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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:

Phil Donahue Letter (SC-26)

Identifier: SC-26
Scope and Contents

This is a letter to Fred White, Business Manager for the Miami-OSU Dayton Campus (forerunner of Wright State University), from Phil Donahue, thanking him for his appearance on Donahue's show on WHIO, dated March 24, 1964.

Dates: 1964 Mar 24

Harvey Dressler Collection

Identifier: MS-473

Harvey Dressler was a civil engineer in the Dayton area owning the firm of Cellarius and Dressler Engineering. The Harvey Dressler Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, maps, books, and other documents related to Harvey Dressler, his wife Florence Bremberger Dressler, and daughter Mary Dressler Stansell.

Dates: 1896-1966

Dustin - Dana Family Papers

Identifier: MS-207

A collection of papers from an early 19th century southwestern Ohio family containing letters, autograph books, and some related documents. The bulk of the letters were written to Rev. Mighill Dustin, a Methodist Episcopal minister, and his wife, Mary (Dana) Dustin, by various friends and family members. The letters discuss family affairs, religious life, politics, and business matters. Related documents include wills and excerpts copied from 19th century county histories.

Dates: 1811-1870

Oscar Edelman Papers

Identifier: MS-144

Edelman was a long-time, active member of the Socialist Party in Dayton, Ohio and for a period, served as business manager for the local Socialist newspaper, Miami Valley Socialist. His papers include correspondence, clippings, political literature, Socialist campaign materials, working papers, a minute book of the Young Socialist League in Dayton (1915), scattered copies of Miami Valley Socialist, and a collection of state and national Socialist Party literature.

Dates: 1910-1987

Edward Lang Papers (SC-105)

Identifier: SC-105
Scope and Contents

Letters from Lang written while in US Navy during World War II, describing family issues and his role as an investigator of persons of interest in Germany following the war.

Dates: 1942-1945

Erastus Smith Papers (SC-68)

Identifier: SC-68
Scope and Contents

Variety of materials concerning Erastus Smith, a Kentucky man who served as a Major in the Mexican War. Note: some materials are located in the oversize collection.

Dates: 1846 - 1853

Family Histories Collection

Identifier: FAM
Scope and Contents

This artificial collection consists of a listing of unpublished Family Histories available in the Special Collections & Archives Reading Room. Published family histories can be found in the Library Catalog by family name.

Dates: TBD

Family Records: Adams, Smith, Ward, Bancroft (SC-215)

Identifier: SC-215
Scope and Contents

A family bible, an undated letter, and other materials relating to families in Springfield, Ohio.

Dates: 1943, after 1963

Gladys Turner Finney Papers

Identifier: MS-308
Abstract Gladys Tressia Turner was born on September 16, 1935 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Education from AM&N College in Pine Bluff in 1957 and a Master of Social Work from the Atlanta University School of Social Work in Atlanta, Georgia in 1959. Included in the collection are autobiographical articles, brochures, correspondence, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings and reports that document Gladys Finney's long, distinguished career in social work in...
Dates: 1957-2014

First Families of Montgomery County Records (MFM-122)

Identifier: MFM-122
Scope and Contents

Includes a compilation of family group sheets and copies of vital records that document the ancestors of individuals whose families arrived in Montgomery County before 1830.

Dates: undated