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Howard Snider papers


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Biographical Note

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Collection Overview

Title: Howard Snider papers, 1910-1914Add to your cart.

ID: 1/6/MSS 363

Primary Creator: Snider, Howard. 1894-1914.

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 00/00/2009

Subjects: Illinois - History, Local

Forms of Material: Diaries., Dongola (Ill.) - Photographs

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Biographical Note

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.

Subject/Index Terms

Illinois - History, Local

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright.  Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection.  Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Acquisition Source: Gift

Preferred Citation: [Item], Howard Snider papers, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Diary, February 26, 1910-October 17, 1911Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Diary, October 18, 1911 - September 8, 1912Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Diary, September 9, 1912 - April 6, 1913Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Diary, April 7, 1913- August 6, 1913Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Diary, August 7, 1913 - January 31, 1914Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Diary, February 1, 1914- August 12, 1914Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence, 1914Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Basketball game flyer, Anna High School versus Dongola High SchoolAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Certificates, schoolAdd to your cart.
Item 1: photograph albumsAdd to your cart.
Images of Ohio River, Dongola High School basketball team, camping, Golconda, Illinois, farming
Item 2: photograph albumAdd to your cart.
Images of Snider, family, camping, class pictures from Dongola and river scenes
Item 3: Snider, Howard. "The Diary of Howard Snider of Dongola, Illionis 1910-1914." Chapel Hill, NC: Professional Press, 1994.Add to your cart.

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