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Series 1. Writings. circa 1875-1945.

Series Scope and Contents

This series contains diaries, correspondence, and other material documenting the life of Nellie Suydam Cowley from 1892-1945 in California and Arizona. The diaries depict the everyday happenings of Cowley's life over the span of fifty three years while the correspondence provides a first hand account of Cowley's personal and business dealings.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged sequentially by box and folder number.
Box 1, Box 2

Diaries of Nellie Suydam Cowley documenting her everyday life and ordinary events in Glendora, California and Douglas, Arizona. 1892-1945

Box 3, Folder 6

Correspondence to Nellie Suydam Cowley from various individuals. 1910-1938.

Box 4

Keepsake album containing autographs and handwritten notes. circa 1875.

 

Series 2. Photographs. 1861-1913, undated.

Series Scope and Contents

This series contains photographs documenting the personal life of Nellie Suydam Cowley. All photographs are black and white and include images of her family, friends, residences, and travels.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged sequentially by box and folder number.
Box 3, Folders 1-3

Photographs of Nellie Suydam Cowley's family and friends. 1887-1913.

Box 3, Folder 4

Wedding photograph of Harry and Nellie Suydam Cowley (includes press clipping). undated.

Box 4

Photograph album of Nellie Suydam Cowley's family and friends. 1861-1897.

 

Series 3. Financial Documents. 1886-1906.

Series Scope and Contents

This series contains certificates, notes, and other material pertaining to the financial dealings of Nellie Suydam Cowley. Includes mortgage certificates and deeds from various individuals in Glendora, California from the late nineteenth to early twentieth century and handwritten notes detailing price lists and receipts.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged sequentially by box and folder number.
Box 3, Folder 5

Mortgage, deed, and stock certificates. 1886-1906.

Box 3, Folder 5

Handwritten notes including price lists and receipts. 1886-1906.

 

Series 4. Publications. 1902-1949, undated.

Series Scope and Contents

This series contains publications written or collected by Nellie Suydam Cowley. Includes published poems and short stories written by Cowley as well as newspaper clippings on a variety of topics. An interview with Keith Suydam detailing the history of the Suydam family is also included.

Series Arrangement

This series is arranged sequentially by box and folder number.
Box 3, Folder 7

Poems and short stories published by Nellie Suydam Cowley (photocopies). 1902-1927.

Box 3, Folder 8

Newspaper clippings on a variety of topics. undated.

Box 3, Folder 9

Typescript of an interview with Keith Suydam by Helen Bettin regarding the Suydam family. circa 1940-1949.