James A. Stoner collection
Scope and Contents
There is also a scrapbook (V288) compiled by James A. Stoner, with items ranging from 1856 to 1913. The scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings about education topics, many written by Stoner; teacher licenses; invitations; programs for Buchtel College events; Universalist convention programs; Knights Templar Easter service programs (Seneca, Kansas); and various awards of merit. A few items were added following his death, including his obituary, an article from the Brazil Daily Times (Indiana) about a valentine given 61 years before to Mr. Stoner from his students, and handwritten notes added by his daughter Norma L. Stoner in 1954.
- Stoner, James A., 1849-1913 (Person)
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Sara "Lizzie" (Smelser) Stoner was born November 1853 in Wayne County, Indiana, the daughter of James and Mary Francis (Hamilton) Smelser. She attended Smithson College and later graduated from Buchtel College. She was active in the Woman's Christian Temperance Union and also served as a Universalist minister from 1900 to 1914. She died on April 1, 1937.
Information within collection.
Ancestry.com. "James A. Stoner." 1900 United States Federal Census. Accessed September 3, 2020. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.
Ancestry.com. "James A. Stoner." Indiana, Marriages, 1810-2001. Accessed September 3, 2020. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.
FindaGrave.com. "Rev. James Alfred Stoner." Find a Grave Memorial no. 13990585. Accessed September 3, 2020. http://www.ancestrylibrary.com.
"Rev. Sara Stoner Dies at Prospect." Dayton Herald (Ohio), April 3, 1937. https://www.newspapers.com.
0.05 Cubic Feet (1 folder, 1 volume)
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