In Her Own Right

Thesta Dana letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons

Image A00181058 1 lg
Date created 1868-05-21
Creators Dana, Thesta Dorcas, 1816-1907
Description Possibly a fragment. Thesta Dana was the wife of Brigadier General James Jackson Dana and a member of the National Association for the Relief of Destitute Colored Women and Children. Invites Gibbons to visit her in Washington to see military parades. Discusses schools (possibly including that run by Maria R. Mann) and the activities of friends/family.
Size 3 pages
Type text
Subjects Reconstruction (United States : 1865-1877) | Schools | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Geographical location Georgetown (Washington, D.C.)
Language English
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Contributing institution Friends Historical Library: Swarthmore College
Rights Please cite appropriately, crediting Abby Hopper Gibbons Papers, SFHL-RG5-174, Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College as the source and indicating the identifier of the item, A00181058. This work is believed to be in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. For more information, see