[Letter from Chestnut Bluff - June 12, 1887]

Description

Letter to and from unnamed individuals, in which the writer discusses the prevalence of scarlet fever in their hometown of Dyersburg. It also includes an account of the possible sickness of the writer's son, and ends with her calling for the doctor.

Physical Description

[2] p. ; 24 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. June 12, 1887.

Context

This letter is part of the collection entitled: Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection and was provided by UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 17 times . More information about this letter can be viewed below.

Who

People and organizations associated with either the creation of this letter or its content.

Creator

  • We've been unable to identify the creator(s) of this letter.

Rights Holder

For guidance see Citations, Rights, Re-Use.

  • Unknown

Audiences

Check out our Resources for Educators Site! We've identified this letter as a primary source within our collections. Researchers, educators, and students may find this letter useful in their work.

Provided By

UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Special Collections department collects and preserves rare and unique materials including rare books, oral histories, university archives, historical manuscripts, maps, microfilm, photographs, art and artifacts. Students, faculty and the public are welcome to access collections and view special exhibits in the fourth floor Reading Room.

Contact Us

What

Descriptive information to help identify this letter. Follow the links below to find similar items on the Portal.

Description

Letter to and from unnamed individuals, in which the writer discusses the prevalence of scarlet fever in their hometown of Dyersburg. It also includes an account of the possible sickness of the writer's son, and ends with her calling for the doctor.

Physical Description

[2] p. ; 24 cm.

Subjects

Keywords

University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure

Language

Item Type

Identifier

Unique identifying numbers for this letter in the Portal or other systems.

Collections

This letter is part of the following collection of related materials.

Byrd Williams Family Photography Collection

Four generations of photographers – all named Byrd Williams – documented more than 100 years of North Texas history with their work. This collection presents photographs and letters selected from a much larger collection of Byrd Williams Family items available in tangible form in the UNT Libraries' Special Collections.

What responsibilities do I have when using this letter?

When

Dates and time periods associated with this letter.

Creation Date

  • June 12, 1887

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • July 30, 2014, 6:25 a.m.

Usage Statistics

When was this letter last used?

Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 2
Total Uses: 17

Where

Geographical information about where this letter originated or about its content.

Map Information

  • map marker Automatically generated Place Name coordinates.
  • Repositioning map may be required for optimal printing.

Mapped Locations

Interact With This Letter

Here are some suggestions for what to do next.

Start Reading

Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[Letter from Chestnut Bluff - June 12, 1887], letter, June 12, 1887; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc307473/: accessed December 5, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.