The Emma Lee and Jimmie Adams Papers include personal and business correspondence, financial records, legal records, programs,
postcards, business cards, and printed material documenting the personal and business activities of Emma Lee and Jimmie Adams.
The papers are organized into five series: correspondence, financial records, legal records, religious activities, and printed
material. The bulk of the papers is personal correspondence written to Emma Lee Adams from various relatives in Louisiana,
Texas, Ohio, and Chicago, Illinois. Many of the letters are from Emma Lee’s sisters, parents, and cousins and discuss general
family matters such as weddings, births, illnesses, and work life.