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Collection Number RG1097.AM
Collection Name RG1097 Howe, James Franklin, 1873-1948
Identifier Personal papers
Size and Materials 1 folder
Title James Franklin Howe collection
Date or Date Span 1898-1986
Year Range from 1898
Year Range to 1986
Scope & Content The collection contains a typescript entitled, "J. Franklin Howe's Daily Journals, Lucy Howe's Stories, Other Writings related to Howe history, illustrations from albums, 1900-1946," assembled by James Franklin Howe's daughter, Marjorie Howe Marr, ca. 1984-1985, with additional notes written in 1986. Diary entries kept by James Franklin Howe dating from 1900-1933 make up the majority of the typescript. Through the brief entries he tells of his family's domestic, farm, and community life in Syracuse, Otoe County, Nebraska.

Interspersed are notes written by his children, Marjorie Howe Marr, Lillian Lundquist, and Paul Howe, explaining citations and elaborating on others. There are also brief reminiscences from their mother, Lucy Howe. Additional family information is included through pictures, a biography of Lucy's father, Henry Sands, an obituary of James Franklin Howe, and pages showing financial records in the early 1900s, including taxes paid from 1898-1946.
Creator Howe, James Franklin, 1873-1948
Other Creators Howe, Lucy (Sands), 1874-1964
Howe, Paul, 1908-1988
Lundquist, Lillian (Howe)
Marr, Marjorie (Howe), 1910-1996
Finding Aids James Franklin Howe finding aid
Subjects Farm life
People Howe, James Franklin, 1873-1948
Howe, Lucy (Sands), 1874-1964
Howe, Paul, 1908-1988
Lundquist, Lillian (Howe), 1905-
Marr, Marjorie (Howe), 1910-1996
Sands, Henry, 1840-1928
Thornton, Bessie (Overton), ?-1957
Search Terms Farm life -- Nebraska -- Otoe County
Howe Family
Otoe County (Neb.) -- History
Sands Family
Syracuse (Neb.) -- History
Wood Family