Contains 5 Results:
From Jennie Hyman Keyserling (Wife), 1905-1915
File — Box: 3, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Several letters, written to William before marriage, contain general updates on life in New York, mention Jennie's position with "the firm"; description of a New York conference commemorating the 150th anniversary of Jews in America; letters written after marriage convey news about the accomplishments and daily changes of the Keyserling's four young children, including description of Herbert's birth and weeks following; Jennie inquires about state of farm business (in South Carolina),...
From Jennie Hyman Keyserling (Wife), 1919-1924
File — Box: 3, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents (Most letters written from New York, several from Beaufort and Charleston); General description of her travels in New York and updates on the children's health and accomplishments (as well as Jennie's occasional parental frustrations); her thoughts on family finances and the concept of "organized charity"; descriptions of New York social life and entertainment (plays on Broadway and the Yiddish Theater); re. an instance of discrimination (?) in Beaufort; mention of a visit (April, 1923) with...
From Jennie Hyman Keyserling (Wife), 1925-1926
File — Box: 3, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Continued correspondence sent from a sanitarium in White Plains, New York where she recovered from ill health; inquiries about health and general well being of her children in Beaufort; reports about her visits with Leon (who was at Columbia University); updates on her health; mentions Leon's involvement with Beta Sigma Roe fraternity; responds to news about family farms and WK's business ventures with Macdonald Wilkins and Co.; musings on what direction Leon's career will take; questions...
From Jennie Hyman Keyserling (Wife), 1927-1930
File — Box: 3, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Sent from New York; updates on children (Leon and Beth are in school in New York); continued accounts of her failing health; mentions the activities of New York relatives; sends encouragement to William re. natural disasters plaguing his farming business; re. an essay Leon published; Jennie asks William not to publish Leon's personal letters in the Beaufort Gazette (no matter how well written); mentions correspondence from Leon who is traveling around Europe (1928); re. a cross-country...
From Jennie Hyman Keyserling (Wife), 1931-1935
File — Box: 3, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Written from New York, Connecticut and Pennsylvania; mentions visiting her cousin Charlie Rose and the Hirschfeld family in CT and other travels in the Northeast; discussion re. expense of "white" help in the north as compared to "colored" workers in Beaufort; discusses the careers and futures of all four children; mentions Charlie and Rosa Hyman's new apartment in New York; updates about various New York relatives; descriptions of travel in the PA mountains with her brother and...