Creator

Date Original

circa 1900s-1920s

Description

This collection contains correspondence between Grace Porterfield and James Weldon Crawford from circa 1920s. It also includes one note on a Galloway Female College account receipt dated 1919 regarding a wire sent to Grace Porterfield from her father W.E. Porterfield.

Biographical/Historical Note

Grace Porterfield was born in 1902 in Hope, Arkansas, to William E. and Lucy Porterfield. The letters in this collection are addressed to her from Weldon Crawford. They are written on stationary from the American Grocer Co. in England, Arkansas, and The Travelers Insurance company in Malvern, Arkansas. It is believed that Crawford worked for these companies at the time the letters were written. According to Census records, the two eventually married. The collection also contains one note written on an account receipt from Galloway Female College. It is believed that Porterfield attended school there. Grace Porterfield died on October 6, 1993.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.174.033

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Grace Porterfield letters, SMC.174.033

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Grace Porterfield letters, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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