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Collection TitleCL 64 James Hardy Family Collection CreatorBooth Library
Processed ByJeannie Fife
Date Completed:May 2010
Provenance:The items in this collection were donated to the Booth Library by Lynn Hardy in 1995.

Genealogy --Hardy Family


Hardy Family-James Henry Hardy (1821-1902) worked for the Elmira City School District and was an active member in the Park Church.  His children include Geneva Hardy Furman (1858-1931), Harry Hardy (1860-1915), James Hardy (1864-1923), Edward Hardy (1869-1913) and Marian Hardy Norris (1878-1962). 

Scope:The James Hardy Family Collection contains miscellaneous papers associated with James Hardy and his descendants, 1859-1947, primarily correspondence and certificates. 
Extent.5 linear feet
Date Span1859-1947
AbstractThis collection contains miscellaneous papers related to James Hardy, his children and grandchildren.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Lucile Furman First Thrift Convention of Secretaries of War Savings Societies delegate card, February 24, 1919.Card011001
Lucile Furman's substitute teacher license, vocational schools assistant teacher-clerk, September 1, 1923. Memo regarding her substitute teacher's serial number, December 20, 1918. Document011002
Letter from Lucile Furman to school girls urging them to raise money for the war, circa 1918. Letter011003
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