United States--Social life and customs
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from an unknown female to an unknown person about "Grandpap helping Polly Parnell to move into a new house," anticipating a visit every friday night, school out in March, weddings, new dress and hurt arm. March 1, 1871. Includes 5 envelopes addressed to either Mary Jane or Sallie Chisholm in German Settlement, Preston County, Virginia and sent from Waterford, Pennsylvania, Grafton, Virginia or Topeka, Kansas. No dates on the envelopes.
Diary, circa 1920s, of an unknown woman, possibily with the last name Jackson, entitled "Dates." Contains the names of men with whom she went on dates as well as some of the activities in which they participated. There is also information about the time that she would arrive home from these dates, as well as her opinion of how each of them went.
A diary spanning three months of entries from Frances Allen, a Virginian girl who wrote about her experiences with family, school, church, and national events such as the anniversary of Armistice Day.
Scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, engraved invitations, drafts of newspaper articles, and press correspondents' membership cards. One volume contains War Department communiques, 10 December 1941-23 May 1942. Collection contains "The Rockefellers at Williamsburg" (EPM Publications, Inc., 1991) by Gonzales.
Letter to children about traveling from Massachusetts to visit family and observe the upcoming holidays.
Papers of Charles D. Tibbetts who died in Phoebus, Virginia in 1924 at the age of 94 or 96. The collection includes a few financial and personal documents and personal correspondence, but it is mostly correspondence between people involved with Tibbetts' inheritance. Tibbetts enlisted in the army in Richmond, Virginia when he was 17 years old and fought in the Mexican War. Genealogy of the Tibbetts, Stover and Cunningham families are partially shown in the letters searching for heirs.