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Parkinson family letters : ALS, 1848-1893.
BANC MSS 98/180 cz
Collection Overview

Title:

Parkinson family letters : ALS, 1848-1893

Creator/Contributor:

Parkinson family., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Parkinson, May.

Creator/Contributor:

Harrison family.

Abstract:

Collection of 21 letters includes letters from members of the Parkinson and Harrison families and friends to May Parkinson (Mrs. A.A. Parkinson) as well as a few letters from May. Many are letters of condolence on family deaths, particularly that of Gus, her husband. May and Gus (Augustus?) Parkinson apparently lived in San Jose, while the letters mostly come from Belleville and Ashland (Ill.) or other areas in the midwest. Letters also discuss family affairs, health, finances, the weather, life in Illinois, etc. Letter writers or recipients include Celia Whiteside, Malinda Lacey, Lucinda Harrison, a German cousin Julia, Lizzie Clair Connell, T.[A.?] Harrison, Nellie, Ollie and Fred, Lettie Mason Irvine, R. Bentley, L.P. Kraffz, Mary M. Dunlap, Mrs. George Parkinson, and others.

Date:

1848 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-il
Parkinson, A. A
Belleville (Ill.)
Illinois -- Social life and customs

Note:

Transferred from the James E. Sisson papers (BANC MSS 87/167 c)

Physical Description:

print
1 portfolio (.1 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 98/180 cz

Origin:

Illinois