Archive Record

Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 2004.018.359
Collection Elsworth Brown Collection
Description Carbon copy of a letter from Elsworth Brown to his father, George Brown. Elsworth tells George about his mother, Rosa's, health condition. She had broken her left arm and had nearly contracted pneumonia several times but managed to stave it off, though she does have a chronic cough. Elsworth asks if George wants any hot water bottles to help with sickness, then talks about the situation. The cost of living having gone up 25% in a year. He says that George shouldn't have any problems buying gasoline for the farm since the rubber shortage has decreased the number of cars on the road. He closes with a note on the weather and local stories.
Date 1942
Dates of Creation January 13, 1942
Extent of Description 8.50'' x 11.00''
Accession number 2004.018