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Guide to the Cornelia and Hans Hanson papers MSS.2861

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

December 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-12-14T11:10-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Cornelia and Hans Hanson Papers

Unit ID:

MSS.2861

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (15 letters, 4 invitations, 1 card, 12 envelopes, 1 questionnaire)

Dates:

1914-1932

Abstract:

Contains letters, cards, and invitations sent to Cornelia and Hans Hanson and their daughter Luella, of Viroqua, Wisconsin. Letters discussed news of family and friends.

creator

Hanson, Cornelia

creator

Hanson, Hans

Biographical/Historical note

Cornelia (nee Gabrielson) and Hans Hanson lived in Viroqua, Wisconsin. They had a daughter named Luella.

Scope and Contents note

Contains fifteen letters written by various friends and relatives to Cornelia and Hans Hanson of Viroqua, Wisconsin. The letters mainly discuss news of family members and acquaintances: illnesses, births, and deaths. Five letters were from Cornelia's often sickly mother. Two were addressed to the Hansons' daughter, Luella. There are also wedding and shower invitations and a Christmas card. Letters were mostly written from various places in Wisconsin, with one letter from friends in Gary, South Dakota. Also contains a blank "Questionnaire to be filled out by legally responsible relatives."

Preferred Citation:

Cornelia and Hans Hanson papers, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Access Restrictions:

none

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006

Processing Information:

Processing Information note

Processed by Kendal Spires, 2010

Cornelia and Hans Hanson Papers Box SC0040 Folder 2861.01

Letter from Mother, Viroqua, Wisconsin, to Cornelia Gabrielson, Viroqua, Wisconsin, August 6, 1914 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34115

Letter from Mother, Viroqua, Wisconsin, to Cornelia and Hans Hanson, May 17, 1915 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34116

Invitation from Mr. and Mrs. Haldor Elefson, Genoa, Wisconsin, to Mr. and Mrs. Hans Hanson, October 18, 1916 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34117

Letter from Mother, Wisconsin, to Cornelia Hanson, Viroqua, Wisconsin, January 2, 1918 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34118

Letter from Clara, La Crosse, Wisconsin, to Sister, Viroqua, Wisconsin, January 3, 1918 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34119

Letter from Lillian M. Harris, Viroqua, Wisconsin, to Mrs. Hans O. Hanson, Viroqua, Wisconsin, April 1918 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34120

Letter from Delia Hanson, Genoa, Wisconsin, to Mrs. Hans Hanson, Viroqua, Wisconsin, April 10, 1918 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34121

Letter from Viroqua, Wisconsin, to Cornelia Hanson, Viroqua, Wisconsin, April 16, 1918 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34122

Invitation from Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Tryggestad, Viroqua, Wisconsin, to Mr. and Mrs. Hans Hanson, September 27, 1919 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34123

Letter from Viroqua, Wisconsin, to Cornelia Hanson, January 28, 1920 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34124

Letter from Alma, Viroqua, Wisconsin, to Sis, April 26, 1921 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34125

Invitation from Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Tryggestad, Viroqua, Wisconsin, to Mr. and Mrs. Hans Hanson, March 2, 1923 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34126

Letter from Ada Runge, Gary, South Dakota, to Cornelia Hanson, Viroqua, Wisconsin, March 11, 1923 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34127

Christmas card from Mr. and Mrs. G. I. Stone, Fayette, Iowa, to Mr. and Mrs. Hans Hanson, Viroqua, Wisconsin, December 22, 1925 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34128

Letter from Rhoda Mellem, Ferryville, Wisconsin, to Cornelia Hanson, Viroqua, Wisconsin, January 31, 1929 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34129

Letter from Helen, Beloit, Wisconsin, to Luella Hanson, Viroqua, Wisconsin, March 14, 1932 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34130

Invitation from Mrs. J. H. McLees, Mrs. Adam McLees, and Miss Drusilla Lassa, to Misses Gabrielson, circa 1914 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34131

Envelope from La Crosse, Wisconsin, to Mrs. Hans O. Hanson, Viroqua, Wisconsin, January 17, 1918 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34132

Letter from Rhoda Mellem to Luella Hanson, circa 1930 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34133

Note from Rhoda Mellem, circa 1930 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34134

Blank Form, Questionnaire to be Filled Out by Legally Responsible Relatives, circa 1930 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34135