720 XTF Search Results (subject=Severance family;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default;f1-subject=Severance family.);subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dsimple;brand%3Ddefault;f1-subject%3DSeverance%20family. Results for your query: subject=Severance family;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default;f1-subject=Severance family. Tue, 28 Jul 2020 12:00:00 GMT Severance Family Papers. Severance Family Members of the Severance family were prominent bankers and industrialists in Cleveland, Ohio. Solon L. Severance was the son of Solomon Lewis and Mary Long Severance and the grandson of Dr. David Long, Cleveland's first physician. Severance organized the Euclid Ave. Natl. Bank, which later became the First Natl. Bank. One of the most notable members of the Severance family was John Long Severance (1863-1936) who worked for the Standard Oil Co. and the Cleveland Linseed Oil Co., a pioneer paint and varnish industry. Severance was president of the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Musical Arts Assoc., and in 1929 gave Cleveland the funds to build Severance Hall, home of the Cleveland Orchestra. Severance Center (Cleveland Heights), Ohio's first indoor shopping mall, was built on the site of John Long Severance's 161-acre estate "Longwood". The collection consists of seven volumes of autographs, poetry, and notes, including five autograph albums belonging to members of the Severance family, a book of autographs ... Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT Severance Family Papers, Series II. Severance Family 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 historical and biographical data on various family members; diaries and travel journals, especially of Julia Severance Millikin and her mother, Emily Allen Severance; correspondence, especially between Julia and her mother, Emily Severance; wills, genealo... Thu, 01 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT