Joana Curtis to Lucy Curtis Strong, c.1874
Scope and Contents
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.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection open for research.
From the Collection: 1 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English