In the book Tait records financial matters, including his account with J. & E. Austill; expenses incurred by his son, Charles, while attending the University of Alabama; the cost of supplies used to build a new house; the purchase of slaves; and...
Much of the material is correspondence to or from other prominent naturalists. Other items include a journal and memorandum book Harris kept from 1838 to 1840; papers relating to the introduction of the Percheron draft horse to the United States;...
In the memorandum a representative from the Alabama Department of Labor gives details about the conflict and subsequent resolution. The workers were striking for shorter work days and higher pay; the Highway Department approved an increase in ...
These documents belonged to Wallace's attorney, J. Kirkman Jackson, who defended him when U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy sought an injunction enjoining Wallace from preventing the enrollment of Vivian Malone and David McGlathery at the...
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