Naomi Carrier Schopp papers
Scope and Contents
The papers of Naomi Carrier (Mrs. William) Schopp consist mainly of correspondence of Mrs. Schopp, of Eaton and Ingham Counties, Michigan, her mother, Mrs. Joseph J. (Ada) Taylor, of Eaton County, and other relatives and friends. Included are correspondence between Mrs. Taylor, her sister, Nettie, and their mother, Marilla Collins.
Of interest are letters from Nettie (1893) describing the difficult birth of her child, from Ada (1914) discussing household tasks, and from M. A. Wilson (1913), Naomi's uncle, advising her of the importance of education and staying single. Also included are letters from Kalamazoo State Hospital (1930-1931) asking relatives to remember patients at Christmas, and from Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) acknowledging request for information on short courses (1930).
Also included are an order blank for memorial cards, an article (1913) from the Kansas Weekly Capital which advocates practical education in high schools, and a foreclosure notice served to Mrs. Schopp (1942) for real estate she purchased in Delhi Township.
- 1891 - 1942
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Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
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Gift of Marie Saxton, 1966-07-20. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum.
Copyright: Michigan State University.
Property Rights: Michigan State University.
- Naomi Carrier Schopp Papers
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- March 1969
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- Finding aid written in English.