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Personal correspondence

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Correspondence, typically written letters or notes, from one person to another.

Found in 90 Collections and/or Records:

Murray Page Collection

Identifier: RH-A-4024

The collection contains letters received by Murray Page (1881-1972) while he lived in Berrien Springs, Michigan between the years 1900-1955.

Dates: 1900-1955

Rosel Family Letters Collection

Identifier: RH-A-3644

This collection contains letters from mostly 1945 within the Rosel family. These letters are mostly between Dale Rosel and his wife Helen.

Dates: 1945-1946

Ruth Van Horn Zuckerman

Identifier: RH-A-4040
Scope and Contents Ruth Genevieve Van Horn Zuckerman was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan on November 7, 1900 to Samuel H. Van Horn (1875-1938) and Laura J. (Mills) Van Horn (1880-1967). As a young adult, Ruth attended Western Michigan College (1918-1921) and the University of Michigan (1921-1922) to receive a B.A. in English. Continuing her studies, she returned to the University of Michigan (1925-1926) and also attended Columbia University (Summer 1935, Fall 1936-1967) to receive a M.A. in English with a minor in...
Dates: 1936-1985

Scrapbook #3: Of letters and ephemera from the Simm family, 1942-1950

 File — Box 10 (AC-2003-081): Series AC-2003-081 [Barcode: 31141023416220]
Identifier: AC-2003-081
Scope and Contents An ivory-colored scrapbook containing letters from the Simm family to Merze Tate written between September 1942 to May 1950. Most letters were written by Ida Vandaliah (Larkin) Simms, an Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority member with Merze Tate, concerning Ida's daughter Jacquelyn (born September 9, 1942). Some leaves include birth announcements and invitations to Jacquelyn's christening, black-and-white photgraphs of Tate with baby Jacquelyn, her mother or her father. Some letters are written on...
Dates: 1942-1950

Scrapbook #5: Correspondence from Jean Coston Maloney, approximately 1945-1951

 File — Box 10 (AC-2003-081): Series AC-2003-081 [Barcode: 31141023416220]
Identifier: AC-2003-081
Scope and Contents Ivory-colored scrapbook containing letters from Jean Coston Maloney Lee concerning her daughter Frances Jean Maloney (born 1943), daily life as a music teacher and mother, and comments on the people she meet during her trips. She also mentions her husband Arnold stationed overseas, the birth of her son Arnold, expresses sympathy concerning Merze's nephew, and thanking Merze for gifts to Frances Jean. The letters date roughly from January 1945 to December 1951. Other ephemera includes holiday...
Dates: approximately 1945-1951

Shepard Family Letters

Identifier: RH-A-3642

This collection contains letters addressed to the Shepard family, Hattie and Esther, a mother and daughter. These letters come from various people and are from 1920’s to the 1940’s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1920-1949

Sister Jane Patricia Freeland Collection

Identifier: exws-sisterjanepatriciafreeland
Scope and Contents The collection documents the academic work and education of Sister Jane P. Freeland, who was a nun, lover of music, and a medieval scholar recognized worldwide as the translator of medieval religious works never before available in English. The vast majority of the items are drafts of her translations and notebooks full of her jottings. She particularly loved medieval songs and hymns of Abelard.The collections also contains personal material including correspondence with her home...
Dates: approximately 1970s-2010s

Southwestern Michigan Letters

Identifier: RH-A-4123

This collection contains miscellaneous letters exchanged between various people in Southwestern Michigan between the years 1882-1958.

Dates: 1882-1958

The Herschfield Family Letters

Identifier: RH-A-4120
Dates: Majority of material found within 1912-1919

Thomas Brady Collection

Identifier: RH-A-3997

This collection consists of papers and materials relating mostly to Joseph Dorr Waterman and his mother, Mary C. Waterman (later Simonds). The collection contains the correspondence and financial records of these individuals. There are also items not related to the Waterman/Simonds family, including a wallet, Civil War era letters and keepsakes, and advertisements for Kalamazoo businesses. J. Dorr Waterman was a resident of Kalamazoo from 1857-1883.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1857-1883