Found in 117 Collections and/or Records:
Diary dated 1877-1878, also includes information between 1839 to 1877 from other family members. Some sections of the diary have been transcribed.
The collection includes the personal papers of Ellen Jane Lorenz Porter (a.k.a. Allen James or Rosemary Hadler), a music editor, literary writer, musical composer, and professor. The collection is rich in information on church music, especially handbells and hymnology. In addition, it contains many of her original literary writings such as poetry, essays, plays, and short stories.
Vicki and the Rest, formed in 1964, was Dayton’s first all-girl rock band. The collection consists of a band jacket worn by founding member Frances (Davis) Razor, a memoir written by another band member, and 3 vinyl albums from other musicians.
A three page typed portion of a autobiography of Margret Van Cleve who was the paternal grandmother of the Wright Brothers. It also includes a brief genealogy of the Van Cleve Reader family. Undated.
The Elizabeth Beck Rehling Papers consist of correspondence, research notes, and photographs related to her research on the relationship between her mother, Agnes Osborn Beck and Katharine Wright, sister of the Wright Brothers. It also includes her unpublished manuscript, The Third Wright Brother, about Katharine Wright, based on her memories as told to her by her mother Agnes and her own research.
Collection consists of one typed manuscript by Roz Young, titled Two Perfectly Marvelous Cats. It would be published in 1995. This early copy, along with a letter, also in the collection, dates from 1994 and was sent to a friend of Young's named Francis Ryder.
Ruth Herr was an art teacher in the Dayton and Oakwood public schools. The materials in this collection reflect her interest in women's rights and include a constitution and by-laws for the National Woman's Party, a speech by Mrs. Herr, several copies of the National Woman's Party newspaper Equal Rights, and clippings and miscellaneous material pertaining to the National Woman's Party.
Collection consists of 89 photographs and four handwritten notes created by Dayton photographer Jane Reece, and owned by Josephine Schwarz. Contains portraits of Josephine and Hermene Schwarz, the Schwarz family, two self-portraits, and nature photographs.