This collection relates to the Buck and Hoerger families of Sutton, Nebraska and is arranged in four subgroups: 1) correspondence; 2) bound materials, including diaries of weather conditions and daily activities, scrapbooks, cookbooks and miscellaneous items; 3) photographs; and 4) legal and financial records.
The correspondence of Subgroup 1 includes letters written in the 1890s to Frederick J. Hoerger by his brother's wife Caroline Hoerger. Henry and Caroline moved frequently during that time in Oregon and Nebraska. Caroline wrote almost exclusively about financial transactions that Frederick arranged for her in Sutton.
Most of the other letters in the collection deal with personal ma