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This page contains names of manuscript collections with brief descriptions of them. Highlighted collection names link to finding aids in PDF format that offer more detailed descriptions of the collections. The highlighted collections do not represent all available finding aids at the W.S. Hoole Library. We will add more to the list as we convert our paper finding aids to electronic aids for web presentation.

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John S. Lackey papers, 1821-67, five legal papers
Five legal documents, dated 1821-67, from or about Lawrence County, Alabama, three of which pertain to John. S. Lackey.

Charles Ladd letter, 1833 April 23, 1 item, 4 pieces
A letter dated 23 April 1833, from near Claiborne, Alabama, to his sister in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. It describes his travels from New Hampshire to the Gulf of Mexico.

Robert H. Lafferty, III, archaeological surveys, , 2 items, 8 pieces
Contains two reports submitted by this member of the University of Alabama Office of Archaeological Research. Includes a survey of Sixmile Creek Easement, Lauderdale County, Alabama, and a survey of the Page Steam Plant in Bell County, Kentucky.

Gertrude Hill Lakey Collection , 1919-1934 , 0.4 linear feet
Souvenir post cards and other mementos and keepsakes. There is also a typed manuscript by Jacqueline Box Blaylock, "A Tribute to the Memory of Perry Jackson Box."

Alton Lambert papers , circa 1980s , 10.4 linear feet
A collection of genealogical information, cemetery records, photos, clippings, correspondence, and other materials.

John Lambert and Descendants manuscript, circa 1978, .2 linear feet
Manuscript of Bethea's and Austin's book about this Revolutionary War soldier and his family. The book was published in 1978.

Lamppin and Dulworthy Families Letters, 1922 December 12-1972 September 21, 0.15 linear feet
Letters and cards written mainly to Earline Dulworthy, nee Lamppin, by various members of her family from December 12, 1922 and September 21, 1972.

Mary Lampton Letters , 1941 , 2 letters, 2 envelopes
This collection consists of two letters to Mary Lampton, Fort Wayne, Indiana. One letter is from a friend, Daniel L. Jenkins, Bloomington, Indiana, April 29, 1941. The other letter is from a friend, Nancy, Haverhill, Massachusetts, October 7, 1941. The letters discuss illness, travel, and mutual friends.

Milton Lander Letter , 1943 January 20 , 1 letter
The collection contains one letter from P. F. C. Milton Lander, stationed at Camp Carabelle in Florida, to Gunner Lander in Brodhead, Wisconsin. Milton thanked Gunner for a money order and shared details about the amphibious training he was undergoing.

Letter from Lane to Darling , 1944 August 12 , 0.1 linear feet
A letter written by Lane, London, Tennessee, in 1944 to Darling about an illness.

Dr. Robert Lane Letter , 1847 July 19 , 0.1 linear feet
Letter to Dr. Robert Lane about the transportation of colts and mares.

Letter from Laney to Many , 1881 March 7 , 0.05 linear feet
Letter from Laney, written on 7 March 1881 in Watertown, to Many, giving news about friends and family.

Lang family papers, 1860-1877, 1 item, 111 pieces
A collection of letters and accounts, predominantly family correspondence, written during the Civil War.

George Lang papers, circa 1923-1957, 6 linear feet
A collection containing correspondence, clippings, and, materials relative to clubs and organizations to which this University of Alabama Ph.D. graduate and president of the Alabama Writers Conclave belonged.

Charles Carter Langdon letter, 1860 March 6, 1 item
A letter dated 6 March 1860 from Mobile to Langdon's brother, that discusses his work in the nursery business, selling fruit trees, expanding his vineyard acreage, and his winery. Langdon also addresses the slavery issue at length.

Charles Langello collection, 1946 - circa 1960, 0.2 linear feet
A collection of materials relating to Presidents Truman and Eisenhower, including two typescript accounts of trips taken by the former in 1946, compiled by Charles Langello, a reproduction of a painting by Eisenhower, and three photographs, one of Eisenhower, one of his wife, and one of President and Mrs. Truman with John and Jacqueline Kennedy.

Letters to Emma Langham , 1851-1855 , 0.1 linear feet, 5 letters
Letters written to Emma Langham of Columbia, Tennessee, from her brother and mother Martha Goodson, both of Richmond, Virginia. They discuss society issues including illnesses, deaths, and marriages.

Emma Langnecker Letter , 1918 May 2 , 1 letter
One letter from Emma Langnecker of Moorestown, New Jersey, to her friend Mary Seeley Owen of Haines Falls, New York. She gave news of acquaintances and the death of a friend's father.

Sidney Lanier High School newspaper, 1925 December 17, 1 newspaper
A copy of vol. 1, no 5 (17 December 1925) of the Oracle News, a newspaper published by the students of Sidney Lanier High School, Montgomery, Alabama.

Robert S. Lanier letter, 1890 June 4, 1 item, 2 pieces
A letter dated 4 June 1890, to his son, describing his reaction to the nomination of Thomas Goode Jones as Democratic Party candidate for governor of Alabama and to an article his son had written.

Charles Lanman letters, 1828-1868, 56 items
A collection of letters and other materials containing biographical data from from U.S. congressmen from Alabama, 1828-68, biographical letters from two other persons, five photographs, five letters from congressmen to other government officials, and one letter of transmittal.

Letter from Lara to her sister , 1927 August 27 , 0.05 linear feet
Photocopy of a letter from Lara to her sister, written on 27 August 1927, while in Alderdale, Washington.

Minnie L. Lardent book typescript, circa 1932, 4 inches
Photocopy of a typescript titled "Selma Through the Years," the incomplete text of an unpublished book, probably written in 1932.

Letter from Larry to Mother , 1944 March 7 , 0.1 linear feet, 1 letter
Letter to mother from son Larry, an American soldier stationed at a camp in the jungles of New Guinea, during World War Two. He discusses camp life and says he does not know when he will return home.

Winnie and Oscar Larson Letters , 1954-1961 , 0.1 linear feet
Three different parties, two friends and an aunt, each write letters to Winnie and Oscar Larson of Souix Falls, and later of Bridgewater, South Dakota, about church groups and the health of acquaintances, with a pair of references to a cabin-leasing business.

B. H. B. Latrobe contract, 1819, 1 item ; in French
1819 contract for construction of the central tower on the St. Louis Cathedral.

E. T. Latta Letter , 1883 November 9 , 0.1 linear feet
Letter from Latta in Leavenworth, Kansas to his wife Pet in Grandview, Iowa. Latta uses a large portion of the letter to convince his wife not to "go back on him."

Mrs. C. Victor Latto Letter , 1917 June 25 , 0.05 linear feet
A letter from Mrs. C. Victor Latto in West Farmington, Ohio, to her husband of Lorain, Ohio, about her visit with family.

Willie Lauderdale Voter Registration Certificate , 1920 October 11 , 0.05 linear feet
The Willie Lauderdale Voter Registration Certificate collection contains one certificate from Hamilton County, Tennessee, entitling Lauderdale to vote in all elections held in Hamilton County between 1919 and 1921.

Lauritz Melchior Concert Program , Circa 1950 , 1 program
This collection contains one program from the Montgomery Concert Courses presentation of Lauritz Melchior, tenor, with the Metropolitan Opera Association of New York City, New York.

William Lautz Letter , 1871 April 17 , 0.05 linear feet
One letter from William Lautz of Blacksville, West Virginia, to Isaac E. Thrall discussing business.

William Law legal brief, not dated, 1 legal brief
A legal brief by Georgia attorney and state agent William Law describing the status of two cases involving seized slaves. Nd.

Levi Welbourne Lawler letterbooks, 1873-1876, .2 linear feet (2 books)
Bound typescripts of two letterbooks containing copies of outgoing letters on politics and business, 1873-76. The pagination of these copies corresponds to that of the originals.

Letters from Lawless to Margaret Smith, 1922, 3 letters
Contains three letters from "Lawless" in Louisville, Kentucky, to his girlfriend, Margaret Smith, in Clifton Forge, Virginia. He discusses growing older, buying furniture, wanting to see her, a coal furnace, and their engagement.

Lawrence County, Alabama tavern license, 1835 September 23, 1 item
A license dated 23 September 1835, granted to Alexander M. Brooks, Edward Jones, and M. Seuris (?) to operate a tavern in Lawrence County, Alabama.

Bettie Lawson Scrapbook , 1837-1877 , 1 scrapbook
Contains a scrapbook begun in 1867 (with material from before that date) by Bettie A. Lawson of Wytheville, Virginia. Scrapbook contains newspaper clippings of speeches, poems, stories, devotions, and marriage and death announcements, as well as some handwritten material and pressed flowers..

Thomas Bayley Lawson letter, 1838 January 19, 1 item, 1 piece
Written from Mobile, Alabama, by Thomas Bayley Lawson, a portrait and miniature painter active primarily in Massachusetts, to Rufus Spaulding, in Newburyport, Massachusetts. Speaks in great detail about business conditions and the high cost of living in Mobile. Makes observations on the treatment of slaves in the city.

Octavia Walton Le Vert letter and clipping , probably 1858 October 20 , 0.1 linear feet
Contains one letter written by this Mobile, Alabama, socialite to Mr. Meek in response to his letter regarding her book, Souvenirs of Travel. The recipient is most likely Benjamin Meek, a professor at The University of Alabama. Also includes a clipping from the Tuscaloosa News about Le Vert

W. D. LeCray account book, 1882-1907; 1925, 2 volumes, 2 folders
Day/account book of a business in Goodwater, Coosa County, Alabama.

Francis Ledwidge Letter and Poem , 1914-1919 , 0.1 linear feet
Photocopy of a letter from Francis Ledwidge to his cousin, Elizabeth Ledwidge, in which he gives some family background and asks her to now accept his latest poem (included) and a copy of his book when published.

Alto Vela Lee papers , 1861-1890 , 29 items, 34 pieces
A miscellany of papers and letters relating to this Barbour County, Alabama lawyer, jurist and politician and University of Alabama trustee, including some family correspondence, an essay by a Miss Lola Fleming, and papers relating to the estate of S. M. Streater.

Charles A. Leet Letters , 1945 , 6 letters, 6 envelopes
This collection consists of six letters from Charles A. Leet, Luxemburg and Germany, to his friend, E. P. (“Ted”) March, Grayville, Illinois. The dates of these letters are from January 1945 to July 1945. He talks about the areas/cities he is in and his different jobs with the U.S. Army.

"A Legend of Christmas Roses", circa 1940, 1 page, front and back
The collection contains one handwritten poem by an unknown author about a French Christmas story.

Virginia Leland Letter , 1948 May 21 , 0.1 linear feet
A letter from Virginia Leland of Jefferson City, Tennessee, to Eleanor about going to Chicago for the summer after Virginia's brother visits.

George A. LeMaistre interview, 1985, 2.5 inches
Transcript and cassette tapes of a 1985 interview of George A. LeMaistre by Allen J. Going.

V. W. LeMaster Letter , 1918 December 4 , 1 letter, 1 envelope
This collection consists of a letter from V. W. LeMaster, stationed in France, to his wife, Mrs. V. W. (Helen) LeMaster, New Bremen, Ohio, December 4, 1918, during World War One. He writes regarding his birthday on this day, wanting to come home, and sending Christmas cards. This letter is written on American Expeditionary Forces, Knights of Columbus stationery.

Mack Lemont Letter , 1896 June 23 , 0.05 linear feet
Letter from Mack Lemont of Louisville, Kentucky, to Mary Louise Brashaw of Samuels Depot, Kentucky. Mack asks after the health of her family in the brief note.

Letter from Lena to Sister , 1924 September 25 , 0.05 linear feet
The collection contains one letter written from Alderdale, Washington, giving news of daily activities, friends, family, and domestic activities.

Frank Leslie's "Budget of Fun" Fragment , 1860 September 1 , 2 linear feet
A fragment of the September 1, 1860, issue of Frank Leslie's "Budget of Fun."

Sarah Levering Letter , 1886 July 20 , 1 letter
A letter from Sarah Levering of Bristol, Ohio, to Clint about her trip to Mt. Gilead and the summer crops.

M. Levy Letter , 1904 July 5 , 1 letter
M. Levy writes a short letter to her friend, Fred, about her Fourth of July celebrations in Pennsburg, Pennsylvania.

Burwell Boykin Lewis letter and notebook, 1854-1879, 2 items, 2 pieces; 0.75 inches
This collection consists of a letter dated 1854 November 5, from the University of Alabama, and a notebook containing primarily analyses of legal cases, plus some lecture notes and notes on Blackstone's Commentaries.

Dixon Hall Lewis letters, 1838-1844, 7 items
Letters of recommendation for appointments to the office of Secretary of the Navy.

J. G. Lewis account book, 1891-1898, 2 inches (1 ledger)
Ledger containing accounts relating to the settlement of Lewis' estate, including accounts of customers at his Forkland, Alabama store. Previously misidentified as Thornhill Commissary ledger.

Martha E. Lewis letter, 1841 February 20-25, 1 letter
Letter from an unknown author in Demopolis, Alabama, to his fiancee Martha Lewis of Sparta, Georgia

Letter from Libbie to her niece , 1923 April 10 , 0.1 linear feet
A letter from Libbie to her niece about a visit in the winter.

First Annual Liberty Bowl ticket , 1959 December 19 , 0.05 linear feet
Ticket to the 1st Annual Liberty Bowl game in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on 19 December 1959

Neoma Lide paper, not dated, 1 item, 16 pieces
This collection consists of a typescript copy of a paper titled "Franklin K. Beck," by Neoma Lide, a descendant of Beck’s, recounting her ancestor’s life and accomplishments. It is based largely on secondary sources.

Life at the Maples manuscript, not dated, 1 unbound manuscript, 33 pages
A manuscript story of 33 pages, set in Kentucky during the Civil War. Author unknown

Ashley Liles paper "Folklore of Hunting" , circa 1990 , 0.05 linear feet (1 item, 30 pieces)
An essay on the deer hunting, ghost tales, Tom Haney, dipping, pranks, the hunter, and vocabulary

Letter from Lillian to Mrs. Gordon Winge , 1949 February 27 , 0.1 linear feet
A thank you note from Lillian to Mrs. Gordon Winge of Wautoma, Wisconsin, for looking after Karen while she was sick.

S. A. Limentir Letter , 1876 April 8 , 0.1 linear feet
A letter written by S. A. Limentir to her sister-in-law about the measles, a farm purchase, and the raising of cattle.

Linderman family letters , 1855-1873 , twenty-three letters
Contains letters from various family members to John Linderman and his wife Lucy. Letters contain family updates and news of neighbors, and many were sent from Newfield, New York.

Laban E. Lindley Letter , 1865 September 10 , 0.1 linear feet
A letter from Laban E. Lindley, while stationed in Columbus, Mississippi, to his brother telling that he may be mustered out of the 13th Indiana Cavalry, but that if he isn't discharged, he may go out to the Plains and fight Indians.

Freddie Lindsay, Jr., Letters , 1943-1944 , (Twenty-five letters)
V-mail letters to and from Lindsay stationed in the South Pacific during World War Two and one letter to Helene Phillips from Sgt. Wilbur L. Rogge. The letters discuss missing home, church services in the jungle, movies, and family.

Neal G. Lineback and Charles T. Traylor manuscript, circa 1973, .4 linear foot
Manuscript of the book, Atlas of Alabama, co-authored by Lineback and Charles T. Traylor, published by the University of Alabama press in 1973. The manuscript appears to only outline the layout of the book with general headings and blank maps.

Neal G. Lineback papers, 1970-1973, 4 inches
This collection contains correspondence related to the Atlas of Alabama including editorial feedback and logistical details of the project. Also included are financial records related to the project, among them budgets and receipts. The collection also contains a full layout draft of the book and various drafts of the text such as table of contents and jacket text and a separate series of correspondence relating to the University of Alabama's becoming a depository for United States Geological Survey maps.

Ben Linger Letter , 1859 September 4 , 0.05 linear feet
Letter from Ben Linger to his wife written on 4 September 1859, descibring his various activities over the course of a couple of weeks.

Andrew Lipscomb letter , 18 March 1861 , 0.05 linear feet
Includes one letter written by Andrew A. Lipscomb, president of the University of Georgia, to Benson J. Lossing and contains overt references to the contemporary political divisions between the North and South.

Lipsey-Scott Dry Goods Company cash books, 1925-1928, 1.125 linear foot (6 volumes)
Record of cash expenditures by this dry goods firm in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1925-28.

Little family papers , 1857-1950 , 3.7 linear feet
A collection of papers of a Tuscaloosa, Alabama, family, including correspondence, financial papers, clippings, and sketches.

"Little Mohe" poem , circa 1890 , 0.1 linear foot, 1 poem, 1 page
The collection contains a handwritten poem by an unknown author about a man who sails to another land and meets an Indian with whom he falls in love. He leaves her to return to his own land but cannot find another as beautiful as her.

Clyde A. Little Letter, 1918 November 7, 1 letter and 1 envelope
Letter from a World War One soldier to a friend or relative. He talks about the ending of the war, the influenza epidemic, and a bad storm that occurred where he is stationed.

George Little papers, 1851-1858, 3 volumes
A small collection of materials relating to Little, including a diary, class notes, and poetry.

Harold E. Little Letter , 1944 October 2 , 1 letter, 1 envelope
This collection consists of a letter from Harold E. Little, Shoemaker, California, to Robert and Richard Young, Chicago, Illinois, October 2, 1944.

"Recollections of Life in Tuscaloosa, 1874-1897", 1874-1897, 1 item, 27 pieces
Typecript of an autobiography written by this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, resident

John K. Little Photographs, early 20th century, 13 photographs
Black and white copy photographs from pioneer Tuscaloosa family of local scenes, including: Little Drug Store, Tuscaloosa Board of Trade; lock and barge construction on Warrior River; the John Little family; flood scene looking towards Northport; U.S. Snagboat "R.C. McCalla"; and the Litte house on Greensboro and 7th Streets.

Robert Little paper, no date, 1 item
Handwritten and typescript copies of Robert Irving Little's paper, "Story of the Map of Tuscaloosa" (1887), which describes some of the places depicted on the "Perspective View of Tuskaloosa, Ala: County Seat of Tuskaloosa County, 1887," published in Milwaukee, 1887.

William Gray Little papers, 1837-1938, .8 linear foot
A collection of family correspondence, financial and legal documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia relating to this Livingston, Alabama native who is credited with introducing football at the University of Alabama.

Anna Lively postcards and letters, circa 1935, 12 letters, 24 postcards
Handwritten letters and postcards addressed to Anna Lively. They discuss politics, religion, and personal health.

Matthew Lively and Daniel Wadley Josselyn Papers , 1965 , 0.1 linear feet
This collection contains two related articles by Matthew Lively and Daniel Wadley Josselyn. Each article is titled "The Lively Complex" with differing subtitles.

"Lize" letter, nd, 1 letter, 1 envelope
One letter with romantic tones from someone nicknamed "Lize" to Rosa Speed of Louisville, Kentucky, no date.

Letter to Lizzie , 1875 November 21 , 0.1 linear feet
A letter Lizzie received from her cousin in Cheltenham about the family, the Whiskey Ring Scandal, and schooling debates.

Letter from Lizzie to her Cousin , 1892 November 20 , (one letter)
She discusses attending dancing school, her impressions of the English moving into her town, and daily life.

Henry Peter Loding papers, 1888-1947, 2 linear feet
A collection containing correspondence, photographs, newspaper articles, and writings.

Letter from Logan, circa 1950, 1 page, front and back
This collection contains one letter from Logan to "Thou Henpecked Knave" about the winter weather near Lake Michigan and the health of "Thou Henpecked Knave."

Mrs. W.R. Logan Postcard, 1936 September 8, 1 postcard
A postcard depicting Sorority Row, University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, sent by Mrs. W.R. Logan of Buhl, Alabama to National Bellas Hess & Company of New York.

Letters from Lolie to a Union Soldier , 1862-1866 , 0.1 linear feet
Ten letters between a young woman living in Steubenville, Ohio, and a young man fighting for the Union Army in the Civil War.

Hugh Gantt Lollar letters, 1859-1860, 2 items, 5 pieces; photocopies
A small collection of letters from Oregonia, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, to his cousin Hugh Robinson, Level Land, Abeville, South Carolina. The chief subjects are agricultural conditions and prices.

Tennent Lomax speeches and correspondence, 1874-1900, 2 linear feet
A collection of texts of speeches given to literary societies and political and social organizations, plus a few letters.

Allie W. Long Letter , 1895 June 28 , 1 letter
Allie W. Long writes to her great aunt, S.A. Cathey in Farmington, Tennessee, from Weatherford, Texas. She introduces herself and her siblings, mentions the death of her grandmother, and that her father has been ill for several years, adding a request for Miss Cathey to visit the family in Weatherford.

Longview Agricultural Club minutes, 1890-1892, 1 item
A collection containing meeting minutes of this Russell County, Alabama farmers' organizatipn, 1890-92, including the attendance roll and information on crop production and exhibitions.

Mary Lord Piano Recital Program, circa 1920, 1 program, 1 page
Contains a piano recital program by the pupils of Mary Lord. Twenty-three pupils and songs are listed. The location of the recital is "Bellewood" in Louisville, Kentucky.

Letter from Louisa to Belinda , 1869 , 0.1 linear feet
Letter sent from Louisa of Danvers, Massachusetts, to her friend Belinda. In the letter she discusses her children and other domestic issues.

Robert Loveman papers , 1884-1981 , .8 linear foot
This collection consists primarily of correspondence, 1884-1923, to and from a University of Alabama graduate, author, and poet.

Lovette Malone Scrapbook, circa 1975, 1 scrapbook
This collection contains one scrapbook of the highschool memories of Lovette Malone, a 1975 graduate of Athens High School in Athens, Alabama. The scrapbook is black and has a gold imprint of two African-American students on the front. The collection contains Lovette Malone's high school diploma

J. R. Lowe and Company Ledger , 1901-1904 , 0.2 linear feet
Ledger and tally sheet for the J. R. Lowe, Dealers in General Merchandise and Cotton Factors, in McGhee, Alabama.

S.W. [Lowe] Letter , 1862 , 0.1 linear feet
A letter from a Civil War soldier stationed at Falls Church, Virginia in February 1862, describing many aspects of camp life.

William M. Lowe and John A. Logan Clipping Book , 1866-1879 , 0.1 linear feet
This collection contains newspaper clippings concerning a feud between Representative William M. Lowe of Alabama and Senator John A. Logan of Illinois.

Samuel Lowery and Ruth M. fund-raising appeal, circa 1875, 1 flyer
Handbill soliciting contributions for the establishment of S. and R.M. Lowery's Industrial Academy for African-Americans in Huntsville, Alabama, c. 1875.

Ralph A. Lucente Letters , 1945 , 0.1 linear feet, 3 letters
Letters from Marine Recruit training at Paris Island, South Carolina to family (father and brothers) at home in Youngstown, Ohio. Describes camp life, training, and happiness in Marines.

Louis Lucet papers , 1803-1887 , 1 linear foot
A collection of personal correspondence of this native of France who emigrated to the United States and lived in Huntsville, Alabama. Also includes documents dealing with the history of France in the first half of the nineteenth century

O.A. Luckett Letters , 1865 , 0.1 linear feet
Written just months after the war ended by O.A. Luckett of Canton, Mississippi, these letters provide a glimpse into a former slave owner's post-war viewpoint. Luckett said "we are all ruined" and refered to this period as "dark and troublesome times."

James B. Luckie Paper , unknown , 0.1 linear feet
Short, handwritten biography of this Alabama physician and congressman.

Autherine Lucy newspaper clippings, 1956, 1992, 2 newspaper clippings
Two newspaper clippings, one in German, relative to Autherine Lucy's attempt to attend the University of Alabama in 1956.

M.E. Ludington Letter , 1848 April 11 , 0.1 linear feet, 1 letter
Letter from M.E. Ludington of Fulton, New York, to J.H. Ruggler, Chief Clerk at the Canal Department in Albany, New York, on behalf of Mr. Terry. He asks him to inquire about a contract that was made with the late Mr. Fisk or Mr. Richmond and Mr. Terry and contained an estimate to build a bridge over the Oswego Canal. He claims the bridge will not be finished by the opening of navigation unless the money due on the estimate is received by Mr. Terry as soon as possible.

Emil Ludwig typescripts, 1935, 0.4 linear foot
The proof and carbon typescript of Ludwig's Der Nil: Lebenslauf eines Stromes. (Amsterdam: Querido Verlag, 1935), and corrected typescript of the English translation by Mary H. Lindsay, which was published in 1936 under the title Nile: the Life-story of a River.

Letter from Luichen to George , After 1865 , 0.05 linear feet
Letter from Luichen to George about purchasing Christmas presents.

Cabot Lull papers, 1816-1935, 2.5 linear feet
Correspondence, financial records, legal documents and to a lesser extent newspaper clippings, photographs and various miscellaneous material relating to personal, business, political, and official matters of this former blockade runner and Elmore County merchant and probate judge.

Francis Wayland Lull Papers , 1914-1920 , 0.1 linear feet
Biographical sketches and obituary of this Wetumpka, Alabama native.

Lumsden's Battery Battle Flag , between 1861 and 1865 , 4 linear feet
Battle flag of Lumsden's Battery, Company "F", 2nd Light Artillery Battalion.

E.M. Lustig papers , circa 1910-1980 , 2.5 linear feet
This collection includes information on, photographs and drawings of, and legal documents relating to many of this Tuscaloosa, Alabama, native's inventions. It also includes miscellaneous newspaper and magazine clippings, information on his father's bookstore, personal items, and objects used in his experiments.

Ella Luther Letter , After 1890 , 0.05 linear feet
A brief note from Ella Luther written to her grandfather requesting that he come see his son, Daniel Miller, in town before before he (Daniel Miller) leaves town the following day.

Shanam Lwaminether Letter , 1955 September 9 , 0.1 linear feet
A letter from Shanam Lwaminether, of Villupuram, India, to Grace E. Hoffman of Colorado Springs, Colorado, about missionary work in India.

B. F. Lyles typescript, July 1862, 1 item, 40 pieces
Typescript copy, possibly of a speech, titled "In the Course of Human Events," on the history of Reform, Alabama, and incidentally of Pickens County.

Loring Lyman letter, 1825 February 11, 1 letter
A letter by Loring Lyman from Haiti to his brother the Reverend. Orange Lyman of Oneida Co., New York, describing his activities; subjects include immigrants, the climate, agriculture, the slave trade, Sierra Leone, and meeting the Haitian Governor, 11 February 1825.

John R. Lynn letter , 1863 , 0.1 linear feet
A letter by John R. Lynn to his father about cattle and prospects of a military draft, 28 February 1863.

Francis S. Lyon Papers , 1837-1858 , 0.1 linear feet
A letter written by Francis S. Lyon, dated March 3, 1837, to M. Dickerson, Secretary of the United States Navy, and an 1858 bill of sale with Lyon's signature as witness.

Ralph M. Lyons paper, 1977, 2 items, 52 pieces
A paper written by Ralph M. Lyons documenting the history of the Livingston Presbyterian Church in Livingston, Sumter County, Alabama.

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