Mosher Family Records, 1848-1945
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Brief Description: The principal recipient and correspondent is Allette Mosher (1864-1945). Other recipients and correspondents include: Eliza Keyes (1848-1903), mother of Allette; Warren and Viola Pierce, Allette’s sister and brother-in-law, (1856-1870); Inez Mosher (1886-1924), Allette’s daughter; and Gladys Mosher (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 widow’s pension. There is also correspondence with a relative in the Pacific during 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 surname and then chronologically for each individual. Correspondence is both incoming and outgoing except that all correspondence to Alllette Mosher is in her 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 added to Archon in January 2020.