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A.G. French Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: AC-383

Scope and Contents

A.G. French Letter consists of an one page letter dated '32 from A.G. French to his mother and an unnamed sister and discusses family matters. This document illustrates attitudes and family relationships of early twentieth century state convicts. French was listed as living at 500 Spring Street in Richmond, Virginia, which was a contemporary euphemism for the Virginia State Prison. French complains that he has not received any family letters.

Dates

  • 1932

Conditions Governing Access

No Interlibrary loan.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Biographical Note

A.G. French was a prisoner at the Virginia State Prison in 1932.

Extent

0.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

A.G. French Letter consists of an one page letter dated 1932 from A.G. French, a prisoner at the Virginia State Prison at the time of the letter. It is to his mother and an unnamed sister and discusses family matters.

Arrangement

This is a single item collection.

Acquisitions Information

The W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection purchased the A.G. French Letter from Bookworm and Silverfish in November 2007. Its accession number is AC.2007.021. It was opened to the public in February 2008.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, December 2007; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, December 2007.

Missing Title

  1. French, A.G.
Title
AC.383: A.G. French Letter, 1932
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by: Kathryn Staley; machine-readable finding aid created by: Kathryn Staley
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Description Is In English

Repository Details

Part of the Appalachian State University Special Collections Repository

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