Finding aid for the Margaret Manor Butler Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Butler, Margaret Manor
Title: Margaret Manor Butler Papers
Dates: 1963-1965
Extent: 0.75 linear feet (2 containers)
Abstract: Margaret Manor Butler (1898-1971) was a local historian and author of several books, including: The Lakewood (Ohio) Story; Romance in Lakewood Streets; and, A Pictorial History of the Western Reserve. The collection consists of a scrapbook and carbon copies and drafts of her book, "A Pictorial History of the Western Reserve."
MS Number MS 4268
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English

Biography of Margaret Manor Butler

Margaret Manor Butler (1898-1971), a resident of Lakewood, Ohio, was a local historian and author of several works including The Lakewood (Ohio) Story, Romance in Lakewood Streets, and A Pictorial History of the Western Reserve. The latter volume was published in cooperation with the Western Reserve Historical Society and the Early Settlers Association in 1963.

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Scope and Content

The Margaret Manor Butler Papers, 1963-1965, consist of one scrapbook, carbon copies, and drafts of the 1963 and 1965 publications of A Pictorial History of the Western Reserve.

This collection pertains largely to the process of compiling a pictorial history and to the history of the Western Reserve region of Ohio.

Statement of Arrangement

The collection is arranged by document type.

Restrictions on Access


Related Material

Researchers should also consult MS 4453 Margaret Manor Butler Papers, Series II.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


Butler, Margaret Manor, 1898-1971.
Western Reserve (Ohio) -- History -- Pictorial works.
Women historians -- Ohio.

Preferred Citation

[Container ___, Folder ___ ] MS 4268 Margaret Manor Butler Papers, Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, Ohio

Acquisition Information

George Bradner, 1972.

Processing Information

Processed by Bari Oyler Stith in 1988.