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Collection TitleCL 17  Schmidt Family CollectionCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByLaura Nichols
Date Completed:May 2007
Provenance:Donated by Ellen L. Martin.


Extent.5 linear feet
Date Span1881-1948

The Schmidt Family Collection contains various letters, envelopes and cards mailed within the U.S., from Germany, Denmark and Norway from relatives and relations of the German Family.  The Collection also includes photographs, miscellaneous items, two ledgers, and one German Bible. 

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Receipt from the Elmira Coal Co., adressed to W.H. Ritter. Marked as being payed on May 15, 1926.ReceiptA0707
Piece of paper with the adress of Miss Imogene Knight, 166 South Seneca Street, Weedsport, NY, stamped on one side.Paper with Stamped addressA0708
Postcard featuring a picture of "Zum Senator" in Hamburg, Germany. Signed by Olga Arnold. Date unknown.PostcardA0709
U.S. pre-stamped blank postcard.Blank postcardA0710
Receipt from The Ideal Portrait Co. of New York for a payment made by C.A. Schmidt.ReceiptA0711
Envelope from John T. Saddler Co., Inc., Plumbing & Heating Contractors, Elmira, NY. Dated September 30, 1932.EnvelopeA0712
Envelope from John T. Sadler Co., Inc., Plumbing & Heating Contractors, Elmira, NY. Dated August 15, 1932.EnvelopeA0713
Price List of U.S. Stamps, paper issued by the Quaker Stamp Co., Toledo, Ohio. U.S. Stamp Price ListA0714
Pre-stamped envelope from the Chemung Valley Savings and Loan Association, 220 E. Water St., Elmira, N.Y.EnvelopeA0715
Small booklet with the Litany of the "Little Flower" inside, and a picture of Saint Teresa on the front. "Aunt Dora" is written on the front. Prayer bookletA0716
Newspaper clipping from Denmark.Newspaper ClippingA0717
Prayer Booklet for members of the Central Association of the Miraculous Medal. Front has a picture of the statue of Mary the Immaculate in Rome. Contains prayers. On the back apears the name of Mrs. Anna Schmidt, saying that she is a member of the Association in Germantown, Philadelphia.Prayer BookletA0718
Prayer Booklet entitled "Consecration to the Sacred Heart." Contains "Art of Conserration to the Sacred Hear of Jesus," and "Litany of the Sacred Heart"Prayer BookletA0719
Card with flowers on the front and with the words, "Peace and love watch o'er thee!"CardA0720
Card with flowers on front and a selection from "The New American Sunday School Hymn Book" on the back.CardA0721
Card embossed with a decorative flower with German words. Back of card has the name of Christine Schmidt and the date of 1884.CardA0722
Valentines Day Card. Has dog on front with dog house.Valentine A0723
Christmas card with Mary and the baby Jesus on the front. Signed by Mrs. Farley, Helen, and Thomas.Christmas CardA0724
Season's Greetings card signed by Ada Fantz.CardA0725
Pink Card with ribbon on the side, for a daughter.CardA0726
Blank Holiday card with personal message on the inside.CardA0727
Blank card with two reindeer amongst trees on the front, colored red and white.CardA0728
Christmas card with an illustration of Santa in a Horse and Buggy.CardA0729
Christmas card with a blank envelope. Front shows illustration of The Virgin Mary and the baby Jesus.Card A0730
Christmas card with blank envelope. Shows two dogs on the front.CardA0731
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