Letter from "Tramp"

Letter from "Tramp"

Dates: date of production not identified

Materials include an original handwritten letter from "Tramp." In the letter, the writer, a woman, ends an affair with a married man citing her desire to try to live a decent life. She uses a nickname, "Tramp" and does not address the recepient of the letter by name. There is no date on the letter. The letter has a dried flower glued on it. Date of production not identified.

  • Extent: 1 folded sheet (4 pages) ; 56 x 36 cm folded to 23 x 18 cm
  • Call Number: MSS 8713
  • 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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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Letter from "Tramp" 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 8713; Letter from "Tramp"; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8713, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Provenance and custodial history is unknown.
Acquisition Information
Immediate source of acquistion is unknown.
Subject Terms
Material Types; Correspondence; Home and Family; Sexuality; Social Life and Customs; Love
Genre / Form
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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Finding Aid Title
Letter from "Tramp"
Finding Aid Author
Zoë Brimhall
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-04-09 15:05:33 -0600.
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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts