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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:

George C. Catrow Diaries and Papers (MFM-30)

Identifier: MFM-30
Scope and Contents

George Catrow (1814-1897) taught in the rural schools of Butler, Montgomery, and Preble counties in the late-19th century. Collection consists of ten volumes of diaries, a Catrow Family history, personal papers, and newspaper clippings. The diaries record many events and names in the Germantown, Franklin, and Middletown, Ohio areas.

Dates: 1853-1897

George Higginbotham World War II Letter (SC-104)

Identifier: SC-104
Scope and Contents

Copy of letter written by Higginbotham to his father while he was stationed in Italy during World War II.

Dates: 1943

George W. Bucklin Collection (SC-183)

Identifier: SC-183
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents and a photograph regarding George Bucklin's position at Wright Field, patent information on Bucklin's photographic process aid, genealogical information on the Bucklin family (including George's unpublished autobiography), and family correspondence. Also, regarding McGuffey Homes, the collection includes neighborhood maps, McGuffey Homes Newsletters (7 April through 1 November 1944), neighborhood bylaws, neighborhood notices and flyers for special events,...
Dates: 1943-1947

J. Robert Groff Papers

Identifier: MS-253

Groff was the president and general manager of the James Leffel Company in Springfield, Ohio. Papers in this collection reflect his civic and volunteer involvements and include minutes, reports, publications, and correspondence from such organizations as the Springfield Community Chest, the Rotary Club, the Springfield and Clark County War Chest, the War Manpower Board, and the United Appeals Fund.

Dates: 1938-1954

Frank Hamburger Papers (SC-36)

Identifier: SC-36

Frank Hamburger witnessed the Wright Brothers' first flight in Dayton. Collection contains several photographs of Hamburger as well as newspaper clippings recounting his involvement with the Wrights.

Dates: 1909 - 1936

Hamilton Waymire Collection (SC-89)

Identifier: SC-89
Scope and Contents

Photograph and letter of Hamilton Waymire pertaining to activities during Civil War.

Dates: 1862

Homer and Elsie Hardy Collection

Identifier: MS-489

Homer and Elsie Hardy lived in Dayton, Ohio, but travelled the world in the 1920s and 1930s, possibly as part of Homer's job as a manager in the foreign department of the Delco-Light Company. The Homer and Elsie Hardy Collection contains 8 scrapbooks and numerous other postcards and photographs documenting their family life and travels.

Dates: 1891-1969; Majority of material found within 1920-1939

Harrington 1913 Dayton Flood collection (SC-92)

Identifier: SC-92
Scope and Contents

Two accounts of the 1913 Dayton Flood.

Dates: 1913

Harris Family Papers

Identifier: MS-160
Abstract This collection consists primarily of the personal and business correspondence of George Harris and his wife Katherine Carr Harris, his brother, Robert Harris, and his son, Ladley Harris. Both Katherine and George were born and raised in Yellow Springs, Ohio and attended Antioch College in the 1890s. They married in 1904 and moved to Georgia where Harris established a successful law practice and they raised a family. The bulk of the correspondence in this collection is with family members...
Dates: 1898 - 1964

Katharine Wright Haskell Papers (MS-700)

Identifier: MS-700

Papers consist of mainly correspondence from Katharine Wright (1874-1929) to her future husband, Henry J. Haskell. Letters cover a variety of personal matters including the opposition to her impending marriage by her brother, Orville Wright. Other subjects discussed include Oberlin College, the Kansas City Star, the Wright patent challenge, and Katharine's ideas about women's rights.

Dates: 1922 - 1931; 1977; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1926