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Letters

 Subject
Subject Source: Genreform

Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

Elmore Y. Warner Letter

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3351
Scope and Contents The letter is dated March 24, 1862. It is filled with general news. He talks about that the regiment may be on the way further south. Warner had been sick but felt better. He had stopped at the house of a widow and five daughters who helped him even though all their friends had been in the Confederacy. He reported that the ladies, “…don’t know anything about cooking.” He stated that he had not heard from her in almost four weeks and “…give me at least the scratch of your pen…” The small...
Dates: 1862

Frobenius Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3493
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of family letters written to Mary Kammerer Frobenius, Frank Frobenius and his daughter, Ruth Frobenius Hamill from the years 1882 to 1948. This collection was originally part of A-55, Kalamazoo Valley Museum.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1882-1948

From Leo to Esther , 1938

 File — Box 2: [Barcode: 31141023888691], Folder: 8
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letters exchanged between Esther Morris Rasmussen (1914-1991), her immediate family, and friends, 1930-1980. The collection includes correspondence from Leo. Brown, Jr. to Esther, 1934-1939 and letters from Esther’s five brothers, Richard, Edward, Walter G., Robert S. and Harold during their service in the armed forces during World War II. Included are letters exchanged in early 1945 in regards to Robert’s untimely death in an airplane crash, as well as Harold’s abrupt marriage later in the...
Dates: 1938

Galesburg Girl Scouts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4209
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of several materials addressed to Glowing Embers, a Girl Scout Troop of Galesburg, Michigan, ranging from the 1930 to 1971. Material includes meeting notes, reports, registration lists, badges, and other various materials.
Dates: 1930-1971

George F. Pierrot Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3566
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of the World Letters, a geography education textbook consisting of correspondence from George F. Pierrot, a well-known Detroit-based TV personality and frequent speaker at the Detroit Institute of Art. Beginning in Northern Ireland and ending in Punjab, India, the correspondence in question served to provide some geographical information about various localities in Europe, Africa, and Asia, in 1937, in the form of a travel narrative written by George Pierrot to...
Dates: 1937-1939

“Harry” Civil War Letter

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3353
Scope and Contents Harry goes into great detail about the pursuit of John Hunt Morgan and his Confederate soldiers who raided Ohio during June and July of 1863. By the time he writes the letter Morgan has been captured by Union troops but he does give information about what his unit did in chasing Morgan and his men. Also mentions General Shackelford and the Battle of Salienville. It is very difficult, without further information, to identify the soldier of this letter. Some searching was done looking at Ohio and...
Dates: 1863-08

Hope Luder Civil War Letters Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3474-AC-2011-069
Abstract The collection is composed of twelve letters, a few envelopes, and a book mail-order form compiled by Hope Luder from 1862 to 1879.
Dates: 1892-1879

Howard Hilles-Corinne Roosevelt Robinson Correspondence Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 03-01-exws_hilles-robinson
Abstract Correspondence of the poet Howard Hilles and the poet and younger sister of President Theodore Roosevelt, Corinne Roosevelt Robinson. Includes handwritten poems exchanged by the two poets and photographs.
Dates: 1913-1938