Fam. Family and Personal Papers
Found in 190 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Copy of letter written by Higginbotham to his father while he was stationed in Italy during World War II.
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.
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.
Photograph and letter of Hamilton Waymire pertaining to activities during Civil War.
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.
Two accounts of the 1913 Dayton Flood.
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.