Smith - Tyson Family Collection, 1901-1926

(Manuscript Collection #1118)

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Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      • Tyson, John, Falkland, NC (1/27/1901 ). Letter to "My Dear Sister" Maud Tyson regarding his recitation, family news, illnesses, baptisms, deaths, friends, romances, & weather, etc. 1 item. 2 p. Notes: Fragile item.  (item #1)
      • Tyson, Carrie, Falkland, NC (1/24/1902). Letter to Maud Tyson, Littleton Female College, Littleton, NC; envelope. 1 item. 2 p.  (item #2)
      • Tyson, Carrie, Farmville, NC (5/2/1902). Letter to Maud Tyson, Littleton Female College, Littleton, NC, regarding making "corset waists" & buying a dress & slippers; envelope. 1 item. 2 p.  (item #3)
      • Tyson, Carrie (ca. 1902). Letter to "My Dear Daughter," regarding Maud's roommate Nannie, clothes, & rainy weather, etc. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #4)
      • Evans, C. Belle, Cisco, NC (8/6/1902). Letter to Maud Smith regarding letters from "The Girls,"Janie Henderson's marriage, Miss Carraway had typhoid, Miss Robbins return to school, death & funerals of her brother & sister from "capillary bronchitis", others sick, too, tent meeting closed, fine speakers, mosquitoes, sick from food, fire at father's water mill, canned 16 quarts of huckleberries. 1 item. 4 p.  (item #5)
      • Tyson, Carl, Headquarters 81st Division, Camp Jackson, Columbia, SC (5/26/1918.) Letter to "Dear Maud" Maud Smith, re: working on Sunday in the army, doing general office work & like it better than the "drill field," watching 10,000 "new boys" coming into camp, expecting Pitt County boys tonight, etc. 1 item. 2 p.  (item #6)
      • Tyson, Carl, Headquarters, Camp Jackson, Columbia, SC (8/28/1918). Letter to "Dear Edd" W.E. Smith, requesting news of family, tells of army life, asks if Edd expects to "register" so they could fight side by side, requests visit, supposes crop prices are high, etc. 1 item. 2 p.  (item #7)
      • Tyson, Carl, Headquarters 81st Division, Camp Jackson, Columbia, SC (8/2/1918.) Letter to "Dear Sister" Maud Smith, re new baby, glad when war will be over, but "think it will be long time yet," coming birthday, suppose tobacco curing near finished, hope prices are good, etc. 1 item. 2 p.  (item #8)
      • YMCA Envelope, Columbia, SC (8/2/1918.) Addressed Letter to Mrs. W.E. Smith, Fountain, NC. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #9)
      • Tyson, Carl, Headquarters, Camp Jackson, Columbia, SC (11/24/1918.) Letter to "My Dear Sister" Maud Smith, requesting owed letter, had letter from "Pa", with family news, we all "missed the flu", is "so glad it [the war] is all over", hopes to be home by Christmas, hopes for success in life, is Edd getting rich selling tobacco, etc. 1 item. 2 p.  (item #10)
      • Tyson, Maybelle "Belle" (Mrs. Alfred Taylor) Roanoke Rapids, NC (2/4/1924). Letter to "Dearest Sister" Maud Tyson, Fountain, NC regarding cold weather, garden plants, making clothes, bought 100 baby chicks to raise, etc.; envelope. 2 items. 9 p.  (item #11)
      • Smith, Janie, Norfolk, VA (6/30/1924). Letter to Maud and W. E. "Mr. Ed" Smith, Fountain, NC, regarding "crisis" of Edward's illness; envelope. 1 item. 2 p.  (item #12)
      • Tyson, Melissa (Mrs.), Greenville, NC (8/9/1926). Letter to Maud Tyson Smith, Fountain, NC responding to get-well letter, recovery, religious faith, visit to Winterville, etc.; envelope. 1 item. 4 p.  (item #13)

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