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Isabel Hawkey letters

Call Number: RH MS P786


Isabel Hawkey and her husband, Cyrus T. Hawkey, were born in Ottawa County, Kansas. After marrying, they lived in Colorado and in Kansas City, Kansas. These letters are chiefly incoming letters to Isabel Hawkey from her father, William Larzalere of Minneapolis (Ottawa County), Kansas, and from her aunt Elizabeth Ford of Burlington, New Jersey.


  • Creation: 1900-1910


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Biography of Isabel (Mrs. Cyrus T.) Hawkey

Isabel Hawkey was born in May 1873 to William and Phoebe (Schaffer) Larzalere of Minneapolis (Ottawa County), Kansas. She married Cyrus T. Hawkey of Ottawa County. Their children were daughter Winifred Grace and son Lester. In the early years of their marriage, the Hawkeys lived in Colorado, first at Montevista, and then at Canon City. They later lived in Kansas City, Kansas.


4 folders ; 25 x 38cm

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Physical Location

RH MS P786

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Carmen D. Valentino, 199[5?]

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Hawkey, Isabel, b. 1873, Letters, Kansas Collection, RH MS P786, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

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