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Box 15


Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:

Commonplace book

 Item — Box: 15, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Martha Jane Coleman Banks commonplace book contains diary entries, miscellaneous writings (some appear to be school related), newspaper clippings, recipes, and poems. There is also a typed transcription of the book, which was perhaps provided by the donor.The commonplace book includes recipes for various types of wines, such as muscadine, scupadine [scuppernong], and blackberry; cured ham; fish sauce; various puddings; yeast; rolls; various jellies; muffins, breads, biscuits,...
Dates: Circa 1848-1865

Jasper Beeson collection

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: A miscellany of materials including the text of Beeson's address to the fifty-seventh anniversary meeting of the Philomatic Literary Society and at The University of Alabama commencement in 1889, photographs of him, newspaper clipping, a copy of a physics exam for seniors, and other items.
Dates: 1889-1890

Viscountess Astor letter

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: A letter dated 5 November 1952, from Astor to Dr. John M.Gallalee, president of the University of Alabama, declining a speaking invitation.
Dates: 1952 November 5