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Georgia Bovell Letters - Outgoing Correspondence, 1885-1889

 File — Box: 4257.006, Folder: 7

Scope and Contents

Letters to and from Georgia Bovell, of Mattoon, Illinois, during the 1880s. Georgia, a young teacher in Illinois corresponds with family and friends as she tries to find a position and settle down. Her friends, also teachers, share their experiences in the school room. These letters provide insight into the everyday lives of young American women between 1884 and 1889.


  • 1885-1889

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From the Collection: 15.2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Formerly MSS.3169 Georgia Bovell Correspondence and MSS.3862 Hattie R. Letters

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266