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Collection Number RG0947.AM
Collection Name RG0947 Diehl-Stratton (William S. Diehl and Mary M. Stratton)
Identifier Correspondence
Size and Materials 1 folder
Title Diehl-Stratton letters
Date or Date Span 1879-1880
Year Range from 1879
Year Range to 1880
Scope & Content This collection consists of love letters between William S. Diehl and Mary M. Stratton, from June 10, 1879, to July 5, 1880. Some of the locations listed in the letters include Bennett, Lincoln and North Platte, Nebraska. William Diehl lived in York County, Nebraska. Mary and William were engaged during this time period, so many of the letters discuss future plans as well as daily happenings. Some letters contain minor arguments over attending the State Fair and a State Horticultural Society meeting. Contents of the last letter suggest that Mary broke off her engagement to William.
Creator Diehl, William S.
Other Creators Stratton, Mary M.
Finding Aids This is the only finding aid for the collection.
Subjects Domestic life
People Diehl, William S.
Stratton, Mary M.
Search Terms Courtship -- Nebraska
Domestic life -- Nebraska