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M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books & Manuscripts

 Organization

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

J. M. Burke Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4127
Overview Letter from nephew to uncle discussing the chances of various political candidates in the 1860 election
Dates: 1860 September 17

Mr. Canly Scotland and European Travel Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4069
Overview Detailed travel diary of a young man and his family traveling in Scotland and Europe in 1860.
Dates: 1860

Maria E. Chandler and H. R. Garner Cotton Claims Documents

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4128
Overview Handwritten and typescript documents - correspondence, affidavits, etc. - relating to two southern clients of the New York lawyer Quinton Corwine, dealing with compensation due them for cotton seized by federal agents during the Reconstruction period
Dates: 1864-1898

C. L. Clawson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4135
Overview Letter with family news and talk of growing cotton in Alabama versus in South Carolina, as well as some genealogical information.
Dates: 1850 August 5

R. H. Cook Diary and Poems

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4114
Overview Diary for the year 1869 written by a young man in Rose Hill, Mississippi.
Dates: 1869-1880

H. Cox Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4126
Overview Letter from uncle in Mt. Vernon, Alabama, to niece in Brooklyn, New York, telling her about the yellow fever outbreak in Mobile.
Dates: 1839 October 17

J. B. D. Journal

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4119
Overview Journal of the daily activities of a machinist on board the Gulf Oil Tanker Gulfmaid, going into a great deal of detail including detailed drawings of some of the parts he makes or repairs.
Dates: 1929-1930

R. Aaron Dean Account Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4129
Overview Account ledger of R. Aaron Dean showing debits and credits charged to various individuals
Dates: 1892-1925

Charles M. Dragoo Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4115
Overview Letters from Dragoo to his wife Lois and daughter Sandra Sue in Muncie, Indiana, telling of his arrival and attempts to find housing for the three of them at Fort McClellan Infantry Replacement Training Center in Alabama.
Dates: 1944 March 12-26

William Y. Gholson Legal Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4130
Overview Two pocket ledgers listing the cases and clients from Memphis, to Mobile, to New Orleans, of this Pontotoc, Mississippi, lawyer, from 1839-1842
Dates: 1839-1842

Edward V. Hall World War II Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4066
Overview World War II diary detailing entry into Flight Training School twelve days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on December 7, 1942.
Dates: 1941-1943

Hildreth Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4117
Overview Letter from nephew Hildreth to his uncle with an unfavorable answer to a request for advice concerning a debt owed him by a former British vice consul to Mobile during the Civil War.
Dates: 1864 February 4

Frank R. Hill Travel Journal

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4124
Overview Travel journal of this Tacoma, Washington, doctor.
Dates: circa 1930-1935

Miss T. Jackson Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4068
Overview Primitive diary of a young lady of Gainesville, Alabama.
Dates: circa 1860

Louise Lacy Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4122
Overview Diary of a teenage girl in Jasper, Alabama, during January and February of 1911.
Dates: 1911 January - February

Mildred McCollum Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4067
Overview Diary of young woman in Depression-era Alabama.
Dates: 1933-1937

James Neff Civil War Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4070
Overview Diary of Union soldier during the final year of the Civil War.
Dates: 1864

Alice J. Norton letters

 Collection
Identifier: W-0166
Overview The correspondence, outgoing and incoming, of botanist and author Alice J. Norton of Bristol, Connecticut.
Dates: 1864-1899

Winifred Ruth O'Rear Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4133
Overview Mid-1930s diaries of a northeast Alabama woman
Dates: 1936-1937

P. H. P. Typed Diaries and Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4064
Overview Typed diary of a northern women who moved to Alabama when her husband was relocated to an Army base there.
Dates: c. 1950

Irwin B. Rutledge Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4138
Overview Papers (including a family history, a short story, and an essay) and daily logs of this engineer in the early days of the Alabama Highway Department.
Dates: 1928-1939

Gene Smith Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4116
Overview Scrapbook documenting a young woman's enjoyment of her life and times as she moves from high school to college.
Dates: 1937-1941

James T. Tate Journal, Photograph, and Service Ribbons

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4121
Overview Journal, photograph, and service ribbons of a young sailor aboard the USS Alabama in the years preceding the United States' entry into World War I.
Dates: after 1918

Val Taylor Commonplace Book

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4120
Overview A small commonplace book filled with newspaper clippings and handwritten poems
Dates: 1892-1906

L. M. Waddel Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4136
Overview Newsy letter from a woman in Montgomery, Alabama, to a friend in Tallahassee, Florida, where she used to live.
Dates: 1850 February 27

Ethel Gardiner Wiggins V-mail and Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4123
Overview V-mail and letters to a World War II soldier from his wife back home in Florence, Alabama.
Dates: 1941-1944

Violet Rochelle Wolford Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4065
Overview Diary of young woman in Cordova, Alabama, in 1918.
Dates: 1918

J. W. Young Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4134
Overview Letter from Alabama cotton grower to his cousin, a doctor in North Carolina
Dates: 1835 May 18