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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:

Sonny Flaharty Collection

Identifier: MS-505

This collection contains materials on the musical career of Sonny Flaharty. The collection contains newspaper clippings, photographs and other documents.

Dates: 1955-1980

Focke Family Papers

Identifier: MS-394

William Focke and his wife, Bernadine, founded their family meat business, William Focke Son's Company, in 1875 in Dayton, Ohio. The collection contains two folders documenting the Focke family. The collection also documents the family meat packing business through advertisements, patents and agreements, correspondence, price lists, and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1913-1971; Majority of material found within 1913-1959

Ermal C. Fraze, Dayton Reliable Tool Company Records

Identifier: MS-447

Ermal C. Fraze was the owner of Dayton Reliable Tool Company and the inventor of the early versions of Pull-Tabs and Pop-Tops. This collection includes newspaper clippings, magazine articles, scrapbooks, correspondences, photographs and personal items. Most of the collection pertains to the Dayton Reliable Tool Company. A few items deal with the Fraze Pavilion, a 4300-seat outdoor amphitheater in Kettering, Ohio, named after Ermal C. Fraze.

Dates: 1949-2006

Fred F. Marshall Papers (MS-53)

Identifier: MS-53
Abstract The Fred F. Marshall Papers reflect Marshall's career as an engineer, aviation journalist, photographer, environmentalist, and local historian. Marshall was attached to the Signal Corps in World War I; he then returned to Dayton to work at McCook Field where he was editor of the aviation journal, Slipstream. Retiring in 1955 after working for several engineering and aircraft firms, Marshall devoted his time to writing articles dealing with the history of the Yellow Springs, Clifton, and...
Dates: 1912-1976

Fred Wallace Papers (MFM-17)

Identifier: MFM-17
Scope and Contents

Consists of the letters of a Clark County soldier who served in the Spanish-American War.

Dates: 1898

Galloway Family Papers (MFM-7)

Identifier: MFM-7
Scope and Contents

Letters, diaries, clippings, articles, and other family papers of a pioneer Greene County family with much material on frontier and pioneer life.

Dates: 1797-1931

Garard-Getter Family Collection (MS-668)

Identifier: MS-668

The collection consists primarily of the personal photographs of a Dayton, Ohio, family in the early 20th century. Subjects include leisure activities (hunting, boating, camping, and playing music, etc.), travel (throughout Ohio and beyond), and family reunions.

Dates: circa 1890-1955; Majority of material found within 1920-1935

Ivan R. Gates Collection (MS-646)

Identifier: MS-646
Abstract Ivan R. Gates was an Early Bird of Aviation, receiving his pilot’s license in 1911, and is credited with starting the first flying school on the west coast in California. The collection documents Gates’ aviation business enterprises, including the Gates Flying Circus, Gates Flying Service, and the New York-based Gates Aircraft Corporation, which manufactured the Gates Belgian RSV convertible monoplane/biplane. Gates’ wife Hazel was also a pilot. The majority of the collection is contained...
Dates: 1924-1930

Gebhart Family Papers

Identifier: MS-256

This small collection is made up of various financial papers, legal documents, land deeds, mortgages, correspondence, and plat maps. The Gebharts arrived in the Miami Valley area from Pennsylvania in the early 19th century and were active in local business, political and religious activities.

Dates: 1794-1930

Gelett Burgess' Goop Tales Book

Identifier: SC-143
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 1 book, Goop Tales (by Gelett Burgess), which is a collection of children’s poems and short stories on good manners and proper etiquette. Burgess’ is credited for adding such words as blurb, bromide, and goop into the English language. The book was given by Katharine Wright to Elizabeth Rehling (nee Beck) upon her birth in 1916. It is inscribed for Betty Beck from Aunt Katharine. Elizabeth is the daughter of Agnes Beck a friend of Katharine Wright. Orville, Wilbur,...
Dates: 1916