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Love letters

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Walter Lada Letters to Irma Marhan

Identifier: SC 01691
Scope and Contents Two handwritten letters from Walter Lada to his girlfriend Irma Marhan while Lada was stationed in Bainbridge, Maryland at the United States Naval Training Center, perhaps as part of the lead-up to the Korean War. Marhan's address is Long Island City, New York, and Lada refers to her as "Hon" in both letters. Both letters are written on U.S.N. stationery. The first sheet includes an illustration of a topless woman with a short hair bob dancing for a group of sailors. The second...
Dates: 1952

Milton Kerrick and Maude Howdershell Letters

Identifier: MS 00239
Content Description Over 200 letters exchanged between Milton Kerrick and Maude Howdershell from 1908 through the 1930's. Both lived in Alexandria, Virginia and most of the letters are personal in nature as Kerrick actively courted Howdershell during this time. Kerrick was openly expressive in his love for the more reserved Howdershell. On October 8, 1919 the two were married, but their love letters continued as Kerrick was often away with his work for the Southern Railroad Company. There are also some letters...
Dates: 1908-1980

Walter F. Oehlman Letters

Identifier: MS 00257
Content Description The collection consists of 173 letters written by Walter F. Oehlman, Pvt., U.S. Army, to his wartime sweetheart, Grace Brunjes, of Glendale, Long Island, New York. The first letter is dated April 10, 1943; the last one is dated September 21, 1945. These letters span the period from his enlistment in November 1943 to his discharge in October 1945, when he was 32-34 years old.Other noteworthy letters are two from his mother, which he subsequently enclosed in letters to Grace. ...
Dates: 1942-1945

Hildagarde Pabst Letters

 Collection — Box Small Collections Box 118
Identifier: SC 01730
Content Description

Twelve letters with envelopes, a total of 26 pages. All the letters are addressed to Hilda or Hildagarde Pabst. Five of the letters were sent to her while she was at William and Mary, the others were to addresses around Richmond. The bulk of the letters are signed "Frank." One is signed "Mille," and her father Dr. Rudolph Pabst sent the rest from a hospital in Philadelphia.

Dates: 1926-1927

Rathbun Family Papers

Identifier: MS 00020
Scope and Contents The collection consists mostly of love letters between Ella-May Abbott of New Orleans, Louisiana and Walter James Rathbun who is based in ship ports in the United States, Europe, Nicaragua and the Panama Canal Zone.  Letters from Walter Rathbun’s Mother, Mrs. J. Baird of Floral Park, New Jersey and other family members are included. Ella-May and Walter begin a correspondence courtship in 1916, then breakup in 1919. They begin writing to each other again in 1926 and finally marry...
Dates: 1916-1942