A Guide to the Strawn Family Papers, 1862-1942 Strawn Family Papers Ms1994-006

A Guide to the Strawn Family Papers, 1862-1942

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1994-006


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Collection Number
Strawn Family Papers, 1862-1942
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Strawn family

Please note: The current finding aid includes only minimal description of the collection. If you have questions, please contact Special Collections (specref@vt.edu) for more information.

Scope and Content

Family of New Virginia and St. Charles, Iowa, and other locations in Colorado, Kansas, and Wyoming. Papers consist of fourteen letters amongst the members of the family and from members of the Bumbarger family. Includes letters written to J.A. Cravens during the Civil War. Also includes a handwritten oral history of the Bumbarger family as told to Ruth Strawn Chapman, in 1934, and the marriage certificate of John Strawn to Nellie Bumbarger (1898).

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865