Rural families -- Vermont
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview This collection of 220 letters comprises eight series of letters and correspondence of and among the extended family of John B. Preston (Middlebury College Class of 1827), of his brother Nathaniel O. Preston (Middlebury College Class of 1831), and of their sister Hannah Maria Preston (m. Johnson), including their mother, two siblings and each of their spouses. Most of the letters in this collection breach the quotidian subjects of personal and familial health, happenings in the village, as...
Scope and Contents Collection contains holograph letters written to Fred Swift, primarily from his mother, Fannie, brother, Herbert, and sisters, Eva abd Bella. Eva also includes notes from [her daughter?] Jessie, who appears to be quite young, and often writes to Fred of her cats. Note that a number of letters from Fannie include notes from Eva. The collection also includes miscellaneous correspondence, including one note from a cousin, Annie. Letters pertain to the domestic lives of the women and their...