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Fanny B. Jones Letters

Identifier: SC 00435
Content Description

Three letter from Fannie B. Jones to her friends and Mrs. Powers from Fortress Monroe dating 1867- 1869. Fanny's husband, Henry is in the military and she describes life on the base, her home, the surrounding area of Hampton, Virginia, and the weather. She also gives details about the abundance or lack of specific foods and comments at length on the economic conditions of the community in her new area.

Dates: 1867-1869

Lane Carlson papers

Identifier: MS 00004
Scope and Contents Papers, 1937-1972, of Colonel Bonnie "Lane" Carlson, originally from Scotts Bluff, Nebraska. Colonel Lane Carlson was one of the first five female colonels in the United States Army. Primarily includes letters written to and from her parents throughout her life, beginning with her time at Sullins College in Bristol, Virginia, various military bases, postwar Japan and West Germany. Some of the topics discussed in the letters include base life during the war, the experience of a commissioned...
Dates: 1937-1972 and undated