Papers of members of the Clark family of Amelia County, Virginia, dated 1849, 1889-1899, 1915. The collection consists primarily of letters written to Lottie V. Clark of Namozine, Amelia County, Virginia, by Anthelia Holt and other friends in Chesterfield County, Virginia, which discuss social, religious, and family matters, and Anthelia's work in a cotton mill. In addition, there are letters, invitations, and poems, 1849, 1890, and n.d., addressed to Martha Susan Clark and Missouri A. Clark; and Amelia County subpoena, n.d.; and two later business letters.
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Organization: Organized into 3 series: Series 1. Lottie V. Clark correspondence; Series 2. Martha S. Clark and Missouri A. Clark correspondence; Series 3. Miscellaneous. Arrangement: All series are arranged chronologically.
Accession Number 1998.02 physically added to collection at end of box 2.
Purchase: 120 items from Richmond Antique Shop on 6 March 1940. Gift: 3 items of Emma Peters on 31 March 1998.
Box and Folder List compiled by Kelsey Kavanagh and Zoe Weinstein, SCRC staff, from June through July 2011.