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Goodykoontz family papers

 Unprocessed — Box: 1
Identifier: ViU-2019-0167

Content Description

This collections centers around Robert Goodykoontz and his family who settled in Roanoke, Virginia. The collection includes letters, photographs, a deed, and ephemera including handwritten family recipes.

Acquisition Type

Purchase

Provenance

Purchased, 22 August 2016.

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1890 - 1950

Extent

0.5 Cubic Feet (1 document box)

Inventory

80 or more letters including 13 to Robert Goodykoontz from his sister-in-law Irene; 39 letters from his mother Lucinda Kathering Woolwine Goodykoontz; letters from family at Virginia College for Women, Harris Military Institute, Roanoke, Va., and a few letters from family members in Kansas City, Mo. Also included are several telegrams, and one V-Mail, Dec.5, 1944 from a nephew in the line of duty.