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Milbourne letters

Label
Milbourne letters, 1886-1906 ;
Title
Milbourne letters
Inclusive dates
1886-1906 ;
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection consists of letters from L.R. Milbourne to his fiancee Virginia Strickler, both of Luray, Va., and one letter from Miss Strickler to Mr. Milbourne, 1886-1906. Milbourne writes mostly about religion, strictures for a proper Christian life and sermon topics, as well as visits to members of the town, activities of the Sunbeam Society, missionary work done by women, townspeople who have professed their faith in the Savior, activities of the discipline committee, his trip to Beutonville, and their upcoming marriage. Virginia's letter to Mr. Milbourne discusses religion and a petition for a prohibition amendment
Related
Biographical or historical data
Mr. Milbourne and Miss Strickler were both from Luray, Va. L.R. Milbourne was a preacher for a Baptist church in Luray.
Cataloging source
VMC
Label
Milbourne letters
Link
http://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/manuscripts/milbourn.aspx
Note
  • Also referred to as the L. R. Milbourne letters
  • This collection supplements Special Coll. no. 2062, the Hoover Collection, which contains materials relevant to the Strickler family of Luray
Arrangement
12 letters and a notebook.
Control code
31917354
Cumulative index finding aids
See Web link for inventory.
Extent
Part of one Hollinger box (l folder and l vol.)
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections Librarian
Ownership
Purchased by the Library in March, 1994 from Bookworm & Silverfish, Wytheville, Va.

Library Locations

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