[Letter from Matilda and William Dodd to Mr. Moore and Sis, November 1878] Metadata

Metadata describes a digital item, providing (if known) such information as creator, publisher, contents, size, relationship to other resources, and more. Metadata may also contain "preservation" components that help us to maintain the integrity of digital files over time.


  • Main Title [Letter from Matilda and William Dodd to Mr. Moore and Sis, November 1878]
  • Series Title Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917


  • Author: Dodd, William
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Dodd, Matilda
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Donor: White, Ruth Moore
    Contributor Type: Personal


  • Creation: 1878-11


  • English


  • Content Description: She hopes everyone is doing well and Abe and Bettie are almost over their chills. Bettie wrote to them last week. The weather is not very good for the wheat or rye, with no rain in several weeks. Deck Dobbins is not expected to live long with paralysis. Melissa Sego arrived at Dick Wilson's a few days ago, Dick says to marry one of her daughters. Dinky's children are still in school and Willie can read and Sissy a little. They made cider the last for the year and she asks that she write back soon. Mr. Donnell is still not doing well. The weather has been dry and cold, hurting the wheat and rye. He talks about sowing and hogs.
  • Physical Description: [2] p. ; 25 x 19 cm.


  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Correspondence
  • Keyword: letters
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Moore, Charles B., 1822-1901 -- Archives.
  • Named Person: Wilson, Deck
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Agriculture - Farming - Wheat
  • Keyword: rye

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Time Period: new-sou
  • Coverage Date: 1878-11


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


  • Name: UNT Libraries Special Collections
    Code: UNTA

Resource Type

  • Letter


  • Text


  • OCLC: 39096548
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2075015
  • Call Number: HM. 70
  • Accession or Local Control No: CBM_2081-001-009
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth203457
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth203457


  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: CS