Correspondence

Description

This subseries, within the papers of Jane Armstrong (Jen or Jennie) Tucker (1866-1964), includes correspondence written by Jane A. Tucker to members of her family and some friends from her school days until late adulthood. These letters reveal the everyday life of an independent single woman in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries and describe her work in several different occupations, her living conditions, her social life, and her relationships with family and friends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

correspondence

Physical Description

Personal correspondence (30 folders)

Collection Code

MS033

Collection Name

Tucker family papers

Reference Code

MS033.008.001

Acquisition Type

Gift

Credit Line

Gift of Jane Standen Tucker, 1998.

Places

Emmitsburg (Frederick county, Maryland)
Wiscasset (Lincoln county, Maine)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
New York City (New York state)
Gardiner (Kennebec county, Maine)
Bath (Sagadahoc county, Maine)
Portsmouth (Rockingham county, New Hampshire)
Monhegan Island (Lincoln county, Maine) [island]
Somerville (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Washington (DC)
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois)

Record Details

Originator

Tucker, Jane Armstrong, 1866-1964

Material Type

correspondence

Other People

Tucker, Mary Geraldine, 1841-1922
Tucker, Richard Holbrook, 1816-1895
Tucker, Mary Mellus, 1858-1899
Tucker, R. H. (Richard Hawley), 1859-1952
Stapleton, Martha Armstrong, 1861-1893
Stapleton, William
Tucker, William Armstrong, 1864-1926
Tucker, Elizabeth Mary
Armstrong, Jane Ritson

Descriptive Terms

World's Columbian Exposition (1893)

Description Level

Sub-series

Location Note

Folders #15.1-15.5, 15.7, 16.1-16.12, 17.1-17.11, 18.6-18.12