Trumbull family papers, 1876-1990, bulk 1876-1950.


Trumbull, Florence 1881-1954. Trumbull family papers, 1876-1990, bulk 1876-1950.

Trumbull family papers, 1876-1990, bulk 1876-1950.

Correspondence, diaries, photographs, and other materials of the Trumbull family of Chicago, Illinois. The Trumbull family correspondence spans 1876 until 1956. Most of this correspondence takes place between Fay, Florence and Annie and their family in Chicago during their time in Vienna from 1901 until 1911. The collection includes letters between all ten Woodlawn Trumbulls, Bee's family the Fosters, and the next generation of Trumbulls. Additionally, letters from Cornelius Shaver and suitors of Fay, Florence and Annie Trumbull make up a small section of the correspondence. Photographs and Miscellaneous series includes the diaries of Annie, Fay and Florence Trumbull from 1900-1903, date books, family photographs, photographs of "Uncle" Cornelius Shaver, clippings about Chicago concerts and Jeffrey Short's involvement with the USO, programs and an autograph book. Narrative descriptions of the subject matter, types of material, and arrangement of each series are available through the Organization section of the finding aid.

3.3 linear feet (8 boxes)

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