Grimm Family

This collection consists primarily of letters written to Mildred Jean Grimm by her father, Lester R. Grimm. Lester R. Grimm lived alone in a home on Holmes Avenue in Springfield during the period of these letters, while Mildred Jean lived away from home. In his letters, Lester comments on national affairs of the day, neighbors, Litchfield, Illinois relatives, gardening and other aspects of domestic life in Springfield. This collection also includes personal items of Mildred Jean Grimm, including tax forms, business cards, addresses, and descriptions of her work experience.