The collection contains a letter written by Mr. D. S. Smith of Seymour, Wisconsin, to Mr. A. J. Thompson about the reconstruction of a fence to meet certain dimensional requirements.
The Eugene Allen Smith Collection spans more than four decades from the late nineteenth century to early twentieth century. The collection depicts Smith's numerous field trips as a professor of Chemistry and Mineralogy at The University of Alabama from 1871-1913, and as State Geologist from 1873-1913.
Civil War diary of George S. Smith, sergeant in Company C of the 48th Ohio Regiment, covering his service in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, and Texas, 1863-65.
This collection contains a letter Mrs. H. C. Smith received from her mother about her brother's wishes for marriage. Her mother disapproves of his selection and will not acknowledge the couple and also states that presents will not be exchanged as times are hard.
Helena Smith writes a brief note to her sister-in-law, Anna, telling her things are going as planned.
J. Wheaton Smith, Corresponding Secretary of the Pennsylvania Baptist Convention, writes to Reverand G. Frear reporting the large number of baptisms and requesting contributions from Frear's congregation.
Military discharge forms for James Smith, a member of the United States Army's Tenth Cavalry Regiment, also known as "Buffalo Soldiers."
Two letters to Mrs. Katie Smith of San Jose, California, from her husband in Kearney, Nebraska during June 1923.
This collection contains one letter from Luella Smith to her cousin, Cora B. Smith, written from Readfield, Maine. Luella Smith gives news of deaths in the family and expresses her sorrow and loneliness.
The Majorie L. Smith Slide Collection depicts changes to cotton agriculture in the early 1960s. This collection is comprised of 71 color slides taken by Majorie L. Smith in and around Hayneville, Lowndes County, Alabama showing various stages of cotton production; from picking cotton by hand to machine harvesting and processing in the cotton gin to making the bales ready for market.
Newspaper clippings, transcripts of interviews, press releases and presidential convention media packets, covering people and events and their influence on Alabama.
This collection consists mainly of personal correspondence from Smith to his mother during World War I, letters received from several of his cousins, financial and legal papers, and photographs. It also contains miscellaneous items related to Smith's father, legal papers of his mother, a letter written to Mrs. Smith from her sister Netta Tutwiler, and a small quantity of financial and legal papers of a cousin, Margaret Roberts Ellington. The papers are fragmentary, with a gap spanning a period of almost thirty-five years, from the 1930s through 1963. The strength of the collection lies in the World War I material, particularly in Paoli Smith's correspondence, which offers a wartime perspective on his own life, the lives of non-combatants, and the effects of war upon the countryside.
Handwritten definitions and summaries of legal cases tried between 1869 and 1877, relating primarily to railroad interests and personal property law.
Two letters, dated 9 and 15 June 1896, to James H. Fitts, regarding a portrait of Easby-Smith's husband, William Russell Smith, given to the University of Alabama.
Papers, primarily business, of this Centreville, Alabama, attorney.
This collection is comprised of 30 photographs depicting antebellum architecture in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in the 1920s. Photographs were taken by Sydnia Keene Smyth for her master's thesis in 1929.
Papers, books, and photographs belonging to Mabel Smythe-Haith, former ambassador to Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea, concerning academics, diplomacy, and civil rights.
Scrapbook, journals and autograph books of three generations of women in the Snow and Hogan families of Tuscaloosa, Alabama during the late 19th and early 20th centuries: Abby Hazard Snow; daughter, Caroline Snow Hogan; Caroline's sister-in-law, Mary S. Hogan; and Abby's granddaughters, Abby and Mazie Hogan.
This letter contains traveling arrangements and plans for a visit to New York City between friends H. Snow of New York City and Armam Levassar in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The collection contains 359 United States Land Office certificates of title for soldiers, their heirs, and assignees, dated from 1848 to 1881 and arranged alphabetically by the last name of the soldier. The land grants (generally 40 acres) were given in token of military service during the Creek, Cherokee, and Seminole Indian Wars, the Mexican War, the Florida War, and the War of 1812 or in recognition of volunteer service in a state militia.