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Woods, Frank H. (Frank Henry), 1905-1980 : Woods Family Papers - Additions, 1842-1980

Materials gathered and retained by Frank H. Woods Jr. relating to Henry Ruiter (originally Hendrick de Ruyter) of Canada and his Woods descendants. Includes Frank H. Woods’s correspondence and research notes for a biography of Henry Ruiter, notebooks with accounts, poetry and stories of his great-grandmother, Fanny M. Woods, and an account book of his great-grandfather, Elias Woods, Woods family deeds and receipts from Boone County, Illinois (1840s-1860s), and other miscellaneous early Woods family items. Also, a collection of daguerreotypes and tintypes, plus a large collection of mostly 20th century photographs of Woods and Cochrane family members and their homes in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Extent: 4.5 linear feet - (2 boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 1 shoebox and 1 oversize folder)
Subjects: Chicago, Family Papers, Women
Call Number: Midwest MS Woods 2
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The Woods Family Papers - Additions are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).