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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 187 Collections and/or Records:

Alice Griffith Carr Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-135
Abstract

Born and raised in Yellow Springs, Carr had a long, distinguished career working in Europe for the Red Cross and the Near East Foundation as a nurse and public health administrator. Her papers include extensive correspondence, journal articles, reports, working papers, clippings, genealogical materials, and photographs.

Dates: 1869-1968

Richard Allaman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-259
Abstract

Allaman was active locally in the field of children's social services. He held several posts in the Ohio-Kentucky area including Superintendent of the Montgomery County Juvenile Court, Director of the Louisville Children's Home, and Superintendent of Shawn Acres, the Montgomery County Children's Home. His papers consist of correspondence, case notes, published and unpublished papers, programs, conference materials, photographs, reports, and awards.

Dates: 1919-1968

Major General Henry Tureman Allen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-439
Abstract Major General Henry T. Allen was an officer in the U.S. Army from 1882 to 1923. He fought in the Spanish-American War and World War I. His daughter married Lieutenant General Frank Maxwell Andrews (See MS-440). General Allen was famous for his 1885 exploration of 15,000 miles of Alaskan wilderness in the Copper, Tanana, and Koyukuk River valleys. The collection is small, consisting of photographs of him and his children, along with a 1985 reprint of his 1885 Alaskan expedition report, and a...
Dates: 1891-1985

Lieutenant General Frank Maxwell Andrews Collection (MS-440)

 Collection
Identifier: MS-440
Abstract Lieutenant General Frank Maxwell Andrews played a major role in building the U.S. Army Air Corps of the 1930s into the powerful U.S. Army Air Forces of World War II. At the time of his death in May 1943, he was the commander of all U.S. forces in the European Theater of Operations. The largest portion of the Andrews Collection consists of family correspondence sent between members of the Andrews family, including letters from General Andrews, his wife, Jeannette, and his parents, siblings,...
Dates: 1874 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1931-1947

Anna Gee Blackwell Autobiography (SC-299)

 Collection
Identifier: SC-299
Abstract

This collection consists of a self-published autobiography by Anna Gee Blackwell titled He's All I Need: My Life Story. The book not only details Ms. Blackwell's life, but also serves as a chronicle of mid-to-late 20th Century middle-class African-American experience in the Miami Valley.

Dates: undated

Vincent G. Apple Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-405
Abstract

The Vincent G. Apple Papers is a collection of work and administrative records for Vincent G. Apple, a Dayton inventor. The collection contains numerous patents, patent applications, engineering drawings, journals, legal agreements and correspondence, business records and correspondence, and the Ford Trial records.

Dates: 1892-1977; Majority of material found within 1898-1940

Edwin James Armstrong Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-325
Abstract Edwin Armstrong was active in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers between 1901 and 1921. He also had a passion for natural history and was an avid collector of fossils.The Edwin James Armstrong papers contain the personal and business papers of not only Edwin, but of his second wife Jessie Wheeler Armstrong, and her sister Mabel Wheeler. With the exception of ephemera from the Yellow Springs, Ohio area, most of the collection documents Edwin James Armstrong's life in the New York...
Dates: 1825-1958; Majority of material found within 1890-1924

William Armstrong Papers (SC-4)

 Collection
Identifier: SC-4
Scope and Contents

Collection includes letters written to and from an army officer, mostly to his family in Vevay, Indiana, which cover his experiences in the early 19th century frontier army as well as his duty in the Mexican War where he was killed during the Battle of Molino del Ray.

Dates: 1815-1847

Arnold Family Papers (MS-599)

 Collection
Identifier: MS-599
Abstract The Arnold Family Papers are a multi-generational account of the Kern, Baker, Arnold, Steinemann, Meyer, Enneking, and Decker families. These families included immigrants and individuals who resided in North America from before the Revolutionary War all the way until present day. Photographs, employment records, correspondence, school and legal documents, as well as Army documents from World War I and II tell the story of the lives of these people who settled in Fairfield, Franklin,...
Dates: 1800-2017

John J. and Kathryn Beard Arthur Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-385
Abstract

The John J. and Kathryn Beard Arthur Family Papers consist of the papers collected by John J. and Kathryn Arthur. The bulk of the collection consists of family history. The couple lived in Mad River, Ohio.

Dates: 1850-2005; Majority of material found within 1940-1960