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Subseries 2.1
Correspondence, 1961-2010
Boxes 84-87

Scope and Content Note

The subseries consists of correspondence documenting the personal life and professional activities of Ophelia DeVore-Mitchell from 1961-2010. Correspondence includes personal invitations to events, invitations to judge pageants or speak, thank you notes, holiday cards, solicitation letters, and award letters, as well as correspondence regarding the business activities of Ophelia DeVore Associates and The Columbus Times. There are numerous sympathy cards from January 1997 following the death of DeVore-Mitchell's sister Precola DeVore. Correspondence regarding The Columbus Times is often addressed to or written by DeVore-Mitchell's daughter, Carol Gertjegerdes (sometimes abbreviated Gerdes), and pertain to advertising in the paper.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order.

Processing

Correspondence in this subseries arrived at the Rose Library either loose or filed in folders simply labeled correspondence. Correspondence can also be found in Subseries 2.3, Ophelia DeVore Associates records. Correspondence in other subseries was originally arranged in folders labeled with the name of a specific company or is addressed to other members of the staff of those companies.

Scope and Content Note The subseries consists of correspondence documenting the personal life and professional activities of Ophelia DeVore-Mitchell from 1961-2010. Correspondence includes personal invitations to events, invitations to judge pageants or speak, thank you notes, holiday cards, solicitation letters, and award letters, as well as correspondence regarding the business activities of Ophelia DeVore Associates and The Columbus Times. There are numerous sympathy cards from January 1997 following the death of DeVore-Mitchell's sister Precola DeVore. Correspondence regarding The Columbus Times is often addressed to or written by DeVore-Mitchell's daughter, Carol Gertjegerdes (sometimes abbreviated Gerdes), and pertain to advertising in the paper.
Box Folder Content
84 1 1961-1969
84 2 1970-1973
84 3 1974
84 4 1975
84 5 1976 January-July
84 6 1976 August-December
84 7 1977
85 1 1978-1979
85 2 1980-1982
85 3 1983-1985
85 4 1986
85 5 1987
85 6 1988
86 1 1989 January-November
86 2 1989 December
86 3 1990-1991
86 4 1992-1993
86 5 1994-1996
86 6 1997 January
86 7 1997 February-December
86 8 1998-1999
87 1 2000-2003
87 2 2004, 2010
87 3 Undated [1]
87 4 Undated [2]
87 5 Empty envelopes
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