Jeanie R. Little Papers, 1982

(Manuscript Collection #465)

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Series 1 :
Correspondence
  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      Letters (1 September - 30 November 1982) from Jeanie R. Little -- mailed from Woodstock Road, Oxford, England -- to her sister, Mrs. Martha G. Elmore
      These letters were written in England where Jeanie R. Little was researching and photographing cathedrals and traveling, including Oxford, Cirencester, Gloucester, Brighton, Arundel castle, Merton College, Ely, Peterborough, Norwich & York. Holograph & Photocopy holograph
      • Letter (9/1/1982) to Martha Elmore, Greenville, North Carolina, recording her trip from Oxford through Perth and Inverness, Scotland, to Briar Lea, Kirkwall, Orkneys; description of an Organ music Congress in Oxford and its attendees. Holograph Mss. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #1)
      • Letter (9/14/1982) to Martha Elmore, Greenville, North Carolina, describing her first week as a "reader" at the Bodleian Library; adjusting to English cuisine; floor plan of her "flat"; meeting young English students; daytrip to remains of a Roman villa; visited Roman remains at Cirencester; description of the annual medieval fair Photocopy of holograph Mss. 1 item. 2 p.  (item #2)
      • Letter (10/9/1982) to Paul & Marjorie Little, Greenville, North Carolina, acknowledging receipt of Eleanor's "birth announcement"; plans for future trip to Gloucester; meeting "interesting" people. Photocopy of holograph Mss. 1 item. 2 p.  (item #3)
      • Letter (10/2/1982) to Martha Elmore, Greenville, North Carolina, recording recent family correspondence; Mickey painting the house; pay raise approved to $18,000; sexism in England; collection "gobs" of research material on art & cathedrals; still need photographs of cathedrals; visits to Brighton Pavilion & Arundel Castle; buying English underwear and sweaters. Holograph Mss. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #4)
      • Letter (11/2/1982) to Martha Elmore, Greenville, North Carolina, recording visit to Peterborough; candlelit service at Merton College chapel; visit with musicology student from America; practices of the "dons" at Merton College; family cookie recipes; everyone sick with colds; photography trip to Gloucester & Ely cathedrals; plans to visit Peterborough & Norwich; fees for taking pictures in cathedrals; English food.. Holograph Mss. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #5)
      • Letter (11/30/1982) to Martha Elmore, Greenville, North Carolina, recording visit to York; perfect weather; visit to James Herriot country; spent the day in York minster & took 4½ rolls of film; visited St. Mary's Church; history of minstrel guilds; lunch at "The Tea Cosy"; dinner at French restaurant, invited home by the waitress; had happened before. Holograph Mss. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #6)
Series 2 :
Clippings
  • Box 1
    • Folder b
      Collection (12-27 September 2008) of obituary clippings and printed materials relating to the death of Jeanie R. Little Castle, 9 Sept. 2008, in Richmond, Virginia. 5 items. 6 p

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