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Virginia Caldwell papers

Identifier: MS-1042

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The papers of Virginia Moffett Caldwell contain family correspondence, photographs and writings of the Moffett and Fletcher families. Correspondents include Erskine Caldwell, Walter C. Moffett (father), Mabel K. Moffett (mother), Promise Moffett (stepmother), Frances Marion Lazarus (sister), Stella Salisbury (aunt), Mary M. Maner (aunt), Andrew Fletcher (1st father-in-law), Andrew Fletcher III (son). Correspondence, receipts, notes, brochures, flyers, greeting cards, financial documents and invitations documenting Virginia Caldwell's life with her second husband Erskine Caldwell are also included.


  • 1919 - 2006


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Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


17 linear ft. (12 Boxes)

Language of Materials



Virginia Moffett Caldwell, b.1919. Wife of author Erskine Caldwell. Contains correspondence, photographs, writings, and financial documents chronicling her life with the author. Family correspondence, including letters from her first husband's family, the Fletchers, are also included.

Notes for Cataloger

Caldwell, Virginia -- Correspondence. Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987 -- Marriage. Moffett family. Authors' spouses -- United States -- Correspondence. Alternate Author Fletcher, Andrew. Fletcher, Andrew, III. Lazarus, Frances Marion. Laura Mabel Kennedy Moffett, 1881-1966 Moffett, Walter C., 1879-1976. Moffett, Promise.,1903-2003

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

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Hanover NH 03755 USA