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Fam. Family and Personal Papers

 Topic Guide
Identifier: Fam
This classification groups together collections created by and on the topic of Family and Personal Papers.

Found in 190 Collections and/or Records:

Louise Kennedy Collection

Identifier: MS-281

Louise Achey Kennedy was a prominent member in Dayton society during the late 19th and early 20th century. She was a charter member of the Jonathan Dayton Chapter of the DAR, and a genealogical researcher. The collection consists of personal correspondence, travel souvenirs, religious pamphlets, photographs, and miscellaneous ephemera from the late 1880s to the early 1900s.

Dates: 1870-1947

Kettering Family Papers (MS-363)

Identifier: MS-363
Abstract The Kettering Family Papers contain materials documenting the life of Charles F. Kettering, as well as his son Eugene Kettering, daughter-in-law Virginia Kettering, and their children. The Kettering family was heavily involved in the industrial and, later, philanthropic make-up of the city of Dayton during the 20th century, and were greatly influential in the city's more recent history. Made up primarily of photographs, correspondence, family keepsakes such as holiday cards, photo albums and...
Dates: 1876-2006; Majority of material found within 1930-1972

Matthew C. Kirkpatrick Collection (MS-435)

Identifier: MS-435

The Matthew C. Kirkpatrick collection consists of photographs, correspondence, arrest logs, identification cards, books, and a scrapbook. It was created by Matthew C. Kirkpatrick who was a Dayton policeman and Chief of Police during the mid-20th century.

Dates: 1904-1974

Erasmus Jones and Lavina Hatfield Kitchen Collection

Identifier: MS-387

The Erasmus Jones and Lavina Hatfield Kitchen Collection contains materials relating to the family history of the Abraham Kitchen I and James Hatfield I families, their homesteads, and their descendents in Green Township, Clark County, Ohio, spanning the period from the 1830s up to 1972. Also included in the collection are materials from members of both families whom moved outside of the state of Ohio during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Dates: 1834-1972; Majority of material found within 1887-1907

Charles A. Kline Papers

Identifier: MS-342

The Charles A. Kline Papers contain letters to and from Kline, a soldier from Ohio during WWI. The collection is a source of information for research relating to WWI, soldier life, and Camp Sherman located in Chillicothe, Ohio. Also, this information could be used for genealogical purposes for descendents of the Kline Family.

Dates: 1917-1922

Eric Ernst Kohlhagen Papers (SC-374)

Identifier: SC-374

Eric Kohlhagen was a German Jew and dentist who survived more than 6 years in various concentration camps, including Auschwitz, before escaping and immigrating to the United States. He wrote an extensive and detailed memoir about his experiences in the camps. The collection includes copies of the memoir, correspondence, education documents, newspaper clippings, and a few photographs.

Dates: 1928 - 1981

Kuntz Family Scrapbook (MS-539)

Identifier: MS-539

The Kuntz Family Scrapbook, assembled by Leona Kling Kuntz, features newspaper clippings documenting the lives and activities of prominent Dayton-area families, especially the Kuntz family, over the course of 60 years.

Dates: 1918-1981

Ladley, Carr, Totten, Harris, Odiorne Families Photograph Collection

Identifier: MS-155
Scope and Contents

A collection of portraits, snapshots, tintypes, ambrotypes, carte de visites, stereographs, and glass negatives from an extended family in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Subjects include family groups, the Carr Nursery, Antioch College, and a set of autographed portraits and faculty at Ohio Wesleyan College in the 1870s.

Dates: 1855-1965

Derostus F. Ladley Papers

Identifier: MS-117
Abstract Born April 10, 1806 in Virginia, Derostus Ladley was a minister and prominent member of the Christian Connection / Connexion (also called the Christian Church). From 1838-1852, the Ladley family moved around Ohio as he preached and founded churches. In 1852, the family settled in Yellow Springs, Ohio where he founded the First Christian Church, and the Second Christian Church. He was also involved in the founding of Antioch College. His papers consist primarily of letters between Derostus...
Dates: 1821-1867

Land Survey for the Shelby and Auglaize County Line (SC-39)

Identifier: SC-39
Scope and Contents

Collection contains land surveys that were used to define border between Shelby and Auglaize Counties in Ohio.

Dates: 1884-1885