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Love letters

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Letters that express love, admiration, or romantic sentiment, intended to be read by the object of affection.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

James A. Blanchard II Correspondence

Identifier: SpC MS 1749

Correspondence from James A. Blanchard II to his wife, June E. (Peterson) Blanchard, and his son, Bob Blanchard, while he was stationed in the Pacific with the U.S. Navy during World War II. Also includes letters from June Blanchard to James A. Blanchard II.

Dates: March 19, 1940-May 26, 1954; Majority of material found within March 19, 1940-September 6, 1945

Crosby Family Letters

Identifier: SpC MS 1036-sc

Sixteen letters written by a ranch hand working in Montana who was from Thorndike, Maine. The letters are to Belle Gordon who later became his wife. Also included in the collection are two letters from Percy's father and mother sent from Unity, Maine in 1888. Included also is a letter to Charles (probably Percy's brother) dated Oct. 3, 1862, Flat Willow [Montana] from a friend who wrote about Percy.

Dates: 1886-1895; Majority of material found within 1894-1895

Mary Dawson Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0904-sc

The papers of a stage and vaudeville star. Included are letters, newspaper clippings, photographs, postcards, and memorabilia concerning her family and her stage career.

Dates: 1911-1982

Harold E. Frank and Marjorie Peabody Frank Letters

Identifier: SpC MS 0392

This is a collection of approximately 150 letters, melancholy courtship correspondence, penned by Harold to his Marjorie. They are written in the years 1920 to 1922 and are nearly all esconced in the original stamped envelope. Many are written on the letterhead of the Y.M.C.A.; nearly all of the envelopes are Y.M.C.A. envelopes. Harold shares the interesting, the intimate, and the mundane in an archive that probably exceeds a thousand pages.

Dates: 1920-1922

Letters from Vernon Miles

Identifier: SpC MS 0347
Scope and Contents

Love letters from Vernon Miles, a Baptist pastor, to Bernia Tyson, a student at Baylor University and later his wife.

Dates: 1925-1930

Paul J. and Norma E. Stockwell Letters

Identifier: SpC MS 0960-sc

Letters between Paul J. Dewitt and Norma E. Stockwell around the time of their marriage.

Dates: January 15, 1942-October 7, 1943

Charles Marshall Washburn Letters

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SpC MS 0615
Scope and Contents

The letters were written by Charles Marshall Washburn of Augusta, Maine, to his sweetheart, Mildred Scott, of Calais, Maine, after they met in 1925. The collection includes a biography of Marshall by his wife.

Dates: 1925-1990; Majority of material found within ( 1925-1941)

Arthur Yeaton Correspondence

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SpC MS 0642
Scope and Contents

Love letters, 1896-1897, between Arthur Yeaton and Ella Sylvester while Ella was a medical student in Philadelphia. Some of the letters were sent to Yeaton in Rochester, N.H. Ella Sylvester was living in Philadelphia and in Lisbon Falls, Maine, during the time the letters were sent.

Dates: 1896-1897