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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:

Florence Brown Diaries

Identifier: MS-478

The Florence Brown Diaries consist of eight diaries kept by a young middle-class Dayton woman in the 1920s and 1930s.

Dates: 1926-1933

Katharine Kennedy Brown Papers (MS-146)

Identifier: MS-146
Abstract Brown was an important figure in the Republican Party from 1920 until 1968. The bulk of materials in this collection are connected with her activities as the National Republican Party Committee Woman from Ohio. Political materials include correspondence, publications, campaign records, convention and election memorabilia, photographs, and records reflecting her activities with state and national GOP women's organizations. Correspondents include major Republican leaders and presidents...
Dates: 1859-2006; Majority of material found within 1900-1976

Martha McClellan Brown and Rev. William Kennedy Brown Papers (MS-147)

Identifier: MS-147
Abstract A nationally known leader in the temperance movement as well as a strong advocate of women's rights and suffrage, Martha McClellan Brown lectured widely in the United States and Great Britain and held important posts in the Independent Order of Good Templars and the National Prohibition Party. She was also one of the founders of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union and edited a weekly temperance newspaper. Her papers include copies of her published talks and articles, handwritten drafts of...
Dates: 1764-1916

Oscar Edwin Carr Papers

Identifier: MS-140

A life-long resident of Yellow Springs, Ohio, Carr attended Antioch College, then worked in his father's nursery business which he eventually took over in the 1920s. The bulk of his papers date from 1888 to 1906 and consist of correspondence from various family members and women friends.

Dates: 1885-1966; Majority of material found within 1888-1906

Centennial of Flight Collection (SC-214)

Identifier: SC-214
Scope and Contents

Information concerning the celebrations of the Centennial of Flight, 2003.

Dates: 2003

Willard D. Chamberlin Papers

Identifier: MS-331
Abstract The strength of the collection lies in documenting the travels of leading Dayton entrepreneur and businessman Willard D. Chamberlin (President of the Beaver Soap Company, 1906) ca. 1893-1898. The collection also gives valuable insight into the material culture, transportation, and people of the United States and Eastern Mediterranean during the 1890s. Finally, the collection offers insight into the attention paid to war, health, disease, and politics by Mr. Chamberlin, through the newspaper...
Dates: 1893-1917

James A. Chew Papers

Identifier: MS-29

The James A. Chew Papers consist mainly of business records of three area newspapers in the Miami Valley Region: the Xenia Gazette, the Piqua Call, and the Middletown Journal. Headquarters for the Chew Publishing Company was in Xenia, Ohio.

Dates: 1952-1963

C.J. McLin Jr. Autobiography (SC-82)

Identifier: SC-82
Scope and Contents

Transcript of an autobiography by C.J. McLin, Jr. Also available in published form in the Archives and the Libraries collections.

Dates: 1998

Clark County Surveyor's Diary (SC-31)

Identifier: SC-31

A diary of an unknown land surveyor working in Clark County, Ohio, including logs of completed jobs and fees received, dated 1876.

Dates: 1876

Charles F. Class Papers

Identifier: MS-240

Materials include personal correspondence, as well as papers and letters related to Class' position as a Warren County (Ohio) Agricultural Agent, Federal Inspector of Seed and Crop Loans, and Federal Land Appraiser. Also included are news clippings from the Miami Valley Farmer, farmhouse plans, maps, and photographs.

Dates: 1931-1954; Majority of material found within 1931-1934