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1944 July 15

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Joan Campbell

England - Letter probably written from England and describes family matters, cold weather, and meeting a boy from Worcester.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1944

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter fragment from Maida Riggs to unidentified correspondent

England - Fragment of letter expresses Maida's desire for the letters from her family to be numbered because she does not get mail in consistently or in chronological order. Discusses family matters and upcoming birthdays, and was probably written to family members.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1944 Aug. 3

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

England - Letter describes Maida's busyvacation with Ruth, Jean, and Steve in Torquay, as well as "dodging buzz bombs in London," and news of friends.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1944 Apr. 15

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

England - V-mail describes family matters, Easter, attending a Royal Air Force dance, watching a performance of "The Messiah," clothing items from home Maida needs, and visiting the Cardell family.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1944 Jan. 20

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

England - Letter describes a trip Maida took with her friend Helen Coffin where they shared a train compartment with the actress Jane Carr, her husband, their companion, and their four dogs.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1944 June 26

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

England - Letter describes witnessing civilians fleeing the bombing from the city, visiting Steve and sightseeing in Torquay, and picking strawberries.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1944 June 21

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

England - Letter describes the weather and scenery of England in late June. Maida also describes the daily work, extracurricular and social activities of an American Red Cross worker in England during World War II. Maida and her friends go on some dates to see movies, attend parties, and sing songs at bars.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1944 Apr. 7

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

England - Letter describes Maida's plan for Easter, family matters, attending church, the seasonal time change during wartime blackout in England during World War II, going on a date with a sergeant, and attending dances.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1944 Mar. 1

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

England - V-mail from Maida discusses her weekend at Oxford University, her trip to Scotland with Jean, a wedding in London, and upcoming plans for the American Red Cross' clubmobiles and new skills she will need to learn.

Maida L. Riggs Papers

1944 Feb. 4

Riggs, Maida L.

Letter from Maida Riggs to Riggs family

England - Letter describes Maida's new portable typewriter, the "nomad feeling" of working for the American Red Cross in England during World Ward II, traveling to Oxford, and teaching others how to drive a giant truck.

Maida L. Riggs Papers