Finding aid for the Clara Belle Ritchie Family Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Ritchie, Clara Belle Family
Title: Clara Belle Ritchie Family Papers
Dates: 1838-1977
Extent: 4.01 linear feet (4 containers and 1 oversize folder)
Abstract: The Ritchie and Hale families were prominent in civic and philanthropic activities in Akron and Summit County, Ohio. Clara Belle Ritchie, daughter of Samuel J. and Sophronia Hale Ritchie, inherited the Hale farm from her uncle, Charles Oviatt Hale, and bequeathed it to the Western Reserve Historical Society when she died in the 1950s. The collection consists of Ritchie and Hale family correspondence, diaries, recollections, clippings, legal files, financial materials, and guest registers of the Hale farm.
MS Number MS 4124
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English