A 1926 bridal shower booklet created for the bride, Bernice, by the women who attended the party.
A letter dated 24 February 1849, written from the University of Alabama to Sam Houston, advising him that he has been elected an honorary member of the Erosophic Society.
Letters written to George and Eleanor Bridges, of Homewood, Jefferson County, Alabama, and others written by George. There are also newspaper clippings, miscellaneous items and four journals.
The collection contains one letter from Jessie Bridgman of Woodstown, New Jersey, to Mrs. Emmett Cacle, of Scranton, Pennsylvania, in which Bridgman offers condolences for a recent death. The photos are of different residential scenes.
Records of this African Methodist Episcopal church in Burnsville, Alabama, from 1924-1973.
Financial and legal documents of the Brierfield Ironworks along with some correspondence and printed materials, dating from 1866 to 1882. The materials are divided into two main groups: (A) those materials generated during Josiah Gorgas' control of the ironworks (1866-1869), and (B) those materials generated during Thomas S. Alvis' control of the operations (1869-1873).
Memory book of high school senior Marie Brink, documenting her experiences at Sidney Lanier High school in 1922
Letters to Brinkmann and Flack of Comfort, Texas about notes due and other business.
Power of attorney, dated 4 December 1809, and drafts, dated 10 August 1816 and 28 October 1816, for prize money for sailors of the British navy.
A ledger recording purchases by customers at this general store in Eutaw, Greene County, Alabama, 1866.
The diaries of a librarian, traveling salesman, and committed diarist.
The minutes, agenda, newspaper clippings, membership directories, and miscellaneous papers of this Brookwood, Alabama senior citizens organization.
A brother in Pennsylvania writes to Thomas Vangorden in Wisconsin regarding property they jointly own, perhaps along with others. The writer discusses details of a conflict they are having regarding the management and disposition of the property.
Letter dated 15 March 1921 from Brotherhood of Trainmen Vice President, Val Fitzpatrick, to union members concerning a strike against the Atlanta, Birmingham, and Atlantic Railway Company.
Trustees' minutes, covering 1916-1924 (including parents' rolls), of this school for African-American students in Loachapoka, Lee County, Alabama.
Letter dated 16 January 1863, from Canterbury, New Hampshire, to Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Burroughs, West Acton, Massachusetts, concerning friends and family
Contains twenty-five letters from Brown, Governor of Georgia 1857-65, most of them to his friend and business associate General Ira R. Foster, Quartermaster General of the State of Georgia during the Civil War. Also contains copies of letters between Brown and Georgia politician Howell Cobb, regarding appointing Foster as a special railway postal agent for north Georgia and north Alabama.
This collection consists of a handwritten paper titled "The Kentucky Campaign as seen in 1862," read to the Grand Army of the Republic George W. Lennard post in New Castle, Indiana, probably during 1895, by Brown, a soldier in the 69th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment. This regiment had the dubious distinction of being captured en masse at the Battle of Richmond, Kentucky (30 August 1862). Brown himself was wounded in the leg during the battle but managed to avoid capture by finding refuge in the house of a Union supporter.
A letter from Louise H. Brown of Los Angeles, California, to Carrie Herrington of Geneva, Illinois, about the warm weather of California.
The collection contains one diary, titled "Mom's diary," from Massillon, Ohio. The diary entries relate to everyday business and financial accounts.