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dc.contributorMichel, Frederick.
dc.date.accessioned2018-11-28T18:35:22Z
dc.date.available2018-11-28T18:35:22Z
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10605/351483
dc.descriptionThe collection was created by two families the Wolf and Boeer Families who imigrated during the mid to late 19th Century from Germany to Texas. Karl Wolf’s parents had moved to Texas during the 1890’s. Karl Wolf became involved with the “Free Thinkers” Club a social organization that supported freedom, democracy, and nationalism. He eventually married Louisa Boeer, daughter of Maria Wolf Boeer. After moving from the Houston area, Karl’s family settled in Old Glory, Texas where they raised two daughters, Mina and Ilse Wolf. Mina and Ilse both graduated from Texas Technological College in 1932. They each have master’s and doctoral degrees from other universities. Indirectly, Mina and Ilse Wolf are related to Thomas A. Hickey, the Texas socialist and publisher of the The Rebel. Their aunt, Clara, the daughter of Maria Wolf Boeer and sister of Louisa, married Hickey in the very early 1900s. Maria Boeer’s correspondence describes her association with the socialist movement as well as association with German writers from abroad. The family heritage of the Boeer and Wolf Families are detailed from their writing to and from their relatives and friends abroad and in the United States.
dc.descriptionThe collection consist of mostly correspondence to and from family members, relatives, friends of relatives of the Boeer and Wolf Families. The correspondence is mostly in the German language. The bulk of the correspondence concentrate on letters sent to Maria Boeer, the grandmother of Mina Wolf Lamb and Ilse Wolf. Includes Maria Boeer’s correspondence with German editors as she was an avid writer herself. Also contains a few of Ilse Wolf’s files on the Home Economics Department at Oklahoma State University and Texas Tech University, as well as files on literary productions, printed materials, and scrapbook material.
dc.descriptionBoeer/Wolf Families, 1837-1972 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
dc.descriptionBox 2, Folder 57
dc.format.extent4 PDF pages
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.rightsThe images in this collection are for study purposes, teaching, classroom projection and research only. Permission to publish these digital files in any form must be obtained from the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, 806-742-9070 or email reference.swco@ttu.edu.
dc.subject.lcshDuncan, David James.
dc.subject.lcshWashington (State)--Fiction.
dc.subject.lcshAmerican literature--21st century.
dc.subject.lcshNovelists, American--20th century--Correspondence.
dc.titleBox 2, Folder 24, Michel, Frederick, 1902-1908
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