Class Year

2007

Files

Download

Download Full Text (206 KB)

Description

A collection of family correspondence illustrating service life and current event during the late 1800s - early 1900s. It is comprised of letters written by Captain H.G. Leahy to his wife, 1900-1901, from Gibraltar, containing an account of service life, including the commemoration of the death of Queen Victoria, accession of Edward VII and the visit of the Duke and Duchess of York en route to Australia.

It also includes letters from Alice Leahy to her mother and one to her aunt, from Gibraltar and London, 1899-1900 and letters to her husband, Captain Leahy, 1894-1899.

Special Collections and College Archives Finding Aids are discovery tools used to describe and provide access to our holdings. Finding aids include historical and biographical information about each collection in addition to inventories of their content. More information about our collections can be found on our website http://www.gettysburg.edu/special_collections/collections/.

Publication Date

September 2006

Keywords

Family Correspondence, Queen Victoria, Edward VII, Duke of York, Duchess of York

Disciplines

European History | History | Social History

MS-081: Leahy Family Correspondence; 1894-1901, Gibraltar

Share

COinS