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The Resource Nancy Hovarter papers

Nancy Hovarter papers

Label
Nancy Hovarter papers, 1884-1931
Title
Nancy Hovarter papers
Inclusive dates
1884-1931
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes a postcard and a letter sent to Nancy Hovarter in Angola, Indiana from her daughter Hattie Weirich in Toledo, Ohio on August 12, 1924, and from her granddaughter Ruth and family in Glenwood, Iowa on Augutst 24, 1931, respectively concerning travel, unemployment, farming, drought, and the swarm of grasshoppers which devastated Midwestern crops in 1931. There is also a letter to Hattie Weirich in Kendallville, Indiana from her sister Lydia in Orland, Indiana on July 15, 1894, regarding family news such as visiting and marriages. A newpaper clipping of a poem written by Alvin M. Strauss, age eleven, titled "The Shipwreck" (ca. 1906) is also found in the collection. There are also several advertisement cards from John Mundell & Co., Philadelphia for Solar Tip Shoes (1884), O. Carver Druggist and Stationer, Angola, Indiana (undated), Woolson Spice Co. Toledo, Ohio for Lion Coffee (undated), and Malcolm Love & Co., Waterloo, New York for Waterloo Organs (ca. 1890's), as well as a "Stoddard's Tiger on our National Holidays" advertisement booklet by the Stoddard Mfg Co., Dayton, Ohio (undated)
Biographical or historical data
Nancy Bixler Hovarter was born on July 5, 1843 in Kendallville, Indiana to Andrew and Elizabeth Bixler. She married William Hovarter (1842-1899) on August 6, 1869 and they had three children: Lydia (1871-1895), Charles (1873-1949), Hattie (1875-1960). Nancy died at the age of 91 on October 9, 1934.Sources: Ancestry.com. "Nancy Hovarter." 1880 United States Federal Census. Accessed November 19, 2015. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com.FindaGrave.com. "Nancy Bixler Hovarter." Find a Grave Index. Accessed November 19, 2015. http://www.findagrave.com."Mrs. Hovarter, Native of Allen Township, Dies." Kendallville News-Sun, October 9, 1934, 1.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hovarter family
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hovarter, Nancy
  • John Mundell & Co. (Philadelphia, Pa.)
  • O. Carver Druggist and Stationer (Angola, Ind.)
  • Stoddard Manufacturing Co. (Dayton, Ohio)
  • Woolson Spice Co. (Toledo, Ohio)
  • Advertising
  • Depressions
  • Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939
  • Families
  • Farmers
  • Agriculture
  • Swarming (Zoology)
  • Unemployment
Label
Nancy Hovarter papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2251
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/11/19 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2015/11/19 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid revised 2015/12/11 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20472555
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Lucile Boring on 1970/08/11.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn935352805
  • (OCoLC)935352805
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder
Label
Nancy Hovarter papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/2251
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2015/11/19 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid created 2015/11/19 by Laura Eliason. EAD finding aid revised 2015/12/11 by Brittany Kropf
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20472555
Extent
0.01 Cubic feet
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
Ownership
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Lucile Boring on 1970/08/11.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn935352805
  • (OCoLC)935352805
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Type of unit
1 folder

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