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Series 2 | A Finding Aid to the Solon H. Borglum and Borglum family papers, 1864-2002 | Digitized Collection

Solon H. Borglum and Borglum family papers, 1864-2002

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Series 2: Family Correspondence, 1885-1972, undated
0.4 linear feet
Box 1

Family Correspondence includes numerous letters between Solon and his wife Emma and his children, Paul and Monica. Most of their correspondence is from 1918 through 1919 while Solon was in the military in France. There are also many letters to Monica from Emma during the period shortly after Solon's death. Also found are letters to Solon from his parents James and Ida; and letters to Emma from her parents Jean and Lydie Vignal. There are also many letters to Emma from her sister Lucy Vignal Borglum, who married Solon's brother August, and to Emma from her sister-in-law Elizabeth Vignal, who was married to Emma's brother Paul. Also included are numerous letters to Lucy Vignal Borglum from her parents. Most of the correspondence between the Vignals is in French. This series also contains other family correspondence including letters between Solon and his siblings, letters between Solon's brother August and other family members including several cousins, letters between Monica and Paul, Monica and her Aunt Harriet, and her cousin George Borglum, August Borglum's son. Much of this later correspondence discusses family history.
DescriptionContainer
To wife Emma (and children) from Solon Borglum, 1907-1911, 1918-1919, undated
(8 folders)
1
10-17
To Solon from wife Emma, 1901-1910
1
18
To Solon from wife Emma and Children, 1914-1919, undated
(3 folders)
1
19-21
To Solon from parents James and Ida, 1897-1909, undated
1
22
To Monica Borglum from her mother Emma, 1922-1925, undated
(4 folders)
1
23-26
To Emma from sister Lucy Vignal Borglum, 1903-1913, undated
1
27
To Emma from sister-in-law Elizabeth Vignal, 1904-1923, undated
1
28
To Emma from parents Jean and Lydie Vignal, 1902-1918
1
29
To Lucy Vignal Borglum from parents Jean and Lydie Vignal, 1902-1907, undated
(4 folders)
1
30-33
Family Correspondence, 1885-1972, undated
(5 folders)
1
34-38

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