M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books & Manuscripts
Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
J. M. Burke Letter
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
Overview Detailed travel diary of a young man and his family traveling in Scotland and Europe in 1860.
Maria E. Chandler and H. R. Garner Cotton Claims Documents
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
C. L. Clawson Letter
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
Overview Diary for the year 1869 written by a young man in Rose Hill, Mississippi.
H. Cox Letter
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
R. Aaron Dean Account Ledger
Overview Account ledger of R. Aaron Dean showing debits and credits charged to various individuals
Charles M. Dragoo Letters
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
Overview Two pocket ledgers listing the cases and clients from Memphis, to Mobile, to New Orleans, of this Pontotoc, Mississippi, lawyer, from 1839-1842
Edward V. Hall World War II Diary
Overview World War II diary detailing entry into Flight Training School twelve days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on December 7, 1942.
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
Overview Travel journal of this Tacoma, Washington, doctor.
Dates: circa 1930-1935
J. B. D. Journal
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.
Miss T. Jackson Diary
Overview Primitive diary of a young lady of Gainesville, Alabama.
Dates: circa 1860
Louise Lacy Diary
Overview Diary of a teenage girl in Jasper, Alabama, during January and February of 1911.
Dates: 1911 January - February
Mildred McCollum Diary
Overview Diary of young woman in Depression-era Alabama.
James Neff Civil War Diary
Overview Diary of Union soldier during the final year of the Civil War.
Alice J. Norton letters
Overview The correspondence, outgoing and incoming, of botanist and author Alice J. Norton of Bristol, Connecticut.
Winifred Ruth O'Rear Diaries
Overview Mid-1930s diaries of a northeast Alabama woman
P. H. P. Typed Diaries and Letter
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
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.
Sara Browne Mediterranean and North African Travels Photographic Album
Overview This photographic album contains images depicting Sara Browne's Mediterranean and North African travels, winter 1930 - 1931.
Dates: 1930 - 1931
Gene Smith Scrapbook
Overview Scrapbook documenting a young woman's enjoyment of her life and times as she moves from high school to college.
James T. Tate Journal, Photograph, and Service Ribbons
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
Overview A small commonplace book filled with newspaper clippings and handwritten poems
L. M. Waddel Letter
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
Overview V-mail and letters to a World War II soldier from his wife back home in Florence, Alabama.
Violet Rochelle Wolford Diary
Overview Diary of young woman in Cordova, Alabama, in 1918.
J. W. Young Letter
Overview Letter from Alabama cotton grower to his cousin, a doctor in North Carolina
Dates: 1835 May 18