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Howard family

 Family

Found in 3 records:

Civil War letters (1861-1865) of James Kerr Proudfit, together with Proudfit and Howard Family papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 312
Overview A collection of seventy-six bound Civil War letters written from 1861 to 1865 between James Kerr Proudfit of the Twelfth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment and his family members, together with related papers and published documents by and about Proudfit, the Proudfit family, and the Howard family.
Dates: 1801 - 1965

Howard family collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1410
Overview This collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, and genealogical data pertaining to the Howard and Bennett family lineages. It includes many genealogical charts, tracing ancestors back to the 1700s, as well as a book on Bennett family history written by Edith Bennett Howard. There are also photographs as recent as the late 1970s and cased photographs and cabinet card photographs dating back to the mid- and late-19th century. Several maps, diplomas, and personal journals provide...
Dates: between 1850 and 1990

William Cyrus Howard papers

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 117
Overview William C. Howard, the principal correspondent of the Howard family papers and records, was a Civil War veteran who divided his life after the war between his birthplace in Brown County, Ohio and land he owned and farmed in Kansas, particularly near Baldwin City, Douglas County. The papers in the collection pertain to Howard family affairs, the management of land holdings, and financial matters.
Dates: 1827 - 1970