Howard Snider papers, 1910-1914
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Brief Description: The Howard Snider papers consists of diary's and photographs.  Snider would carry pocket notebooks everywhere to record daily life in Dongola, Illinois.  He writes about life in high school, athletics, especially as a member of the basketball team, and his romantic life.  Additionally he talks about railroads, sawmills, farm animals, tragic accidents, acetylene lights and life in a small railroad town community.
Held at:
Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
605 Agriculture Dr.
MC 6632
Carbondale, IL 62901
Phone: 618-453-2516
Fax: 618-453-3451
Email: speccoll [at]
Record Series Number: 1/6/MSS 363
Created by: Snider, Howard. 1894-1914.
Volume: 1.0 Boxes
Acquired: 00/00/2009.
Biographical Note for Snider, Howard. 1894-1914. : Howard Snider was born in 1894 in Dongola, Illinois.  His father was L. V. Snider, who was a dry goods merchant, justice of the peace and Union County commissioner.  Snider graduated from Dongola High School in 1913.  In 1914, he was trapped in the dry goods store in a fire that destroyed Dongola's downtown and took Snider's life.
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.
Subject Index
Illinois - History, Local
Genres/Forms of Material
Dongola (Ill.) - Photographs
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
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Acquisition Notes: Gift
PreferredCitation: [Item], Howard Snider papers, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.