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Collection Number: 05287-z

Collection Title: Eugene H. Storer Letters, 1905-1908

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Size 34 items
Abstract Eugene H. Storer was a music faculty member of Salem Academy, a school for girls in Winston-Salem, N.C. His parents and brother resided in Boston, Mass. The collection contains letters from Eugene H. Storer to his brother, Robert Storer, which discuss Eugene's financial affairs, the success of his oratorio, antique shopping, travel plans, work affairs, and a smallpox outbreak at Salem. The later letters reveal his growing distaste for life in Winston-Salem. Also included are two letters from Eugene to his mother, Josephine Storer, and two to "Harry" regarding a grocery order. The collection also includes letters from Josephine Storer to Robert Storer and her husband while visiting Eugene in Winston-Salem. These letters mainly discuss the weather, rides through the countryside, elegant dinners with other Salem Academy faculty, local fruits and vegetables, and the success of Eugene's oratorio.
Creator Storer, Eugene H.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Eugene H. Storer Letters #5287-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Purchased from L and T Respess Books of Charlottesville, Va., in August 2006 (Acc. 100472).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Eugene H. Storer was a music faculty member of Salem Academy, a school for girls in Winston-Salem, N.C. His parents and brother resided in Boston, Mass.

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Letters from Eugene H. Storer, music teacher at Salem Academy in Winston-Salem, N.C., to his brother, Robert Storer, in Boston, Mass. Letters discuss Eugene's financial affairs, the success of his oratorio, antique shopping, travel plans, work affairs, and a smallpox outbreak at Salem. The later letters reveal his growing distaste for life in Winston-Salem, stating that he would be "glad to get away from these North Carolinians, the longer I stay the more I hate them." Also included are two letters from Eugene to his mother, Josephine Storer, and two to "Harry" regarding a grocery order. The collection also includes letters from Josephine Storer to Robert Storer and her husband while visiting Eugene in Winston-Salem. These letters mainly discuss the "delightful" spring weather, rides through the countryside, elegant dinners with other Salem Academy faculty, local fruits and vegetables, and the success of Eugene's oratorio.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Jessica Sedgwick, September 2006

Encoded by: Jessica Sedgwick, September 2006

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