Correspondence, essays, and speeches written by and to Richard Holmes Powell of Union Springs,Alabama, and includes the essay "On the Management of Slaves."
The collection contains one letter from Powers in Tell City, Indiana, to C. E. Price in Louisville, Kentucky, asking for help obtaining a release from his job with the Southern Railroad due to heart and lung problems that were severe enough to excuse him from Army service during World War II.
Scrapbook kept by Wiley Taul Poynter during his tenure at Science Hill School in Shelbyville, Kentucky, as well as his cash and memoranda book dating from 1 July 1864 through 11 December 1880.
A collection of official documents regarding early Alabama industrialist Daniel Pratt, including an 1846 honorary degree from the University of Alabama and an 1865 pardon from President Andrew Jackson.
Letter dated 22 April 1864, from Head Quarters, Sub-district of the Pamlico, Washington, North Carolina, to Commander Renshaw, warning him of enemy troop movements
Letters, musical compositions, programs, and choral music of Frederick B. Prentice, associate professor of music at The University of Alabama from 1969 to 1989.
The collection includes letters, ephemera, and other non-published materials created by or for all forty-four presidents of the United States.
Bumper stickers and pins from the Obama/Biden and Romney/Ryan presidential campaigns for 2012.
Letter from Dan Price, a white Alabaman who taught freed African-American students, to his Congressman, Charles Wilson Pierce, about the vicious activities of the Ku Klux Klan in Sumter County, Alabama, in 1868.
Prices of domestic produce in Confederate Treasury Notes from 1 January 1861 to 1 January 1865
Contains a single white convention/reunion type ribbon bearing an image of an eagle with a shield, ribbon and olive branch in its talons, surrounded by the following text: "Prisoners of War Reunion - Toledo, O., 1879".
Proposals for reorganizing the Continental Army
The collection contains one letter written from Fred R. Prusha, Fayette County Chairman of the Iowa Poetry Day Association (IPDA), to Ortha Green, Vice President IPDA, in which Prusha offers Green congratulations on a writing award and discusses publicity options.
PBO is a collaborative IMLS National Leadership grant funded project (2003-2007) between The University of Alabama and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It features 19th and 20th c. book covers with rich metadata in a searchable database along with a multitide of other materials including galleries, essays and teaching tools.
This collection contains a letter written by H. K. Puckett to Mr. Buckland about his experiences during World War II. He was stationed in the South Pacific with the USAFFE. The USAFFE took charge of planning and tactical control under the command of Major General MacArthur, Lieutennant General Richard K. Sutherland and Major General Richard J. Marshall. Puckett began his service as a medic and later flew around New Guinea with the Overseas Motion Picture Service. Eventually he operated a radio station. The letter is in response to a request for information about a dollar bill with markings on it. The markings are dates and places most likely marked by a member of the Air Corps. He mentions photos and the names of those in them. Radio actor Jack Benny, famous harmonica player Larry Adler, and actress Mary Nash are among the pictured.
Letters to Laura Pullen in Leighton, Alabama, from her husband R.B. Pullen in Tennessee and from a friend or family member Dora. The letters discuss travel and family.
Includes two letters to Bessie Pyle of Chandlersville, Ohio and one to Tara Pyle, also of Chandlersville. The letters discuss cold weather, Christmas, and plans to visit.
V.L.P, a young man in Burbank, Ohio, discloses his thoughts primarily concerning high school, his personal creeds, and his ambitions for his future education or employment. He shows a studious and philosophical nature, but also writes news of daily events, friends and family members.
Letters written from the First Frontier District of Texas, of which Quayle was commander, providing information on Confederate military dispositions, 1862-64. Quayle's correspondents included James Bourland, H. E. McCulloch, and James Webb Throckmorton.
Scrapbook primarily covering the club's activities and meetings from 1926 to 1947, although there are a few items from the 1980s tucked inside.