A North Country Courtship [F-20-9]

Presenter: Tom Baker, Tabitha Brown
Location: Zoom
Classes: 1 Session 1.5 hours
Dates: Thu 12:00 PM 10/15
Status: CLOSED

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A transcription project of North Country letters, ca. 1868-1871, reveals the contours of life in the Victorian Era. Based on the courtship letters of Henry Clark of Richville and Arvilla Lucelia Mills of Rensselaer Falls.

To prepare for the class, read a sampling of letters that the presenters will discuss during the class. Click on this link "Five Letters" (given agan at the bottom of this page).

Dr. Thomas N. Baker is Associate Professor of History at SUNY Potsdam. He teaches the History of New York State.

Tabitha Brown, SUNY Potsdam ’20, took a historical transcription course with Dr. Baker, then followed up with an independent study and seminar paper on the letters.

Recording of class 10-15-2020

Special Instructions: You will be emailed a Zoom invite a few days before the class starts. Click on the link in the invite to open your Zoom app.

Cap: 15

Five Letters

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