Dicksy M. Bagby Papers, 1891-1896

Manuscript Collection #185

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Dicksy M. Bagby Papers
    Creator: Bagby, Dicksy M.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Papers (1891-1896) consisting of correspondence from friends and relatives, correspondence of social reflection, cultural mores, climatic conditions in Virginia.
    Extent: 0.073 Cubic feet, 37 items , consisting of correspondence (1891-1896)
  • Description
     

    The collection consists of correspondence to Dicksy M. Bagby from her friends and relatives (1891-1896). Exception to this is one letter from Dicksy to her mother with commentary on the death of a mutual acquaintance. Many of the letters are of an amorous, personal nature written by the many suitors of Miss Bagby. Others from family and friends discuss various social activities: church, parties, dances, planned excursions, etc. Correspondence reveals that Dicksy Bagby was employed as a school teacher. The bulk of this correspondence is of interest primarily through its reflection of social conditions, cultural mores, and climate conditions in Virginia (especially Richmond and Newport News) during this period.

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    October 25, 1971, 37 items; Correspondence (1891-1896). Loaned by Mr. Thomas H. Bland, Greenville, N.C.

    Acquisition Information

    Loaned by Mr. Thomas H. Bland

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Dicksy M. Bagby Papers (#185), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

    Processing Information

    Processed by T. Coker, January 1972

    Encoded by Apex Data Services

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