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Nella Huston Lamb family papers

Label
Nella Huston Lamb family papers, 1882-1964
Title
Nella Huston Lamb family papers
Inclusive dates
1882-1964
Creator
Contributor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This collection includes correspondence from members of the Huston, Hopkins, and Lamb families in Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Kansas, Oklahoma, and other areas throughout the United States and Europe (during World War II). The main correspondents are T.E. Huston, Lou Huston, Joseph Huston, Mial E. Lamb. Some letters are addressed to other family members, but most are to Nella Lamb. The collection includes postcards and greeting cards from 1909 to the 1950s, material regarding the Waveland Brown Township Public Library, and photographs of the family. Materials range in date from 1882 to 1964. Subjects include family matters and genealogy, illness, Waveland Public Library, the Waveland Indepdent newspaper, and contemporary politics
Biographical or historical data
Ellen Tabitha "Nella" Huston Lamb was born April 25, 1877 in Muncie, Indiana, the daughter of Thomas E. and Clara Ellen Largent Huston and the eldest with two younger brothers, Joseph and Albert. After her mother's death in 1895, her father married her mother's sister, Louise "Lou" Hopkins. Nella was the first librarian at the Waveland Brown Township library when it was established in 1915 until 1919. Her aunt, Louise Huston also served as librarian there from 1925-1952. Louise Huston and T.E. Huston were the publishers of the local paper, the Waveland Independent, from 1924-1955 until it was sold. Nella married Mial Elias Lamb in 1917 and they lived various places throughout the country including Kansas and Illinois before returning to Waveland. They remained in Waveland until her death in 1964.Sources:Materials in the collection.Zach, Karen. "Ellen Tabitha (Nella) Huston Lamb." USGenWeb Project. Created October 12, 2012. Last updated, March 12, 2016. Accesssed May 20, 2016. http://www.ingenweb.org/inmontgomery/obituaries/l/lamb-ellen-huston.htm.Waveland-Brown Township Public Library. "Library Centennial 1915-2015." Accessed May 20, 2016. http://waveland.lib.in.us/pages/about.html#LH100.
Cataloging source
ISL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Huston, Lou (Louise) Hopkins
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1863-1945
  • 1887-1971
  • 1877-1964
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Huston, T.E.
  • Lamb, Mial Elias
  • Lamb, Nella Huston
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hopkins family
  • Houston family
  • Huston, Lou (Louise) Hopkins
  • Huston, T.E.
  • Lamb family
  • Lamb, Mial Elias
  • Lamb, Nella Huston
  • Waveland Independent (Waveland, Ind.)
  • Families
  • Libraries
  • Public libraries
  • Waveland (Ind.)
Label
Nella Huston Lamb family papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/621
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/05/25 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2016/05/25 by Lauren Patton
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject.
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
20664669
Extent
3.3 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 in 1966.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn954055545
  • (OCoLC)954055545
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
11 manuscript boxes
Label
Nella Huston Lamb family papers
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/621
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2016/05/25 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2016/05/25 by Lauren Patton
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject.
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
20664669
Extent
3.3 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 in 1966.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn954055545
  • (OCoLC)954055545
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
11 manuscript boxes

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