Eleanor Riley letter to "Don Carlos"

Eleanor Riley letter to "Don Carlos"

Dates: 1891 August 30

Materials include an original handwritten letter from Eleanor Riley to someone known as "Don Carlos". The letter mentions the events surrounding the death of a loved one called "Dell." Dated August 30, 1891.

  • Extent: 4 Sheets (8 pages) ; 27 x 13 cm
  • Creator: Riley, Eleanor
  • Call Number: MSS 8711
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Eleanor Riley letter to "Don Carlos" must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8711; Eleanor Riley letter to "Don Carlos"; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8711, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Origin of materials is unknown.
Acquisition Information
Origin of materials is unknown.
Subject Terms
Material Types; Correspondence; Social Life and Customs; Home and Family; Riley, Eleanor
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Processing Information
Processed; Zoë Brimhall, student manuscript processor, and Ryan K. Lee, curator, 2015.
Appraisal Information
Orphaned Manuscripts collection development policy, February 2014.
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Eleanor Riley letter to "Don Carlos"
Finding Aid Author
Zoë Brimhall
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-04-23 09:27:51 -0600.
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Biographical / Historical

Eleanor Riley was living in New York in 1891. That same year she experienced the death of a friend called "Dell" and wished she could have done more to help her during her life.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts