Mary C. Fox letters

Collection
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Material Type
Manuscripts
Date
1892 Bulk date(s)
Extent
10.00
Extent Units
folders
Creators
Louser, Mary C. ()
Administrative/Biographical History
Mary C. Fox was born July 10, 1876 in Lebanon, Pennsylvania to John and Martha Edkins Fox. Mary became a music teacher in the city and married Harry G. Louser on November 12, 1902.  She died November 10, 1914. John Fox was born near Stuttgart, Germany, January 12, 1840. He was raised on a farm in Lycoming County and arrived in Lebanon, Pennsylvania in the 1860s. He began operating a saw mill by 1868 and entered into two successful partnerships operating as Fox and Embich and after 1885 Fox and Graeff. He was regarded as a leading businessman in the town and died in 1917.
Scope and Content
This collection contains eleven letters written between June 30 and July 29, 1892 from Mary C. Fox to her father John and sister Elizabeth Fox. John and Elizabeth Fox were on a European tour in the summer of 1892 and the letters describe personal and family events occuring in Lebanon County during their absence. Included are two newspaper clippings concerning their departure for Europe and John Fox's lumber company.
Subjects
1890-1900, Fox, John, 1840-1917