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Letters (correspondence)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Oscar Edwin Carr Papers

Identifier: MS-140

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.

Dates: 1885-1966; Majority of material found within 1888-1906

Harland B. Cushman Papers

Identifier: MS-263

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.

Dates: 1919-1921

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

Charles Harris Papers

Identifier: MS-194

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.

Dates: 1901-1916

Katharine Wright Haskell Papers (MFM-117)

Identifier: MFM-117
Scope and Contents 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. Contents include: Biographical articles and newspaper clippings; Correspondence, Katharine Wright...
Dates: 1922-1928

Erasmus Jones and Lavina Hatfield Kitchen Collection

Identifier: MS-387

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.

Dates: 1834-1972; Majority of material found within 1887-1907

Derostus F. Ladley Papers

Identifier: MS-117
Abstract Born April 10, 1806 in Virginia, Derostus Ladley was a minister and prominent member of the Christian Connection / Connexion (also called the Christian Church). From 1838-1852, the Ladley family moved around Ohio as he preached and founded churches. In 1852, the family settled in Yellow Springs, Ohio where he founded the First Christian Church, and the Second Christian Church. He was also involved in the founding of Antioch College. His papers consist primarily of letters between Derostus...
Dates: 1821-1867

Marianna Nixon Papers

Identifier: MS-512

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.

Dates: 1799 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1990

James F. Overholser Papers (MS-5)

Identifier: MS-5

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 .

Dates: 1861-1869; Majority of material found within 1861-1865

Jerusha Hall Peacock Papers

Identifier: MS-139

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.

Dates: 1860-1878; Majority of material found within 1861-1867