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Lewis Collection


Title: Lewis Collection 

Accession Number: 2021-05

Creators: Betty Evangeline (Dick) Lewis (1925-2020)

Extent: 26 files (2557 pages)  

Language: English

Abstract: The Lewis Collection was donated in the name of Betty Evangeline (Dick) Lewis. Correspondence in the files indicates that Betty, her husband Rayburn, and her son Marlyn, all contributed to the collection. The research covers the ancestors of both Betty and Rayburn. The files include correspondence with fellow researchers and copies of records from the United States, England, and Germany. Several files include ancestor charts and family group records—both help clarify relationships. Of special interest are research reports on specific families, some of which include copies of photographs and a list of sources. The most prominent surnames are Dick, Hammond, Hoffman, Hoover, Lewis, and Robison. The most common states are Missouri, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee.