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Mattie C. Howard Wells papers

 Collection — Box: 96
Identifier: MS-SC1640

Scope and Contents

Account book listing assets of store which Horace Mason Howard (Wells's brother) sold to Sullivan Howard (Wells's father) on October 1, 1861, also poetry and other writings by Wells on later pages; newspaper clippings and obituary about Wells.


  • Created: 1861 - 1948


Biographical / Historical

Born and raised in Kewanee, Illinois, Martha "Mattie" Wells (nee Howard) was a graduate of Rockford College (1866). She was the wife of Cyrus W. Wells, with whom she had one daughter, Blanche. They lived in Minneapolis, where Mattie was active with local clubs.


1 folder (.5 linear inches (.042 linear feet)) : 4 items

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