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Rhoads, Dorothy


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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 Story...
Dates: 1908-1970

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