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Letters (correspondence)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Pieces of correspondence that are somewhat more formal than memoranda or notes, usually on paper and delivered.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

John J. Cushing Correspondence

Call Number: Ms Coll 35

John J. Cushing was an early homeopathic physician in San Francisco. The collection consists of letters to his family.

Dates: 1853-1873, bulk 1853-1857

Dickins family papers

Call Number: OSB MSS 302
Abstract: The Dickins Family Papers contains correspondence, writings, legal documents, and other papers relating to Rachel Dickins, Thomas Eden Dickins, and other members of the Dickins family, as well as diaries, poetry, and a collection of fifteenth through seventeenth century charters with seals. Other materials in the collection relate to James Bean, an assistant paymaster with the East India Company in the Philippines in 1764, Captain William Wilkinson, a financial agent to Sir George Hay, and...
Dates: 1449-2000 and undated, bulk 1449-1899

Edward Lear letter to Ann Lear, 1858 May 26

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 2
Call Number: MSS 59
Scope and Contents: Lear writes to his sister Ann, describing his travels through the Eastern Mediterranean. He opens his letter with an apology—for his letters “miserably shabby as they are”—and proceeds to describe his daily travel routine, slow due to his desire to sketch what he sees. He describes the topography of Lebanon, and mentions a Mr. and Mrs. Kilgour, traveling companions and “exceedingly good American people.” At times, “the cold was so great I could not hold my graphite well,” frustrating his...
Dates: 1858 May 26

Lee Goebel papers

Call Number: MS 2103

The Lee Goebel papers contain over six hundred letters among Lee Goebel and her friends and family. The papers also include twenty-eight photographs of Goebel and her associates and information on Goebel compiled by Joel Helander.

Dates: 1922-2018, bulk 1941-1946