Frank C. Kitts, Jr. Scrapbook
Scope and Content
This collection consists of a scrapbook created by Frank C. Kitts, Jr. It contains various mementoes from his life.
Most of these mementoes include correspondence such as letters, invitations, Christmas cards, and postcards; stamps; locks of hair; newspaper clippings of obituaries, marriage notices, school and sports news, and society pages; calling cards; Tazewell High School play tickets and programs for the group, Beads on a String; Tazewell high school football schedules and tickets; and love poems.
Some notable items include a menu for Appalachian Lunch in Bluefield, West Virginia; a Chevrolet advertising paddle that contains handwritten musings about friendship; a poem about separated lovers; an American Legion pin; and a wooden ice-cream spoon dated August 14, 1932.
- 1919 - 1936
- Kitts, C. Frank, Jr., b.1911 (Person)
Language of Materials
The material in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials.
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Frank C. Kitts, Jr., was born on January 31, 1911 in Tazewell County, Virginia. He attended Tazewell High School and later joined the band section of the 150th infantry stationed at Camp Conley in Point Pleasant, West Virginia. During these years, he enjoyed going to plays, dances, and football games. Later in life, he was a member of the U.S. Guard Band and Virginia's Postmasters Association.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
This collection contains a scrapbook assembled by Frank C, Kitts, Jr., containing mementoes from his life during 1919-1936. He went to Tazewell High School in Tazewell County, Virginia, and was a mail carrier and member of the U.S. Guard Band. His scrapbook contains items such as letters, locks of hair, newspaper clippings, high school football and play tickets, calling cards, and poems.
Source of Acquisition
The Frank C. Kitts, Jr. Scrapbook was acquired by Special Collections prior to 2009.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Frank C. Kitts, Jr. Scrapbook by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Frank C. Kitts, Jr. Scrapbook commenced in March 2010 and was completed in April 2010.
- Frank C. Kitts, Jr. Scrapbook, 1919-1936
- Julia Viets, Student Assistant
- 2010 (CC0 1.0)
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