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1Title:  Severance Family Papers, Series III     
 Creator:  Severance Family 
 Dates:  1775-2005 
 Abstract:  The Severance family was a prominent Cleveland, Ohio, family known for its philanthropic activities. Solon Severance, a Cleveland banker, was the son of Solomon Severance and Mary Helen Long, and a brother of Louis Severance. He was also a descendent of John Walworth, an early settler of Cleveland who was a civil engineer and was appointed in 1806 as the Custom Collector for the District of Erie. Solon's wife, Emily Allen, was the daughter of Dr. Dudley Allen, and the sister of prominent surgeon Dudley P. Allen. Solon and Emily's daughter, Julia Severance Millikin, was the wife of Benjamin Millikin, a noted Cleveland opthalmologist. Julia's children included Helen Millikin Nash and Severance, Marianne, Dudley, and Louise Millikin. The collection consists of admission tickets, agreements, booklets, books, charts, church records, correspondence, deeds, diaries/journals, estate documents, forms, genealogies, historical accounts, invitations, journal articles, leases, legal documents, licenses, memoirs, military passes, a museum catalog, newspaper articles, notes, obituaries, personal accounts, poetry, a sermon, and wills. 
 Call #:  MS 5140 
 Extent:  2.41 linear feet (5 containers and 1 oversize folder) 
 Subjects:  Allen family | Charities -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Genealogy | Cleveland (Ohio) -- History -- 19th century | Frontier and pioneer life -- Ohio -- Western Reserve | Hadden family | Harkness family | Kinsman (Ohio : Trumbull County) -- History | Long family / Medicine -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Milligan family | Philanthropists -- Ohio -- Cleveland | Prentice family | Robbins family | Severance family | Tryon family | Woolworth family
 
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