Green Family Letters, 1898-1919

Collection number: MS 293
Size: (1 folder) (0.01 cu.ft.)

About the Green Family

The predominant members of the Green family included Josephine Ada Gerrish Green (grandmother, Thornton Ferry NH, 1846-1929), Thomas W. Greenleaf (grandson, Los Angeles CA, 1894-1988), and his brother Richard Greenleaf (grandson, Westfield Mass., 1898-1969). Both brothers are living and working when they are drafted to fight in the first World War; Richard willingly and Thomas much less so.

About the Green Family Letters

28 letters home to their grandmother from their places of employment and boot camp. Both survived the war. Several additional letters are to and from friends of their grandmother Josephine Green.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Contents of this collection are governed by U.S. copyright law. For questions about publication or reproduction rights, contact Special Collections staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Green Family Letters, 1898-1919, MS 293, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Purchase, Carmen Valentino Rare Books, August 2018

Collection Arrangement

Arrangement is chronological by sender.



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