The Resource Valleda Pittard Chandler letters

Valleda Pittard Chandler letters

Label
Valleda Pittard Chandler letters, 1938-1944
Title
Valleda Pittard Chandler letters
Inclusive dates
1938-1944
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Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 1941-1944, to Valleda Pittard (Chandler) from her future husband George Graham Chandler (1915-1948) of Mecklenburg County, concerning their courtship and engagement, his army service, his return to civilian life, her schooling and teaching, and general and family news; correspondence, 1941-1942, from Robert Holden Wrenn (1923-2007) of Randolph-Macon College and Herndon, Virginia, regarding his education at Randolph-Macon, her education at Madison College, visits between the two, and general news; and correspondence from family and friends of Valleda Pittard concerning school, World War II, family news, and general news
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Biographical or historical data
Valleda Pittard was born 13 December 1920 in Mecklenburg County, Virginia, to William J. Pittard (1882-1973) and Sallie T. Ragland Pittard (1884-1975). Valleda Pittard attended Madison College in Harrisonburg, Virginia, graduating in December 1942. She began teaching in Bedford County, Virginia. Valleda Pittard married George Graham Chandler (1915-1948) of Mecklenburg County, Virginia, in 1945, and they had one son. Valleda Pittard Chandler taught school and was a volunteer for the American Cancer Society. She died in South Boston, Virginia, 12 July 1999 and was buried in the Buffalo Baptist Church cemetery in Mecklenburg County.
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VIC
Label
Valleda Pittard Chandler letters
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vi04240.html
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  • The Library of Virginia
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Extent
1.35
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Chandler, James Gray
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001642181
Type of unit
cu. ft.

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