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Inventory of the Lydia Vineyard Gleason Papers
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  • Creator: Gleason, Lydia Vineyard, 1877-1966
    Title: Lydia Vineyard Gleason Papers
    Date (inclusive): 1899-1917
    Extent: 0.2 linear feet
    Abstract: The collection contains thirty-one letters written between 1899-1917. The majority of the letters are to Lydia Vineyard Gleason (1877-1966) from her husband Elmer Percy Gleason (1875-1935). The letters discuss their courtship, family news, as well as life in Northern California at the turn of the twentieth century.
    Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: MC247
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

    Biography

    Lydia Lee Vineyard was born on November 2, 1877 in California. Circa 1901 she married Elmer Percy Gleason (1875-1935). She passed away on October 9, 1966 in Nevada County, California.
    Elmer Percy Gleason was born on January 8, 1875 in California to C.C. and Sarah M. Gleason. He passed away on December 9, 1935.

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains thirty-one letters written between 1899-1917. The majority of the letters are to Lydia Vineyard Gleason (1877-1966) from her husband Elmer Percy Gleason (1875-1935). The letters discuss their courtship, family news, as well as life in Northern California at the turn of the twentieth century.

    Arrangement of the Collection

    The collection is arranged in two series: Correspondence and Ephemera.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Gleason, Lydia Vineyard, 1877-1966--Archives.
    Gleason, Elmer Percy, 1875-1935--Correspondence
    Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara processed this collection with assistance from student employee Michelle Xie.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Lydia Vineyard Gleason Papers, MC247, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.