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Douglas Volk and Leonard Wells Volk papers, circa 1858-1965, bulk bulk 1870-1935

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1.1: Biographical Material , circa 1897-circa 1929
0.75 Linear feet
Boxes 1, 12, OVs 13-14

Biographical material includes five address books and addresses on notes and business cards; biographical notes and résumés for Douglas Volk and his sons, Gerome and Wendell Volk; a hand-drawn and colored map of Hewnoaks; and a travel itinerary for Volk's 1919 trip to Europe, written on the back of a map of France and Belgium.
Miscellaneous material includes a blueprint of a proposed sarcophagus to be erected in Fryeburg Village Cemetery for Marion Volk and a 1925 receipt for the purchase of cemetery lots; a pair of eyeglasses; two membership cards for the Society for Ethical Culture; two handwritten verses; and genealogical memoranda of the Barlow family and Volk families from the 1600s to the early 1900s.
Biographical material relating specifically to Marion Volk includes a warranty deed for a parcel of Center Lovell land which she purchased from Hattie M. Lyons in 1904; a 1921 address book; a lock of hair accompanied by a photograph of Marion Volk; and a memorial address written for her by Felix Adler.
Series is scanned in entirety, with the exception of the map of Hewnoaks which could not be scanned due to the condition of the item.
Description Container Select
Addresses, circa 1900-circa 1929
1
1
Addresses, circa 1921-circa 1922
1
2
Addresses, circa 1928-circa 1929
1
3
Biographies and Résumés, circa 1930s
1
4
Map of Hewnoaks, circa 1900
Map housed in Box 14
1
5
Miscellaneous, circa 1897-circa 1925
Oversized material housed in Box 12, Folder 1 and OV 13
1
6
Travel Itinerary, 1919
Oversized material housed in OV 13
1
7
Volk, Marion, circa 1904-circa 1925
1
8
Oversized Miscellaneous scanned with Box 1, Folder 6
12
1
Oversized Miscellaneous scanned with Box 1, Folder 6
OV 13
Oversized Travel Itinerary scanned with Box 1, Folder 7
OV 13
Oversized Map of Hewnoaks from Box 1, Folder 5
14

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