Manuscript Collection

Mai Davidson Ramsey Letter - Accession 137 M64 (79)

Title

Mai Davidson Ramsey Letter - Accession 137 M64 (79)

Files

Identifier

Accession 137 - M64 (79)

Inclusive Dates

1940

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

6 pieces

Language

English

Scope and Content Note

The Mai Davidson Ramsey Letter consists of a photocopied letter written in 1940 as a birthday greeting from Mai Davidson Ramsey (1883-1960) to her sister, Ora, describing the day of Ora’s birth on November 20, 1895, and her mother’s near death in childbirth. The letter also contains a good description of family life on a west Tennessee farm at the time.

Provenance

The Mai Davidson Ramsey Letter was given to the Archives on November 4, 1977 by Louise Murdy.

Keywords

Letters, Childbirth, Tennessee, Family Life Late 19th Century

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Mai Davidson Ramsey Letter - Accession 137 M64 (79)

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