Yonce Family Correspondence,
Scope and Content
The collection consists of one letter from Fannie (Francis Ann?) Yonce to her mother Mrs. Alfred Yonce in Wytheville, Virginia and two letters from her brother, William B. Yonce (the first is addressed to Mrs. Yonce and the second is addressed to Fannie). The first letter, written by Fannie to Mrs. Yonce on September 22, 1851, contains family news, including word of the birth of Elizabeth and her husband William's first child, Ann Rice Hudson. While away at college in Ohio, William received the news of his father's death and responds to his mother's correspondence in the second letter of the collection, dated June 6, 1854. On June 21, 1860 William wrote the third letter of the collection to Fannie at college, concerning the commencement exercises at Roanoke College, whether or not he will make it to Wytheville for Fannie's graduation, and family news.
- 1851 - 1860
Collection is open for research.
Permission to publish material from Yonce Family Correspondence must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
Based on census records, E. M. Hudson is likely Elizabeth M. Yonce Hudson, born about 1830 in Virginia. She married William Hudson prior to 1850 and they had at least 10 children by 1880.
No biographical information on other family members was found.
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Language of Materials
The collection consists of one letter from Fannie (Francis Ann?) Yonce to her mother Mrs. Alfred Yonce in Wytheville, Virginia and two letters from William B. Yonce (the first is addressed to Mrs. Yonce and the second is addressed to Fannie).
The collection is arranged in chronological order.
The collection was purchased by Special Collections in March 2012.
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Yonce Family Correspondence was completed in June 2012.
- Yonce Family Correspondence, 1851-1860
- Tyler Dodson, Student Assistant, and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
- © 2012 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. All rights reserved.
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