Letters and Postcards

Letters and postcards are considered Personal correspondence. Letters, in particular, are intended to create a connection between the writer and the recipient. The author often covers a variety of topics. As such, the letters may carry a great deal of information and should be read with care.

The Anderson-Phillips Family papers include letters from the 1880s to 1930s. The topics covered include daily life, family, inventions, mining in Kodiak Alaska, and the Great Depression.

The Arnold Paul Jenny papers
are a collection of photographs, clippings, and postcards reflecting Mr. Jenny's time as director of World Y Tours. The tours were operated by the International Committee of the YMCAs of the United States and Canada. During World War II, Jenny met a young pre-medical student named Hans Mueller. Jenny developed a lifelong interest in photography while in Siberia during the Russian Revolution as a YMCA representative with the American Expeditionary Forces.

The Edward Hungerford papers include correspondence between Edward Hungerford and the poet, Theodore Stephanides in 1980-1983.

Letters and Postcards