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Collection Number RG1103.AM
Collection Name RG1103 Lewton, Mabel E. (Cutter) Packer, 1890-1978
Identifier Personal papers
Size and Materials 2 boxes
Title Mabel Packer Lewton papers
Date or Date Span 1909-1955
Year Range from 1909
Year Range to 1955
Admin/Biographical History Born March 24, 1890, in Weeping Water, Nebraska, Mabel E. (Cutter) Packer Lewton was the daughter of Abrahm and Annie Cutter. On September 21, 1916 she married Dr. John M. Packer, residing in Memphis, Nebraska, for two years and then Ashland, Nebraska, for thirty-five years. Dr. Packer died in 1956. On June 14, 1959, Mabel married Ellis Lewton. The couple moved to Stanton, Nebraska, where they lived for nineteen years.

Mabel was a member of numerous organizations throughout her life, including the First Christian Church in Ashland; P.E.O. Sisterhood of Ashland; Ashland Woman's Club; Matthews Chapter 242, Order of the Eastern Star; P.E.O. Sisterhood of Stanton; Women's Fellowship of the Congregational Church; and the Stanton Woman's Club. She died on December 1, 1978.
Scope & Content This collection consists of two boxes containing papers and records collected by Mabel Packer Lewton. The materials generally relate to the various organizations she served in over the years. The collection is not fully processed, but an inventory is available.
Creator Lewton, Mabel E. (Cutter) Packer, 1890-1978
Other Creators Packer, John M., 1883-1956
Finding Aids Mabel Packer Lewton finding aid
Subjects Churches
Universities & colleges
Women
Fraternal organizations
People Lewton, Mabel E. (Cutter) Packer, 1890-1978
Packer, John M., 1883-1956
Search Terms Ashland (Neb.) -- History
Ashland Woman's Club (Ashland, Neb.)
Avoca Christian Church (Avoca, Neb.)
Avoca Congregational Church (Avoca, Neb.)
Colleges and universities -- Nebraska
Congregational Church in Nebraska
Cotner College (Lincoln, Neb.)
Delphian Society (Ashland, Neb.)
Disciples of Christ -- Nebraska
First Christian Church (Ashland, Neb.)
PEO Sisterhood (Ashland, Neb.)