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Finding-Aid for the John G. Douglas Collection (MUM00111)

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Descriptive Summary
PURL:
http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00111/
Creator:
Douglas, John G.
Title:
John G. Douglas Collection.
Inclusive Dates:
1916-1975
Materials in:
English
Abstract:
Collection consists of correspondence and a photograph related to the life of John G. Douglas while he was a geologist in the field, written 1916-1975.
Quantity:
3 boxes.
Number:
MUM00111
Location:
A-7.
Repository :
The University of Mississippi
J.D. Williams Library
Department of Archives and Special Collections
P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677-1848, USA
Phone: 662.915.7408
Fax: 662.915.5734
E-Mail: archive@olemiss.edu
URL: http://www.olemiss.edu/depts/general_library/archives/
Cite as:
John G. Douglas Collection (MUM00111). The Department of Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi.

Scope and Contents Note
Collection consists of correspondence and a photograph related to the life of John G. Douglas while he was a geologist in the field, written 1916-1975. Approximately 359 letters from John Gray Douglas to his mother, father and later his wife, Violet Marshall Douglas, primarily from Venezuela where he worked as a geologist in the oil fields, 1916-1975. The collection also contains a photograph album of a trip to England, Scotland, Wales and Normandy, in 1932.

Restrictions
Access Restrictions
Open.
Use Restriction
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Container List
John G. Douglas Collection
Control No: 98-61




Folder 98-61-1-1
ANS. 19 November 1916. John Gray Douglas, Baltimore, Maryland, to Hon. Theodore Roosevelt. 1 p./ "I am a young . ." with autograph of Roosevelt on reverse.

Folder 98-61-1-2
TLS. 16 September 1924. JGD Iguana Camp, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "At last I got . ."

ALS. 21 September 1924. JGD, Iguana Camp, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 3 pp./"Last night I laid . ."

ALS. 29 September 1924. JGD, Iguana Camp, Venezuela, to "Dear Father." 3 pp./ "Today, the 29th the . ."

Folder 98-61-1-3
ALS. 6 October 1924. JGD, Iguana Camp, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "Yesterday (Sunday), I went . ."

ALS. 10 October 1924. JGD, Iguana Camp, Venezuela, to "Dear Katherine." 1 p./ "Here's your letter you . ."

Folder 98-6-1-4 ALS. 8 November 1924. JGD, Iguana Camp, Venezuela, to "Dear Father." 2 pp./ "Yesterday, when it was . ." with attached ALS. 11 November 1924. JGD, Iguana Camp, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "Please excuse the haste . ."

ALS. 16 November 1924. JGD, Iguana Camp, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "I hope you got . ."

ALS. 1 December 1924. JGD, Iguana Camp, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 6 pp./ "It is in the . ."

Folder 98-61-1-5
ALS. 14 February 1925. JGD, El Nenito Camp, to "Dear Mother." 4 pp./ "I am still here . ."

ALS. Fragment. 24 February 1925. JGD, Iguana Camp, to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "As you see, I . ."

TLS. 13 March 1925. JGD, Bella Vista, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "I am sure in . ."

Folder 98-61-1-6
TLS. 20 March 1925. JGD, Cabimas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "Here I am, the . ."

TLS. 29 March 1925. JGD, Bella Vista, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "The 'Carabobo' returns today . ." with attached TN. 2 April [1925]. [JGD], 1 p./ "It was certainly too . ."

TL. 7 April 1925. [JGD], El Menito, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "They are bailing the . ."

Folder 98-61-1-7
TLS. 14 April 1925. JGD, El Menito, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "My how time is . .

TLS. 19 April [1925]. JGD, El Menito, Venezuela. 1 p./ "There was a big . .

TL. 4 May 1925. [JGD], Bella Vista, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "Well, I see that . ."

Folder 98-61-1-8
TLS. 5 May [1925]. JGD, [Maracaibo Terminal, Venezuela]. 1 p./ "To night I am . ."

ALS. 10 May 1925. JGD, Bella Vista, Tennesse, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "I am writing this . ."

TLS. 31 May 1925. JGD, Bella Vista, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "I am still here . ."

Folder 98-61-1-9
TLS. 3 June 1925. JGD to "Dear Father." 1 p./ "Well, Noble and I . ."

TLS. 5 July 1925. JGD to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "Yesterday we celebrated the . ."

ALS. 28 August 1925. JGD, "Oranje Nassau" Somewhere between Curacao and Puerto Colombia, to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "This sure has been . ."

Folder 98-61-1-10

ALS. 29 April 1926. JGD, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "I am writing as . ."
ALS. 2 May 1926. JGD, "Totally at Sea," to "Dear Mother." 3 pp./ "I went ashore just . ."

ALS. 8 May 1926. JGD, Curacao, D. W. I, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "My bridges are burned . ."

Folder 98-61-1-11

ALS. 11 May 1926. JGD, Bella Vista, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "I arrived late yesterday . ."

TLS. 15 May 1926. JGD, Cabimas Camp, [Venezuela], to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "Here I am, back . ."

TLS. 25 May 1926. JGD, Bella Vista, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "I receivedyour letter . ."

Folder 98-61-1-12

TLS. 1 June 1926. JGD, Cabimas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "I am sort of working . ."

TLS. 7 June 1926. JGD, Cabimas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "I sure am busy . ." with attached TLS. 16 June 1926. JGD, Bella Vista, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "There is a special . ."

TLS. 17 June 1926. JGD, Cabimas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "It is now 10.35 . ."

Folder 98-61-1-13

TLS. 7 July 1926. JGD, Cabimas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "Well, here it is . ."

TLS. 12 July 1926. JGD, Cabimas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "I was fortunate enough . ."

TLS. 29 July 1926. JGD, Bella Vista, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "Well, I am out of the hospital. ."

Folder 98-61-1-14

TLS. 4 August 1926. JGD, Bella Vista, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "I am going to . ."

TLS. 16 August 1926. JGD, Bella Vista, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "I returned here Sunday . ."

ALS. 3 September 1926. JGD, Bella Vista, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "I sure am an . ."


Folder 98-61-1-15

ALS. 7 September 1926. JGD, Bella Vista Hospital, Venezuela, to "Dear Father." 2 pp./ "I feel that it . ."

TLS. 13 September 1926. JGD, Bella Vista, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "I am sending this . ."
TLS. 17 October 1926. JGD, Cabimas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "It is almost the . ."

Folder 98-64-1-16

TLS. 17 November 1926. JGD, Cabimas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "Well, Ches. Baird has . ."

TLS. 25 November 1926. JGD, Cabimas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "Well, here it is . ."

TLS. 30 November 1926. JGD, Cabimas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "Well, it seems fairly . ."

Folder 98-61-1-17

TLS. 8 December 1926. JGD, Cabimas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "We have not yet . ."

TLS. 23 December 1926. JGD, Cabimas, Venezuela to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "I sure have been . ."

Folder 98-61-1-18

TLS. 20 January 1927. JGD, Cabimas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "Well, here it is . ."

TLS/ALS. 25 January 1927. JGD, Cabimas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "Well, the die is . ."

TLS/ALS. 2 February 1927. JGD, Cabimas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "Another week has rolled . ."

Folder 98-61-1-19

TLS. 10 February 1927. JGD, Cabimas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "This is probably the . ."

Autograph card, signed. 31 May [1927]. JGD, Richmond, Indiana, to "Dear Mother"/ "At Richmond, Ind . ."

Autograph card, signed. 4 June 1927. JGD, Rosiclare, Illinois, to "Dear Mother"/ "We are leaving Rosiclare . ."

Folder 98-61-1-20

ALS. 7 June 1927. JGD to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "We left the fluorspan . ." Written on The Palmer Hotel, Paducah, Kentucky letterhead.

ALS. 14 June 1927. JGD to "Dear Father." 1 p./ "We exepect to leave here . ." Written on Commerical Hotel, Bonne Terre, Missouri letterhead.

ALS. 17 June 1927. JGD to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "Arrived at Joplin this . ." Written on Hotel Connor, Joplin, Missouri letterhead.

Folder 98-61-1-21

ALS. 21 June 1927. JGD to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "Here we are in . ." Written on Hotel Miami, Miami, Oklahoma letterhead.

ALS. 24 June 1927. JGD to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "We are going to . ." Written on Hotel Connor letterhead, but hand habeled "Miami".

ALS. 29 June 1927. JGD to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "We arrived in Pueblo . ." Written on Rocky Mountain Lodges, Grand Lake, Colorado letterhead.

Folder 98-61-1-22

ALS. 4 July 1927. JGD to "Dear Mother." 4 pp./ "Here it is the . ." Written on The Hampton, Belle Fourche, South Dakota letterhead.

ALS. 8 July 1927. JGD to "Dear Mother." 3 pp./ "We arrived here this . ." Written on Sylvan Lake Hotel, Custer, South Dakota letterhead.

ALS. 11 July 1927. JGD to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "We have just visited . ." Written on The Franklin, Deadwood, South Dakota letterhead.

Folder 98-61-1-23

ALS. 15 July 1927. JGD to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "We arrived here at . ." Written on the New Park Hotel, Eveleth, Minnesota letterhead.

ALS. 16 July 1927. JGD to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "Dr. Singewald told us . ." Written on Schroeder Hotels, Duluth, Minnesota letterhead.

ALS. 19 July 1927. JGD to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "Here we are at . ." Written on Douglass House, Houghton, Michigan letterhead.



Folder 98-61-1-24

ALS. 23 July 1927. JGD to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "Here we are in . ." Written on Hotel Retlaw, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin letterhead.

ALS. 28 July 1927. JGD to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "I expect to be . ." Written on Hotel Argonne, Lima, Ohio letterhead.

TLS. 13 August 1927. JGD, Geological Department, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, to "Dear Buck." 2 pp./ "I have just returned . ."

Folder 98-61-1-25

ALS. 6 July 1928. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "The mail closes at . ."

ALS. 9 July 1928. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 3 pp./ "So far there has . ."

ALS. 18 July 1928. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "I ought to have . ."

Folder 98-61-1-26

ALS. 23 August 1928. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "Saturday night I had . ."

ALS. 5 September 1928. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to 'Dear Mother." 1 p./ "There still does not . ."

ALS. 11 September 1928. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "I was a little . ."

Folder 98-61-1-27

ALS. 20 September 1928. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "You disappointed me yesterday . ."

ALS. 27 September 1928. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "Your 'Lara' letter and . ."

ALS. 19 October 1928. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "Well, I went out . ."

Folder 98-61-1-28

ALS. 25 October 1928. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Katherine" 1 p./ "I guess there is . ."

TLS. 2 November 1928. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "Bill and I are . ."


ALS. 6 December 1928. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "Well, I've surely had . ."

ALS. 25 December 1928. JGD to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "Christmas Day! I wonder . ."

Folder 98-61-1-29

ALS. 11 January 1929. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "Today is Friday and . ."

ALS. 8 February 1929. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "I received your letter . ."

ALS. 28 February 1929. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "Here it is the . ."

Folder 98-61-1-30

ALS. 14 March 1929. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "I have been here . ."

TLS. 26 April 1929. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "The most interesting news . .'

TLS. 10 May 1929. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "I am going to . ."

Folder 98-61-1-31

TLS. 16 May 1929. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "I have just finished. ."

TLS. 31 May 1929. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "Here it is mail . ."

TLS. 21 June 1929. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "Day before yesterday I . ."

Folder 98-61-1-32

TLS. 6 July 1929. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "Well the holidays are . ."

TLS. 23 August 1929. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "Another week rolled by . ."

TLS. 28 August 1929. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "Well, we had a . .'

Folder 98-61-1-33

TLS. 12 September 1929. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "I am writing this . ."

TLS. 3 October 1929. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "Well! I have got . ."

TLS. 25 October 1929. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "I was very much . ."

Folder 98-61-1-34

TLS. 7 February 1930. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "I guess that about . ."

TLS. 21 March 1930. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "Thanks a lot for . ."

TLS. 28 March 1930. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "Here it is the . ."

Folder 98-61-1-35

ALS. 22 June 1930. JGD to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "Well, I'm all alone . ." Written on Manger Hotels, NewYork City letterhead.

ALS. 5 July 1930. JGD, Almost to Aruba, to "Dear Mother." 1 p./ "Well, I thought I'd . ."

TLS. 29 August 1930. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Father and Mother." 2 pp./ "This letter should reach . ."

Folder 98-61-1-36

TLS. 12 September 1930. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother and Father." 2 pp./ "This letter should reach . ."

TLS. 19 September 1930. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Father and Mother." 2 pp./ "Now that the series . ."

TLS. 10 October 1930. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Father and Mother." 2 pp./ "Things seem like old . ."

Folder 98-61-1-37

TLS. 20 November 1930. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother and Father." 2 pp./ "I am sorry I . ."

TLS. 5 December 1930. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Father and Mother." 2 pp./ "Well, I guess its . ."

TLS. 12 December 1930. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother and Father." 2 pp./ "This will have to . ."

Folder 98-61-1-38

TLS. 2 January 1931. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Father and Mother." 2 pp./ "Another year, this one . ."

TLS. 23 January 1931. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Father and Mother." 2 pp./ "Having just finished the . ."

TLS. 6 February 1931. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Father and Mother." 2 pp./ "Tomorrow makes another month . ."

Folder 98-61-1-39

TLS. 13 February 1931. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Father and Mother." 2 pp./ "I have just written . ."

TLS. 19 February 1931. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Father and Mother." 2 pp./ "Thanks a lot for . ."

TLS. 27 March 1931. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother and Father." 2 pp./ "It was just about . ."

Folder 98-61-1-40

TLS. 17 April 1931. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother and Father." 2 pp./ "This has been a . ."

TLS. 1 May 1931. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother and Father." 2 pp./ "Another week safely passed . ."

TLS. 15 May 1931. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Father and Mother." 2 pp./ "Summer has come for . ."

TLS. 23 June 1931. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Father and Mother." 1 p./ "Well, I guess I've . ."

Folder 98-61-1-41

ALS. 12 July 1932. JGD, S. S. City of Havre, to "Dear Mother." 2 pp./ "Here we are, halfway . ." Written on Baltimore Mail Line letterhead.

ALS. 22 July 1932. JGD to "Dear Father." 2 pp./ "Here's a letter from . ." Written on The Cockburn Hotel, Edinburgh, Scotland letterhead.

ALS. 11 November 1932. JGD, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to "Dear Miss Marshall" [Violet]. 1 p./ "I am picking today . ."

Folder 98-61-1-42

ALS. 21 November 1923. JGD, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to "Dear Miss Marshall." 1 p./ "Thanks a lot for . ."

ALS. 29 November 1932. JGD, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to "Dear Miss Marshall." 1 p./ "I hope you enjoyed . ."

ALS. 14 December 1932. JGD, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to "Dear Miss Marshall." 1 p./ "Thanks a whole lot . ."

Folder 98-61-1-43

ALS. 20 January 1933. JGD, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to "Dear Miss Marshall." 1 p./ "I've been intending to . ."

TLS. 9 February 1933. "Al", Maracaibo, Venezuela, to 'Doug, ole pal." 2 pp./ "Had just about decided . ."

ALS. 10 February 1933. JGD, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to "Dear Miss Marshall." 1 p./ "I enjoyed your letter . ."

Folder 98-61-1-44

ALS. 4 April 1933. JGD, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to "Dear Miss Marshall." 1 p./ "As you may have . ."

ALS. 7 May 1933. JGD to "Dear Vi" [Marshall] 1 p./ "No, I really don't . ."

ALS. 3 July 1933. JGD, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall]. 1 p./ "I finally made myself . ."

Folder 98-61-1-45

ALS. 21 July 1933. JGD, Baltimore, Maryland, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall]. 1 p./ "Here I am, back . ."

ALS. 3 August 1933. JGD, Baltimore, Maryland, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall]. 1 p./ "Here, at last, are . ."

Photo postcard, signed. 14 August 1933. JGD to "Dear Vi" [Marshall]/ "Spending a week here . ." Postcard of City High School, Rogersville, Tennessee.

Folder 98-61-1-46

Postcard, signed. 25 August 1933. JGD to "Dear Vi" [Marshall]/ "We're having a fine . ." Postcard of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

ALS. 7 September 1933. JGD, Baltimore, Maryland, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall]. 1 p./ "I just received, today . ."

ALS. 13 September 1933. JGD, Baltimore, Maryland, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall]. 1 p./ "I have been away . ."

Folder 98-61-1-47

ALS. 23 September 1933. JGD, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall]. 1 p./ "I arrived safely Sunday . ."

TLS. 16 November 1933. JGD, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall]. 1 p./ "I hope that you will . ."

ALS. 19 December 1933. JGD, Baltimore, Maryland, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall]. 1 p./ "I am afraid I . ."

ALS. 29 December 1933. JGD, Baltimore, Maryland, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall]. 1 p./ "Thanks so much for . ."


Folder 98-61-1-48

ALS. 31 January 1934. JGD, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall]. 1 p./ "Well, we reached the . ."

ALS. 20 February 1934. JGD, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall]. 1 p./ "Thanks a lot for . ."

ALS. 12 March 1934. JGD, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall]. 1 p./ "You need not apologize . ."

Folder 98-61-1-49

Postcard, signed. 23 March 1934. JGD to "Dear Vi" [Marshall]/ "We didn't see the . ." Postcard of Magnolia Gardens, Charleston, South Carolina.

ALS. 24 March 1934. JGD, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall]. 2 pp./ "We rolled in from . ."

ALS. 14 April 1934. JGD, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall]. 1 p./ "It hardly seems as . ."

Folder 98-61-2-1
ALS. 18 April 1934. JGD, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall]. 1 p./ "I just received your . ."

ALS. 13 May 1934. JGD, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall]. 1 p./ "I haven't forgotten how . ."

ALS. 23 May 1934. JGD, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall]. 1 p./ "I'm sorry I let. ."

Folder 98-61-2-2
ALS. 10 June 1934. JGD, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall]. 1 p./ "Well, I've almost taken . ."

ALS. 16 June 1934. JGD, Baltimore, Maryland, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall]. 1 p./ "Please excuse the fact . ."

Autograph card, signed. 19 June 1934. JGD, Baltimore, Maryland, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall]/ "Just a dashed off . ."
Folder 98-61-2-3
ALS. 1 July 1934. JGD, Baltimore, Maryland, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "I heard from the . ."

ANS. 6 July 1934. JGD to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "Just a line to . ." Written on Hotel Lincoln, New York City, New York letterhead.

ALS. 5 August 1934. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "I am beginning to . ."

Folder 98-61-2-4
ALS. 28 August 1934. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "Thanks a lot for . ."

ALS. 10 September 1934. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "I have just returned . ."

ALS. 19 September 1934. JGD, Laguinillas Camp, [Venezuela], to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "I surely do appreciate . ."

Folder 98-61-2-5
ALS. 4 October 1934. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "I am afraid there's . ."

ALS. 18 October 1934. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "I'm writing this from . ."

ALS. 7 November 1934. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 2 pp./ "I was all set . ."

Folder 98-61-2-6
ALS. 29 November 1934. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "Happy Thanksgiving to you!"

ALS. 7 December 1934. Vi [Marshall] to "Dear Johnny" [Douglas], 2 pp./ "Prepare yourself for antyhing . ."

ALS. 20 December 1934. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 4 pp./ "Here I am in Maracaibo . ."

Folder 98-61-2-7
ALS. 2 January 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "I am afraid this . ."

ALS. 12 January 1935. JGD, Cabimas, [Venezuela], to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "I've had a nice week . ."

ALS. 16 January 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "Well, I've just come . ."
Folder 98-61-2-8
ALS. 30 January 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "Here's another month gone . ."

ALS. 6 February 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "I am writing this . ."

ALS. 13 February 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 2 pp./ "I've got lots to . ."

Folder 98-61-2-9
ALS. 28 February 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "Nothing much exciting to . ."

ALS. 13 March 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 2 pp./ "I was very glad . .'

ALS. 28 March 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "Just a short note . ."

Folder 98-61-2-10

ALS. 18 April 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 2 pp./ "Well, my new assistant . ."

ALS. 1 May 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "Here it is May . ."

ALS. 22 May 1935. JGD, [Maracaibo, Venezuela], to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "I have just time . ."

Folder 98-61-2-11
ALS. 30 May 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "Thanks a lot for . ."

ALS. 6 June 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "We have been flooded . ."

ALS. 9 June 1935. Vi [Marshall] to "Dear John" [Douglas], 4 pp./ "Hope you could make . ."

Folder 98-61-2-12
ALS. 12 June 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 2 pp./ "I'm not mailing this . ."

ALS. 13 June 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Vi writes me she's . ."

ALS. 20 June 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "Here I am, travelling . ."

Folder 98-61-2-13
ALS. 25 June 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "Good news! I received . ."

ALS. 9 July 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "I got mixed up . .'

ALS. 1 August 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother, 1 p./ "Just a brief note . ."

Folder 98-61-2-14
ALS. 10 August 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Well, Vi has gone, and . ."

ALS. 10 August 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "This is just a . ."

ALS. 13 August 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "Back in the field . ."

Folder 98-61-2-15
ALS. 15 August 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "I am afraid I've . ."

ALS. 19 August 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "I was awfully glad . ."

ALS. 21 August 1935. Vi [Marshall], Jackson Heights, to "Dear John" [Douglas], 1 p./ "Received your letter to . .'

Folder 98-61-2-16
ALS. 26 August 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 2 pp./ "Time does manage to . ."

ALS. 2 September 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 2 pp./ "You bet those crosses . ."

ALS. 9 September 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 2 pp./ "I just returned, yesterday . ."

Folder 98-61-2-17
ALS. 16 September 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 2 pp./ "Yesterday marked the end . ."

ALS. 23 September 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 2 pp./ "Another week, and almost . ."

ALS. 30 September 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 2 pp./ "Here's to the end . ."

Folder 98-61-2-18
ALS. 7 October 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 2 pp./ "I've just returned from . ."

ALS. 14 October 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dearest" [Vi Marshall], 2 pp./ "I arrived here, today . ."

ALS. 22 October 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 2 pp./ "I am stealing a . ."

Folder 98-61-2-19
ALS. 23 October 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "At last, here's the . ." with attached photographs.

ALS. 28 October 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "Another month almost gone . ."

ALS. 3 November 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "In my last letter . ."

Folder 98-61-2-20
ALS. 11 November 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 2 pp./ "We had another dance . ."

ALS. 18 November 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 2 pp./ "We've passed the 15th . ."

ALS. 24 November 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 2 pp./ "You seem to have . ."

Folder 98-61-2-21
ALS. 1 December 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dearest one" [Vi Marshall], 2 pp./ "I gather, from your . ."

ALS. 8 December 1935. JGD to "Dearest" [Vi Marshall], 1 p./ "I don't know whether . ."

ALS. 15 December 1935. JGD to "Dearest" [Vi Marshall], 2 pp./ "Today I'm officially entitled . ."

Folder 98-61-2-22
ALS. 22 December 1935. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dearest" [Vi Marshall], 1 p./ "We're living in stirring . ."

TLS. Photocopy. 26 December 1935. Bill, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother and Dad," 4 pp./ "I told you that . ."


ALS. 29 December 1935. JGD, Cabimas, Venezuela, to "Dearest" [Vi Marshall], 2 pp./ "Your letter written the . ."

Folder 98-61-2-23
ALS. 5 January 1936. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dearest" [Vi Marshall], 1 p./ "Yesterday was a big . ."

ALS. 20 January 1936. JGD, Cabimas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 2 pp./ "I had a terrible . ."

ALS. 26 January 1936. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "First of all I . ."

Folder 98-61-2-24
ALS. 2 February 1936. JGD, Cabimas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "The pictures have arrived . ."

ANS. 5 February 1936. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "Here, at last are . ." with attached photograph.

ALS. 9 February 1936. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "I received your picture . ."

Folder 98-61-2-25
ALS. 14 February 1936. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "This is a special . ."

ALS. 16 February 1936. JGD, Cabimas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "I'm very much afraid . ."

ALS. 23 February 1936. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "Your special delivery air . ."

Folder 98-61-2-26
ALS. 1 March 1936. JGD, Cabimas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 2 pp./ "Today marks the beginning . ."

ALS. 4 March 1936. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 2 pp./ "I'm enclosing Mrs. Calmes' . ."

ALS. 8 March 1936. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 2 pp./ "I have just come . ."

Folder 98-61-2-27
ALS. 15 March 1936. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "Here we are, just . ."

ALS. 22 March 1936. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 2 pp./ "Here we are finishing . ."

ALS. 29 March 1936. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 2 pp./ "I spent this afternoon . ."

Folder 98-61-2-28
ALS. [Easter Sunday 1936]. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 2 pp./ "Happy Easter, to the . ."

ALS. 5 April 1936. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "Your letter arrived much . ."

ALS. 19 April 1936. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "Well, the big day . ."

Folder 98-61-2-29
ALS. 26 April 1936. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 2 pp./ "Two days less than . ."

ALS. 3 May 1936. JGD, Cabimas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 2 pp./ "At last the month . ."

ALS. 10 May 1936. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "I spent most of . ."

Folder 98-61-2-30
ALS. 14 May 1936. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Marshall], 1 p./ "Our furniture is now . ."

ALS. 19 May 1936. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Your final leter to . ."

ALS. 19 May 1936. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "My dearest one" [Vi Marshall], 3 pp./ "At last I am . ."

Folder 98-61-2-31
Telegram. 21 May 1936. JGD, Miami, to Violet Marshall/ "Arrived Miami Five Forty . ."

Telegram. 22 May 1936. JGD to Violet Marshall/ "On board coast line . ."

ALS. 21 June 1936. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezueuala, to "Dear Mother" 1 p./ "We reached Paraguana yesterday . ."

Folder 98-61-2-32
ALS. 28 June 1936. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Today we are celebrating . ."

ALS. 29 July 1936. JGD, Cabimas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Well, apparently my promises . ."
ALS. 4 August 1936. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Vi and I are . ."

Folder 98-61-2-33
ALS. 19 August 1936. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Here, at long last . ."

ALS. 31 August 1936. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "I am writing this . ."

ALS. 17 November 1936. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Tho I headed this . ."

Folder 98-61-2-34
ALS. 3 February 1937. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Well, we returned from . ."

ALS. 2[8] February 1937. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Well, I still have . ."

ALS. 5 April 1937. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Yesterday was Vi's birthday . ."

Folder 98-61-2-35
ALS. 10 April 1938. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 2 pp./ "Well, we're back, safe . ."

ALS. 10 July 1938. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "At last we have . ."

ALS. 11 September 1938. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Vi is taking a . ."

Folder 98-61-2-36
ALS. 2 October 1938. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Well, we returned from . ."

ALS. 9 November 1938. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "We went to Maracaibo . ."

ALS. 13 November 1938. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Back on my Sunday . ."

Folder 98-61-2-37
ALS. 20 November 1938. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Well, I'll try and . ."

ALS. 27 November 1938. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Tomorrow will mark two . ."

ALS. 18 December 1938. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "I am writing this . ."

ALS. 25 December 1938. JGD, Lagunillas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "I hope you enjoyed . ."

Folder 98-61-2-38
ALS. 10 January 1939. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Since my last letter . ."

ALS. 17 January 1939. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "I haven't heard from . ."

ALS. 30 January 1939. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "At last! You air . ."

Folder 98-61-2-39
ALS. 9 February 1939. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "I'm afraid I can't . ."

ALS. 21 February 1939. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "You could never guess . ."

ALS. 29 March 1939. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Hollis Hedberg came over . ."

Folder 98-61-2-40
ALS. 18 April 1939. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "I saw Ed Morgan . ."

ALS. 10 July 1939. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "This is not much . ."

ALS. 29 July 1939. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Since Grady Davis left . ."

Folder 98-61-2-41
ALS. 8 August 1939. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Well, I'm a week . ."

ALS. 8 September 1939. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "I guess there'll be . ."

ALS. 21 December 1939. JGD, S. S. Poseidon (at sea), to "Dear Mother and Katherine," 1 p./ "I have been thinking . ."

ALS. 28 December 1939. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "We are fairly well . ."

Folder 98-61-2-42
TLS. 29 January 1940. [illegible], Caracas, Venezuela, to " Dear Doug," 2 pp./ "I hope that you . ."

Telegram. 27 February 1940. John, Miami, Florida, to Violet Douglas/ "Miami Noon."

Telegram. 27 February 1940. John, Baltimore, Maryland, to Violet Douglas/ "Safe Baltimore."

Telegram. 15 March 1940. JGD to Violet Douglas/ "Home Tomorrow."

Folder 98-61-2-43
ALS. 4 August 1940. [signature illegible], Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Friends O' Mine," 1 p./ "I send you this . ."

ALS. 8 September 1940. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "I am sure glad . ."

TLS. 14 October 1940. [signature illegible], Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dear Doug," 2 pp./ "As you may well . ."

Folder 98-61-2-44
ALS. 19 October 1940. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "I can't understand why . ."

Telegram. 26 October 1940. JGD, Port Au Prince, Haiti, to Violet Douglas/ "Delayed night Haiti."

Folder 98-61-2-45
ALS. 21 February 1941. JGD to "Dear Mother," 2 pp./ "No letter from you . ."

ALS. 19 April 1941. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 2 pp./ "We got back from . ."

ALS. 24 May 1941. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Your letter arrived finally . ."

Folder 98-61-2-46
ALS. 1 November 1941. JGD to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "I am going to . ."

ALS. 12 December 1941. JGD, Maracaibo, to "Dear Mother," 2 pp./ "Yes indeed, things do . ."

TLS. 15 December 1941. Riggs National Bank, Washington, D. C., to "Dear Mrs. Douglas," 1 p./ "This is to advise . ." with deposit ticket.
Folder 98-61-2-47
TL. 3 March 1942. [JGD], Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Jack" [J. C. Dunlap], 1 p./ "I was very glad . ."

ALS. 8 August 1942. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezeula, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Your news of Percy's . ."

Folder 98-61-2-48
ALS. 5 September 1942. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "I was glad to . ."

TL. 16 September 1942. [JGD], Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Grady" [I. G. Davis], 1 p./ "Thanks for your letter . ."

ALS. 21 October 1942. JGD, Merida, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "We arrived here last . ."

Folder 98-61-2-49
TLS. 25 February 1943. Vi [Douglas], Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 2 pp./ "John is spending this . ."

ALS. 18 September 1943. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Well, we got thru . ."

Telegram. 4 October 1943. JGD, Caracas, to Violet Douglas/ "Felice Cumpleanos con amor."

Folder 98-61-2-50
ALS. 15 October 1943. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 2 pp./ "First, I must say . ." On Hotel Avila letterhead.

ALS. 17 October 1943. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 2 pp./ "I've been enjoying . ." On Hotel Avila letterhead.

ALS. 19 October 1943. JGD, Caracas Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "Grady and I are . ." On Hotel Avila letterhead.

Folder 98-61-2-51
ALS. 21 October 1943. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "Well we leave for . ."

ALS. 23 October 1943. JGD, San Tome, [Venezuela], to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "As you heard yesterday . ."

ALS. 26 October 1943. JGD, San Tome, [Venezuela], to "Dear Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "I am sorely tempted . ."

Folder 98-61-3-1
ALS. 28 October 1943. JGD, San Tome, [Venezuela], to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "Five letters today, the . ."

ALS. 29 October 1943. JGD, San Tome, [Venezuela], to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "Your letter of the . ."

ALS. 31 October 1943. JGD, San Tome, [Venezuela], to "Dearest Darling Vidie," [Violet Douglas], 1 p./ "I am sitting here . ."

Folder 98-61-3-2
ALS. 3 November 1943. JGD, San Tome, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "Hope you had a . ."

ALS. 6 November 1943. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "I surely was glad . ."

Folder 98-61-3-3
ALS. 14 January 1944. JGD, San Tome, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "I arrived in Barecelona . ."

ALS. 19 January 1944. JGD, San Tome, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "I am sitting here . ."

ALS. 12 February 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "We're still in Caracas . ."

Folder 98-61-3-4
ALS. 16 February 1944. JGD to "Dear Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "Just a line to . ."

ALS. 18 February 1944. JGD to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "I've just returned from . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela letterhead.

ALS. 20 February 1944. JGD to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "I've finally fulfilled one . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela letterhead.

Folder 98-61-3-5
ALS. 22 February 1944. "Donny" [JGD] to "Dearest Vidie" [Vi Douglas], 1 p./ "Just a line or . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela letterhead.

ALS. 23 February 1944. JGD to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "I finally got to . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela letterhead.


ALS. 25 February 1944. JGD to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "I'm almost too blue . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela letterhead.

Folder 98-61-3-6
ALS. 27 February 1944. JGD to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 2 pp./ "I just had to . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela letterhead.

ALS. 1 March 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "Still no dope on . ."

ALS. 3 March 1944. JGD to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "Just got your letter . ."

Folder 98-61-3-7
ALS. 4 March 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vidie," [Douglas], 1 p./ "Yours of the 1st . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela letterhead.

ALS. 5 March 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "I'm sending this note . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela letterhead.

ALS. 8 March 1944. JGD, "Still here," to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "This is the day . ."

Folder 98-61-3-8
ALS. 11 April 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "The trip was quite . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezeula letterhead.

ALS. 13 April 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "I still have no . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezeula letterhead.

ALS. 15 April 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "Well, I've spent a . ."

Folder 98-61-3-9
ALS. 18 April 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "Just got your latest . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela, letterhead.

ALS. 20 April 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "I had trouble yesterday . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela, letterhead.


ALS. 22 April 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Vi always forwards your . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela, letterhead.

Folder 98-61-3-10
ALS. 23 April 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi," 1 p./ "Saturday afternoon with nothing . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela, letterhead.

ALS. 24 April 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "I've been trying and . ."

ALS. 26 April 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "Just got your letter . ."

Folder 98-61-3-11
ALS. 27 April 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "Here are the checks . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela letterhead.

ALS. 29 April 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Still here in Caracas . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela, letterhead.

ALS. 29 April 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "Two days have gone . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela, letterhead.

Folder 98-61-3-12
ALS. 29 April 1944. "Donny" [JGD], Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "I've already written . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela, letterhead.

ALS. 2 May 1944. "Donny" [JGD], Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "I am dashing this . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela, letterhead.

ALS. 3 May 1944. "Donny" [JGD] to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "I'm just dashing this . ."

Folder 98-61-3-13
ALS. May 5, 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "I'm writing this in . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela letterhead.

ALS. 6 May 1944. "Donny" [JGD], to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "In my letter of . ."


ALS. 8 May 1944. "Donny" [JGD], to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "Gee but it was . ."

Folder 98-61-3-14
ALS. 10 May 1944. "Donny" [JGD], to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas]. 1 p./ "I'm awfully sorry you . ." Written on Hotel Avila. Caracas, Venezuela letterhead.

ALS. 12 May 1944. "Donny" [JGD], to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 2 pp./ "They're all out of . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela letterhead.

ALS. 13 May 1944. "Donny" [JGD], Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "I wrote you last . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela letterhead.

Folder 98-61-3-15
ALS. 14 May 1944. "Donny" [JGD], Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 2 pp./ "That was surely a . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela, letterhead.

ALS. 15 May 1944. JGD to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "Just a note in . ."

ALS. 16 May 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 2 pp./ "Well, its the 25th . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela letterhead.

Folder 98-61-3-16
ALS. 18 May 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 2 pp./ "Well, today's the day . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela letterhead.

ALS. 20 May 1944. JGD to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "This is going to . ."

ALS. 4 June 1944. JGD to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "I am afraid I'm . ."

Folder 98-61-3-17
ALS. 20 June 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 3 pp./ "Had a rather bumpy . ."

ALS. 22 June 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "More stove hunting yesterday . ."

ALS. 23 June 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "I received two letters . ."

Folder 98-61-3-18
ALS. 24 June 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 2 pp./ "Well, here I am . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela letterhead.

ALS. 29 June 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 3 pp./ "I doubt this will . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela letterhead.

Folder 98-61-3-19
ALS. 1 July 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 2 pp./ "I am to leave . ." Written on Hotel Avila, Caracas, Venezuela letterhead.

ALS. 8 October 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "This past week has . ."

ALS. 15 October 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "We spent most of . ."

Folder 98-61-3-20
ALS. 29 October 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "I managed to pick . ."

ALS. 20 November 1944. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "We've had a house . ."

TLS. [1944]. Vi [Douglas] to "Dearest John," 1 p./ "I just received your letter . ."

Folder 98-61-3-21
ALS. 2 January 1945. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Happy New Year!"

ALS. 4 February 1945. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "I surely was sorry . ."

ALS. 16 April 1945. JGD, Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "The news this week . .'

Folder 98-61-3-22
ALS. 28 October 1945. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Well our revolution seems . ."

ALS. 4 December 1945. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "I am a day . ."

ALS. 21 December 1945. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to " Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Just a little note . ."

ALS. 26 December 1945. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "I received your letter . ."

Folder 98-61-3-23
ALS. 2 January 1946. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Happy New Year, and . ."

ALS. 8 November 1946. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "This has been one . ."

ALS. 12 December 1946. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "No letter from you . ."

ALS. 26 December 1946. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "I wish I had . ."

Folder 98-61-3-24
ALS. 12 April 1947. JGD to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Well, we got back . ."

ALS. 4 May 1947. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "I've been very busy . ."

Folder 98-61-3-25
ALS. 15 July 1947. JGD to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Another birthday rolling around . ."

ALS. 23 October 1947. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "I'm a day late . ."

Folder 98-61-3-26
ALS. 8 March 1948. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Well I got up . ."

ALS. 20 March 1948. JGD to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Well we got back . ."

ALS. 28 April 1949. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Each week seems to . ."

Folder 98-61-3-27
AL. 14 January 1949. Fragment. Unsigned. To Katherine, 1 p./ "I can't tell you . ."

ALS. 17 January 1949. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "I am dashing this . ."

ALS. 24 January 1949. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Well, one strike didn't . ."

ALS. 8 February 1949. JGD, Maracaibo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "Well Mr. Gulf . ."

ALS. 6 April 1949. JGD to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "I was shocked by . ."

ALS. 1 December 1949. JGD to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "I've got writer's cramp . ."

Folder 98-61-3-28
TLS. 24 April 1952. Vi [Douglas] to "Dear Mother," 2 pp./ "I'll try to get . ."

TL. Carbon copy. 1 September 1959. JGD to Mr. H. J. Funkhouser, 1 p./ "I was very much . ." with attached TLS. 14 September 1959. H. J. Funkhouser, Mene Grande Oil Company, Caracas, Venezuela, to Dr. John G. Douglas, 1 p./ "In reply to your letter . ."

Folder 98-61-3-29
TLS. 17 September 1975. "Bill" [W. H. Collier], Tyler, Texas, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 2 pp./ "Your fine letter came . ."

TLS. 25 September 1975. Photocopy. June Thomas, Geological Society of America, Boulder, Colorado, to Mr. John C. Dunlap, 1 p./ "Attached is a proof . ." with attached GSA Memorial to John Gray Douglas, 3 pp.

Folder 98-61-3-30
ALS. Undated. JGD, Estado Trujillo, Venezuela, to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "This will probably be . ." Written on Hotel Suiza letterhead.

ALS. Undated. "Donny" [JGD], Caracas, Venezuela, to "Dearest Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "Week ends are tougher . ."

ALS. 30 December, no year. [Ames] to "Dear Vi" [Douglas], 1 p./ "Ever since our telephone . ."

Folder 98-61-3-31
ALS. [1936]. Vi [Marshall], to "Dear Mrs. Douglas," 1 p./ "I received your nice . ."

Telegram. Undated. JGD to Violet Marshall/ "Merry Xmas All Well . ."

ALS. 5 September no year. JGD to "Dear Mother," 1 p./ "I thought I'd write . ."

Folder 98-61-3-32
ALS. [1932]. Violet Marshall, 1 p./ "Hello! Here we are in . . "

Folder 98-61-3-33
TLS. Undated. Fragment. JGD, 1 p./ "I thought that as . ."

ALS. [1939]. Fragment. Vi [Marshall], 1 p./ "I have enjoyed my . ."

TLS. Undated. JGD, 1 p./ "Well, I sure have . ."

ALS. Undated. Fragment. JGD, 1 p./ "Today is sure a fine . ."

AL. Undated. Fragment. [JGD], 1 p./ "I came in . ."

Folder 98-61-3-34
3 fragments of letter from Violet [Douglas] to John Douglas. Written on three different sizes of paper but all in purple/blue ink.

Folder 98-61-3-35
3 fragments of letters.

Folder 98-61-3-36
Miscellaneous, including photograph Christmas Card from John and Violet Douglas, Pan American Airways Ticket.

Folder 98-61-3-37
Miscellaneous photographs and biography of John Gray Douglas.

Folder 98-61-3-38
Photographs.

Folder 98-61-3-39
Clippings.

Folder 98-61-3-40
Map

A photograph album of snapshots from a trip to England, Wales, Scotland and Normandy, 1932 is located with Collections Photographs in the Photographic Room.