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Gleason (Lydia Vineyard) Papers
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  • Publication Rights

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: University of California, Davis Library, Dept. of Special Collections
    Title: Lydia Vineyard Gleason Papers
    Creator: Gleason, Lydia Vineyard, 1877-1966
    Identifier/Call Number: MC247
    Physical Description: 0.2 linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1899-1917
    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 Archives and Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.

    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.

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara processed this collection with assistance from student employee Michelle Xie. Transcriptions were prepared by student employees Michelle Galat and Michelle Luu.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Lydia Vineyard Gleason Papers, MC247, Archives and Special Collections, UC DavisGeneral Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. 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 Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
    Gleason, Lydia Vineyard, 1877-1966 -- Archives
    Gleason, Elmer Percy, 1875-1935 -- Correspondence