Lona Harper Tyner papers, 1607-1982 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
ID: 1/6/MSS 174
Extent: 9.0 Boxes
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Scope and Contents: This collection is a vast, eclectic mix of historical documents and personal papers collected or written by Lona Harper Tyner. There are a number of families represented in the collection: Tyners, Harpers, Hampton-Dunn, Snyder, Stafford, among others. Also in this collection are Lona Tyners' research notes, including a handwritten excerpt written by Lona of an excerpt from George Washington's diary. Finally there are large amounts of miscellaneous local history information including information on historical societies, maps, and source material by various writers and collectors.