[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, November 24, 1889] Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title [Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, November 24, 1889]
  • Series Title Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917

Creator

  • Author: McGee, Adelitia
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Dodd, Matilda
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Donor: White, Ruth Moore
    Contributor Type: Personal

Date

  • Creation: 1889-11-24

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It was written by Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee and Matilda Dodd. In this letter, Dinkie and Matilda update the Moore family and Alice on the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee. The news includes: community news, a dialogue about the weather, a discussion on the health of family and friends, and details on Dinkie's butter and egg venture. She closes her letter by mentioning Bettie's dress as well as her own dress and details that she is sending a swatch. She also states that Birdie is upset with Alice for not writing her and only writing the boys. In Matilda's letter, she informs the Moore family of the happenings in Sumner County and the news includes: updates on the weather, news about the hogs, a dialogue about the health of family and friends, a discussion about Matilda's new bed springs, and details about Alice, Linnet, and Birdie. She closes this brief letter by noting that the Moore family and Alice should write soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
  • Physical Description: [6] p. ; 20 x 13 cm.

Subject

  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Correspondence
  • Keyword: letters
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Families
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Food and Cooking
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Arts and Crafts - Crafts - Fiber Arts - Sewing
  • Keyword: fabric swatches
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Agriculture - Domestic Animals - Poultry
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Agriculture - Domestic Animals - Cattle
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Agriculture - Farming
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Agriculture - Farming - Sorghum
  • Named Person: Moore, Charles B.
  • Named Person: Moore, Mary Ann
  • Named Person: McGee, Alice
  • Named Person: McGee, William
  • Named Person: Wright, Alice
  • Named Person: Franklin, Abe
  • Named Person: Franklin, Bettie
  • Named Person: Love, Alice
  • Named Person: McGee, Birdie
  • Named Person: Moore, Linnet
  • Named Person: Franklin, Bessie
  • Named Person: Dodd, Florence
  • Named Person: Dodd, James K.
  • Named Person: Campbell, Emma
  • Named Person: Dodd, Adelitia
  • Named Person: Dodd, Matilda
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Moore, Charles B., 1822-1901 -- Archives.

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Time Period: new-sou
  • Coverage Date: 1889~
  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Collin County - Melissa
  • Place Name: United States - Tennessee - Sumner County - Gallatin

Collection

  • Name: The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives
    Code: CWADP

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Special Collections
    Code: UNTA

Resource Type

  • Letter

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • OCLC: 39096548
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2075015
  • Call Number: HM. 70
  • Accession or Local Control No: CBM_2082-006-008
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth203619
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth203619

Note

  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: CS