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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
Letter from Brooklyn, NY, dated July 15, 1903. Signed by Chas, adressed to his brother. Letter mentions Chris, Anna, and Margaret. Talks of Chris coming to NYC.Letter (no envelope)A0439
Letter sent to Chris Schmidt from an aquaintance in Elmira, NY, dated March 2, 1909.LetterA0501
Letter sent from The Willow Springs Gold Mining Company, Chicago, Illinois, to Mrs. Anna C. Schmidt, Elmira, NY. Content of letter concerns the company's annual meeting and the stocks held by Mrs. Anna C. Schmidt. Signed by Harold E. Rose, dated October 13, 1909.Letter (no envelope)A0502
Letter sent from the School of Standard Shorthand to Miss Addie Danforth in 1909. Contains Lesson, phonographer's pen advertisement and key tip to the lesson.LetterA0503
Letter from the School of standard shorthand to Miss Addie Danforth, 1909. Contains shorthand lesson and advertisement for a shorthand book. LetterA0504
Envelope from the School of Standard Shorthand, adressed to Miss Addie Danforth, 1909.EnvelopeA0505
Envelope from Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway System sent to Mr. S.A. Schmidt, Elmira, NY. Received in Elmira, NY on January 22, 1910EnvelopeA0506
Envelope sent from The Port Lavaca Orange Grove Company, Bloomington, Illinois, MArch 16, 1910. Adressed to Mr. C.A. Schmidt. Received in Elmira, NY on March 17, 1910.EnvelopeA0507
Letter sent from Shawnee, Oklahoma to Mr. C.A. Schmidt on March 20, 1910. Received in Elmira, NY on March 22, 1910.LetterA0508
Envelope sent from C.D. Schmidt, Bloomington, Ill., to Miss M.E. Schmidt, Elmira, NY, March 9, 1911. Received in Elmira, NY on March 10, 1911. EnvelopeA0509
Envelope sent from Elmira, NY on March 22, 1911, to Mr. Christian Schmidt, Bloomington, Ill. Received in Bloomington on March 24, 1911.EnvelopeA0510
Letter sent from the Elmira Business Institute, Elmira, NY, to Mr. C.A. Schmidt on June 15, 1911. Letter contains notice for the balance due on a scholarship.LetterA0511
Letter sent from Los Angeles, California to Mrs. A. Schmidt, Elmira, NY on December 19, 1911. Letter Written in German and signed by "Carl"LetterA0512
Letter from The Alamo in Colorado Springs, Colorado to Mr. Schmidt, on June 24, 1912. Contains a colored illustration of a girl. Received in Elmira, NY on June 27, 1912.LetterA0513
Letter sent from The Imperial, Asbury Park, N.J., to Mrs. Christian Schmidt, July 25, 1912. Signed by Mrs. Warner.LetterA0514
Envelope sent from the State of New York Executive Chamber, Albany, adressed to Christian A. Schmidt, January 8, 1914. EnvelopeA0515
Envelope from The Sullivan Bros., Elmira, NY., to Mr. Christian Schmidt, November 3, 1914.EnvelopeA0516
Envelope sent from Co. L, 3rd Infantry, N.G., N.Y., Elmira, NY. to Private Lynn D. Roe, June 22, 1915.EnvelopeA0517
Wedding Invitation sent to Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Schmidt & Family for the marriage of Louise Katherine to Mr. Clarence Alfred Davies on June 7, 1915.Wedding InvitationA0518
Letter to Margaret from Clara K., dated September 18, 1918. Attached is a larger letter on blue paper adressed to Jennie, dated September 12, 1918.LetterA0519
Letter adressed to Mr. Christian A. Schmidt from George E. Dyna, Aviation Concentration Camp, Morrison, VA. January 13, 1918. Adresses Schmidt as "Uncle."LetterA0520
Letter from H. Schmidt, Canton, Ohio, to Christian A. Schmidt, Elmira, NY, dated July 29, 1919. Written in German.LetterA0521
Letter sent from New Haven, Conn., to Mr. C.A. Schmidt, September 24, 1919. LetterA0522
Envelope from New Haven, Conn., to Mr. C.A. Schmidt, May 17, 1920.EnvelopeA0523
Letter sent from Margarete Bach, Germania, Potter County, PA., to Mr. & Mrs. Christian Schmidt, Elmira, NY on June 26, 1922.LetterA0524
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