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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:

Marie Aull Papers

Identifier: MS-501
Abstract Marie Sturwold was born on January 8, 1897 in Cincinnati, OH. She started gardening as a child, but her passion for gardening fully took form when she married John Aull in 1923. They lived in a property north of Dayton that would one day become Aullwood Garden MetroPark and Aullwood Audubon Center. Marie is known for her work in gardening, education, and conservation, but this collection also contains her extensive travel record and personal hobbies. Material in this collection includes...
Dates: 1817-2010; Majority of material found within 1920-2002

Mildred Baker Papers

Identifier: MS-399

The collection includes photographs, registration cards, newspaper clippings, West Carrollton Reading Club records, postcards, and scrapbooks. It was created by Mildred Baker who lived in the Dayton area in the late 19th and early 20th century.

Dates: 1895-1931

George Barrett Family Papers (MS-636)

Identifier: MS-636
Abstract This collection contains personal and business papers of the Barrett family, a Quaker family prominent in Spring Valley, Greene County, Ohio from the mid-nineteenth century to the early-twentieth century. Materials document the story of the family’s textile mill, in operation circa 1850-1870, their flour mill, their education and experiments, and government service at state and national level. It also contains personal correspondence with family and friends, detailing family experiences and...
Dates: 1824 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1900

Harold F. Barrett Papers

Identifier: MS-246

A Dayton native, Barrett was a toolmaker, technical writer, teacher, and political activist involved in labor organizing in the Miami Valley area. He also founded and directed the Labor Studies Department at Sinclair College. His papers include materials pertaining to his labor organizing efforts, his newspaper editorials, music he composed as well as his drawings and poetry.

Dates: 1938-1990

John C. Beason Papers

Identifier: MS-521

The collection consists primarily of materials pertaining to Beason’s service during World War II in the Western Pacific, including several photographs, a scrapbook of newspaper clippings, and rosters of personnel who also served in the 37th Division Artillery from the group’s reunions. Copies of sketches by Edward J. Dollriehs of the Western Pacific are also included.

Dates: 1940-2016; Majority of material found within 1940-1945

Samuel and Mary Berryhill Estate Settlements (SC-172)

Identifier: SC-172
Scope and Contents The collection two sheets of handwritten documentation concerning the settlement of debts of Samuel and Mary Berryhill, following their deaths. One page, from 1851-1852, details Samuel Berryhill’s debt of $31.80 to William Sheppeard, for home improvements/repairs in July 1849. It features an order from Joseph Mason, Justice of the Peace, that Mary Berryhill, administrator of Samuel Berryhill’s estate, pay the debt. The second sheet of paper, signed by William L. Cowan, asks that the...
Dates: 1851-1855

Bier American Civil War Letters (SC-205)

Identifier: SC-205
Scope and Contents

Collection contains photocopies of a ballad and letters relating to the American Civil War, written by Jacob Bier to his wife, Nancy.

Dates: 1860s

Dixie Blandy Papers

Identifier: MS-80

Papers document the life of Dayton flagpole sitter, Dixie Blandy. The bulk of the materials is comprised of newspaper clippings, photographs, advertisements, and promotional materials.

Dates: 1940-1973

Charles and Grace Bost Papers

Identifier: MS-453

The Charles and Grace Bost Papers consist of World War II-era correspondence. There are 67 letters between Charles and Grace of Springfield, Ohio. Charles entered the service in July 1942 and was stationed in Tennessee while Grace remained in Springfield, Ohio.

Dates: 1935-1943; Majority of material found in 1942

Breidenbach Family Album (SC-309)

Identifier: SC-309
Content Description

The collection consists of a single album, containing primarily photographs, as well as news clippings, documents, and mementoes, concerning Dayton pharmacist and physician Dr. Carl Henry Breidenbach (1867-1926) and his family. In addition to family photographs and a few medical scenes, other notable topics of the photographs include the Dayton flood of 1913, bicyclists, and the President Rutherford B. Hayes home in Fremont.

Dates: circa 1882-1930