Archive Record

Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 2004.018.348.a,b
Collection Elsworth Brown Collection
Description a) Envelope addressed to Elsworth overseas from his father during World War I.

b) George tells Elsworth that the winter is unseasonably warm, he says that Elsworth's grandparents are not expected to live much longer and mentions the Spanish flu again. He says that they have not heard from DeWhitt or GHB for three months, and that their parents are frantic for news. George also says that he got a Christmas card from Quintine and a pair of socks from Vivian. He expresses his hatred for the Germans and hope that Elsworth will be able to come back to the States soon.
Date 1919
Dates of Creation January 16, 1919
Extent of Description a) 6.25" x 3.50"
b) 8.50" x 11.00"
Accession number 2004.018