Skip to main content

Rhoads, Dorothy


Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Dorita : a little Maya girl

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2746
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and typewritten drafts of a story of a little girl. The story is about a real person but seems to have fictional elements in it. Also included are correspondence. Most of these items deal with Rhoads' attempts to get the story published.

Dates: 1939-1967

Dorothy Rhoads correspondence, 1888-1986

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents This subseries consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence, including postcards, of Dorothy Rhoads with family members and close friends. An extensive amount of correspondence is between Dorothy and her sister, Frances. The bulk of the correspondence is from 1915 to 1955, after Dorothy went to college and later after Frances got married and moved. Some correspondence is related Dorothy's parents and their courtship years, dating from 1888 to 1910. There is also correspondence related to...
Dates: 1888-1986

Dorothy Rhoads personal papers, 1903-1986

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 1 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents

This subseries includes personal papers and items that were used and maintained by Dorothy Rhoads. Papers include financial records, catalogs and magazines, address books and calendars, childhood writings and papers, Rock Island phonebooks, college catalogs and information, and other personal items. The majority of the subseries is financial records, which consist of income tax files, bank records and checks, and other financial papers.

Dates: 1903-1986

Dorothy Rhoads writings and drafts, 1908-1970

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Subseries includes journals with writings, short story files with notes and newspaper clippings, typed drafts, and various versions of articles. There are early writings from childhood, high school, and college years, including class assigments. The majority of the subseries is composed of short story files and newspaper clippings, dating between 1925 and 1955. In addition, there are also multiple drafts and published copies of three children's books: Dorita, The Corn Grows Ripe, and The...
Dates: 1908-1970

Rhoads and Morley families photograph albums, approximately 1880-1930

Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 3 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents These albums include family albums such as a honeymoon album, albums of famous people portraits, and family portraits. Also included are albums from the Rhoads family trip to San Francisco and New Mexico. Note that Frances Cook Rhoads was often nicknamed Fanny or Fannie. There are also Morley family albums made from the 1926 to 1928 in Mexico. Note that Sylvanus G. Morley is nicknamed Vay, Frances Rhoads Morley is nicknamed Fritz, and Dorothy Rhoads is nicknamed Jojo. There are also...
Dates: approximately 1880-1930

Dorothy Rhoads photographs of Mexican religious procession

Identifier: MSS P 611
Scope and Contents

7 photographs of a Mexican procession and people.

Dates: Date not identified

Rhoads family diaries, 1909-1944

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents The subseries is composed of diaries and journals written by various members of the Rhoads family. The majority of the diaries are written by Dorothy Rhoads and cover a number of years from her adolescent and adult life. Other diaries include a travel journal of Franklin Rhoads, and several written by Fannie Rhoads. Dorothy's diaries are mostly continuous from 1909-1944, and the other diaries are circa 1910. There are also some loose pages from journals. Dorothy planned on publishing her...
Dates: 1909-1944

Rhoads family history and genealogy, 1881-1940

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 1 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents

This subseries is composed of papers and records documenting the family history of the Rhoads and Cook families. There are several generational family trees, documents about the early American family history, marriage and birth certificates, and other information gathered by Frank Rhoads, with documents from 1880 to 1940s.

Dates: 1881-1940

Rhoads family papers, 1881-1986

Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 1
Scope and Contents

This series consists of papers concerning the Rhoads family. Papers include correspondence, diaries, and scrapbooks created by Franklin K., Fannie, Dorothy, and Frances Rhoads. Other papers include professional writings, notes and drafts of Dorothy Rhoads and newspaper clippings. Photographs of the Rhoads family, including Dorothy, Frances, Fannie, Franklin Rhoads, and extended family are also included.

Dates: 1881-1986

Rhoads family scrapbooks, 1881-1916

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1587 Series 1 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents This subseries is composed of scrapbooks made by Dorothy, Frances, and Fannie Rhoads and Sarah Cook. Scrapbooks span several years, and include Dorothy and Frances' high school memories and papers, childhood drawings, and college experiences. Sarah Cook, Fannie's mother, made one scrapbook in 1881, and the last scrapbook was finished around 1916. Materials in scrapbooks include newspaper clippings, event programs, photographs, and other momentos. One scrapbook made by Fannie contains color...
Dates: 1881-1916

Additional filters:

Archival Object 8
Collection 2
Archaeologists -- United States 8
Children's literature, American 7
Photographs 6
Letters 2
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 1