Eve, Philoclea Edgeworth Casey, 1813-1889
- Existence: 1813-1889
- Existence: 1813 - 1889
Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:
A.L.S. Providence. Has found paper in safe. Much relieved because of Miss Tracy's vindictiveness. ER-5, p. 207
A.L.S. Discusss the Mount Vernon Record. Proposes that they build a Grecian temple for Washington's sarcophagus. MSS-769. Undated 113.
Announces death of Mrs. Louisa Cunningham, Oct. 6, 1873. Suggests Association offer resolutions not only of condolence to the ex-Regent, but to honor one whose "imperfected idea" became the origin of this Association. Gives brief history of early ideas of organization. ER-3, p. 305
The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Photographers primarily include staff members and contract photographers. The collection spans the 1930s to the 2000s and includes analog material made up of a variety of sizes of film negatives providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds, events, visitors, collection objects, personnel, restoration, and changes throughout the estate.
A.L.S. Washington, D.C. Recollections of Council of 1868. Conflict with Mrs. Morse. Account of her life and duties at Mount Vernon. ER-5, p. 201
Biographical information; article about her life
Copy of extracts from letters of Nancy Halsted to Philoclea Eve, recounts the Councils of 1868 and 1869.
News clippings and printed leaflets with appeals written by the Vice Regent for Georgia, Philoclea Eve.
A.L.S. Mount Vernon. Vases arrived, placed in the Georgia room. Servant troubles. Nathan and Sarah in bad humor since lunch table was abolished. Few visitors. ER-5, p. 119
A.L.S. Mount Vernon. Georgia room, coat of arms and fireplace in Georgia room unfinished but screen hides it from visitors. Most of old oak has been made into goblets, etc. and sold. Will save a few pieces for her. Dogs sent to her son. Lunch table abolished. Nathan and Sarah to blame for its not being a success. ER-5, p. 119
Obituary or memorial for the first MVLA Vice Regent for Georgia, Philoclea Eve. Typed on December 23, 1952 for her file. Note the appointment date at the top is incorrect. Eve was appointed Vice Regent in 1858.
This document is Mrs. Eve's account of the MVLA Council of 1868 (2 copies).
Asks her to act as proxy at Council. Suggests Mrs. Henry Herbert from Montgomery as Vice Regent for Alabama. Suggests investment for the Association in the Libby Factory and in the Enterprise Factory. Signed "your friend and sister Eve"
Inquires about trip to Yorktown. Has Massachusetts done anything about the Library? Each Vice Regent should train her successor.
A.L. Richmond. Approves of Mrs. Pellet. Loss of Assn. check placed in a Bible, but is sure amount will be found. Brought check for $110. ER-11, p. 14
A.L.S. Encloses Report. Independent Savannah Association. Fair to be held. ER-5, p. 189
A.L.S. Will be coming to Mount Vernon soon with Mrs. Brooks and Mrs. Mitchell. Has sent model of Bastille to Mount Vernon by boat. Package sent to Miss Cunningham.
Facsimile. Suggests building Grecian temple at Mount Vernon to hold sarcophagi.
A.L.S. Brief note. Check for $341.00 enclosed. ER-23, p. 155
A.L.S. Brooklyn. Description of dresses and other things she can buy for Sarah Johnson. Requests to know how much Sarah wants to spend. Engravings of Washington and lady's quilt. ER-5, p. 199
A.L.S. Brooklyn. Recommends planting sunflowers in low places to combat malaria. Also recommends planting eucalyptus near river and behind office and gardener's house for health reasons. ER-5, p. 199
A.L.S. Brooklyn. Sends memorial done by Baltimore woman. Draws diagram of how it is to be hung in relation to other pictures, including George and Martha Washington and Miss Cunningham. Coat of arms for Georgia and Pennsylvania expected soon. Suggests having white cottage furniture in room until antiques arrive from South Carolina. Returns to Georgia soon via Chesapeake Bay. ER-5, p. 201
A.L.S. Brooklyn. Discusses control of Mount Vernon finances. The MVLA will soon take power away from the Regent and give it over to the Superintendent. ER-5,. p. 191
A.L.S Washington, D.C. Glad he is getting on with Regent. He can have the house when he wants. They have nothing to do with Regent's private office. He can win Regent over. Vice Regents have made some mistakes. Open place in greenhouse needs fixing before winter. Many plants lost in previous winters because of it. ER-5, p. 195
A.L.S. Brooklyn. Presumes Miss Cunningham left Mount Vernon. Hopes hereafter he and his family will be only residents of Mount Vernon, but will have frequent visits. Sorry for loss of posts. He is armed with authority to act. ER-5, p. 191
A.L.S. Brooklyn. Forwards her son-in-law's proposition, sale of books at Mount Vernon. Wants to send down a greenhouse book and reports to Mount Vernon. Miss Cunningham wants to call Council to get funds to run the estate. Asks about present financial state. ER-5, p. 193
A.L.S. He doesn't have authority to do anything about books. Doubts Regent will come back to Mount Vernon. Discusses Mr. Wineberger working on accounts. They will share glory of "that money adventure." Always consult the Regent when it is her right under the constitution. ER-5, p. 193