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Personal correspondence

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Leroy Parkins and Lida Tennant correspondence

Identifier: RHC-173
Scope and Contents This collection contains the letters between Dr. Leroy Edward Parkins and his girlfriend, and later wife, Lida Tennant Parkins. Letters from Leroy to Lida show that he spent some time in Georgia and Florida, where he appears to have been first a bookseller and then a land speculator or realtor. Parkins then goes to Boston where he enrolls in Harvard Medical School and studies to be a doctor. While at medical school, Parkins works at E.F. Mahady Company, a surgical and scientific instruments...
Dates: 1913 - 1946; Majority of material found within 1913-1918

Robert C. Tarbell, M.D. correspondence

Identifier: RHC-167
Scope and Contents The more than 200 items of correspondence and their accompanying envelopes consist, for the most part, of letters written to Robert C. Tarbell from a variety of family members, friends, medical colleagues, and acquaintances; one-third are written by other members of the Tarbell family. Subjects range from family and professional business and events, especially his mother’s final illness and subsequent death, news and gossip from nurses and other employees at the Columbus State Hospital,...
Dates: 1876-1927; Majority of material found within 1901-1904