Anderson - Phillips family papers

Title

Anderson - Phillips family papers

Subject

Frontier and pioneer life
Women inventors

Description

The Anderson-Phillips family papers consist of personal correspondence between family members. The letters cover topics such as daily life, mining in Kodiak, Vetabelle Carter's invention, World War I, and the Great Depression.

Creator

Carter, Vetabelle Phillips

Source

MSS 049 Anderson - Phillips family papers

Publisher

Southern Oregon University. Library

Date

1880 - 1939

Contributor

Burrall, Sara Anderson (Sada)
Anderson, Elizabeth Nessby (Myer)
Carter, Fred Mortimer, Sr
Carter, Fred Mortimer (Nick), Jr.
Wight, Dora Elizabeth

Rights

Public Domain: See http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
For fair use/educational reproduction, please provide the following credit: Courtesy of Southern Oregon University Hannon Library."

Relation

MSS 063 Walter Phillips papers

Format

personal correspondence

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

Anderson - Phillips family papers, MSS049

Coverage

Ashland (Or.)
Kodiak Island (Alaska)

Collection Items

Letter to Vetabelle Phillips Carter
The letter relates the progress and difficulties in negotiating an agreement to produce Vetabelle Carter's street signs.

Interference No. 59,218 Case 4688
The letter addresses a legal proceeding to determine whether Mrs. Carter or another party has a 'priority' regarding an invention. The letter recommends Mrs. Carter to agree to offer a non-exclusive and non-transferable license to the other party.

April 4, 1880
The poem describes the difficulties of love and courting.

Aunt Dora
The letter addressed to Aunt Dora describes their snowbound and blockaded condition.

Dear Sister Sarah
A letter addressed to sister Sarah. The writer notes daily life and her employment as a dress maker. The writer also asks if Sarah plans to attend college in the winter.

Early Traffic Signs
An advertisement for lighted traffic signs. The traffic signs were designed by Vetabelle Carter.

Dear Della
Possibly a set of poems.

Dear Brother
A letter from Mrs W. B. Phillips (Lena) to her brother George.

To Mr. Carter
A partial letter to Mr. Carter from Lowell, Arizona.
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