James E. Edmonds Collection



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Comments on a social gathering at a house with a few of his friends and three girls, remarks, Oh! You know not what you miss by not living in a college town, where everyone is involved in the other's business. Acknowledges receipt of his parents' letter and a box containing cake, candy and socks. Expands on the short life of the cake and candy but expresses hope that his socks will last until June. Inquires about home and discusses his current wardrobe and the need for new clothes and tailoring.

Subject Headings (Library of Congress)

University of Mississippi -- Students; University of Mississippi -- History; University of Mississippi -- Social life and customs

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archival material

Original Format

correspondence; line drawings (drawings)


Oxford (Miss.)

Original Collection

James E. Edmonds Collection, Archives and Special Collections, University of Mississippi Libraries


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Includes illustration of a sock on page 1

James E. Edmonds to Major & Mrs. J. E. Edmonds (28 March 1897)



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