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Title C.A. White archives (Charles Alva)
Object Name Souvenir
Scope & Content One brown file jacket containing various memorabilia and records under the name of C.A. White, now residing in three folders in the manuscripts collection and as 19 individual photographs.
The name Charles Alva White appears to match these records, according to www.findagrave.com Mr. White was born January 8, 1864 and died March 19, 1935, married to Sallie A. White, they had two children Paul Bode White who graduated from Delaware High School in 1911 and Orpha M. White aka Dortha aka Dorthy. The father of Charles Alva White was Armedian White, mother Mary.
According to the Delaware City Directories from 1897-1918, Mr. C.A. White was employed as a traveling salesman of farm implements and then went into the carriage manufacturing business, later automobiles. He and his family resided at 260 W. Central and later 186 Griswold.
There is a note included in the original brown file jacket identifying Janet A. Taylor 8362 Lencite Ave. Rancho Cucamonga, California 91730 909-987-9682 no date.
This collection contains 14 small ledgers with daily expenses recorded; loose receipts; Old Delaware (a college song, no date); A Centenary Survey of Methodist Episcopal Missions 1919; Lake Side on Lake Erie Golden Jubilee year 1873-1923; Rock of Ages inscribed to Mrs. White 1901; 43rd Annual Convention of the WCTU of Ohio 1916 with attached annotations and button; Christian Democracy for America by David D. Forsyth and Ralph W Keeler 1918; 58th Annual Convention of the Ohio State Sunday School Convention in Marion 1917; 3 insurance documents; 3 postcards; some correspondence, business cards, a colorful remembrance card, and various newspaper clippings long since disintegrated.
The scanned items attached to this record include some selections from one of the small ledgers, the colorful remembrance card, an invitation to the 1911 Delaware high school commencement, the entire contents of a booklet "Old Delaware" consisting of photographs and poetics; the cover of the 43rd Annual Convention of the WCTU and all of the 9 hand written pages of notes from Mrs. White.
The 19 unlabeled photographs are scanned separately, FIC2014.1.170 - FIC2014.1.178 and FIC2014.1.203 - FIC2014.1.209 and FIC2014.1.231 - FIC2014.1.234

Catalog Number FIC2014.3.16