Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
A life-long resident of Yellow Springs, Ohio, Carr attended Antioch College, then worked in his father's nursery business which he eventually took over in the 1920s. The bulk of his papers date from 1888 to 1906 and consist of correspondence from various family members and women friends.
Papers consist of letters written to Cushman by his fiance, Stella Kline, who worked at McCook Field from 1919-1921. Letters contain mostly personal and family information, but also discuss events and people at McCook Field during the period.
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.
Consists of 11 letters and postcards written by Bishop Milton Wright, father of the Wright Brothers, to his nephew Charles Harris who lived in Iowa. Letters date from 1901 thru 1916 and cover a variety of subjects including Orville and Wilbur's flying experiments, travels to Europe, family matters, and a description of Wilbur's death and funeral in 1912.
The Erasmus Jones and Lavina Hatfield Kitchen Collection contains materials relating to the family history of the Abraham Kitchen I and James Hatfield I families, their homesteads, and their descendents in Green Township, Clark County, Ohio, spanning the period from the 1830s up to 1972. Also included in the collection are materials from members of both families whom moved outside of the state of Ohio during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Marianna McKnight Nixon was a lifelong Daytonian and descendant of several prominent families of the Dayton area, including the McKnights, Dovers, and Van Cleves. The collection is primarily comprised of photographs of Marianna’s life and family, as well as correspondence, genealogical information, and printed materials such as newspaper clippings, brochures, and periodicals.
Papers include a diary and letters which recount the personal experiences of Civil War Private Overholser who served with General Sherman on his March to the Sea. Overholser enlisted with Company D, 81st Ohio Volunteer Infantry. The collection is available online at http://corescholar.libraries.wright.edu/special_ms5/ .
Jerusha Peacock was a student at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio in the early 1860s, and later taught at Antioch's Preparatory School from 1865-1873. Her papers consist of letters written primarily to her mother and sisters, essays, a collection of her poetry, and a sketchbook. Peacock's letters colorfully describe her life at Antioch, her travels, acquaintances, and activities.