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Box 4257.009

 Container

Contains 29 Collections and/or Records:

Postcard from Carolyn to H. E. Jarvis, 1905 May 22

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Postcard from Carolyn in Streator, Illinois, to H. E. Jones, "Papa," in Burlington, Iowa, telling him that she and her companions have arrived, unpacked, and "had a treatment each."
Dates: 1905 May 22

Ernest Crawford Letter, 1905 December 13

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Letter to Ernest Crawford of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, from his mother in Topeka, Kansas, about a play written for him. She also discusses the health of friends and later mentions a $90.00 machine that was bought but not shipped; she asks for help in locating it.
Dates: 1905 December 13

Letter from Edith to Carrie C. Williamson, 1907 May 2

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents Letter from Edith in St. Louis, Missouri, to her aunt Carrie C. Williamson of Los Angeles, California, about love and life. She requests advice from Carrie who she claims must understand her situation. Edith's boyfriend Oscar, is trying to make enough money to send for her, but as of yet does not have enough to do so. Her father has disowned her and her brothers also do not approve.
Dates: 1907 May 2

Letter from Grace to Mrs. Homer J. Singer, 1907 August 18

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents Letter from Grace in Eaton Rapids, Michigan, to her aunt Grace Singer (Mrs. Homer J.) of Plymouth. Michigan, telling her about the weather, being ill for a week, and her seven-toed kitten.
Dates: 1907 August 18

Letter from Mama to Vivian D. Beard, 1907 October 7

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents Letter to Vivian D. Beard of Ames, Iowa, from his mother in Osceola, Iowa, giving him all the news from from home and telling him to "Be a good boy."
Dates: 1907 October 7

Chris Peterson Letters, 1908-1930

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents Letters to Chris Peteron of Earleton, Kansas, from J. W. Culley of Leeton, Missouri, discussing putting in a well and renting out his home. A third letter is from R. H. Peterson of Endicott, Nebraska, and is written in Danish.
Dates: 1908-1930

Rettie Elias Postcards, 1909-1917

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents Postal card letters to Rettie Elias (Mrs. Edward Elias) of Lafayett, Indiana, and Holland, Michigan, from friends and family. Two of the letters refer to the deaths of "Mother" and "Father" Edgerton, while two are sent to Elias care of Purdue University.
Dates: 1909-1917

Coyner Family Letters, 1910-1918

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents Letters from friends and relatives to members of the Coyner family of Colfax, Indiana. The letters deal with everyday life, and one of the writers mentions seeing the D.W. Griffith movie Birth of a Nation.
Dates: 1910-1918

Rupe Family Letters, 1912-1917

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents Letters to Albert B. Rupe of Palmer, Nebraska, and to members of his family from various family members in Hawarden, Iowa, giving news and updates on family and friends.
Dates: 1912-1917

Photographic Postcard from Clifford to Lizzie, 1913 February 24

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents Photographic postcard from Clifford of Chilo, Ohio, to Lizzie, inquiring about her health, reporting to her the health of his family, and asking her to come for a visit when she is able.
Dates: 1913 February 24

Letter from Neva to W. H. Nichols, 1914 January 23

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 18
Scope and Contents Letter from Neva of Cambridge, Ohio, to W. H. Nichols, whose business has taken him to Indianapolis, Indiana. She talks about "gadding" about with female friends and moving arrangements, and asks for news from him.
Dates: 1914 January 23

Postcard from Erma B. to Mrs. A. Greene, 1914 July 2

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 19
Scope and Contents Postcard from Erma B. of Marion, Michigan, to her aunt Mrs. A. Greene of McBain, Michigan, asking about getting together in Manistee, Michigan, for the Fourth of July celebrations there.
Dates: 1914 July 2

Clarence and Lena Bolton Letters, 1916-1924

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 29
Scope and Contents Letters and financial statements to Clarence and Lena Bolton of Bristol, Wisconsin. The financial statements are to Clarence and concern various dealings of his and of a deceased relative. Two of the remaining letters are from friends of Clarence's, one giving news about a family member's failing health and asking for money and another promising repayment of money borrowed. There is one letter to Lena from David Lightner in Chicago, Ilinois, with more family news.
Dates: 1916-1924

Harriet Milner Letter, 1916 June 14

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 30
Scope and Contents Letter to George W. Milner in Big Rapids, Michigan, from Harriett Milner in Detroit, asking the name of a florist and talking about taking mineral baths for a "lame" knee. There is also a check made out to George Milner.
Dates: 1916 June 14

Coffman Family Letters, 1916-01 - 1916-07

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 23
Scope and Contents Letters to and from Harry F. and Ruth S. Coffman of Cleveland, Ohio, and Mansfield, Illinois, while he was the assistant medical examiner for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Ruth was living in Mansfield while he traveled for the B & O (based in Cleveland), and their letters cover details of their daily activities and other family news. There are a few letters from family and friends as well as newspaper clippings, Christmas cards, wedding and graduation announcements.
Dates: 1916-01 - 1916-07

Coffman Family Letters, 1916-08 - 1916-12

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 24
Scope and Contents Letters to and from Harry F. and Ruth S. Coffman of Cleveland, Ohio, and Mansfield, Illinois, while he was the assistant medical examiner for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Ruth was living in Mansfield while he traveled for the B & O (based in Cleveland), and their letters cover details of their daily activities and other family news. There are a few letters from family and friends as well as newspaper clippings, Christmas cards, wedding and graduation announcements.
Dates: 1916-08 - 1916-12

Coffman Family Letters, 1915, 1915

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents Letters to and from Harry F. and Ruth S. Coffman of Cleveland, Ohio, and Mansfield, Illinois, while he was the assistant medical examiner for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Ruth was living in Mansfield while he traveled for the B & O (based in Cleveland), and their letters cover details of their daily activities and other family news. There are a few letters from family and friends as well as newspaper clippings, Christmas cards, wedding and graduation announcements.
Dates: 1915

Coffman Family Letters, 1917

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 25
Scope and Contents Letters to and from Harry F. and Ruth S. Coffman of Cleveland, Ohio, and Mansfield, Illinois, while he was the assistant medical examiner for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Ruth was living in Mansfield while he traveled for the B & O (based in Cleveland), and their letters cover details of their daily activities and other family news. There are a few letters from family and friends as well as newspaper clippings, Christmas cards, wedding and graduation announcements.
Dates: 1917

Coffman Family Letters, 1918 - 1922

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 26
Scope and Contents Letters to and from Harry F. and Ruth S. Coffman of Cleveland, Ohio, and Mansfield, Illinois, while he was the assistant medical examiner for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Ruth was living in Mansfield while he traveled for the B & O (based in Cleveland), and their letters cover details of their daily activities and other family news. There are a few letters from family and friends as well as newspaper clippings, Christmas cards, wedding and graduation announcements.
Dates: 1918 - 1922

Sam Sims Letter, 1909-05-26

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents Letter from Sam Sims of Pontiac, Illinois, to his wife Clara, who is away on a visit in Elgin, Illinois, with updates of various friends and family members.
Dates: 1909-05-26

Anna Sears Letters, 1906 - 1914

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Letters to Anna Sears of Springfield, Missouri, from her cousin Edith of Mansfield, Ohio, and from her father in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Edith wrote of the weather and holidays, while her father wrote of his health and that of other relatives, as well as of the weather.
Dates: 1906 - 1914

Ellen and William Jenkins Letters, 1915 - 1920

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 27
Scope and Contents Two letters addressed to Ellen and William Jenkins. Kate and Mary Lynch of Clyde, Missouri, wrote to Ellen thanking her for her letter and Easter present, and talked of their health and news of neighbors. C. Brazelton of Leon, Iowa, wrote to discuss a potential property deal with William.
Dates: 1915 - 1920

Otero and Cora Brown Letters, 1913 - 1950

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents Letters written by various family members to Cora Brown and her husband Otero, who lived in the Illinois cities of Caledonia, Cherry Valley, Belvidere, Union, and Poplar Grove. The letters mainly contain farming and harvest news, although one letter from nephew Russell discussed how Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal policies disadvantaged small farms.
Dates: 1913 - 1950

Letter from Raymond to Pearl, 1915-07

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 28
Scope and Contents Letter from Raymond studying at Stevens Point Normal School in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, to his girlfriend Pearl, discussing the other students, music he will send her, and another girl's romantic interest in him.
Dates: 1915-07

T. L. Miller Letter, 1914-10-13

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 20
Scope and Contents Letter from T. L. Miller of Reedsburg, Wisconsin, to A. P. Gale, of Wonewoc, Wisconsin, about renewing a contract of some sort.
Dates: 1914-10-13

Cornelia and Hans Hanson Letters, 1914 - 1932

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents Letters written by friends and relatives to Cornelia and Hans Hanson of Viroqua, Wisconsin, mainly discussing news of family members and acquaintances - illnesses, births, and deaths. There are also wedding reception invitations and a Christmas card, as well as a blank "Questionnaire to be filled out by legally responsible relatives."
Dates: 1914 - 1932

Helena Smith Letter, 1914-11-09

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 21
Scope and Contents Letter from Helena Smith of Stacyville, Iowa, to her sister-in-law, Anna Ethel Smith of Austin, Minnesota, telling Anna that she can quit working on November 15th, and then do as planned when she last visited Helena. She also makes a very brief mention of the engagement and forthcoming marriage of a couple in town.
Dates: 1914-11-09

Harriet Myers Letters, 1908-03 - 1908-08

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents Letters from Harriet Myers of Lawrence, Kansas, to her grandaughter Hattie Myers of Neosha Falls, Kansas, discussing daily life.
Dates: 1908-03 - 1908-08

L. A. Davis Letter, 1905-11-17

 File — Box: 4257.009, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Letter from L. A. Davis of Blaine, Kansas, to her niece Addie, about an accident Mr. Davis suffered while in Denver. She says that he was struck by an electric car that bruised him badly and that he will need a cane for some time as his knee was also injured. Davis also tells Addie about the chores she has as well as what kinds of crops they are growing and how good the harvest is.
Dates: 1905-11-17