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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:

Henry Busch Photographs (SC-266)

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SC-266
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs (originals and reproductions/photocopies) depicting Brookville, Arlington, and downtown Dayton, Ohio, most dating around 1914, though some are as late as 1960. Many of the photographs are labeled and identified, and the primary subjects are Elden Hemp and Henry Busch.

Dates: circa 1900-1960

Henry Farman III Biplane Photographs (SC-110)

Identifier: SC-110
Scope and Contents

This collection consists three 4x6 photos of a Henry Farman III biplane.

Dates: undated

Henry H. Arnold Diary Transcription (SC-73)

Identifier: SC-73
Scope and Contents

Transcription of more than 400 pages of a diary belonging to Henry H. Arnold, a farmer in Montgomery County, Ohio.

Dates: 1875 - 1903

"High Acres" Landscape Plan (SC-281)

Identifier: SC-281

High Acres was the Dayton home built for the President of the Rike-Kumler Department Store, Frederick Rike, and his wife Ethel in 1929. It was designed by Cleveland architects Meade and Hamilton and the grounds were designed by Dayton landscape architect Samuel D. Zehrung. This collection consists of one oversize plan of the grounds.

Dates: circa 1929

Anna Hiles 1913 Flood Postcard Collection (SC-279)

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SC-279

This collection contains 36 postcards, two of which are addressed and dated April and June, 1913. The two addressed cards are interesting in that the writer briefly discusses some routine events, e.g. a friend's visit, very soon after the flood. Anna Hiles was the flood survivor who collected these cards. The collection was donated by her grandson.

Dates: 1913

Leonard Hill Local History Collection

Identifier: MS-28
Abstract The local history collection of Leonard Hill includes a variety of 19th century events and topics related to Piqua area history. Included are an early 19th century farmer's diary by John B. Miller, a Miami and Erie Canal log book by foreman James R. Spencer, and an 1862 Union soldier's diary recounting two months following the battle at Richmond, Kentucky in which he had been captured, paroled and returned to Union custody, north of Columbus, Ohio. In addition, various clippings and magazine...
Dates: 1836-1971; Majority of material found within 1950-1970

Historic Almanacs Collection

Identifier: MS-51
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 73 agricultural, medicinal, and family almanacs, with dates ranging from 1814-1955, the bulk being from 1861-1949. Most were published in the Midwest or northeastern United States. Two titles in particular constitute over half the total issues: The Hagerstown Town and County Almanac and Agricultural Almanac.The collection includes 24 issues of The Hagerstown Town and County Almanac, published at Hagerstown, Maryland, by John Gruber. The issue dates are...
Dates: 1814-1955; Majority of material found within 1861-1949

William Hobart Papers

Identifier: MS-444
Abstract The William Hobart Papers document the evolution of a company from its beginnings as a small family-owned business based out of Troy, Ohio, into a substantial national foodservice and food retail industry. The collection covers important landmarks such as acquisitions, documents the Hobart brothers family life, the Hobart Institute of Technology, and Troy community development directly related to the Hobart’s contributions. The collection includes personal Hobart family papers, company...
Dates: 1880-2010; Majority of material found within 1960-2010

Esther Leona Hofferbert Miami Valley Hospital Scrapbooks

Identifier: MS-578
Abstract Esther Leona Hofferbert was a registered nurse, psychologist, and nursing home administrator in Dayton and Xenia for over 40 years in the late 20th century. She was a graduated of the Miami Valley Hospital School of Nursing and spent much of her professional career at Miami Valley Hospital as well. The collection consists of 3 scrapbooks focused primarily on the activities of the Miami Valley Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association and, to a lesser extent, the life and work of...
Dates: 1952-2016

Horace Mann Papers (SC-44)

Identifier: SC-44
Scope and Contents

Contains the will and associated documents concerning Horace Mann, once President of Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio.

Dates: 1859