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by Heidi Benedict, University Archivist
The tradition of sending Valentines is not a new one. Family members, friends, and sweethearts were exchanging notes and gifts as early as the nineteenth century. Among the correspondence to Edith Howe, we found several home-made Valentines from the turn of the century.
By Heidi Benedict, University Archives
The Archives would like to share a newly discovered item from the Fulton/Howe Collection. We have found many unpublished writings, including diaries, school work, commonplace books and copy books written by several family members. Marshall N. Fulton’s father, William Jewett Fulton, Sr., wrote this piece on the history of political parties. Unfortunately, the remainder of the document has not yet been found, but we do have additional notes he prepared on the subject.
I’d also like to highlight some significant family events that happened in November:
- Herbert Marshall Howe and Mary W. Fell were married on November 28, 1871. Howe established Ferrycliffe Farm in 1877.
- Mary W. Fell’s father, Joseph Gillingham Fell, was born on November 14, 1816.
- William Jewett Fulton Sr. died on November 14, 1919.
- Mary Howe DeWolf Fulton died on November 27, 2006.
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