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Guide to the Chambers Family Papers MS 47
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Series I: Family Papers

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Emily and George Chambers, 1892 September 24 – 1918 December 15

Includes:

Letters from A. Brown; A. Stephens; the Frankfort Chair Co.; E. Zepeinel; Anna; Filipina J. de Manasse (in Spanish); Howenstine & Huston; Julius Chambers; Sam Ferry Smith; Mother; W.R.B.; Crouch & Crouch Attorneys at Law; John P. Sutherland; Rosa; Helen A. Feyon; Rupert; Ora McRae; Mandi; S.W. Shockey; and Mrs. Donald Curtis.
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Emily and George Chambers, 1919 November 18 – 1935 February 21 and undated

Includes:

Letters from L.I. Samuels; Mandi; Mrs. Donald Curtis; Margaret B. Chambers; Reliable Realty Company; Frank W. Holmes; H.A. Durham; R.W. Muker; Wayne A. Hood; May H. Holmes; G.J. Chambers; E.W. Britt; M.E. Jiblin; Filipina J. de Manasse (in Spanish); Manny; Maude; Florence; Stella Thamer; Emily; T.G. Lyn; Julius Chambers; and Annie.
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Emily and George Chambers, 1889

Includes:

One letter from George to Emily regarding marital infidelity.
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Florence Chambers, 1916 February 15 – 1940 January 31 and undated

Includes:

Letters to Florence from Amy; Wilfred Cudmore; E.W. Britt; O.L. Elliott; F. Macy; Clarence; Frances Coon; Clayton Bourne; Teddy, Helen Witzell; Mary; Dr. Painless Parker; Laura B. Anderson; Elise Bell; Mary C.B. Flitcher; Brulah; Hope Ranney; Nettie; Arnold Eddy; Gordon Thompson; Gerald Thomas; Alice Lee; and Lottie E. Eshliman. Also includes a clipping of a birthday cake, an invitation to National City High School graduation, and a Sabbath School Lesson quarterly publication.
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Florence Chambers, 1917 February 25 and undated

Includes:

Two letters from Florence, to Amy and Mr. Smith.
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Sarah and Joseph Chambers, 1899 April 7 – 1908 June 3

Includes:

Stock certificate; certificate of sale of delinquent lots; letters from Howenstine & Huston, Mrs. M. Campbell, and unknown writers.
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Mary and Frederick Nichols, 1911 October 8 – 1916 May 7 and undated

Includes:

Registry return receipts, and letters from Mother; Frederick Nichols; Mills College; Florence; Auntie and Uncle.
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Frank Hutton, 1884 April 26 – 1899 September 14 and undated

Includes:

Registry return receipt and letters from Mimie Hutton; Harry; Mother; Annie; Emma; Robert P. Horley; Marie Hutton; Bess; and unknown writers.
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Mary and Mollie Christensen, 1924 October 23 – 1925 September 29

Includes:

Letters from Jesse Travis and Carrie.
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Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lyon, 1905 February 13 – 1917 July 31

Includes:

Letters from Samuel W. Forrest; John A. Bowman; Albert Lyon; G.A. Deiluphius(?); and B.M. Roszel.
 

Series II: Real Estate and Business Papers

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Trust Deeds, 1934 March 5 – 1935 December 18

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Vulcan Manufacturing Company and Jordan Iron & Chemical Company, 1882 December 12 – 1884 February 20

Includes:

Invoices; business agreements; bills of sale; correspondence; assignments to secure notes; promissory notes; and receipts.
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Vulcan Manufacturing Company and Jordan Iron & Chemical Company, 1884

Includes:

Receipts; bills and paid invoices; business agreements; summons; correspondence; list of assets; list of creditors; list of liabilities; account sales ledger pages; and list of expenses.
 

Series III: Miscellanea

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Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1899 February 28 – 1925 April 28 and undated

Includes:

Letters between Gould, Hutton & Co.; W.H. Brawley; Melville; Rupert; Jack M.; J.W. Chiswell; S.S. Stirens(?); Mrs. Samuels; L. Worberg; Roberta; Order of the Sons of St. George; E.B. Preston & Co.; and Jessie. Many of the letters are to an unknown recipient.
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Miscellaneous Materials, 1883 May 28 – 1931 November and undated

Includes:

Notes; receipts and invoices; Ocean City, Maryland Ordinance No. 102; newspaper clippings; Knights of Columbus dues; San Francisco water bills; notice to election officers; Christmas and Easter cards; swim meet notice; and lists and advertisements.