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Title Papers
Description This collection consists of correspondence of the George Matthew and Nora (Sullivan) Love family of Bowling Green, Kentucky. A good portion of the earlier correspondence is between Ruel Love and various family members while he is away from Bowling Green. Of particular interest are his letters from the Panal Canal Zone. Corollary to these letters are letters from Richard Curd Pope Thomas to George Matthew Love reporting on Ruel's conduct and employment while in the Canal Zone. The other signficant group of letters dates from the late-1940s when George Marshall, Sr. and wife Margaret are in Hollywood, Florida, trying to establish a photography studio and hobby shop. This studio and hobby shop was in operation from 1947 to 1948. These letters are chiefly written by Margaret (Pat) to her sister-in-law, Margaret (Love) Davenport (Sis).
Collection Manuscripts
Object Name Correspondence
Date 1894
Year Range From 1894
Year Range To 1959
Other Number MSS 164
Subjects African Americans
Postal service employees
People Cooksey, Roy Goode, 1887-1949
Davenport, Margaret (Love), 1898-1973
Grigsby, Beverly
Hayes, Joe, 1841-1934
Jurey, Lucille
Love, George Marshall, Sr., 1899-1984
Love, George Matthew, 1863-1935
Love, Kay
Love, Margaret (Patteson), b.1905
Love, Nora (Sullivan), 1873-1922
Love, Ruel Sullivan, 1903-1987
Simmons, Edith
Thomas, Richard Curd Pope, 1872-1939
Search Terms Bowling Green, KY
Panama Canal
Sullivan family
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Catalog Number 2007.33.17
Dates of Creation 1894-1959
Extent 1 box. 6 folders. 113 items. Originals.
Number of Images 1