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Box 4257.007


Contains 21 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Ashton Letter, 1897-03-24

 File — Box: 4257.007, Folder: 20
Scope and Contents Typewritten letter from Charles Ashton, of Guthrie Center, Iowa, editor of the Guthrian and member of the Iowa Columbian Commission, to his grandson Ned Ashton of Knoxville, Iowa, talking about the hens that Ned's father Henry had recently bought, as well as Ned's recent illness, ending with an admonishment for the young boy to listen to his parents. There is a handwritten postscript admonishing "Master Ned" to keep this letter in the envelope until...
Dates: 1897-03-24

Letter from Maggie to Carl Galloway, 1894-05-06

 File — Box: 4257.007, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents Letter from Maggie to Carl B. Galloway, both of Adair, Iowa, talking about graduating and the health of a friend.
Dates: 1894-05-06

Letters from Evaline to Her Cousin, 1891 - 1892

 File — Box: 4257.007, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Letters from Evaline, of Bloomingburg, Ohio, to her cousin about her brief illness and the upcoming holidays. She also mentions attending the Masonic banquet to witness and celebrate the installation of new officers, as well as other news of friends and family.
Dates: 1891 - 1892

Letter from Otto to Julia, 1895-10-18

 File — Box: 4257.007, Folder: 18
Scope and Contents A brief note, written by Otto in Mears to Julia, sending information about dress goods. He writes that he will leave on Monday the 28th and that she should meet him at the depot as he will take the train from Milwaukee to arrive the 29th.
Dates: 1895-10-18

Letter from Ma to George, 1891-12-24

 File — Box: 4257.007, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Letter written to George from his mother in Hazelhurst, Wisconsin, sending family news along with some money as a Christmas gift.
Dates: 1891-12-24

Letter from Cora and Ed to Her Parents, 1894-06-08

 File — Box: 4257.007, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents Letter from Cora and Ed of Ellendale, Wisconsin, to Cora's family, discussing livestock, crops, and financial matters, and talks of an upcoming picnic with the "Old Soldiers."
Dates: 1894-06-08

Edward Knox Letter, 1891-02-05

 File — Box: 4257.007, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Letter from Edward Knox of Chicago, Illinois, to Michael Knox of Nunda, Illinois, talking about friends and describing his new job.
Dates: 1891-02-05

L. A. Harrison Letter, 1891-01-06

 File — Box: 4257.007, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Letter from L. A. Harrison of Kingston Center, Ohio, to Clifton Stark of Mansfield, Ohio, telling about the price of Stark's old family farm and horses he has bred.
Dates: 1891-01-06

Letter from Margaret to Nancy Coleman, 1891 December 6

 File — Box: 4257.007, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Letter from Margaret, in Litchfield, Illinois, to her sister Nancy Coleman, in Union, Pike County, Indiana, consoling Nancy on a death and speaks of the sorrow of losing a loved one and the hope of seeing them again.
Dates: 1891 December 6

Grace Collins Letters, 1892-1893

 File — Box: 4257.007, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents Letters to and from Grace Collins Hatfield of Rushville, Indiana. One written in 1892 from Clara in Huntinton, Indiana, to Grace telling her about getting lost while on a picnic, her new boyfriend Ferd, traveling, and updates on mutual friends. The other letter is from Grace to Edward E. Hatfield in Indianapolis, Indiana, in 1893, lamenting that she can only write a short letter because she has to get up very early the next morning. She also reminds Hatfield of a thirteen page letter he wrote...
Dates: 1892-1893

Letter from Allie to Eugenie Starbuck, 1892 November 9

 File — Box: 4257.007, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents Letter from Allie in Brunswick, Ohio, to her friend Eugenie Starbuck in Ada, Ohio, telling her about a bridge collapse on the Cumberland River near the Cumberland Gap in which five men fell, but only Allie's father was killed. The letter gives details about the accident and memorial arrangements.
Dates: 1892 November 9

Alice Comstock Letters, 1894-1899

 File — Box: 4257.007, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents Letters to Alice Comstock of Evanston, Illinois, from friends and accquaintances, thanking her for gifts. There is also a letter requesting paperwork from a friend who moved to Denver, Colorado, and wishes to join a church there.
Dates: 1894-1899

Herman Wandtke Letters - Incoming from Jennie Epke, 1894-1898, 1894-1908

 File — Box: 4257.007, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents Letters to Herman Wandtke of Toledo, Ohio, from his sister Jennie Epke. The letters are chatty and deal primarily with news about family and friends.
Dates: 1894-1908

Herman Wandtke Letters - Incoming from Charles Epke, 1894-1898, 1894-1908

 File — Box: 4257.007, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents Letters to Herman Wandtke of Toledo, Ohio, from his brother-in-law Charles Epke of Adrian Michigan. Charles signed his letters "Chas" and included his address. In a letter written on June 28, 1896, Charles asks Wandtke his opinion of presidential candidate William McKinley whom Charles doesn't like, and states that he will have to vote for Belva Lockwood, saying "she's allright". (Lockwood was an American attorney, politician, educator, and author who ran for President of the United States in...
Dates: 1894-1908

Herman Wandtke Letters - Incoming from Otto Wandtke, 1899-1908, 1894-1908

 File — Box: 4257.007, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents Letters to Herman Wandtke of Toledo, Ohio, from his brother Otto Wandtke while serving in the US Navy. The letters are chatty and talk mainly about drilling and life in the Navy.
Dates: 1894-1908

Herman Wandtke Letters - Incoming in German, 1899 March-May, 1894-1908

 File — Box: 4257.007, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents Letters to Herman Wandtke of Toledo, Ohio, written in German. The single correspondent, also from Toledo, writes almost daily from March to May.
Dates: 1894-1908

Herman Wandtke Letters - Miscellaneous Documents, 1894-1908

 File — Box: 4257.007, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents This file includes a few letters (primarily in German) from other individuals, as well as two military passes, several invoices and statements, and a newspaper clipping about six prisoners escaping from jail.
Dates: 1894-1908

Bessie Pyle Letters, 1894-1914

 File — Box: 4257.007, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents Letters to Bessie Pyle of Chandlersville, Ohio, from their relative Lou V Pyle a school teacher in Cambridge, Nebraska, telling them of the Christmas presents she received and holiday activities; there is an appended brief note to Tora Pyke, Bessie's mother. The second letter to Bessie is from her friend or sweetheart John in Norwich, Ohio, talking about the extreme cold weather they've had and plans to visit her.
Dates: 1894-1914

James Grisamore Letters, 1895-1929

 File — Box: 4257.007, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents Letters to James W. Grisamore of Valparaiso, Indiana, primarily from his sister Nola Grisamore of Toledo, Ohio; there are a few letters from his brothers also. All of the letters are chatty and full of news about family and friends in Toledo. One of the final letters is from James' father telling him of Nola's death after an illness.
Dates: 1895-1929

Mrs. George F. Brown Letter, 1895 December 18

 File — Box: 4257.007, Folder: 19
Scope and Contents Letter fron Mrs. George F. Brown of Manhattan, Kansas, to Emma Adams of Blacksburg, Iowa, written after seeing Emma's testimonial about the Dover Electic Rings in Hearthstone. Mrs. Brown wishes to know if they will "do all that is claimed" and mentions that her husband and daughter suffer from rheumatism and she from a weak back.
Dates: 1895 December 18

Betty Magruber Greaver Letters - Legal Documents and Newspaper Clippings, ,1898-191960, 1898-1968

 File — Box: 4257.007, Folder: 27
Scope and Contents Letters to and from Betty Magruder Greaver of Jeffersonville, Indiana, from James Greaver and others. The bulk of the letters were written while James Greaver was deployed overseas in the United States Navy during the Korean War. The letters discuss news of daily life and follow James and Betty through their approximately ten year courtship until their marriage in 1959 or 1960. The collection also includes legal documents from the late nineteenth century, presumably from ancestors of either the...
Dates: 1898-1968