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Preliminary Guide to the Strong Family Papers
1832-1994



Manuscript Collection No.: 0958
Creator: Strong family , creator
Title: Strong family papers
Date Span: 1832-1994
Quantity: 1.46 linear feet
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Historical Note

Family of social and political activists.

Lyman W. Strong was a merchant who lived in Seville, Ohio. He was an opponent of slavery. His oldest son, Arthur Tappan Strong, died of "camp dysentery" in a Union army hospital at Ashland, Kentucky February 28, 1862. Strongsville, Ohio was founded by John Stoughton Strong in 1816. Sydney Dix Strong moved to Seattle, Washington, the rest of the family are his direct descendants.

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Inventory

  
Accession No. 0958-002
Strong family
Strong family papers, 1918-1980 (Bulk: 1930-1970)
.83 linear feet
Scope and Content
Correspondence, writing, clippings.
Bulk of the accession is letters received by Tracy and Edith Strong from their children, Robbins, Tracy Jr. and Ruth. Robbins was in Shansi, China from 1934-1937 as a recipient of an Oberlin-Shansi Teaching Fellowship and in China again late 1940s and 1950s working for the YMCA. His letters give his impressions of China before and during the Communist revolution. Later papers are Tracy Strong Jr.'s file on Anna Louise Strong's papers and research on Anna Louise.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Tracy Strong, 11/14/1985, 1/16/1986.
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Accession No. 0958-004
Strong family
Strong family papers, 1832-1994 (Bulk: 1861-1862)
.63 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Scope and Content
Letters, typed transcriptions, photographs, diaries, legal documents and related items. Bulk is papers of Lyman Whitney Strong and Ruth Maria Strong, his wife. Includes letters to Lyman from his son, Arthur Tappan Strong, a soldier in the 42nd Ohio Regiment during the Civil War.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Jeanne R. Strong, 7/22/1968.
General Notes
Personal Papers
Genealogy - Strong Family History Update (vol. IV), Four
Descendants of Elder John Strong His Sister and a Cousin 1994
General Correspondence
1/1E. L. Baldwin & Co. to E. M. Stiger (A.L.S. & Ts.)1879
Marian Brown to ____ (cousin) (A.L.S.)1858
Armeda Gibbs to Female Benevolent Society (A.L.S. & Ts.)1847
James Patton to Jonas Whitney Jr. (A.L.S. & Ts.)1826
John Sherman to Chas S. Strong (A.L.S.)1895
C. R. Strong to ____ Strong (brothers) (A.L.S. & Ts.)1854
J. C. Strong to ____ (brothers) (A.L.S. & Ts.)1862
Sidney Strong to ____ (uncle) (A.L.S. & Ts.)1858
Dewey Whitney to Jonas Whitney (A.L.S. & Ts.)1826
Milton ____ to Whitney ____ (cousins) (A.L.S. & Ts.)1864
Eliza ____ to Susan ____ (A.L.S. & Ts.)1849
____ to Henry Clay (Ts.)1848
1/2Legal Documents1862-63, n.d.
1/3Speeches And Writings
Haynes, Tamzen E. (Ts.)1916
re. Charles Sumner Strong (A.L.S. & Ts.)undated
Misc oversized box 2Land Grants (oversized)    OVERSIZE1837
Box/Folder
1/4Notesundated
1/5Clippingsundated
1/6Ephemera1909, 1916, n.d.
1/7Miscellanyundated
John Stoughton Strong
1/8Incoming Letters
Joseph Ritchey (A.L.S. & Ts.)1844
Rev. T. Williston (A.L.S. & Ts.)1859
1/9Speeches & Writings1916
1/10Financial Records1863
1/11Bills Of Sale1845
Box
Misc oversized box 2Bills Of Sale (oversized)    OVERSIZE1853
Box/Folder
1/12Wills1857, 1863
1/13John Stoughton Strong Jr.undated
Lyman Whitney Strong
Incoming Letters
1/17Amidon, G. E. S. (A.L.S. & Ts.)1862
1/17Dix, Chas H. (A.L.S. & Ts.)1869
1/14Garfield, James A. (A.L.S. & Ts.)1862
1/17House, E. J. (A.L.S. & Ts.)1870
1/15Lyon, James M. (A.L.S. & Ts.)1862-63
1/17Lyon, William C. (A.L.S. & Ts.)1863
1/17Stiles, H. Linworth (A.L.S. & Ts.)undated
1/16Strong, Arthur Tappan (A.L.S. & Ts.)1861-62
1/17Strong, David (A.L.S. & Ts.)undated
Strong, Timothy Dowd (A.L.S.)1868
____, Herbert (A.L.S. & Ts.)1862
____, Lovina (A.L.S. & Ts.)1832
____, Sylvia (A.L.S. & Ts.)1865
1/18Outgoing Letters (A.L.S. & Ts.)1848
1/19Legal Documents1846
1/20Guardian’s Letters1866
1/21Executor’s Letters1881
1/22Will1881-1882
Box
Misc oversized box 2Bills Of Sale (oversized)    OVERSIZE1846-1863
Box/Folder
1/23Pew Plate1882
1/24Clippings1881
Ruth Maria Strong (dix)
Incoming Letters
1/25Brown, A (A.L.S. & Ts.)1841
Brown, Mary Anne (Ts.)undated
Brown, Rockwell (Ts.)1843, n.d.
Clark, Frances (A.L.S. & Ts.)1964
Cramer, Mary Ann Harris (A.L.S. & Ts.)1859
Dix, Susan F. E. (A.L.S. & Ts.)1848
Dix, William (Ts.)1840
Douglass, U. R. (A.L.S. & Ts.)1852
Dyer, Shepard L. (Ts.)1842
Gray, J. J. (A.L.S. & Ts.)1864
Olds, C. N. (A.L.S. & Ts.)1852
Russell, A. F. (A.L.S. & Ts.)1864
Southworth, Mary Ann B. (A.L.S. & Ts.)1846
Spencer, Harriet (A.L.S. & Ts.)1854
1/26Stiles, M. E. (A.L.S. & Ts.)undated
Strong, Arthur Tappan (A.L.S. & Ts.)1861
Strong, Lyman Whitney (A.L.S. & Ts.)1843-62
Taylor, Fanny (A.L.S. & Ts.)1841, 1848
Warren, Jemima (A.L.S. & Ts.)1839
____, Ben O. (A.L.S. & Ts.)1848
____, Eliza (A.L.S. & Ts.)1848
____, Julia (A.L.S. & Ts.)1834, 1854, 1861
____, Milton (A.L.S. & Ts.)1862
____, Nara (A.L.S. & Ts.)1858
____, Nell (A.L.S. & Ts.)undated
____, Sidney (A.L.S. & Ts.)1860?
____, Sylvia (A.L.S. & Ts.)undated
____, ____ (Ts.)1854
1/27Outgoing Letters (A.L.S. & Ts.)1849
1/28Miscellanyundated
Arthur Tappan Strong
Incoming Letters
2/3Dix, Clara C. B. (A.L.S. & Ts.)1862
Harris, Egbert (A.L.S. & Ts.)1861
Harris, Joseph (A.L.S. & Ts.)1861
Powers, J. (A.L.S. & Ts.)1861
Russell, Mary S. (A.L.S. & Ts.)1862
Russell, Permelia (A.L.S. & Ts.)1862
2/3Strong, Dewey (A.L.S. & Ts.)1862
2/1Strong, Lyman Whitney (A.L.S. & Ts.)1861-62
2/2Strong, Lyman Whitney (Jr.) (A.L.S. & Ts.)1862
2/3Strong (Dix), Ruth Maria (A.L.S. & Ts.)1862, n.d.
Strong, Timothy (A.L.S. & Ts.)1862
____, Robert (A.L.S. & Ts.)1862
2/4Outgoing Letters (A.L.S. & Ts.)1861, n.d.
2/5Diary1862
2/6Legal Documents1861
2/7Account Book1834-1850
2/8Photographsundated
2/9Miscellaneyundated
Lyman Whitney Strong (Jr.)
Incoming Letters
2/10Chamberlain, U. T. (A.L.S.)1856
2/11Strong, Sarah Elizabeth (A.L.S.)1865-1872
2/12Report Cards1878-1879
Timothy Dowd Strong
2/13Incoming Letters (A.L.S. & Ts.)1869
2/14Outgoing Letters (A.L.S.)1865
2/15Diary1858-1876
Sydney Dix Strong
Incoming Letters
2/16Blake, Henry1916
Dix, John F.1916
Gray, I. J.1916
Institute of American Genealogy1934
Strong, Dewey1916
Strong, Fred1898
Strong, Sarahundated
Tracy, Russell, L.1916
2/17Ben O. Strong1848
Hattie Strong (Snyder)
2/18Outgoing Letters (A.L.S. & Ts.)1885, n.d.
2/19Speeches & Writingsundated
Fanny L. Taylor
Incoming Letters
2/20Strong, Ben O. (A.L.S. & Ts.)1849
Strong, S. B. (A.L.S. & Ts.)undated
2/21Outgoing Letters (A.L.S. & Ts.)1848

Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Harmon, Ruth Strong, creator.
Strong family--Archives.
Strong, Anna Louise, 1885-1970, creator.
Strong, Anna Louise, 1885-1970.
Strong, Arthur Tappan--Correspondence, creator.
Strong, Edith Adelaide Robbins, creator.
Strong, John, creator.
Strong, Lyman Whitney--Correspondence, creator.
Strong, Robbins--Correspondence, creator.
Strong, Ruth Maria 1862-1903--Correspondence, creator.
Strong, Tracy, 1887-1968--Correspondence, creator.
Organizations:
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 42nd (1861-1864)
Young Men's Christian Association.
Geographic Names:
Strongsville (Ohio)
Subjects:
China--History--Republic, 1912-1949--Sources.
Last modified: February 14, 2013
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