Emil Dietz correspondence
Scope and Contents
The personal correspondence consist of letters thanking Dietz for his donations of books or artwork to local libraries, schools, or individuals, as well as letters from personal friends. The majority of the letters are sent from Frederick Schnell and his wife Wilma Schnelll, who lived in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. They discuss book, art and cultural recommendations as well as personal life of the two families and Frederick Schnell's work as a teacher. The correspondence also makes reference to the Great Depression as well as the events preceding World War II. The rest of the papers consist of magazine clippings discussing astronomy.
The collection also includes business correspondence between Dietz, various companies and individuals concerning property purchases, patent holdings, and industry regulations and accidents. The newspaper clippings focus on labor strikes and working conditions in Indianapolis.
- Dietz, Emil, 1864-1947 (Person)
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Sources: Edington, Will E. "Necrology." Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 58 (1948):27-30. Accessed October 3, 2017. https://journals.iupui.edu/.
"Emil Dietz in the 1910 United States Federal Census." ancestryLibrary. Accessed October 3, 2017. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/.
"Emil Dietz in the Indiana, Death Certificate, 1899-2011." ancestryLibrary. Accessed October 3, 2017. http://search.ancestrylibrary.com/.
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