Eleanor Drenth Dodson Letters
Scope and Contents
The collection contains letters written in the 1940s to Eleanor ("Ellie" or "Elly") Drenth Dodson of Portland, Oregon, and San Diego, California. The letters are primarily from her mother, Mabel Anderson Drenth, who lived in Fresno, California. There are also a few letters to Dodson from her sister Annabel Drenth, as well as two or three to her husband Peter. One of the letters to Peter is to announce the birth of a friend's "son and heir" and includes an Australian nickel to buy a cigar.
- 1942 - 1946
- Dodson, Eleanor Drenth (Correspondent, Person)
Biographical / Historical
Eleanor ("Elly" or "Ellie") Drenth, youngest daughter of Ben and Mabel Anderson Drenth, was born on January 27, 1916, in Fresno, California. She married Roy E. ("Peter" or "Pete") Dodson in the early 1940s and had three sons: Howard, Donald, and Arthur. She died on January 26, 2001, one day before her eighty-fifth birthday.
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Letters written in the 1940s to Eleanor ("Ellie" or "Elly") Drenth Dodson of Portland, Oregon, and San Diego, California, from her mother, Mabel Anderson Drenth, who lived in Fresno, California.
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Processed by Martha Bace, 2016
- Guide to Eleanor Drenth Dodson Letters
- January 2016
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