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Letters, 1933-1934

 File — Box: UA Small Collections Box 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id305119

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The collection contains two letters, both of which were written by Rhodes to Vernon and Mary, his brother and sister-in-law. The first letter is dated May 9, 1933, weeks before his graduation from the College of William and Mary. He writes about not hearing back from others he's written to, finishing two of his themes for school, student elections, and family issues. He also lets them know that several boys from William and Mary bought decent suits, probably for graduation, from Richmond for $12.50. The second letter is undated but is likely from Decenber 1934, after Rhodes bought a store in Norfolk. He intended to call it the "Rhodes Cigar Store," though he states it should be called Rhodes Bros. because of the money different brothers lent him. He mentions being in debt, including money owed for school. The rest of the letter is specific to family and generalities.


  • Creation: 1933-1934


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Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.


From the Collection: 0.01 Linear Foot : 1 folder (2 items)

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository