letters between the Bestor and Coleman families regarding Juliet's last illness and her death. The bulk of the correspondence is letters between Alice Coleman Meriwether and her husband, John Samuel Meriwether, while he was serving in the 38th and 40th Alabama Infantry Regiments during the Civil War.
The collection contains six letters sent to and from Augustus Merriman and his wife Nelia, of Harpswell, Maine. Most letters, written to Nelia by various relatives, discuss family news and gossip, and two letters are from Augustus to Nelia.
Contains one handwritten biography of Dr. Richard Fraser Michel and three letters to various members of the Michel family regarding deaths, portraits, and rooms for rent.
Handwritten copy of the town charter with all ordinances from 1882 to 1937, court records, and town council minutes for the town of Midway, Alabama.
A letter to Sister and Brother discussing daily life.
General merchandise store records, including ledgers, daybooks, correspondence and miscellaneous materials from a business located in Miller, Marengo County, Alabama.
Contains one autograph book owned by Caroline Miller of Palmyra, Indiana. The book is signed by various friends and family members from Palmyra and other cities in Indiana, Illinois, and Kentucky. Most signatures are accompanied by short rhyming poems.
The Jennie W. Miller Letters are from different writers and discuss Millers influence as a Sunday school teacher; her encouragement of the first African American male (Ray Greenfield) admitted to Dartmouth College; her influence over a boy who does not want to participate in graduation exercises; and her kindness in taking in another woman's son.
Five-year diary of Mary Miller of Topeka, Indiana, dating from 1 January 1944 through 31 December 1948.
Enlisted private and machine gun instructor, Percy C. Miller, writes to Miss Louise Ehlert of Dundee, Illinois, about life on the airfield bases in Florida, Ohio and California, various entertainments, his education in airplane machine guns, a camp quarantine due to "Spanish Influenza," and various airplane accidents.
Contains one letter written by Ruth Miller of Adelphi, Iowa, to a friend. She discussed family and school news.
The collection contains a single letter from T. L. Miller of Reedsburg, Wisconsin, to A. P. Gale, of Wonewoc, Wisconsin, about the renewal of a certificate.