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RG 30/2 - John Griffith Olmstead Family Papers
Inventory
An asterisk (*) indicates restricted records.

Series I. Correspondence Files relating to Academy, College and Early Years, 1902-1921

Box 1

Correspondence Files re. to Academy, College and Early Years, 1902-1921 (9f)

Series II. Files relating to John G. Olmstead's Professional Activities, 1909-1955

Subseries 1. Correspondence, 1909-1930

Box 1

Anthony - Kung (12f)

Box 2

Lamb - Yaghjian (7f)

Subseries 2. General Files, 1915-1955

Box 1

American Alumni Council, 1930-1931
Lorain County Emergency Schools, 1934-1936 (5f)

Box 2

National Youth Administration (NYA), Lorain County, 1936
Oberlin Shansi Memorial Association

Correspondence, 1936-1955 (3f)
Duplicated Material, 1936-1944 (3f)

Box 3

Duplicated Material, 1944-1955 (3f)
Printed Matter, 1936-1950

Young Men's Christian Association, 1914-1916 (2f)

Series III. Letters received by Icabod A. Olmstead and Mary C. Olmstead, 1902-1920, n.d.

Box 1

Letters received by Icabod A. Olmstead & Mary C. Olmstead, 1902-1914, n.d. (14f)

Box 2

Letters received by Icabod A. Olmstead & Mary C. Olmstead, 1915-1920 (7f)

Series IV. Letters received by John G. Olmstead, 1910-1931

Subseries 1. Letters sent by others, 1910-1931, n.d.

Box 1

(unnamed correspondents) (7f)

Subseries 2. Letters sent by others, 1914-1922, n.d.

Box 1 (cont.)

(named correspondents) (bulk dates) (5f)

Series V. Correspondence between John G. Olmstead and Louise H. Olmstead, 1906-1931

Subseries 1. Letters sent to Louise H. Olmstead, 1906-1931, n.d.

Box 1

1906-1909, n.d. (10f)

Box 2

1910-1931 (12f)

Subseries 2. Letters sent to John G. Olmstead, 1908-1931, n.d.

Box 1

1908-1909, n.d. (10f)

Box 2

1910-1931 (13f)

Series VI. Letters received by John and Louise Olmstead, 1910-1922

Subseries 1. Letters sent by parents, 1914-1922, n.d.

Box 1

Letters sent by parents, 1914-1922, n.d. (11f)

Subseries 2. Letters sent by Grace Olmstead Merston, 1914-1922, n.d.

Box 1

Letters sent by Grace Olmstead Merston, 1914-1922, n.d. (9f)

Subseries 3. Letters sent by others, 1910-1920, n.d.

Box 1 (cont.)

Letters sent by others, 1910-1920, n.d. (3f)

Series VII. Letters received by Louise H. Olmstead, 1907-1916

Subseries 1. Letters sent by others, 1910-1929. n.d.

Box 1

(unnamed correspondents) (9f)

Subseries 2. Letters sent by others, 1907-1916

Box 1 (cont.)

(named correspondents)

Series VIII. Miscellaneous correspondence, 1896-1931, n.d.

Box 1

Various letters, 1896-1931, n.d.
Desse letters, 1914
Death of Louis Olmstead, 1914
Camp Devon Letters, 1917-1918
Vreeland letters, 1920-1930
Death of I.A. Olmstead, 1922
YMCA Retirement Fund, 1922-1924
Death of M.C. Olmstead, 1927

Series IX. Miscellaneous Student Course Files of John G. Olmstead, 1897-1910

Subseries 1. Elmira Free Academy Files, 1897-1898, n.d.

Box 1

Civil Government, 1898
History, n.d.
Physiology, 1897-1898
Physics, n.d.
Zoology, n.d.
Laboratory manual, n.d.

Subseries 2. Oberlin College Files, 1902-1905, n.d.

Box 1

Bible I, 1902-1903
Bible II, 1902-1903
Bible, 1902, n.d. (3f)
Botany, n.d. (2f)
Chaucer and his Times, 1903
Debate Team Notes, 1904
English, 1902-1903, n.d. (3f)

Box 2

English Composition, 1904-1905, n.d. (3f)
English History, n.d.
English - The Short Story, n.d.
Essays (on various subjects), 1902, n.d. (4f)
Ethics, 1905
Geology, n.d.
History of the Beginning of English Institutions, 1904-1905, n.d. (2f)
History of Civilizations, n.d.
History of English Literature, 1903

Box 3

History of Israel, n.d.
History of Philosophy, 1904
Jesus and His Apostles, n.d.
Labor Problems, 1905
Latin, n.d.
19th Century European History, n.d.
Newspaper Organization, 1905
Physical Education and Athletics, 1902-1903
Political Economy, n.d.
Psychology, n.d.
Shakespeare, n.d.
Studies on the Life of Jesus Christ, n.d.
"Two Gentlewomen of Vermilion," 1906
Various Class Notes, n.d.

Subseries 3. Other Collegiate Files, 1910, n.d.

Box 3 (cont.)

Inductive Study of the Romans, 1910
Ohio State University Papers, 1910 (2f)
Miscellany, 1910, n.d.

Series X. Financial Papers of John G. Olmstead and Louise H. Olmstead, 1902-1921 (bulk dates)

Box 1

Subseries 1. Cashbooks, 1894-1895, 1902

Subseries 2. Financial Ledgers, 1902-1921 (6v)

Subseries 3. Tax Records, 1917-1923

Subseries 4. Miscellaneous Papers, 1908-1924

Series XI. Scrapbook and Family Clippings file

Box 1

Subseries 1. Lorain County Emergency Schools Scrapbook, 1934-1936

Subseries 2. Clippings, 1911-1936, n.d. (5f)

Series XII. Olmstead Family Subject Files, 1916-1922, n.d.

Box 1 (cont.)

Family writings, 1916, 1922, n.d.
LHO Graduation from OSU, 1923
LHO Teaching Materials, 1920-1921
Puerto Rico Trip, 1919
YMCA Schools, 1922

Series XIII. Miscellaneous Printed Material, 1840-1933, n.d.

Box 1

Announcements and Fliers, 1912-1917
Banquet Programs, 1911-1917, n.d.
Birth Announcements, 1909-1926, n.d.
Calling and Business Cards, n.d.
Christmas and New Years Cards, 1911, 1915, n.d.
Church Bulletins, 1909-1925, n.d.
Commencements and Meeting Programs, 1899-1933, n.d.

Box 2

Dance Cards, 1925-1928, n.d. (4f)
Invitations to Banquets and Commencements, 1914-1927, n.d.
Pamphlets, 1840-1927, n.d. (4f)

Box 3

Theatre and Music Programs, 1911-1931, n.d. (2f)
Ticket Stubs and Membership cards, 1926, n.d.
Wedding Invitations, 1909-1927, n.d.

Series XIV. Postcards, 1906-1930, n.d.

Box 1

Postcards, 1906-1930, n.d.

Series XV. Miscellany (Lists, etc.), 1904-1930, n.d.

Box 1

Miscellany (Lists, etc.), 1904-1930, n.d. (3f)

Series XVI. Materials Relating to the 2002 Scanning Project of the John G. Olmstead Family Papers

Box 1

Photocopies of select documents (15f)
CD-ROMs (4), 2002

 
 
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