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Susie L. Meyers Bobb letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3658

Scope and Contents

Contains letters written to and from various members of the Bobb, Raymond, and Meyers families of Illinois, Iowa, and Pennsylvania. Most of the letters are written to Susie L. Meyers, who was later Susie L. Bobb. There are also letters to a Susie L. Raymond, who is probably the same woman. Susie's sister Anna Meyers Yarger wrote a number of the letters. The letters discuss family and community life.

Dates

  • 1873-1922

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Susie L. Meyers, daughter of Reuben and Sarah Meyers, was born in 1867 in Illinois. She married Eugene Bobb around 1897 or 1898. Eugene Bobb was one of two surviving sons of Dr. Daniel and Arminda Bobb of Dakota, Illinois. Eugene's surviving brother was Dwight. Eugene had previously married Lillie Clump, who died in 1897. Susie Meyers Bobb most likely was previously married to an Austin Raymond.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Correspondence between family and friends of the Bobb, Raymond, and Meyers families of Pennsylvania, Illinois, and Iowa. The letters date from 1873-1922, and most of them are written to Susie L. Meyers Bobb, who was likely also Susie L. Raymond.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Wade Hall, 2010

General

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Processed by

Kevin Ray, 2013

Creator

Source

Title
Guide to the Susie L. Meyers Bobb letters
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
September 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

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