Women -- History -- 19th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content The collection includes letters addressed to Anna Jordan from family and friends, along with personal items of her family. Included are letters to Anna R. Jordan from Inez James, a teenaged girl in Varnell’s Station, Georgia. Two letters from Ms. James describe how she and her neighbors were under siege from Union soldiers who confiscated food and personal items from their farms. Her letters after the war briefly tell of Union occupation, weddings, and her school work. Correspondence from...
Dates: 1844-1921, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains images from the Kuhn's Photography Studio, including photographs of both the Kuhns family and clients. Many of the images are identified, however most of the tintypes remain unidentified.
Dates: approximately 1860-1929
Scope and Content This collection contains ephemera found in the Cherokee Garden Library historic book, Floral Keepsakes (1854) by John Keese (1805-1856). The book was owned and inscribed by sisters Sweetie and Mary Lizzie Meguiar. Items include correspondence and essays written by the Meguair sisters while attending College in Kentucky. Also a part of the collection are letters from friends, such as Helen Mary Shelby (1857-1904), also a student of the same college. The essays...
Dates: approximately 1850-1880, undated
Scope and Content This collection consists of diaries; correspondence; military records and certificates; newspaper clippings; land deeds; and ephemera pertaining to William M. Standard. The collection also contains a school essay written by Standard's great-great-grandson, Ron Currens, and a 1961 map of Civil War battlefields on which Currens marked the route his ancestor followed during the war. Of particular interest are over 200 letters exchanged between Standard and his wife, Jane, as well as...
Dates: 1846-1970, undated