Mosher Family Records, 1848-1945
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Brief Description: The principal recipient and correspondent is Allette Mosher (papers dated 1864-1945). Other recipients and correspondents include: Eliza Keyes (papers dated 1848-1903), mother of Allette; Warren and Viola Pierce, Allette’s sister and brother-in-law, (papers dated 1856-1870); Inez Mosher (papers dated 1886-1924), Allette’s daughter; and Gladys Mosher (papers dated 1932-1933), Allette’s granddaughter. The correspondence deals with the everyday concerns, including farming, health, and the lives of family members in Kansas, New York, North Dakota, and Michigan. Included are documents concerning the death of Thomas Batty and the efforts of Allette to receive her Civil War veteran’s widow’s pension. There is also correspondence with a relative in the Pacific in World War II.
Held at:
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections
Chester Fritz Library
3051 University Ave Stop 9000
Grand Forks, ND 58202 9000
Phone: 701-777-4625
Fax: 701-777-3319
Email: und.archives [at]
Record Series Number: OGLMC/463
Volume: 1.0 Linear Feet
Acquired: 09/00/1977. Phyllis Kannowski loaned photographs of Mosher family members for duplication in August 1979; 80-646
Arrangement: The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by major correspondent and chronologically within each correspondent group.  Each group contains both incoming and outgoing letters with the exception that all outgoing correspondence to Alllette Mosher is retained in the Allette Mosher files.
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Subject Index
Pioneer Life
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: Phyllis Kannowski, Grand Forks, North Dakota.  Donation; 77-485. The originals were loaned for duplication and returned to the donor
PreferredCitation: (Description of Item). Mosher Family Records. OGLMC 463, Box #, Folder #.  Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota.
Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid input to Archon in January 2020.