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Title Letters of Virginia Mary Thatcher Spencer
Alternative Title 0120_04_16
Creator Spencer, Virgina Mary Thatcher, 1862-1886
Contributor Thatcher, Luna Young, 1842-1922
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1880-08-04; 1881-01-13; 1883-01-20; 1883-11-08
Temporal Coverage August 4, 1880; January 13, 1881; January 20, 1881; November 8, 1883
Date Digital 2013-04-26
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City (Utah); Logan (Utah)
Subject Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--History; Utah--History; Young, Mary Ann Angell, 1803-1882
Description November 7, No Year - Salt Lake City to Logan, Utah; Thatcher, Virginia Mary (Gene, or Genie), to Dearest Mother (Luna Young Thatcher). Is in Salt Lake living with her grandmother Mary Ann Angell Young, who is ill. Tells of disagreements she has had with others that have made her feel very sad. Is taking music lessons, discusses financing of her schooling, and is lonesome for her brother and sisters. August 14, 1880 - Salt Lake City to (Logan, Utah); Gene (Virginia Mary Thatcher) to Dear Nell. Sisterly letter discussing acquaintances and activities.Three remnants of letters that are undated, signed Gene (Virginia Mary Thatcher), probably written to her sisters. January 13, 1881; Nell to Darling Genie (Virginia Mary)Birthday note. January 20, 1881 - Salt Lake City to (Logan, Utah); Thatcher, Gene (Virginia), to Dear Ma (Luna Young Thatcher). Informs her mother of her health and how she is doing with her music. Aunt Fanny had proposed her name to the Eighteenth Ward Association (Mutual Improvement) and she was voted in and asked to give a song next Wednesday night. November 8, 1883 - Salt Lake City, 105 Creek Road, to (Logan, Utah); Gene (Virginia) to Darling Ma (Luna Young Thatcher) "Daughter-mother"; letter discussing health, clothing, gifts, friends, etc. She mentions seeing Mrs. Godbe, whose "hair was the color of Pa's brown blankets and her face from the root of hair to chin was gorgeous with Indian war paint"; Burke said all she needed was a couple of feathers stuck in her crown. She adds that Aunt Fanny is in her new home
Collection Number and Name MS0120 Philip T. Blair Family Papers
Type Text
Genre Correspondence
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Language eng
Scanning Technician Niko Amaya;Tim Arnold; Halima Noor; Ceder Gonzalez
Metadata Cataloger Halima Noor; Jeremy Myntti; Floyd Shiery; Anna Neatrour
File Name 0120_04_16.pdf
Conversion Specifications Original scanned on Epson Expression 10000 XL and saved as 400 ppi TIFF. Display image generated in CONTENTdm
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Date Created 2015-12-14
Date Modified 2015-12-14
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