Guide to the A.G. French Letter, 1932

Summary Information

Title: A.G. French Letter, 1932
Collection: AC.383
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

A.G. French Letter consists of an one page letter dated '32 from A.G. French to his mother and an unnamed sister and discusses family matters. 

Creator: French, A.G.

Biographical/Historical Note

A.G. French was a prisoner at the Virginia State Prison in 1932.

Scope and Contents

A.G. French Letter consists of an one page letter dated '32 from A.G. French to his mother and an unnamed sister and discusses family matters. This document illustrates attitudes and family relationships of early twentieth century state convicts. French was listed as living at 500 Spring Street in Richmond, Virginia, which was a contemporary euphemism for the Virginia State Prison. French complains that he has not received any family letters. 

Arrangement

This is a single item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

The W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection purchased the A.G. French Letter from Bookworm and Silverfish in November 2007. Its accession number is AC.2007.021. It was opened to the public in February 2008.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, December 2007; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, December 2007.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.383: A.G. French Letter, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Correspondence, 1932 ACSC_Box 11.1