Letters written to Vinda Elizabeth Kibler, also called Kitty or Elizabeth, between 1917-1924, while she was at Bridgewater College in Rockingham County (1917-1922), the State Teacher's College in Harrisonburg (1923), and at her teaching post in Front Royal, Virginia (1923-1924). Most letters are from her mother and father on their small farm in Woodville, Rappahannock County, Virginia. Also included are a number of letters from other relatives, businesses, and a pen pal in France.
Topics found in the letters include church happenings, town gossip, health, gardening, farm animals, farm work, weather, crops, and concern for Kibler's health and provisioning. Pressed flowers, yellow pansies, were found in two of the letters.
1917, 1919, 1920-1924
Majority of material found in 1920-1924
Language of Materials
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Vinda Elizabeth Kibler Letters, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. https://scrcguides.libraries.wm.edu/repositories/2/resources/2537 Accessed September 17, 2019.