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Homer Curtis to Lucy, Bridgeport, Conn., August 18, 1870 - October 17, 1870

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 200-204

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Curtis papers include about 275 letters written between Homer and his family in Connecticut and Illinois. Approximately 60% of the correspondence is from Homer to his mother and sisters. He writes extensively of camp life, politics, the progress of the war, and difficulties at home. The letters from home provide an intimate portrait of everyday struggles and engagement with the larger news of the day in the 1860s.

Dates

  • August 18, 1870 - October 17, 1870

Conditions Governing Access

Collection open for research.

Extent

5.0 folders

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Linda Lear Center for Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
Connecticut College
270 Mohegan Ave
New London CT 06320 United States
860-439-2686