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Evelyn V. Palmer Letter

Identifier: UA 5.123

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Scope and Contents

Consists of one letter to College of William and Mary student Evelyn V. Palmer from her mother, who indicates she will travel to Williamsburg to sell goods in an effort to raise the funds her daughter requested. Mrs. Palmer also shares an update of events at the Palmer home in Suffolk, Virginia.


  • Creation: 1919 March 11


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Administrative History:

Palmer was a member of the class of 1920 (according to the 1932 Catalogue of Alumni) and was part of the first class of women to enroll in 1918. She lived on-campus in the Tyler Dormitory, which was designated for women.


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Acquisition Information:

Acc. 2010.028 was received on 1/22/2010.

Related Materials:

Martha Barksdale Papers (UA 6.004); University Archives Oral History Collection (UA 43) under Kimbrough, Janet; Mildred Barksdale (UA 5.060); Catherine Dennis Papers (UA 5.004); Scrapbook on Campus Life, 1915-1920 (UA 78).

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Processing Information:

Accessioned by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in January 2010.

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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

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Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository