Category Archives: Newly Online

Newly Online: Rolland Plattner Letters

The Rolland Plattner Letters Collection contains 41 letters written by Mr. Plattner when he served in the Pacific theater during World War II. All of these letters were written to his friend and neighbor, Charles Harold Regnier of Clifton, Illinois. … Continue reading

Newly Online: C. H. Miller Store Records

The C H. Miller Store Records collection contains the records of a general store in Marengo County, Alabama, from 1891-1908. The collections consists of ledgers, daybooks, correspondence, and miscellaneous materials from Miller’s business. These records offer an opportunity to see … Continue reading

Newly Online: The O. E. Bruce, Jr., Letters

The O. E. Bruce, Jr., Letters contains correspondence from Private O.E. Bruce, Jr., to his parents while he was serving state side during World War II. Most letters are written on government stationery from Camp Wheeler, Georgia. He informs his … Continue reading

Complete Joshua Hill Foster papers now online!

This past school year, we had an awesome Graduate Assistant, Sarah, who scanned the Joshua Hill Foster papers in their entirety! In addition to the scanning, Sarah also had an active role in performing quality control tasks on the scans … Continue reading

Newly online: Martha Young Papers

Martha Young of Greensboro, Alabama, was known for her studies of the dialect of Southern African Americans in the late 19th and early 20th century.  She wrote and performed her writings to the accolades of many.  Here’s an example of … Continue reading

Newly online: The A. T. Patrick Letters

S/Sgt A.T. Patrick was a radio operator during World War II stationed in Walla Walla, Washington; Redmond, Oregon; and Avon Park, Florida. He enlisted in the Army in May 1941. The A. T. Patrick Letters (MS 2136) consists of thirty-seven … Continue reading

Newly online: Soldier Land Grants

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 … Continue reading